Saturday, June 25, 2022

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DEC coyote alert

“This is the time of year when New York’s resident coyotes breed and set up dens for pups that will arrive in the spring,” Basil Seggos, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, was quoted in a press release Tuesday.

“While conflicts with people and pets are rare, New Yorkers should remain alert and follow DEC’s common-sense guidelines to minimize the risk for potential conflicts with coyotes.”…

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Corinth, 20-0, girls basketball juggernaut

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

The Corinth Girls Basketball team defeated Hartford, 62-47, to complete an undefeated, dominating regular season.

The Adirondack League Champions have a record of 20 wins, no losses. Recent victories include 62-18 over Granville, 65-18 over Lake George, and 70-25 over Waterford-Halfmoon.

Sectionals are up next, starting after seeding this week.

Coach Kelly Hoertkorn told The Chronicle, “I just have a great group of girls …

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Glens Falls considers lighting law; testy hearing

Chronicle staffer Zander Frost writes: A Glens Falls Common Council workshop was scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 16, to discuss the proposed lighting law that would regulate outdoor lighting levels while “minimizing the undesirable side effects of excessive illumination such as light trespass and light pollution.”

It requires light fixtures “be designated to prevent light pollution by shielding the light source and directing light downward, away from the night sky and …

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Warren County has LDC drama

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Warren County Board of Supervisors can’t seem to avoid drama.

This one involves the county’s seemingly boring Local Development Corporation, or LDC.

Not boring is the whirlwind of resignations and seemingly hasty appointments from December 2021 to January 2022.

It still cuts raw: Some of those involved continue talking about it with this reporter.

On December 30, Glens Falls Ward 1 Supervisor Jack …

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‘Mint’ nears debut in the former Mailings Made Easy building

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

After an extended delay, Mint restaurant aims to open in early March in Peter Hoffman’s redone Mailings Made Easy building on Warren Street in Glens Falls.

It’s a project of Johanna von Geldern, who previously operated Sweet Beet Bistro on Main Street in Greenwich, and her daughters Cagney and Kate Houlihan of Saratoga.

The chef is Jes Monroe, a North Creek native familiar in …

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