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Business plea: Help needed!!!

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“Help wanted” signs seem to be everywhere, and businesses large and small voice the same lament: Can’t find enough employees.

“We’re constantly looking now,” said Tom Albrecht, owner of Hilltop Construction. “We have signs out front pretty much year-round now.”

At Cifone Construction, Chief Financial Officer Carol Cifone said, “It’s almost impossible to find skilled laborers with experience. We’ve tried Craigslist,, the Post-Star. …

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Visitor: Why no reliable taxis?

To the Editor:

What is the story with the Glens Falls taxi companies? They do not seem to be concerned about timing when transporting people.

My friend lives in Glens Falls and I live in Maryland. We frequently ride Amtrak to visit each other. During the past two and a half years we have used three taxi companies and have never been picked up at the requested time. There was …

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Thinking of Nathan Brown

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

I never forget that the purpose of Memorial Day is to honor those who gave their lives trying to defend freedom and our nation. In 2004, I took the photo that you see on the front page, of Nathan Brown’s casket leaving St. Alphonsus Church after the 21-year-old South Glens Falls soldier’s funeral. He died in the Iraq war.

The photo, and Nathan’s passing, stays …

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Her first taste of [farmacy]

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Chronicle has a bird’s eye view across Ridge Street at A.J. Richards’ new [farmacy] restaurant that opened in April.

People seem to be streaming in, populating the chef’s bar in the open window nearly every night, even amid unfamiliar fare such as house-made beef heart pastrami, or seared scallops with a side of arugula “foam” and squid ink “tuile” — whatever that is.…

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Dinosaurs that ‘move & roar’

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Dino Roar Valley in the new Lake George Expedition Park won’t open to the public until Saturday, May 25, but The Chronicle got a sneak peek last week with John Collins, the park’s general manager, Chief Operating Officer and one of its five owners.

Dino Roar Valley — part of the former Magic Forest property — will feature 20 animatronic dinosaurs on 17 acres …

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