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Halloween rain wreaks havoc; Lake George rose 9.5 inches overnight

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Halloween night wind and rainstorm that dumped up to five inches of rain in less than 12 hours caused downed trees, power outages and numerous road washouts in northern Warren County as creeks and rivers jumped their banks.

Hague was particularly hard hit, with County Route 8 closed for several days, and other roads washed out.

High winds uprooted trees as saturated soil …

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Wild Adriatic returns: 3rd Summit Fest

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

On stage at Summit Fest 3

Wild Adriatic’s third annual Summit music festival is Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9 at the Queensbury Hotel in downtown Glens Falls. Below is a quick look at the schedule.

Tix (plus service fee): $25 single day, $45 weekend pass, $75 VIP weekend pass (including tee shirt, signed poster, show downloads and an exclusive Soundcheck Party with …

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Lake George Band’s Salute to Veterans concert marks D-Day, too

The Lake George Community Band’s annual “Salute To Veterans Concert” honoring all area Veterans is Sunday, Nov. 10, at 3 p.m. in the Glens Falls High School auditorium.

Admission is free to veterans and active duty members of the military, as well as to students and children. It’s $10 for all other adults, general admission.

This year’s concert also marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, 1944.

The band, conducted by …

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Look, ma, no hands! but repairs on way

The faces on the landmark clock on Glen Street were alarmingly bare of late, when the hands on the south face were removed.

But its time isn’t over permanently.

“The clock is being fixed,” Chuck Gohn said in response to a Chronicle query.

Mr. Gohn is the president of Associates of Glens Falls, the insurance agency that owns the clock and stands just behind it.

“It’s a finicky, 100-plus-year-old clock. …

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Tony DeSare CD #3 on Billboard jazz list

Lush Life, the newly released album by Hudson Falls classmates Tony DeSare and Tedd Firth, has debuted at #3 on the Billboard Traditional Jazz chart.

Number-one is Blue World by the pioneering saxophonist John Coltrane, who died in 1967.

Number-two is Halloween perennial It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown by Vince Guaraldi. It dates from 1966.

When Tony and Tedd performed their two sold-out concerts at Hudson Falls’s Strand Theatre …

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