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Group must raise quick $940,000 or someone else might get to buy Camp Little Notch

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Friends of Camp Little Notch in West Fort Ann needs to raise $940,000 by Jan. 9, 2015, or risk losing the 443-acre girls summer camp.

“We are attempting to secure a $500,000 loan from the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region, and we feel optimistic we will get the loan,” said board president Jo Lum on a Tuesday morning conference call with …

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HHHN facility being built in Warrensburg will be named for Dr. Rugge

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The new Hudson Headwaters Health Network building under construction in Warrensburg will be called the John K. Rugge, MD, Health Center.

The announcement came as a surprise to Dr. Rugge, HHHN’s founder and CEO, at a surprise 70th birthday party thrown for him Friday on the 9th floor of the Travelers Insurance building, at The Tower restaurant.

Dr. Rugge founded the Hudson Headwaters Health …

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Telescope goes nimble

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

After 111 years, Telescope Casual Furniture in Granville is in the midst of a culture change.

“We used to produce large amounts of a small number of products,” CEO Kathy Juckett told The Chronicle at the plant Tuesday. “Now we produce smaller amounts of a large number of products. We have gone from mass production to mass customization. This is a comprehensive change in …

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Wave Park soon on the Sacandaga

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Construction will start next spring of the long-planned Sacandaga Whitewater Park between Lake Luzerne and Hadley, creating the first of three whitewater channels for kayakers, surfers and boogie boarders.

Large boulders will be strategically placed in the Sacandaga River just downstream from the railroad trestle, creating “a wave not unlike an ocean wave,” said John Duncan, owner of the Sacandaga Outdoor Center and a …

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Finch planning $20-million modernization of paper mill

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Finch Paper in Glens Falls is planning a $20-million modernization project, and is seeking $3.06-million in state economic development funding to help pay for it.

The Capital Region’s Economic Development Council in Albany announced the plan in a presentation on Sept. 16 to the state advisory panel that will decide how to allocate $750-million in a fourth round of grants.

Documents on the council’s …

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