Monday, January 17, 2022

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New player in downtown GF real estate: Tom Elliott to buy 2nd bldg.

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Tom Elliott is the latest developer to enter the scene in downtown Glens Falls.

He and girlfriend Susy Westfall already bought 12 Warren Street, which once was home to JMZ architects and now has Black Anvil body art/tattoo parlor on its first floor and an apartment upstairs. They paid $345,000, said Realtor Mark Levack.

Now Mr. Elliott — with lifelong friend and business partner …

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Natalie, our intern, tries ‘Goat Yoga’ at Dove Haven Farm, Hudson Falls

By Natalie Barden, Chronicle Summer Intern

Dove Haven Farm, located in Hudson Falls, is indeed a haven for yoga, animal and nature lovers alike.

I discovered this first-hand last Sunday during a goat yoga class, one of the many offerings by owners Lisa Catalfamo-Flores and her husband Omar.

The couple opened the farm to the public for the first time in June, though they say love for animals and interest …

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North Warren EMS needs help

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

North Warren Emergency Services says it is in dire need of staff.

“It’s hard to pass by a business without a help wanted sign, right. And same thing is really true in public safety as well,” said Mike Geraci, a member of the board and Horicon Town Councilman too.

“We need people. Volunteerism is a thing of the past. Clearly. There are no volunteers, …

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Colossal changing of the guard at Double-H

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Double H Ranch — the camp for critically ill children founded in 1993 by Charley Wood and actor Paul Newman at a former dude ranch in Lake Luzerne — is making a colossal transition.

Dr. Kathleen Braico, 73, the camp’s medical director since the camp began 29 years ago, is stepping aside. Dr. Chris Woll, 35, is succeeding her.

His connection to Double H is …

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Double H’s new medical chief was camper there as child with cancer

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Dr. Chris Woll was an eight-year-old cancer patient from Clifton Park when he first attended Double H as a camper.

Once he started, he never stopped — “every summer, up until I aged out as a camper…I started when I was eight and came until I was 16.” Then, from “17 to 25. I came as a counselor. And I held various roles on staff …

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