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Here’s what’s proposed for GF $10 million

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Tuesday was the date for the Glens Falls DRI Advisory Committee to submit its final plan to the state for how to allocate its $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant awarded last August.

About 60 people attended the meeting in Heritage Hall at the Glens Falls Civic Center Thursday, Feb. 23, when the committee laid out its proposal.

Members stressed it’s very much a …

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Hundreds turned out for Deb Collin’s memorial service

Chronicle editor Mark Frost writes: I wasn’t surprised at the throng that turned out Saturday at the “Service of Celebration & Remembrance for Debbie Collin” at Queensbury United Methodist Church on Aviation Road.

Debbie, who died on Jan. 28 of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) at the age of 64, was lifelong, bedrock Queensbury, and her warmth and enthusiasm elevated many lives, mine included. (She did the original oak tree sketch …

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Sandy’s Clam Bar reopening, now March 3-4

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

As The Chronicle first revealed on our Facebook page on Saturday, Sandy’s Clam Bar had its liquor license reinstated on Thursday, Feb. 9, and will reopen.

But the reopening has been pushed back to next weekend, March 3-4, owner Richie Mozal tells The Chronicle. “I still gotta get the help back together,” he said Tuesday.

The South Street landmark was shut down on December …

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Columbia Cabinets opens showroom at 974 Rte. 9, Qby.

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Columbia Cabinets has purchased Kitchen Dimensions from Queensbury entrepreneur Steve Jackoski, and opened a showroom at 974 State Route 9 in Queensbury, next to Benny’s Deli.

“We started doing more business in Lake George and Glens Falls, and builders and clients want convenience,” Columbia Cabinets owner Evan Levey said.

“We think this is a growing market. Several kitchen design shops have closed, and we …

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Alice Harris gift of 107 acres a boon to hiking up Potash Mtn.

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

As it is, 13 Hadley-Luzerne High School graduates each received $2,000 this year toward college expenses, courtesy of a $1-million bequest of Alice Harris, the long-time proprietor of Harris Grocery, who died at the age of 97 in 2007.

Now another gift from Mrs. Harris — of 107 acres in Lake Luzerne, has resulted in creation of the Harris Nature Preserve. Trails will be …

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