Sunday, October 17, 2021

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Back on ice! Adk. Thunder hockey @ home on Oct. 15 & 23

Adirondack Thunder, ECHL Hockey returns to Cool Insuring Arena with a pre-season home game this Friday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. vs. Reading Royals.

The regular season home opener is Saturday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. against the Newfoundland Growlers.

It’s been 593 days since the Thunder’s last regular season game on March 10, 2020 (vs. Worcester), the team notes.

There are 36 home games scheduled in the regular season, …

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Dog waste left in bags on the trail; Cathy: ‘What are people thinking?’

Chronicle managing editor Cathy DeDe writes: They call golf “a good walk ruined,” but how about the increasingly common experience of walking a trail that is literally lined with dog refuse — neatly packaged in the plastic bags often even provided at the trailhead — but then left by the side of the walk.

“Help me understand,” I asked via Facebook on Sunday, alongside 17 pictures I posted of “doggie …

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Celebration of life for Michael Kovarik, men’s breast cancer research advocate

A celebration of life for Michael Kovarik will take place Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds. It will take place outdoors, in the sheep and goat barn, under cover but with open windows, to accommodate social distancing especially for those who may be immunocompromised.

Mr. Kovarik, a retired teacher, author and health advocate, passed away on September 22, “surrounded by family and friends” at their …

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Dairy farms: NYS pay edict could kill us

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Dairy farmers joined by Republican State Senator Dan Stec and Democratic Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner held a media event at Ideal Dairy Farm on Wednesday, Sept. 29, imploring the state wage board not to reduce from 60 hours to 40 the threshold when farms must pay time-and-a-half overtime.

They said it would be disastrous for New York’s dairy farms — driving up their costs and …

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Should motorized ‘e-bikes’ be allowed on county bikeway?

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Public Safety and Public Works Committees of the Warren County Board of Supervisors met jointly on Thursday, Sept. 16, to discuss whether to allow motorized “e-bikes” to use the county’s Glens Falls-Lake George Bikeway.

Glens Falls Ward 1 Supervisor Jack Diamond, who chaired the meeting, said he expects to continue research, with an eye toward potentially piloting an e-bike program on the bike …

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