Wednesday, July 24, 2024

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Sold! South Glens Falls Peppermill Retaurant

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Chief Operating Officer

After 33 years John and Vicky Osakowicz have sold their Peppermill Restaurant — a South Glens mainstay in the Midtown Shopping Center — to local couple Chris and Jennie Dore.

The Osakowiczes are natives of Poland who came separately to the U.S. at the age of 9. In 1990 they bought the former Lum’s and turned it into The Peppermill. John ran the …

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Fountain redo nearly finished

Chronicle editor Mark Frost writes: Alan Decker, whose Decker’s Pondscapes of Rotterdam is doing the construction, said the redo of the fountain on Warren Street downtown next to the bear mural should be finished by this Friday.

It will have cascading waterfalls and is built of local stone, Mr. Decker said.

It’s a Glens Falls Business Improvement District project.

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TD Bank will close its only Glens Falls branch Sept. 20

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

TD Bank — the Canadian-owned successor to what started as First National Bank of Glens Falls on Aug. 1, 1853 — will close its Maple Street downtown drive-through branch as of Sept. 20.

No comment was available from TD Bank, but a notice was posted in the window of the branch as required by law.

“This store is closing September 20, 2024, but we’re still …

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Winter’s Dream profit: $5,590

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: Total net income was just under $5,600 for the Winter’s Dream light-and-sound attraction at Fort William Henry this past winter. The figure was reported in a simple two-page “Profit and Loss” document created by the Warren County Coalition Inc., and obtained by The Chronicle.

The Coalition is a group of business and tourism leaders who launched Winter’s Dream with $3 million in seed money …

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Daniel Giordano: rising artist’s wild works at the Hyde

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe urges: Rare opportunity this week to meet rising star artist Daniel Giordano, 36-year old creator of “Crystal Blue Persuasion,” a solo show of memory-driven fantastical sculptures now in the Hyde Collection’s contemporary Feibes & Schmitt Gallery. He’ll give a talk on Thursday, July 18, at 6 p.m. for the museum’s monthy “Hyde After Hours.”

“Mixed media” doesn’t begin to describe Mr. Giordano’s work, here through …

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