Sunday, December 5, 2021

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Mineo’s new restaurant in Tallulah space: ‘gaslight.’

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Frank Mineo’s planned restaurant in the former Bistro Tallulah space at 26 Ridge Street in Glens Falls will be called gaslight.

“Lower case ‘g’, with a period at the end,” he told The Chronicle.

He said the name “was a family effort. I tweaked it a little bit. I like the simplicity and satire. It wasn’t an easy process.”

Mr. Mineo’s father Charles bought …

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Dr. Brender might donate 20 acres to Glens Falls’s Tennis & Swim land buy

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Even before the City of Glens Falls has completed its purchase of the 6.01-acre former Glens Falls Tennis & Swim Club, it is eyeing possible expansion of the envisioned environmental park by 20 acres.

The Common Council voted unanimously on Sept. 25 to buy the club property for $35,000 from Warren County, which took it over after the club shut down.

The land on …

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‘Taste’ by the numbers

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Some results from the Glens Falls Kiwanis Club’s 26th Taste of the North Country food festival Sunday in City Park:

Three restaurants took in more than 5,000 tickets, organizer Jerrod Ogden said. The View at Dunham’s Bay Resort, serving four items including filet medallions and diver scallops, did 5,835. Sweets by Marisa, with cupcakes and edible cookie dough, did 5,093. …

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Tim Meadows was JUST so darned funny!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

In a show whose topics ranged from parenting teenaged sons to growing up in Detroit, modern politics, sex after divorce and his abiding appreciation for “weed,” Saturday Night Live alum and comedy actor Tim Meadows was generous, sharp, and at the best of times a wildly spontaneous stand-up comedian Saturday night at the Wood Theater.

Clearly he’d been warned that it’s GlenS Falls, with …

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Birding in Borneo

Editor’s note: Founding Chronicle staff member Joyce Miller, who is now Distinguished Professor of Library Science at SUNY Adirondack, is an ardent international bird-watcher. This summer she went to Borneo in Southeast Asia and provided this report. (Joyce was The Chronicle’s first Arts Editor, among many responsibilities here over many years.)

By Joyce Miller, Special to The Chronicle

Vine-tangled jungles, ferocious blood-sucking leeches, rare orangutans and maybe …

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