Saturday, January 28, 2023

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Demolition to begin of Water Slide World; Schermerhorn to Planning Board 1/23

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Demolition of the former Water Slide World in Lake George is to begin “in the next few days,” attorney Jonathan Lapper said Monday in response to a Chronicle query. Mr. Lapper represents Richard Schermerhorn who purchased the 12-acre property last month for $3 million and plans a mixed-use project with as many as 200 market-rate apartments, plus commercial space for offices and retail at …

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Minky Mink taps locals to model

By Sophia Afsar-Keshmiri, Chronicle Summer Staff

Minky Mink, the downtown Glens Falls women’s clothing boutique, is featuring local women modeling its clothes on its website and Instagram.

“We do high-style fashion photo shoots every month & love photographing women from our community. We invite you to reach out & work with us,” Minky Mink exclaims on its website. “Anybody can do it.”

“I think it was my sister’s idea,” says …

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Randy Travis was a WOW! Kevin Richards is another Jonathan Newell!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Randy Travis at the Charles Wood Theater last Sunday turned out to be one of the great Glens Falls events of all time.

The country music legend and his wife Mary Travis sold out two shows, afternoon and evening — and they made their mark in Corinth and Glens Falls besides.

Kevin Richards, the local CMA award- winning DJ, produced the event and proved …

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Park Commission seeks mandatory septic inspection; LGA: Do more

The Lake George Park Commission has issued its proposed new regulations on septic systems around the lake.

All wastewater systems located within 500 feet of Lake George or within 100 feet of DEC regulated streams would have to be inspected every five years under proposed State regulations seeking “to prevent degradation of the Lake from wastewater pollution.”

The Park Commission, which would administer the program, estimated it would apply to …

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Police: ‘Toy replica handgun’ found at Glens Falls Middle School, second incident this week

Glens Falls Police received a report of a student in possession of a handgun today, September 14 at Glens Falls Middle School. The “reported weapon was recovered, secured and identified as a toy replica handgun,” police said.
Another incident occurred last week on September 8 at Glens Falls High School, when a BB gun fell out of a student’s backpack. The School Resource Officer was nearby, and Police removed that

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