Saturday, October 1, 2022

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Popular DJ Mike DuBray overcame so much, shares his story

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

At 5-foot-1, Michael DuBray considers himself lucky to have reached the heights he has, figuratively — and literally.

The well-known WCKM radio personality and non-stop local deejay, emcee and community contributor rarely talks about it, but as a kid and young teen growing up in Cropseyville, outside Troy, Mike underwent experimental research treatments for growth hormone deficiency.

For about a decade of his young …

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GF adds $5 per seat to outdoor dining permit fee

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Starting this summer, restaurants with outdoor seating on city property will have to pay a per seat fee of $5 plus $50 for an annual permit. It takes effect June 1.

The Common Council passed the amendment unanimously at its Feb. 12 meeting. Previously, the annual charge was $40 with no added fee for number of seats.

Contacted for comment, Mayor Dan Hall said …

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Glens Falls: Rein in the dogs

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Responding to “more than three but fewer than a dozen” complaints about dogs running off-leash in Cole’s Woods, the City of Glens Falls is looking at adding more signs and possibly actively enforcing the leash law on the trails.

“A lot of people let their dogs run free even though they are required to keep their dog on a six-foot non-retractable leash,” said Mike …

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Stewart’s to buy former Time Warner bldg. on Ridge for bigger store

Stewart’s is under contract to buy the old Time Warner building at the corner of Ridge and Sanford Streets in Glens Falls, plus the accountant’s office and parking lot just to its north, and build a larger, more modern store across the street from its current store.

Attorney Matt Fuller, representing Stewart’s, sought and received a preliminary recommendation Tuesday from the Glens Falls Planning Board for two zoning changes to …

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Bonacio buys Sandy’s building for $305,000

Chronicle News Editor Gordon Woodworth writes: Saratoga-based developer Sonny Bonacio, who built the $26-million mixed-use project called 14 Hudson in downtown Glens Falls, purchased the former Sandy’s Building at 41 South Street for $305,000. Listing agent Mark Levack of Levack Real Estate said the closing was Monday. The 9,300-square-foot building was last listed for $450,000.

Mr. Bonacio had not returned a message seeking comment by press time. Mr. Levack said …

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