Saturday, June 25, 2022

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SFC Coon’s Christmas Eve Road March is back, Friday

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

On Christmas Eve day, Friday, Dec. 24, at 0900 hours — that’s 9 a.m., civilians — SFC Arthur Coon’s 18th annual Christmas Eve Road March steps off in person, again, from the Cool Insuring Arena in downtown Glens Falls.

Arrive before 9 for the ceremony, when the volunteers will also collect care package donations for deployed soldiers.

The four-mile march was founded by Retired …

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SGF’s Kingpin’s Alley: Mandate has already cost $4,000 in cancelled parties

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

New York State’s new vaccine-or-mask mandate is hitting bowling alleys hard, says owner of South Glens Falls’ Kingpin’s Alley Doug Bohannon, who is also president of the state Bowling Proprietors organization.

The Chronicle called Mr. Bohannon to ask how he’s doing after the new mandate. “It’s already cost me about $4,000 in business from canceled parties,” he said.

They cancelled “because they will be …

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Do something bold with that $10-million!

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

The following idea was hatched by Rich Cirino, the former Glens Falls wine merchant in the Wood Theater who resides now in Lake George.

When he mentioned it in passing, I thought, Wow!

The idea is: Create a roundabout in downtown Glens Falls where South, Broad and School Streets come together.

This is exactly the area that the City of Glens Falls won a $10-million …

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Bronzino jettisons marijuana plan in blacksmith shop; building for sale

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: Brian Bronzino has put 56 Glen Street back on the market, potentially abandoning his plan to locate a marijuana dispensary in the historic former blacksmith shop at the foot of Glen Street hill in Glens Falls.

It is listed for $184,900 with Brian Pepe of DeMarsh Real Estate.

“He put it out there to see if there are any feelers on it,” Bronzino spokesman …

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College kids key in Covid coping

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

A team of college students is helping Warren County Health weather Covid.

“Their energy, excitement and enthusiasm,” plus their tech savvy and work ethic, has taken some of the burden off the staff of the Health Department, its director Ginelle Jones tells The Chronicle. “Until this June, when for a while things slowed down, we were going 7 days a week,” Ms. Jones said. …

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