Saturday, October 1, 2022

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Glens Falls Rotary hopes to make a park out of Bay-Ridge wedge

The Glens Falls Rotary Club’s Centennial Celebration this Saturday will take place in the green space facing the Civil War Monument in downtown Glens Falls, between Glen and Bay Streets.

The club hopes someday to help transform that green “wedge” into a park.

Plans floated last year by the City and Glens Falls Collaborative show added pathways, benches, art kiosks and other amenities.

“Prior to the 100th anniversary year, we …

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From the ranks: Rotary members’ view

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Chronicle invited members of Glens Falls Rotary to comment on their experiences with the club, what they tell people about it, and who or what typifies the Glens Falls Rotary experience for them. We asked, too: Is it fun, or serious?

Here’s what some said.

Kim Heunemann is Vice President/President Elect of the Rotary Club, and a member for 8 years.

What …

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Seeks to turn King Neptunes into hotel

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Sean Quirk intends to exit the bar business and turn King Neptune’s in Lake George Village into a five-room hotel that he hopes could charge upwards of $1,000 a night.

“I feel that because it’s lakefront and offering the dockage with a slip, I think there’s gonna be a draw,” Mr. Quirk told The Chronicle Tuesday afternoon.

“Then if they don’t have a boat, we’ll …

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First take on Lapper-Stec race

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

I regularly jog through Glens Falls and Queensbury. With my headphones in, I’m lost to the world — except I notice political lawn signs.

Lately, I’ve been struck by an abundance of Jean Lapper for State Senate signs, particularly in the Broadacres area.

They’re bigger than other signs too.

Not so many signs for the incumbent State Senator Dan Stec.

Small sample size, I …

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