Saturday, January 28, 2023

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Olivia Monsour, works hard to recover from bad car crash; starts esthetics school in Albany

By Sophia Afsar-Keshmiri, Special to The Chronicle

Olivia Monsour, the Queensbury Class of 2022 grad badly injured last summer in a Michigan car crash, has recovered to the point that she started pursuing her post-graduate plans earlier this month.

“I’m doing the 600-hour course to get my esthetics license…at the Aesthetic Science Institute in Latham,” Olivia told The Chronicle. The Institute calls itself The School of Appearance Enhancement.

Her mother …

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Shirt Factory’s Food Truck fate still awaits price setting by City

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Shirt Factory owner Eric Unkauf told The Chronicle that the future of the Food Truck Corral and other events remains up in the air as he awaits a new permit fee structure from the City of Glens Falls.

Through 2022, Mr. Unkauf had an agreement to pay the city $1,000 yearly for a permit to run his food truck events.

Mayor Bill Collins told …

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Glens Falls: 3 attempted armed robberies; Mayor: ‘People will feel comfortable’ in next week or two

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Glens Falls Mayor Bill Collins confirms that police have “a person of interest” in the three alleged armed robbery attempts on City Streets over 36 hours, Jan. 10-11.

“Soon there will be enough information for everybody to feel comfortable — within a week or two weeks,” Mayor Collins told The Chronicle Monday.

We asked: Is there a crime wave, or increased danger in the …

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Armed robbery reported at exit 21 Mobil in Lake George last Thursday, 1/12

On January 12, 2023 at around 8:15pm, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office investigated an armed robbery at the Xtra-Mart Mobil at 2398 St. Rt. 9N in Lake George, they said in a press release.

“A male suspect entered the store, approached the clerk, displayed a handgun and demanded cash and cigarettes. After which, he fled the scene in a vehicle,” said the release.

Warren County Sheriff Jim LaFarr told The …

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Chronicle exclusive: Hilary Stec seeks Seeber’s County Board seat

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Hilary Stec — wife of State Senator Dan Stec — seeks to fill the Warren County Board of Supervisors seat that Queensbury At-Large Supervisor Rachel Seeber said she intends to leave on January 23.

Ms. Stec said she submitted a letter to Queensbury Republican Chair Tim McNulty stating her intent to run in November, even before learning that Ms. Seeber planned to vacate the …

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