Sunday, December 5, 2021

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1st-year dancer donates her tips from Mr. Bill’s

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Kassi Cook has Marathon Dance fever.

The South High freshman is dancing in her first Marathon Dance this weekend, and she’s all in.

“I started working at Mr. Bill’s last March, and I started to collect tips,” she said. “And I didn’t know what to do with them. I don’t need stuff. So I figured, why not Marathon?”

She collected about $800, first in …

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Adk. Theatre Fest to launch new film fest in GF, Oct. 21-22

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Adirondack Theatre Festival will capitalize on the numerous movie screens available in downtown Glens Falls to host an off-season film festival on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22.

The Adirondack Film Festival will screen movies at the Charles R. Wood Theater, Crandall Public Library and the two theaters at 190 Grille and Cinema.

With four screens within a block of each other …

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Expect no move on Glens Falls’ police

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Don’t expect Warren County to take over Glens Falls Police Department duties anytime in the near future, despite all the talk in recent weeks and months.

City and county officials seem at a total impasse.

Meanwhile, the police department is costing city taxpayers $4-million, 23.3% of this year’s $17.3-million overall budget.

Mayor Jack Diamond’s newest proposal would pay the County $22.5-million over 15 years …

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How the country dog from Greenwich won the crown in NYC

By Gordon Woodworth & Mark Frost, Chronicle News Editor & Editor

Getting up at 4 a.m. and driving from Greenwich to New York City on Saturday, Feb. 13, proved well worth it for Wendy Cerilli and Holster, her six-year-old Australian Shepherd.

Holster won the Masters Agility Championship at the famed Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden.

The agility competition, in its third year at Westminster, has each dog race …

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DEC proposes to allow smelt fishing in LG

By Dan Ladd, Chronicle Outdoors Editor

Once again the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing a number of fishing regulations. Allowing anglers to once again harvest rainbow smelt in Lake George is one of them.

Those with fond memories of springtime “dipping” for smelt with nets in tributaries should not get too excited. The proposal would only allow anglers to jig for them during an established open …

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