Thursday, September 24, 2020

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Wing heir gives trove to ACC

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

A seventh generation descendant of Glens Falls founder Abraham Wing has donated a trove of family documents — including many in Wing’s own handwriting — to the Hill Collection at SUNY Adirondack college library in Queensbury.

The heir, Kit Cornell, worked with Paul McCarty, executive director of the Fort Edward Historical
Association, in making the gift.

It has documents dating as early as 1717. One …

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JMZ Architects’ upstairs lease was ending, so they bought the whole building

By G. Woodworth & Cathy DeDe, News Editor & Managing Editor

JMZ, the Glens Falls architect and planning firm, is buying the historic B.B. Fowler building at 190 Glen Street, from Flow Communications, whose Saratoga-based owner Bud Wolf bought and redeveloped the building 15 years ago.

The closing is scheduled “on or about Sept. 1,” JMZ president Tenée Casaccio told The Chronicle Tuesday. She wouldn’t disclose the purchase price.

City …

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Forum: Good news & bad at Saturday’s Lyme Disease forum

By David Cederstrom, Chronicle Staff Writer

Nearly 400 people attended last Saturday’s Lyme disease forum at SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury. They heard elected officials and experts in the field provide both good news and bad news about Lyme disease and other tickborne pathogens.

“Tickborne diseases are wreaking havoc on people’s lives,” with more than 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease each year, and “a significant percentage [who] fail to fully …

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India-born entrepreneur keeps expanding in Warrensburg

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Entrepreneur Ash Anand said he is under contract to buy the Grist Mill restaurant and the adjacent barn on River Street in Warrensburg, adding to his growing Lotus Group of Companies.

“We have applied for a liquor license and will be closing [on the purchase] in less than two weeks,” Mr. Anand, 37, told The Chronicle.

“It will remain exactly the same, but we …

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In Lake George, Keith Hanchett will challenge Dennis Dickinson

By David Cederstrom, Chronicle Staff Writer

Keith Hanchett said he’ll challenge incumbent Dennis Dickinson for Lake George town supervisor in a Republican primary on Sept. 10.

Mr. Hanchett, 67, said this is his first run for elected office, but “I’ve been in zoning and planning for 18 years,” first on the town zoning board of appeals and then the planning board, including time as chairman of both.

He said, “It …

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