Tuesday, October 3, 2023

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70th Anniversary of Fort Edward’s Old Fort House Museum

By Hannah Hughes, Chronicle Summer Staff

The Old Fort House Museum in Fort Edward reaches a milestone this week.

“We’re ready to celebrate our 70th year, and to me, that’s a major milestone.” said Paul McCarty, Fort Edward Historian and Executive Director of the Old Fort House. July 12 is the day that the Fort Edward Historical Association officially acquired the property on Lower Broadway to preserve and run it …

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Warren County OK’s $3 million from bed tax for ‘game changer’ winter attraction

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: The Warren County Board of Supervisors approved spending up to $3 million in Occupancy Tax funds to bring to Lake George a new indoor winter attraction: a Canadian-created interactive, immersive light “experience.”

“It’s a game-changer,” like the Ice Castles, but not dependent on weather, said Sam Luciano, president and general manager of the Fort William Henry, where the attraction will be based.

Moment Factory …

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Women’s Care to close, MDs to HHHN, Saratoga Hospita

Women’s Care obstetrics and gynecology practice with offices in Glens Falls and Saratoga Springs, announced it will close permanently on August 30.

Four Women’s Care physicians will join existing OB/GYN practices.

Jennifer Bashant, M.D. and Diana Sustar, M.D. will join Women’s Health at Hudson Headwaters in Glens Falls.

Susan Bradford, M.D. and Ali Doyle, M.D. will join the Saratoga Hospital Medical Group — OB/GYN and Midwifery.

“Saratoga Hospital and Hudson …

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Lake George season pass boaters lost valued option in NY’s new rules


In your commentary about the new Lake George day-use site reservation system [June 22 Chronicle], you didn’t mention what I consider to be a significant change (and loss) with the Annual Pass (Passport).

In past years, a pass holder not only had the ability to “squat” on an unused day-use site but could also officially reserve a day-use site at no additional charge using their pass number.

With the …

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Glens Falls Council urges Queensbury: Reject rezoning for F.W. Webb

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

“Catastrophic” was just one of the strong words Ward 2 Councilman Robert “Bob” Landry used at last Tuesday’s Common Council meeting to describe the impact on City residents of the F.W. Webb distribution center and retail store proposed on Quaker Road across from Garvey Volkswagen.

The project site is in Queensbury, but sits adjacent to the Windy Hill and Windy Ridge neighborhoods in Glens …

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