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Appellate court backs Kitchens’ Assembly Point home, by 4-0

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

A Ballston Spa couple appears to have won its three-year fight to build a 3,200-square-foot home on a landlocked, hillside double lot at Assembly Point on Lake George.

The Appellate Division of State Supreme Court, Third Judicial Department, ruled unanimously — by a 4-0 vote — on March 12 that the Queensbury Zoning Board of Appeals was “rational and not arbitrary” in having granted …

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Mayor: City’s insurance will pay to fix Civic Center’s facade

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Work being done by Rozell Industries to temporarily weather-proof the section of Glens Falls Civic Center facade that fell last week is covered by the City’s insurance policy, Mayor Jack Diamond said Tuesday.

“All invoices from Rozell and others will be submitted to the City, and we will then submit them to our insurance broker, Cool Insuring,” Mayor Diamond said. He said the City …

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LG Olive Oil Co. buys Glen St. antiques bldg., will open in GF

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Robert and Carmela Mastrantoni have bought the 179 Glen Street building housing Poor Richard’s Antiques, next to Gourmet Cafe, and plan to open a second location of their Lake George Olive Oil Company by September.

The price paid for the building was $280,000, county records indicate.

“This new venture, the Lake George Olive Oil Company, is working out very well for us,” said Mr. …

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Tony Jenkins’ death stuns local music fans

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes:

The death on Sunday, March 1, of consummate jazz guitarist Tony Jenkins on Sunday, March 1, prompted an outpouring of admiring messages on Facebook, on the pages of Tony and his longtime life partner Lisa Rowlands and on pages for venues where he performed.

Ms. Rowlands told The Chronicle that Tony, 58, suffered a burst aorta, technically an aortic dissection. The couple’s home is …

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Morgan’s got the mojo

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Morgan & Co. hit the ground running when it opened last fall and it hasn’t missed a beat since. Even the brutal winter that dictated indoor evenings for all but the hardiest seemed not to slow Morgan down.

Not only is it busy all the time, it’s got buzz. At the Adirondack Theatre Festival Winter Benefit in January, when a gift certificate for Morgan & …

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