Thursday, December 2, 2021

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Dennis Dickinson goal: New sewer, lights, sidewalk Hearthstone to LG village line

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Lake George Town Supervisor Dennis Dickinson tells The Chronicle he hopes to achieve a mile-long sewer and road improvement project from the Lake George Village line north along Route 9N to the state’s Hearthstone Campground.

He said the project — which he estimates at $20-million — is a possibility because of the success of the town’s earlier Gateway Project with the state of New …

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Didn’t just make an ice rink; he built his own Zamboni!

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Dustin Underwood didn’t just build an ice rink in the backyard of his Queensbury home in the Herald Square neighborhood.

He also custom-built his own Zamboni machine out of spare parts to make the ice surface clear and smooth.

Dustin, a mechanic for the Town of Moreau, says of his “contraption: The key components are a snowblower frame, a truck running board, a large sign …

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Puppy Bowl, on TV before the Super Bowl, was recorded in GF at Cool Arena

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Animal Planet’s 17th annual “Puppy Bowl” was filmed away from New York City for the first time ever, due to Covid. It took over the Cool Insuring Arena here in Glens Falls for 10 days last October.

The three-hour show airs at 2 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, on cable networks discovery+ and Animal Planet.

The football-themed, cute-forward competition promotes pet adoption.…

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If not Indians, what nickname for GF High? Mark: ‘Pulpers’ or ‘Big Boom’

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

I’m not taking a stand one way or the other on whether Glens Falls High School should surrender its Indians name, but knowing how these challenges usually end, I naturally started pondering alternatives in case the Indian is jettisoned.

Here are some possibilities.

The Pulpers. That’s the first one that popped into my head. It gets at the essence of Glens Falls — the …

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Argyle Cheese up & running in HF at former Lewis Super

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Argyle Cheese Farmer is up and running at its new headquarters — the former Lewis Supermarket on Burgoyne Avenue in Hudson Falls.

Business is “pretty good,” said Marge Randles and John Dickinson on a mini-tour last Wednesday.

Mrs. Randles adds, “It’s never enough, but the holidays were good.”

Mrs. Randles and her husband Dave partnered with Mr. Dickinson and his sixth-generation Ideal Dairy …

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