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At 22, her baking biz is buzzing

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Twenty-two-year-old Taylor Suprenant says her new Flour Child Bakery at 128 Glen Street feels “impossible.”

Why? “Because I’ve dreamed of this forever…I’ve always known that I wanted to open a business.”

The 2019 Fort Edward grad opened in February at the former home of Abby’s Cookie Jar.

It all began when “I was still in high school, and I was just baking to bake.” …

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Lois Askew at 100: What an Alabama-Glens Falls tale to tell

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Lois (Whaley) Askew of Glens Falls turns 100 years old this Saturday. There will be a big party at the Queensbury Hotel, more than a hundred guests, Mayor Bill Collins proclaiming it Mrs. Lois Askew Day, and “a lot of love in the room,” says Lois’s daughter Elaine Oates.

Fortunately Lois remains a live wire and terrific interview. Get her talking and she tells stories …

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Lake George grad Brittany Townsend builds new biz around rise of AirBnBs

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

As AirBnB and other short term rentals become an increasing part of the economic landscape, a support system is growing around them too.

Lake George grad Brittany Townsend is among those building a small business in sync with the short term rental biz.

At 33, Ms. Townsend projects as ambitious, sharp and enthusiastic in her efforts to suss out what’s needed, what’s value-added, and …

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Knights, Wolves, Black Bears, Hawks: GF’s final mascot options

The final choices for Glens Falls’ new mascot, as chosen by “the Superintendent’s Student Cabinet,” are Knights, Wolves, Black Bears, and Hawks, Superintendent Krislynn Dengler announced Tuesday.

“The final ranked-choice survey will be released to GFHS students on Wednesday, and to the community on Thursday!” Dr. Dengler said in an email.

“The Superintendent’s Student Cabinet has met regularly to analyze data from our two previous student and community surveys: the …

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Fort Ann Village has March 21 contests for mayor & trustee

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

The last time Fort Ann Village had an election, only four of its 484 residents voted. It was uncontested. The turnout is likely to be a lot higher on March 21.

Incumbent Mayor Denis Langlois and Trustee Ed Sharrow face challengers Russell Blair for mayor and Grumbellies Eatery owner Jeff Hamblin for trustee.

Fort Ann has a three-person board — the mayor and two …

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