Thursday, December 2, 2021

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GF: Veterans Appreciation block party at VFW, Saturday

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Glens Falls VFW Post 2475 at 30 Cooper Street will host a Military Veterans Appreciation Day Block Party on Saturday, Sept. 29, starting at noon. It’s free, open to all.

There will be live music on two stages, food vendors, military vehicles, pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, cornhole tournament sponsored by Outback Steakhouse, a rock wall beer garden and Home Depot fun …

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SGFHS: Girl, 14, attacked, suffers concussion & 3 stitches to eye; video recorded

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“I looked to the right and saw her walking toward me,” says 14-year-old Emma Edwards, a sophomore who was attacked at South Glens Falls High School by a female student on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

“My friend and I stopped to let her go by, and she turned and punched me in the face, smashed my head off a concrete pillar and kicked me in …

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Zack Ignazio & his tapestries at last week’s music fest in LG

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Draped on the two stages, behind all of the musicians at the Adirondack Independence Music Festival last weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 1 and 2, were several large-scale tie-dyed tapestries that it turns out were created for the festival by Glens Falls artist and entrepreneur Zack Ignazio.

The piece on the right-hand stage was approximately 10-by-30 feet, Zack tells The Chronicle, “the largest I’ve …

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Taste of North Country: 31 restaurants so far, 5 newbies

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: Thirty-one restaurants have confirmed their participation the Glens Falls Kiwanis Club’s 26th annual Taste of the North Country food festival on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in City Park, downtown Glens Falls.

New participants include three in downtown Glens Falls — Doc’s at the Park Theater, Craig Merrell’s Downtown Social, and Seasoned@14 Hudson, SUNY Adirondack’s restaurant at its new Culinary …

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Bonacio under contract to buy Sandy’s building on South Street

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Saratoga-based developer Sonny Bonacio, who built the $26-million 14 Hudson mixed use project in downtown Glens Falls and has said he planned to do another project here, is under contract to buy the former Sandy’s Clam Bar building at 41 South Street, The Chronicle has learned.

Mr. Bonacio had not returned email and phone messages by press time. Mark Levack of Levack Real Estate, …

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