Sunday, November 27, 2022

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Are lockers becoming thing of the past at Qby. High?

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

So few Queenbury High School students still have a hall locker that many lockers are being eliminated in the school’s current renovation, leaving wider hallways.

“We had a sense kids weren’t using lockers,” school principal Damian Switzer told The Chronicle.

“Our Legacy 2020 Capital Project forced us to look at space with a critical eye, and the architec

ts and engineers asked us for …

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Drum Corps’ return Monday, July 22

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Drum Corps International returns for the second straight year to East Field in Glens Falls on Monday, July 22, at 7 p.m.

Having come back in 2018 after a five-year hiatus, the show-stopping drum and bugle corps event is again titled “The Glens Falls Music Academy Showcase.” It’s presented by Music Academy owner Chris Reed, Jr. (himself a percussionist).

“Last year, our the first …

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Does Glens Falls have the right to set leash laws in Cole’s Woods? City & Town: Yes

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The City of Glens Falls owns Cole’s Woods, but most of the property is in the Town of Queensbury.

So does the City’s dog leash law apply?

No, it doesn’t, wrote Lois and John Karhinen in letters to The Chronicle after our April 4 story on the city’s stepped up effort to require dogs in the park to be leashed.

But yes, it does, …

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Mark: A little bit about the Jacob Houston show at Hyde

Chronicle editor Mark Frost writes: Time gets away from me, so I’m grabbing this moment and this available space to call your attention to “A Magical World: The Art of Jacob Houston,” at the Hyde Collection, now through June 23.

Jacob Houston, as we’ve written before, is a young painter in Greenwich, who has made waves here, in New York City and elsewhere, with what the Hyde describes as “his …

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Kate White’s Lake George murder mystery

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Glens Falls native Kate White’s newest murder mystery, Such a Perfect Wife, is set in Lake George and involves people and places from Queensbury to Fort Ann. Kate, of course, is the St. Mary’s grad who went on to become editor of Cosmopolitan.

In this novel (and prior ones), her main character Bailey Weggins is a reporter for a website called Crime Beat. She’s sent …

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