Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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Glens Falls DRI murals take shape

By Sophia Afsar-Keshmiri, Chronicle Summer Staff

“This is history. It’s exciting. I’m honored to be a part of that,” says Hannah Williams (@hannwilliamsart) regarding her mural taking shape on Warren Street. “I’m so passionate about public art…advocating on how much it can bring value…business and tourism,” she says.

“Public art is accessible to everybody….It boosts community morale.”

Miss Williams’s work is one of two commissioned murals being paid for out …

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Ukraine twins at work in Lake George

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Ukrainian twins Anna and Tetiana Huzii have worked at the Fort William Henry hotel desk all summer.

“I work in the morning, Anna in the evenings and our guests think it’s one person,” Tetiana laughed. Their only simultaneous day off is Friday.

The twins’ hometown, Ivano-Frankivsk, is around 200 kilometers from the border with Poland in Western Ukraine.

Asked about the Russian invasion, Tetiana …

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County names Tourism chief; a controversy

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Warren County Board of Supervisors approved the appointment of Alfred Snow as the County’s new tourism director at its meeting on Friday, Aug. 19.

Mr. Snow, a Syracuse native who is currently in central Florida, where he is the Convention, Meeting and Event Representative for Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing, is set to begin at Warren County on September 12.

Some supervisors …

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60 attend info meeting on Lake George Village dissolution vote, 9/13

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

The Lake George Village and Town governments came together Monday night for a joint public information meeting on the village interim dissolution study.

Village Mayor Bob Blais and Town Supervisor Dennis Dickinson sat side by side at the front of the nearly full room.

Approximately 60 people attended.

By a show of hands at the meeting’s end, an overwhelming number of those present said …

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Vintage clothes popularity rises: Environmental sustainability; individuality; the styles rebound

By Sophia Afsar-Keshmiri, Chronicle Summer Staff

Laura Traudt, owner of Laura’s Vintage in Glens Falls, has noticed vintage clothing is “getting more difficult to find, because it’s so popular.”

She says, “I’ve sacrificed a lot of my own collection” to keep her store stocked.

Ms. Traudt says environmental sustainability drives the popularity of vintage clothing.

“A lot of my younger customers don’t want to buy any new clothing,” she says.…

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