Friday, October 22, 2021

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Lake George: Let guests dine outside now!

UPDATE: Outside dining is now allowed. NYS changed the rule after The Chronicle went to press.

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Lake George is pushing hard to win an immediate okay for customers to dine outside at the resort’s and region’s restaurants.

Sit-down dining isn’t scheduled for possible opening until the state’s Phase Three, which can’t start sooner than June 17, but business owners argue that customers would eat more …

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300+ at rally & counter-rally in Glens Falls Sunday

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Some 300 to 350 people attended the spontaneous protests at Centennial Circle on Sunday, May 31, estimates Glens Falls Assistant Police Chief Joseph Boisclair, who was at the forefront, with Chief Anthony Lydon away this week.

“We were pleased overall with how things went,” Asst. Chief Boisclair said. “People were able to get their point out, with almost no incidents.”

He tells The Chronicle …

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This would have been Americade; will it happen on July 21-25?

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

This week would have been the 38th Americade motorcycle rally in Lake George. Organizer Christian Dutcher still hopes to conduct it the week of July 21-25.

He said he expects to know better by mid-June “whether the state will bless us or not. Every week, we as a society learn something new about how to live in the COVID era.”

Mr. Dutcher, who took …

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Lake George Steamboat aims to start Lac season mid-June

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Lake George Steamboat Company expects to begin cruises on the Lac du Saint Sacrement, its biggest vessel, as early at June 17. That’s when Phase 3 could begin, including restaurants, in New York’s reopening from coronavirus restrictions.

“The Saint is a floating restaurant, predominantly,” Patricia Dow told The Chronicle. “It is a dinner-restaurant boat.”

“We are not thinking to do the Mohican or …

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Adirondack Theatre Fest to launch new virtual made-for-Zoom ‘experiences’

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Thinking out of the box got Adirondack Theatre Festival producing artistic director Chad Rabinovitz “thinking In the box,” he says.

The result is a new six-month series of virtual theatrical events. They will be created in conjunction with Mr. Rabinovitz’s second theater company, the Bloomington Playwrights Project in Indiana.

“The idea was to find a new way to operate,” Mr. Rabinovitz says, “creating live …

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