Sunday, November 27, 2022

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Remembering Dave Strader, and his impact on hockey and life here in GF

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Dave Strader, who passed away at the age of 62 this past Sunday morning in his beloved Glens Falls, embodied professional hockey here.

He was the first radio play-by-play man for the Adirondack Red Wings back in their first season here in 1979-80.

He called two Calder Cup title runs, and somewhere along the line earned the nickname “The Voice” for his perfectly pitched …

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Porreca closes Chicken Shack, expands Raúl’s into its space

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“The Chicken Shack is doing okay, but the smart money is on Raúl’s,” owner Russ Porreca said Monday.

He’s closing the Chicken Shack at 162 Glen Street and expanding into that space his thriving Raúl’s Mexican Grill next door.

“We don’t have enough seating for Raúl’s,” Mr. Porreca told The Chronicle.

“We need more space. We’re turning people away. The Chicken Shack space will …

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Gun shop and indoor shooting range to open north of outlets

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Adirondack Gun & Range — a retail gun shop and 7,600-square-foot indoor shooting range — plans to open by the end of October at 1540 Route 9 in Queensbury, just north of the factory outlets.

“A big draw for us is the outlets,” said co-owner Brian Grimm. “We envision attracting the husband who drops his wife off to go shopping and then comes up …

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Cirelli’s Osteria in SGF to close; to concentrate on Jam ‘n’ Eggs

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“We’re closing Cirelli’s Osteria,” chef-owner Michael Cirelli told The Chronicle Monday. “Financially the overhead is too much.” He said the restaurant’s last night will be Saturday, Oct. 28.

“We just lost our mojo,” he said. “We started out on the wrong foot and we ended on the wrong foot,” noting that they at first tried to serve Italian and TexMex food before concentrating on …

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