Thursday, September 16, 2021

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A Marathon Dance like no other!

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

It was one day, not an overnight. It was at The Great Escape, not South Glens Falls High School. Instead of last year’s 700 dancers to begin, this one had just under 500. The public was excluded from attending due to Covid protocols.

But in the ways that mattered, it was the same Marathon Dance that it has been for all of its 44 years …

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Chris Patten & GF eye deal for him to build elsewhere than green space at Bay-Glen

“We think we’ve come up with a resolution,” Mayor Dan Hall told The Chronicle Tuesday when asked about rumors of a deal that would have developer Chris Patten stop pursuing an apartment project at Glen and Bay Streets, and build instead several blocks north, behind the Heritage Apartments (what used to be the Junior High School.)

“There’s a deal but only if the city holds up to their end of …

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GF Planning Board tables Bronzino pot dispensary in blacksmith building

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: Developer Brian Bronzino, who owns the former blacksmith shop building at the base of Glen Street hill, was on Tuesday’s Glens Falls Planning Board agenda, seeking approval to conduct retail sales of marijuana at the historic structure.

The item was tabled “at the request of the City, with concurrence of the applicant,” Planning Board chairman Dan Bruno announced.

“This is a new thing,” he …

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Badfish, others: Big music fest in LG, Memorial Day Weekend

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Festival Commons at the Charles R. Wood Park in Lake George is back in the music festival business — starting with a “Memorial Meltdown” Memorial Day weekend concert, Thursday to Saturday, May 27 to 29.

The schedule right now includes:
Thursday May 27: Dogs In A Pile.

Friday, May 28: Pink Talking Fish and Dogs In A Pile.

Saturday May 29: …

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Unkauf adds bike trail spur; buys it & historic tower from City of GF

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Shirt Factory redeveloper Eric Unkauf is installing a spur on the Warren County Bike Trail between Leonard Street and Curran Lane that will connect not just to his repurposed factory complex but to Glens Falls’s new arts district.

Mr. Unkauf is also buying the city-owned parcel that includes the bike trail spur and the adjacent, historic but neglected Delaware & Hudson railroad tower along Leonard …

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