Saturday, April 10, 2021

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Peckham vies to grow medical marijuana in Chestertown

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

A subsidiary of construction company Peckham Industries wants to grow medical marijuana at Peckham’s 17-acre industrial park on Route 9 in Chestertown.

Hillary Peckham, a 23-year-old Hamilton College graduate and the daughter of company CEO John Peckham, and her mother Amy and sister Keeley are the applicants, through a Peckham Industries subsidiary, Etain, LLC.

They are among dozens of companies vying for five state …

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Finch CEO opens up

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

For the first year-and-a-half that he headed Glens Falls’s Finch Paper, India-born Debabrata (Deba) Mukherjee, Ph. D., steered clear of the media.

This week he opened up — meeting separately with several newspapers. The Chronicle’s turn came on Monday at 11 a.m.

“What have I been doing the last 18 months? We have done what Finch has never done before. We added a huge number …

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Heroin epidemic & how to address it

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

A plague, a disease, an epidemic — this is how heroin addiction was variously described by the seven members of a community panel last Thursday evening, Jan. 29, in the SUNY Adirondack theater.

The program, put together by Warren County District Attorney Kate Hogan and Council for Prevention’s Amanda West, was presented by the Hometowns vs. Heroin and Addiction Coalition.

“What we are all …

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Hockey future: AHL out ECHL in for GF

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

As expected, the Calgary Flames will move their American Hockey League team from Glens Falls to Stockton, California, and will replace it at the Civic Center with an ECHL team they are now buying.

The AHL will announce its new five-team western pod in a press conference in California today, Thursday, Jan. 29, sources said.

A 10 a.m. press conference is expected on Friday, …

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Ice bars are hot!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Last winter The Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing introduced an ice bar to the north country. Now it seems to be the hottest trend around.

Not only is the Sagamore bringing back its ice bar, Dunham’s Bay Resort on the east side of Lake George and Cirelli’s Osteria in South Glens Falls are doing ice bars, and St. Mary’s-St. Alphonsus school has one planned …

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