Tuesday, October 3, 2023

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Drellos withstands protest; wins again at Devil’s Speedway

Queensbury’s Demetrios Drellos was officially declared the winner of the 30-lap Pepsi Sportsman Modified race held at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on The Stove Depot Night last Saturday, September 19.

“A protest was filed against the Queensbury, N.Y., driver’s General Motors “602 crate” engine following his fourth consecutive win at the Vermont track on Saturday night,” wrote Devil’s Bowl Media Director Justin St. Louis.

“The team of second-place finisher Justin Comes …

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Blais is blazing mad re non-car show

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Lake George Mayor Bob Blais minced no words after cars and crowds jammed the village last weekend despite pandemic-caused cancellation of the Adirondack Nationals car show.

“A bunch of unruly spectators came to Lake George, bent on seeing a show, basically going to be done by people who came with their muscle cars, encouraging and egging them on and hoping they would see illegal …

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Log Jam: Strong summer; shifted salad bar; went to all-day menu

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

“It’s been a very busy summer,” says long-time Log Jam Restaurant manager Tony Grecco.

Despite occupancy limitations due to COVID, “we were filled up for what we could do all through July and August.”

The biggest change, other than 50 percent maximum occupancy, Mr. Grecco said, was with the Log Jam’s signature salad bar.

“We get a lot of calls every day,” he said. …

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Rabid fox in Bolton; 2 people get treatment

A fox was found to be rabid in Bolton and a six-year-old girl and a 45-year-old man are receiving rabies treatment.

Responding to a Chronicle inquiry, Warren County Public Information Officer Don Lehman wrote:

“On Tuesday, Sept. 1, a 6-year-old girl was either scratched or bitten by a fox near Brereton Road in Bolton. Bolton Police Department responded, but the fox could not be located. The child suffered what were …

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Finch Paper uses 45% hemlock; not worried yet

Hemlock “remains very important” to Finch Paper, Mike McLarty, Vice-President of Forestry, told The Chronicle Monday.

“It is approximately 45 percent of our intake of wood fiber.”

Asked about the growing presence of the invasive insect Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, he said, “We have been watching it spread for the past seven, eight years. It’s been kind of moving from the Southern Tier this way.

“It’s something that concerns us,” he …

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