Saturday, October 1, 2022

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Bonacio South St. projects go to Glens Falls Planning Board July 5

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Sonny Bonacio’s Spring City Development is expected to go before the Glens Falls Planning Board on Tuesday, July 5, in City Hall at 4:45 p.m. for the two phases of its Downtown Revitalization Initiative project on South Street.

The meeting will also be live streamed on the City’s YouTube site.

See CityofGlensFalls.com for info.

The meeting agenda was not posted as of Chronicle press …

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Luzerne has lost its restaurants

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

The central business district of Lake Luzerne-Hadley is without a dinner restaurant, with Upriver Cafe, The Waterhouse and 9 North Wood Fired Pizza & Pub adjacent to Bend of the River Golf Course all having closed.

It didn’t just curtail dining options; it’s making it harder to find workers.

“Losing UpRiver Cafe killed us,” Linda Merlino, owner of The Lamplight Inn, told The Chronicle. …

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Spongy moths — formerly gypsy — abound

By Sophia Afsar-Keshmiri, Chronicle Summer Staff

The spongy moth — previously known as the gypsy moth — is at “outbreak population levels,” confirms Addison Kubik, outreach coordinator at Ballston Spa-based Capital Region PRISM — Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management.

Forester Rob Cole, of New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation, warned in a video of extreme conditions.

“Last year,” he said in the video, “we had about 730,000 acres of …

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Queensbury’s Brigid Duffy to West Point; Air Force: Tyler Spaulding

By Sophia Afsar-Keshmiri, Chronicle Summer Staff

Queensbury High School will send two seniors, Brigid Duffy and Tyler Spaulding, to service academies — where both will also compete as Division I athletes.

Brigid will attend the United States Military Academy at West Point and play soccer and lacrosse.

Tyler will play baseball at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.

Both Tyler and Brigid said they intend to pursue military careers …

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Talking jobs: EDC speaker on the bad news (& some hope)

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

“Today I’ll be largely the bearer of bad news,” Dr. Rachel Sederberg told the Warren County Economic Development Corporation’s annual luncheon last Friday at the Great Escape Lodge.

Dr. Sederberg’s topic was “The Demographic Drought,” or “Bridging the Gap in our Labor Force.”

The research manager with the consulting firm Emsi Burning Glass in Boston brought sobering data to the gathering of business leaders, …

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