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‘gaslight.’ nears opening in ex-Tallulah space; Colin Miner, Wbg. native, is chef

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Warrensburg native Colin Miner who pursued his career in Chicago will be the executive chef at Frank Mineo’s soon to open “gaslight.” in the former Bistro Tallulah location at 21 Ridge Street, Glens Falls.

Mr. Miner provided a taste of his fare last weekend at the 10th annual Albany Chefs’ Food & Wine Festival. He served caramelized onion paté, sweet potato bisque with kombu-poached …

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End of the mug shot?

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Governor Andrew Cuomo plans legislation to ban police release of mug shots and arrest information as an “unwanted invasion of personal privacy,” the Albany Times-Union Brendan Lyons reports.

The Jan. 18 story quoted a Cuomo spokesman as saying the proposed amendment to Freedom of Information law is meant to combat websites that post arrest information and photos online and then try to have those …

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What became of Solomon Northup after 12 years a slave

By David Fiske, Special to The Chronicle

Ken Perry’s letter about some local aspects of the Solomon Northup story, printed in the Chronicle issue of January 10, got me thinking about what the experiences of Northup and his family, while living in the Glens Falls area, tells us about the lives of African Americans in the 19th century. This is a matter that probably few local residents know much about …

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Warren County debates change to how it distributes sales tax revenue

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Battles lines are being drawn as Warren County supervisors debate how the county divides $26-million in sales tax revenue among its 11 towns and the City of Glens Falls.

Right now, the money is distributed based on each town’s assessed property value, benefiting towns with expensive waterfront homes like Bolton, Lake George, Chester, Horicon and Hague.

Bolton receives $4.16-million of sales tax revenue, Lake …

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Glens Falls VA clinic to double in size: 101 Ridge

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Albany Stratton VA Medical Center will double the size of its Glens Falls clinic when it moves into a 9,800-square-foot space at 101 Ridge Street in the late Dr. Steve Serlin’s Women’s Health Institute building.

Valor Healthcare, a Texas company that runs VA clinics throughout the country, was awarded the contract for the new clinic on Nov. 26, 2018, VA officials said.

The …

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