Sunday, November 27, 2022

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Zander: Don’t ban TikTok

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

TikTok is a threat to American security. But right now banning it would be a mistake only benefiting lazy tech monopolies.

The Chinese-owned video clip app is endlessly addicting. Developed by ByteDance, it has taken the world by storm.

More kids watch TikTok by far than YouTube — 91 minutes a day to 56, globally at the end of 2021, per Techcrunch.

Its proximity …

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Glens Falls Dog Park is a ‘go’ — next seeks funding

Jim Murphy of Glens Falls is leading the effort dubbed ’Dacks Dog Park, to build a dog park on tennis and basketball courts at Haviland’s Cove that are described as underused. The Glens Falls Common Council approved it last week.

The resolution empowered Mr. Murphy to raise funds for the project.

He wrote on Facebook, “This comes after six meetings — over Zoom, at City Hall and in the field …

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Granville lands Amazon warehouse; 200 jobs

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Amazon plans to convert idle former Manchester Wood building in Granville to a warehouse that will bring 200 or more jobs. It’s expected to open in May 2023, Village Mayor Paul Labas told The Chronicle Tuesday.

“It’s fantastic,” the mayor said. “I think it’s great growth that can bring in people and employees from surrounding areas. I think other businesses are probably going to …

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Be wary of the new LGA

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

They called it a merger when the FUND for Lake George and the Lake George Association combined last year. I saw it for what it was: a corporate acquisition. The FUND bought the LGA and didn’t pay a penny.

They acquired the LGA’s enormous list of members, donors and volunteers. They acquired its 136 years of credibility and good will.

The FUND was so aware …

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Rotary at 100: Local & world projects + fun

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Glens Falls Rotary Club celebrates its 100th anniversary year with a community party in downtown Glens Falls on Saturday, Oct. 1.

“Rotary is an amazing group of people, and I am inspired by them all the time,” says Jennifer Brink, current president of the Glens Falls Club.

On the occasion of its centennial, Ms. Brink told The Chronicle, “We are so appreciative of the …

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