Wednesday, February 28, 2024

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Stefanik would regain Moreau if new district map is okayed

By Maury Thompson, Special to The Chronicle

The Saratoga County towns of Moreau, Hadley, Day and Edinburg, now represented by U.S. Rep Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, would be moved into the 21st Congressional District, represented by Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, under a new proposed congressional redistricting plan.

The “compromise” plan, which the state Independent Redistricting Commission approved by a 9-1 vote on Feb. 15, retains all of Warren and Washington counties …

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Early end to major LG winter initiatives: ‘Winter Realms’ & ‘Winter’s Dream’ to close early

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Two major new Lake George winter initiatives will both close early.

Winter Realms at Festival Commons posted on Facebook that its final day will be Sunday, Feb. 25. The attraction — successor to Ice Castles — was planned to continue into early March.

Winter Realms received a $150,000 grant from Warren County Occupancy Tax funds this year.

‘Winter Realms’ to close Sunday; ‘Winter Dream’ will end March 9Ice Castles/Winter Realms officials did not respond …

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Enrollment grows at SMSA

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Enrollment is growing at St. Mary’s-St. Alphonsus Regional Catholic School in Glens Falls.

“For next year…we’re anticipating 125 (students) for grades K to 8, which is a big bounce,” says Father Scott VanDerveer, pastor of both the school and St. Mary’s Church. “We’re anticipating potentially two kindergartens, two first grades and a return of eighth grade, all in the same year.”

SMSA suspended its …

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New in Hudson Falls: Falcons Brewhouse Bistro, Tavern

By Ben Westcott, Chronicle Staff Writer

Five years ago, when Kim Bender bought the 171 Main Street, Hudson Falls building now housing her new Falcons Brewhouse Bistro and Tavern, it didn’t have the inviting atmosphere and upscale ambiance that greets visitors today.

“It was pretty much flooded,” Ms. Bender said of the long-ago bank and former shoe shop dating from 1910. It had sat vacant for years. “None of this …

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Buys ‘weed’ locally

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Last week I bought marijuana at a weed shop in Queensbury.

Well, I bought a sticker and received marijuana as a gift.

I had heard about the store for over a year.

I’d been told that stores like this exploit a loophole.

You buy a sticker and they give you marijuana as a gift.

So you’re not technically buying marijuana.

After enough rumors, I …

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