Tuesday, October 3, 2023

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2 arrested in knifepoint robbery at Queensbury Speedway

State Police said at about 7:24 a.m. on July 4, Troopers responded to the Speedway on Aviation Road in Queensbury, for the report of a robbery in progress.

Justin M. Cabral, 36, of Queensbury allegedly “entered the business, brandished a knife, and demanded money from the clerk. Before law enforcement arrived, he fled the location in a vehicle driven by” Garrett A. Murray, 25, of Greenwich, said the State …

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GF: ‘Yes’ to beers & open containers at Take a Bite events

The Glens Falls Common Council at its Tuesday, June 27 meeting voted to lift the downtown open container ban for the weekly Take a Bite food festivals, held on Wednesday evenings from July 5 to August 9.

The ban is lifted only “within the parameter of Ridge, Glen and Maple Streets between Bay and Ridge,” and only during the specific times and dates of Take a Bite.

Event chair Carly …

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Chester returns to pre-Bicentennial flagless logo; some unhappy

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

The Chester Town Board voted unanimously last month to approve a new logo that no longer features American flags.

“The one we had was created for the Bicentennial in 1999. And we’ve been using that as our logo since,” Supervisor Craig Leggett told The Chronicle. “Never changed it after the Bicentennial was over.”

Now the town is returning to its “traditional” style, featuring the …

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Hilary Stec to resign as At-Large Queensbury County Supervisor

Hilary Stec said that she will resign as Queensbury At-Large County Supervisor in a letter addressed “To the Warren County Republican & Conservative Committees, County Chairman Kevin Geraghty, Board of Supervisors and the Town of Queensbury.”

The letter continued, “It is with deep regret that I am providing notice of my resignation as At-Large County Supervisor for the Town of Queensbury, providing 30 days’ notice, with my final employment date …

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Weather Routing: Glens Falls juggernaut

By Hannah Hughes, Chronicle Summer Staff

Weather Routing, Inc. in Glens Falls employs 55 meteorologists who guide freighters, cruiseships, yachts, fishing vessels and even ocean kayakers and swimmers worldwide.

“We provide weather information for…individual vessels and get them from point A to point B, with weather and safety, and in the last decade, also making sure that they’re minimizing fuel when they come across the ocean to lessen the emission …

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