Tuesday, October 3, 2023

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They grow mushrooms

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

If you’ve been to the Glens Falls Farmer’s Market, you’ve probably noticed Adirondack Mycology, a mushroom cultivation business owned by 2012 Glens Falls High graduate Jaryn Deshane and his fiancée Savannah Murtaugh. She’s from Canandaigua originally. They’re both 26.

“When we started growing mushrooms and everything, it was mostly just for growing our own food,” says Jaryn. “Like we had a vegetable garden, we …

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Big doings at Strand Theatre in Hudson Falls

The handsomely revived Strand Theatre on Main Street in Hudson Falls is overachieving as usual.

On Tuesday, July 20, they’ll screen the initial episode of Hudson Falls, an aspiring TV series. Strand executive director Jonathan Newell notes that it was titled “Hudson Falls” even before they knew the place actually existed, but the Strand parlayed it into a showing that will bring some cast and crew members to Hudson Falls …

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Dennis Dickinson: Warren County should end sale of fireworks

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Lake George Town Supervisor Dennis Dickinson wants to revisit the question of consumer fireworks sales in Warren County. Those are the so-called “sparklers” sold around the Fourth of July for private use, typically under tents by traveling vendors.

Mr. Dickinson is on the agenda of the County Governmental Operations & Advocacy meeting — Monday, July 19, at noon.

In New York State, “Sparkling Devices” …

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When Robert Garrow’s murders, manhunt terrified the Adks.

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Jim Tracy, a Fort Edward native who spent 10 years as a reporter for The Post-Star, has written a new book: Sworn to Silence: The Truth Behind Robert Garrow and the Missing Bodies Case.

Garrow’s Adirondack rampage in the summer of 1973 in which he stabbed four people to death including a woman he abducted, raped and whose body he hid, and then eluded an …

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Islands of Lake George: Rush

Editor’s note: This is the 25th anniversary of when the late Frank Leonbruno began writing — and The Chronicle began publishing — the chapters that would become his classic book Lake George Reflections: Island History and Lore. This summer we are reprinting weekly chapters with the permission of Frank’s daughters Gail and Jane.

By Frank Leonbruno
Special to The Chronicle, from 1996

Rush Island is a state-owned island located …

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