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Unkauf adds bike trail spur; buys it & historic tower from City of GF

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Shirt Factory redeveloper Eric Unkauf is installing a spur on the Warren County Bike Trail between Leonard Street and Curran Lane that will connect not just to his repurposed factory complex but to Glens Falls’s new arts district.

Mr. Unkauf is also buying the city-owned parcel that includes the bike trail spur and the adjacent, historic but neglected Delaware & Hudson railroad tower along Leonard …

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Rick’s Bike Shop sold to Lendrum brothers, who operate North Country Subaru

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff

Rick Chiasson has sold Rick’s Bike Shop on the corner of Quaker and Ridge Roads in Queensbury to brothers Eric and Jared Lendrum, who also co-own the nearby North Country Subaru dealership that was started by their father Ken.

Rick was already on a vacation Monday when The Chronicle stopped by.

Eric said he, his brother and their father hatched the idea of their operating …

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GF Hospital earns ‘Magnet’ for ‘excellence’ of nursing staff

Glens Falls Hospital said it has been credentialed as a Magnet Organization, the “gold standard for nursing excellence.”

Only 8 percent of all hospitals in the United States, and fewer than 10 percent of hospitals world-wide hold the distinction, said the press release.

“To receive Magnet Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, an organization must demonstrate excellent quality outcomes, satisfied patients, and engaged nurses,” said press info.

Donna Kirker, …

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Family opens Book Cabin bookstore in LG, at Trinity Rock Motel, also a project

The Jalowiec family of Connecticut has opened a bookstore, The Book Cabin, at 3373 Lake Shore Drive in Lake George, adjacent to the Trinity Rock Motel, which they bought and are renovating.

“I wanted to let The Chronicle know that Lake George has a new retail shop! The Book Cabin is open and excited to welcome readers to browse the beautiful store,” e-mailed Stephanie Jalowiec.

“I’ve been ‘selling’ books to …

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Argyle’s Arnolds: GF Farmers Market ousts us after 34 years

Argyle’s Arnold family, which operates Pleasant Valley Farm, shared on its e-mail newsletter on Saturday:

The Glens Falls Farmers’ Market Board denied our summer application for 2021 and the last few months have been difficult figuring out how to deal with that unexpected letter and what to say to our long time customers.

“We have been there 34 years, were instrumental in the market’s development, headed up the building …

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