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Beaty: Bus deal will cost locals millions plus loss of control


Recently the W/C board of supervisors sold their taxpayers down the river in so many ways.

The GFTA (Glens Falls transportation authority) has the authority to dictate bus routes throughout the county. This is important on many levels for seniors, and those seeking transportation to and from work.

They have done a good job getting those needing transportation around the county.

The GFTA did NOT have a negative budget. …

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90 years old, doing stand-up comedy

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

It’s not every day a 90-year-old woman does stand-up comedy to a live audience.

I went to the Strand Theater in Hudson Falls to see Marlene Osier take on that challenge on Friday, April 14.

Wow, she “killed,” as comedians like to say. She was funny. She didn’t just tell jokes. She presence. Her act held together.

Periodically she’d rummage around in her bag for …

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High School Musical awards at Proctors: Huge night for local kids

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

We’re on a high! Glens Falls and Queensbury High Schools took home Best Musical awards in two of the three “tiers” at the Capital Region High School Musical Theatre Awards last Saturday night at Proctors Theater in Schenectady.

Glens Falls won for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Queensbury for Shrek the Musical.

We of the North Country might once have imagined …

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Glens Falls Code Officer Reckner to exit; angered some in business; Mayor sings his praises

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Glens Falls Code Enforcement Officer Justin Reckner submitted his resignation and will leave the job in two weeks, roughly eight months after he was hired.

“Justin got an offer he couldn’t refuse. Much more than the city was paying him,” Mayor Bill Collins told The Chronicle.

“He’s done a heck of a job for us. And we really appreciate all the efforts, it’s hard …

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School & Library District vote results

Critic of drag queen story hour wins seat at Luzerne’s libary

In the hotly contested race for Rockwell Falls Public Library Trustee, the two winners were Josh Jacquard with 279 votes and Kathleen Jones with 187.

A write-in candidate, Jason Hall, finished third, with 132 votes. Robin Cammarata had 108, and Jade Eddy 107.

In candidate statements in last week’s Chronicle, Mr. Jacquard wrote in part: “Holding drag queen story …

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