Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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Democrats seek challenger for Sen. Dan Stec, but no one yet

By Maury Thompson, Special to The Chronicle

Democrats hope to find a challenger for Sen. Dan Stec, R-Queensbury, although no one has emerged with five weeks before nominating petition process begins.

“What we need is for a candidate to step forward,” said Washington County Democratic Chairman Alan Stern.

Warren County Democratic Chairwoman Lynne Boecher said Sen. Stec “continues to drive a noticeable wedge with his opposition to Gov. Hochul.”

Warren …

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EXCLUSIVE: GF & Saratoga YMCAs eyeing merger

Photo of Glens Falls YMCA in winter, EXCLUSIVE: GF & SARATOGA YMCAS EYEING MERGER across top

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

CHRONICLE EXCLUSIVE: Discussions are far along that could merge the Glens Falls YMCA into the Saratoga Regional YMCA, The Chronicle has learned.Photo of Glens Falls YMCA in winter, EXCLUSIVE: GF & SARATOGA YMCAS EYEING MERGER across top

A member of the Saratoga Y board told The Chronicle that under current discussions, “Glens Falls would officially be part of the Saratoga Regional YMCA, and they would fall under our administrative team, our operations, things like that.”

The Glens Falls Y …

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Fast oil change biz eyes Aviation Rd. site where Lake George Baking is

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

The ‘Take 5’ chain that changes the oil while you sit in your vehicle is proposing to build at 538 Aviation Road in Queensbury, current location of Lake George Baking Company.

Quattro Development proposes replacing the bakery on the .65 acre lot with a 1,720+ square feet “Take 5 express automobile change facility.”

The application is scheduled to go before the Queensbury Planning Board …

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Battenkill Creamery exits Glens Falls Farmers Market

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

As of last week, Battenkill Valley Creamery is no longer selling its milk and other products at the Glens Falls Farmers Market.

Asked about it, owner Seth McEachron tells The Chronicle that, prompted by conversations about the new Market Center coming to South Street, “I heard there were some kind of uncertainties of what was going to be happening with the Market, so I …

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Big plans for Mr. Bill’s

By Ben Westcott, Chronicle Staff Writer

Mike and Beatrice Greenough have been making a lot of changes since purchasing Mr. Bill’s Carhop in South Glens Falls from Jerry and Bonnie LaBarr on Aug. 31.

But while looking forward, they’re also looking back. Mrs. Greenough says she wants to build the carhop back to what it was when the original Mr. Bill (Bill Smith) owned it. “I know that when Mr. …

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