Saturday, October 1, 2022

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Lapper says it was ‘a stunt’ to cancel reenactment over gun issue; Stec: Legal liability real

Chronicle Staff Writer Zander Frost writes: Last week The Rogers Island Visitor Center in Fort Edward said it cancelled its 18th Century Military Encampment & Battle Reenactment due to “New York State’s new gun law that restricts the carrying of firearms in ‘sensitive places.’”

Senator Stec blasted the law in a subsequent press release.

His November opponent Jean Lapper referred to the move as a “political stunt.”

She said, “The …

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Glens Falls fails to post documents, but promises ‘soon’

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Those who follow politics and public policy depend on advance meeting notices, agendas and supporting materials that municipalities typically post online, to know what’s coming up and when.

Followers of Glens Falls politics and policy may have noticed that the City has taken a step backwards.

Agendas are published online, but supporting materials have been missing now for several months. These can include blueprint …

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(g)row in GF; Cuddle Bugs in SGF: Kids & parents stores open

By Sophia Afsar-Keshmiri, Chronicle Summer Staff

There are two new local options for children’s and parents’ shopping.

(G)row — “curated cuteness for kiddos 0-5” — opened in late May on Exchange Street in Glens Falls.

“At (g)row,” says its website, “you will find clothing, toys, and gear for children age 0-5 as well as special gifts for parents (and parents-to-be!) and a selection of maternity clothes.”

Also, it’s “our mission …

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New owners of Delsignore’s Wines & Liquor

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Delsignore’s Wine & Liquor on Dix Avenue in Glens Falls is under new ownership by Jimmy and Ling Guo as of September 1.

The couple said they moved here from El Paso, Texas, where they lived for 20 years and operated a Chinese restaurant and ice cream and bubble tea shop.

They said they were 15 and 17 years ago when they emigrated from …

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49th Adirondack Balloon Festival

Thurs.-Sun., Sept. 22-25

Launch schedule:

Crandall Park — Thursday afternoon (followed by Glens Falls downtown Street Party)

Warren County Airport — Friday afternoon, Saturday morning & afternoon, Sunday morning

Crandall Park — Sunday afternoon

Details & full-scale Chronicle coverage below

The 49th Adirondack Hot Air Balloon Festival begins today, Thursday, Sept. 22 and continues to Sunday, Sept. 25.

“We’re back, full blown,” for the first time since Covid, says festival …

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