Thursday, December 2, 2021

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Jennifer Switzer breaks through in Queensbury

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

In her third run for the Ward 4 seat on the Queensbury Town Board, Democrat Jennifer Switzer finally broke through.

Mrs. Switzer, 50, on Nov. 7 soundly defeated appointed incumbent Tim Brewer, 707-487, not counting absentee ballots.

She will be part of a 3-person Democratic majority on the five-person board, joining incumbent Supervisor John Strough and newcomer Catherine Atherden.

“I’m pretty persistent. I just …

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Voters speak resoundingly

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Periodically an election sends a message loud and clear. That’s what happened in the Town of Queensbury on Tuesday. The voters told incumbent Democrat John Strough, you’re doing a good job. And they told the Republican potentates, you’re out of control and need to be taken down not just one notch but several.

They punished Republicans for falling into a monopoly mind-set that thinks it …

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Mark: Some endorsements

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

John Strough for Queensbury Town Supervisor. Just because The Post-Star says something doesn’t always mean it’s wrong. I support John’s re-election because he’s done a good, progressive job as chief executive of Warren County’s most populated town, and I also support him because the Republicans have behaved so badly in trying to reassert their monopoly.

Being a Republican in Queensbury is easy, because the whole …

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Darren Tracy starts 5 Culvert St. renovation

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Darren Tracy wasted no time getting started on saving and restoring the historic building at 5 Culvert Street, just off Warren Street in Glens Falls.

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, the Common Council agreed to sell him the Second Empire-style brick structure for $1. Three days later the sale was completed and Mr. Tracy and crew were at work on the site.

He and his wife …

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Author talks & more at the Chronicle Book Fair, Sunday!

In the Warren Room

Carl Heilman Adirondack Slide Show — 11 a.m.-noon: Carl Heilman, II, Adirondack Seasons, updated multi-media video and music program based on his book of the same name. Mr. Heilman photographed the same scene on Giant Mountain in the Adirondack High Peaks numerous times over the course of a year.

Ghost stories — Noon-12:30 p.m.: Haunted Saratoga, ghost stories by Chestertown writer Joe Haedrich. Mr. Haedrich also …

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