Saturday, October 1, 2022

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25 years in the Outhouse!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

For the 25th straight year L.P. Adams Lumberyard will compete in the Lake George Winter Carnival outhouse races. That’s a long run, especially considering they come from Dalton, Massachusetts.

“When I was a teenager, my father and a group he worked with were looking for something to do in the wintertime,” says Todd Adams, seventh generation co-owner with his brother of their family lumberyard, …

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Next local craft beer: Northway

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

There’s a Lake George Brew House?

Yes, but: “We’ve had a bit of an identity crisis,” admits its manager, Bob Craven.

For the record, last year they produced about 4,000 barrels of craft beers, and it operates a large drop-in tasting and sales room, all in a converted cineplex on Route 9 in Queensbury, next to The Fun Spot.

But it’s been a name …

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UVM doctors in training, with HHHN

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Three University of Vermont Medical School students are wrapping up their third year, spent in a pilot program with Hudson Headwaters Health Network based in Queensbury.

“I love it. I would stay if I could,” Sunit Misra, 26, one of the students, told The Chronicle Monday. “When I came in, I wanted to be an eye surgeon. Now I want to do family medicine.”

That’s …

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SGF Marathon Dance seeks to become not-for-profit 501(c)3

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“We are in the process of becoming a 501(c)3” not-for-profit,” South High Marathon Dance faculty advisor Jody Sheldon tells The Chronicle.

Her co-advisor Tom Myott said they hope to achieve the new legal status on July 1, but that their primary concern is “can we do this without changing the feel of the dance?”

He said they met with school administrators about four years …

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Multi-concept entertainment eatery set at 190 Glen

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe reports:

Craig Merrell says his new venture at the B.B. Fowler Building (formerly 190 Grille & Cinema) in Glens Falls will be called The DownTown Social — or DTS.

He describes it as “a multi-concept entertainment eatery featuring a highly anticipated restaurant, wine bar, and sophisticated bourbon room,” plus “a charming delicatessen and café…with a variety of delicious and healthy options.”

“We will offer area …

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