Saturday, October 1, 2022

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A women’s wear retail boom in Glens Falls?

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Glens Falls says “Yes” to the dress, apparently, or at least to women’s apparel.

With the addition of Shine Style on Ridge Street (and the departure of short-lived Saratoga Sundress), there are currently eight brick-and-mortar stores in downtown Glens Falls that sell woman’s clothing.

We asked the owners: What’s going on with women’s retail in Glens Falls?

Nancy Fuller, Fountain Square

“We’re all in …

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Jen Denis opens fashion & style boutique, hits ground running

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

For someone who just opened her first shop last month — departing an engineering job she’d held for more than six years around the corner at JMZ architects in Glens Falls — Jen Denis, 35, is not only confident about prospects for her Shine Style Boutique & Styling Lounge on Ridge Street, she’s very persuasive. (The store is directly across the street from The Chronicle …

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Milk & Honey building — one of downtown’s oldest — is for sale; $400,000

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The pre-Civil War Milk and Honey building at 16 Exchange Street in downtown Glens Falls is on the market for $400,000, The Chronicle has learned. It’s listed with Coldwell Banker Prime Properties.

Ann Parrish, who operates the Milk and Honey retail store, said she and her husband Joseph purchased the 3,152-square foot building in 2002 for $240,500.

The signature bright yellow building houses her …

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Stefanik public forum April 5

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik will conduct a public open forum on Thursday, April 5, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Moreau Community Center in South Glens Falls.

Chronicle editor Mark Frost will moderate, at the Congresswoman’s request.

Rep. Stefanik’s office described the event as “her 16th open, public ‘Coffee with Your Congresswoman’ event.”

It said, “Congresswoman Stefanik will answer questions from those in attendance. Doors will open…at …

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Duke offer looms large for Girard; says Villanova & Notre Dame step up their efforts

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“I think getting an offer from Duke made everything more serious,” Glens Falls High School junior Joseph Girard III told The Chronicle after a 90-minute basketball workout Sunday.

“Before, it was enjoyable and it’s still enjoyable, but…it’s time to see who is really focusing on me. I haven’t cut my list yet, but we’re starting to see which schools are focusing on me.”

Girard …

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