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A preliminary: Smith & Wilson vie next Tuesday for Family Court Judge ballot lines

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The main event is on November 8, but Warren County Family Court Judge candidates Ted Wilson and Rob Smith square off on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in a primary that will determine which candidate has the Independence and Reform Party lines.

All county polling locations will be open from noon to 9 p.m.

Both men are already assured spots on the November ballot. Mr. Smith …

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Deric Buck, who operates Bay Meadows, will buy Kingswood Golf in Hudson Falls

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Deric Buck, in his fourth year of operating Bay Meadows Golf Club and Bogey’s restaurant in Queensbury, is buying Kingswood Golf Club in Hudson Falls, The Chronicle has learned.

“We have signed a contract,” Mr. Buck confirmed Tuesday. “The tentative closing is in October.”

Peter Shabat, who owns both Bay Meadows and Kingswood, said, “It’s going to happen” when asked about the deal. He …

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Peter Shabat’s key building on South St. priced at $650,000

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Peter Shabat’s several properties on South Street in Glens Falls include 46-56 South, seen by some as a potential anchor in the $10-million state-funded revitalization of downtown’s “Street of Dreams.”

The three-story, 25,000-square-foot building on the corner of South and Elm sits largely vacant, except for a couple of taxi cab companies in spartan storefronts.

“It’s listed for $650,000, which is a very fair …

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Battenkill wins best milk in NY; Nettle Meadow, Argyle Farm win cheese & yogurt

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

The Battenkill Valley Creamery in Salem won the Gold Medal in the fluid milk category at the New York State Fair’s Dairy Products Competition, Governor Cuomo announced Monday.

In cheese categories, the Argyle Cheese Farmer in Washington County and Nettle Meadow in the Warren County Town of Thurman also won Gold.

Seth McEachron’s Battenkill Creamery, which also won the award in 2010, scored a perfect …

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Exchange Street has it going on!

Growing hotbed of entrepreneurs in GF

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Exchange Street in downtown Glens Falls is on the rise, with an established and growing cluster of locally owned businesses and eclectic entrepreneurs.

Ann Parrish has two new tenants at the pre-Civil War building she owns at 16 Exchange Street and where for 15 years she has successfully operated her Milk & Honey clothing and gift boutique.

She …

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