Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Makeover at Massie’s

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Jon Greenwood, owner of Massie’s Italan Restaurant in South Glens Falls, took advantage of the mandated COVID shutdown last spring to do a full makeover of the main dining room, including adding a second bar at the restaurant he bought five years ago from Pat Russo, whose parents founded it in 1929.

Despite the pandemic’s 50 percent occupancy restriction and no outdoor seating, Mr. …

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To merge or not to merge? FE, SGF schools face decision

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The South Glens Falls and Fort Edward school boards will meet together with their consultant on Wednesday, Sept. 30, in a significant step in considering possible annexation of the Fort Edward school by the South Glens Falls district. The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Ballard Road BOCES in Gansevoort.

Links for virtual participation were still to be posted on the schools’ …

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In 1978, what Ed Bartholomew said on his first day as GF Mayor

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

The whole ‘Celebration of Life’ memorial service for Ed Bartholomew at Christ Church United Methodist last Wednesday, Sept. 16, was inspired and inspiring, but my favorite part was Ed’s own words.

Current Mayor Dan Hall read them from minutes of the January 1, 1978 meeting when newly elected Mayor Ed Bartholomew first addressed the Common Council.

Ed, who was now economic development czar of EDC …

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Myott: There will be a South High Marathon Dance ‘in some form’

The 2020 South High Marathon Dance took place just before the coronavirus pandemic shut everything down. This year’s dance raised $801,281.

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: We checked in with Tom Myott, South Glens Falls art teacher and one of three adult Marathon Dance advisors, to see what the thought is about 2021.

“We are realizing that the South High Marathon Dance will look very different than in …

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Crandall Park tennis & pickleball courts open; event on Oct. 1

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: A Grand Opening for the new tennis, pickleball and basketball courts in Crandall Park, Glens Falls, is scheduled on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 1:30 p.m.

The pickleball and tennis courts are already open and being used.

Hours are daily until the lights go off at 10 p.m., Crandall Park Beautification Committee president Elizabeth Little Hogan told The Chronicle.

Basketball waits for Covid easing

Mayor …

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