Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Heroin epidemic & how to address it

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

A plague, a disease, an epidemic — this is how heroin addiction was variously described by the seven members of a community panel last Thursday evening, Jan. 29, in the SUNY Adirondack theater.

The program, put together by Warren County District Attorney Kate Hogan and Council for Prevention’s Amanda West, was presented by the Hometowns vs. Heroin and Addiction Coalition.

“What we are all …

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Hockey future: AHL out ECHL in for GF

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

As expected, the Calgary Flames will move their American Hockey League team from Glens Falls to Stockton, California, and will replace it at the Civic Center with an ECHL team they are now buying.

The AHL will announce its new five-team western pod in a press conference in California today, Thursday, Jan. 29, sources said.

A 10 a.m. press conference is expected on Friday, …

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Ice bars are hot!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Last winter The Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing introduced an ice bar to the north country. Now it seems to be the hottest trend around.

Not only is the Sagamore bringing back its ice bar, Dunham’s Bay Resort on the east side of Lake George and Cirelli’s Osteria in South Glens Falls are doing ice bars, and St. Mary’s-St. Alphonsus school has one planned …

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Flames headed west; might Albany’s Devils wind up in GF?

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

It should be pretty clear by now that the Adirondack Flames won’t be here much longer.

The AHL Westward Expansion dominoes continued to fall last week. The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk reported on Jan. 8 that the Anaheim Ducks, as expected, will buy the Norfolk Admirals and move them to San Diego.

The next day, the Stockton Record in California cited “the impending sale of …

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When will Lake George freeze?

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The weather is frigid, and if last winter is any guide, Lake George is well on its way to freezing over completely.

“Last year we had a lot of ice cover in early January, but it went out and then came back, and the lake completely froze over on January 23rd,” said Larry Eichler, research scientist with the Darrin Fresh Water Institute (FWI) in …

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