Saturday, December 9, 2023

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New Way Lunch closing its Queensbury location

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Family-owned mainstay New Way Lunch will close its Queensbury location at the end of December when its lease on Upper Glen Street expires.

“It’s just too much,” said Peter Gazetos, who operates the 103-year-old fourth-generation hot dog specialist with his wife Susan and their son Nick and daughter Ali Gazetos Mineo.

“There’s not enough time in the day. With food prices up 40 percent, labor, …

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Only in The Chronicle: Both sides in Rockwell Falls Library fight

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

A series of resignations has left the Rockwell Falls Library Board of Trustees in Lake Luzerne with two members, less than the three needed for a quorum. Now, the New York State Board of Regents will step in and pick three additional board members after an initial application process run by the Southern Adirondack Library System [SALS], that oversees the Library.

The Library has …

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Alltown Fresh: ‘We’re trying to change the mindset of gas station food’

By Ben Westcott, Chronicle Staff Writer

Alltown Fresh, a gas station convenience market place and kitchen with a chef-driven menu that emphasizes fresh and local food options, opened on Route 9 (1401 Saratoga Road) in the Town of Moreau on Nov. 2, north of Northway Exit 17. It’s the former site of a Sunoco and XtraMart.

“It’s been awesome, it’s busy,” General Manager Holly Kitchen said. “But it’s great because …

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After mulling transfer, Beagle glad he stayed with UAlbany Great Danes

By Ben Westcott, Chronicle Staff Writer

It wasn’t a sure thing that 6’10” sophomore forward Jonathan Beagle of Hudson Falls would be suiting up again for the University at Albany this year after winning the American East Rookie of the Year award last season.

That’s because Beagle entered the transfer portal for about three weeks in the off-season. He said he regrets it.

“I think that was a really bad …

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Glens Falls Symphony’s kids opera at Warrensburg: A game-changer!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

What a wow!

More than 1,400 students from seven school districts attended three performances in one day of Lucinda and the Poinsettias, a children’s opera put on by the Glens Falls Symphony with singers from the Seagle Festival of Schroon Lake at the new state-of-the-art auditorium at Warrensburg Junior-Senior High School.

First: On the record, the emotional blast of excitement was palpable over this …

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