Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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St. Mary’s new priest, Father Tom Morrette

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“This is a percolating little place,” Rev. Tom Morrette says of Glens Falls, his new home after being appointed as priest at St. Mary’s Parish on Warren Street.

“It’s my hope that I will be here until I retire at age 75. I’m pretty sure I will be, God willing. I’m looking forward to having eight good years here.”

Father Morrette, 67, is a …

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Mayor: Glens Falls will have $4-million in reserves by end of the year

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

When Mayor Jack Diamond leaves office at the end of this year, he estimates Glens Falls will have more than $4-million in reserve.

“The City has never had this much money set aside,” he told The Chronicle. “We are headed in the right direction. It’s nice to have a little bit of a cushion.”

When he took office in 2009, starting what will be …

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DEC okays Assembly Point deer hunt

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued a nuisance deer permit for a resident of Assembly Point on Lake George.

We first learned of it when Assembly Point resident Vicki Zelden sent us a copy of an email she said she sent to other residents of the Queensbury peninsula.

In a response to our query, she said her biggest concern is …

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Their Beef Jerky Outlet sizzles

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

To say that Ralph and Alissa Rimualdo of Queensbury hit the ground running with their 1,500 square-foot Beef Jerky Outlet at The Outlets of Lake George is putting it mildly.

“We opened June 30th and right away every day’s been great,” Mr. Rimualdo told The Chronicle two weeks ago. “We were number-three in the country for the month of August,” of 102 stores nationwide.

“We …

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Taste result soars

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Sunday’s 25th Taste of the North Country food festival in downtown Glens Falls brought a huge crowd and banner results.

The Glens Falls Kiwanis Club said they grossed $79,500, a leap from last year’s $49,000. It brought the 25-year total to $1.4-million. “Not bad,” said event chairman Jerrod Ogden.

He said Kiwanis will net about $32,000, and another $6,000 will go to non-profits and …

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