Saturday, October 1, 2022

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SGF parade saved

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“The South Glens Falls Holiday Parade is a 38-year tradition, and I can’t let it die,” said Meg Quinn.

The 28-year-old nurse, mother of two and 2007 South High grad stepped in and will organize it working with the South Glens Falls Fire Company, Mrs. Quinn told The Chronicle exclusively Tuesday.

The parade, a South Glens Falls mainstay since the Joy Store launched it …

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Big show marks a moment for LG venue

Adirondack Independence Music Fest in LG? ‘It clicked’

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Adirondack Independence Music Festival drew an impressive crowd and set a new bar for the Festival Commons Space at the Charles R. Wood Park in Lake George.

The two-day event headlined by the Vermont jam-band Twiddle was Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2 and 3. It drew about 2,500 paid admissions, promoter Dave Ehmann of Lake …

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Fallen Trooper Pratt’s children withdraw lawsuit, apologize

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The late State Trooper Tim Pratt’s children have withdrawn the lawsuit they filed in early July seeking monetary damages in their father’s accidental death last October.

“We own and acknowledge the decision we made,” said Shane Pratt when contacted by The Chronicle. He said he was speaking as well for his brother James and sister Sarah. The family lives in South Glens Falls.

“No …

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Park Commission says it will fix sharp edge buoys in LG’s Sandy Bay

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

A Chronicle reader’s alert is prompting a fix of some dangerously sharp metal strands holding mooring buoys in place at Sandy Bay on Lake George’s east side.

“As your story indicated, there were issues,” Roger Smith, operations supervisor for the Lake George Park Commission, tells The Chronicle.

He said, “The plan is to work with the Department of Environmental Conservation to inspect and locate …

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Wilhelm cocaine arrest shock waves

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

An emotional meeting for members took place Monday night at the Global Fitness gym and Athletic Academy on Glen Street in the former Glens Falls Junior High School building.

It was two days after Denny Wilhelm, the former Glens Falls basketball star and high school teammate of Jimmer Fredette, was charged with possessing more than a pound of cocaine.

Speakers included Mr. Wilhelm’s parents, …

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