Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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Cuomo is our Putin

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

I’m not suggesting that he’s about to send the State Police across the Hudson to annex the Meadowlands in New Jersey, but am I the only person who sees the obvious parallels between New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Russian President Vladimir Putin?

Both of them understand and exercise raw power.

Gov. Cuomo couldn’t care less what the namby pamby New York Times and other …

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Stec: NYS must do more to protect the Lake

By David Cederstrom, Chronicle Staff Writer

“I think it’s too much for the state to expect that private citizens and local government are going to pick up the water that, frankly, the state should be carrying,” Assemblyman Dan Stec told the 129th annual meeting of the Lake George Association on Friday, Aug. 22.

Mr. Stec, the meeting’s keynote speaker, praised the funding help from local municipalities and groups such as …

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Qby. musican opened REO & Chicago show

By Jason Irwin, Chronicle Rock Columnist

“What a beautiful night for a concert. What a treat to be here at SPAC in my hometown tonight,” were Rich Ortiz’s opening words to the near-full amphitheater and lawn crowd last Tuesday evening, August 19.

Mr. Ortiz, a Queensbury grad now living in Saratoga Springs, was the opening act for veteran acts Chicago and REO Speedwagon on this stop on the co-headliners’ national …

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Crazy for Kaleidoscopes!

By Cathy DeDe

Judith Mysliborski, a retired Albany dermatologist who lives in Voorheesville near Albany can’t remember when she started collecting kaleidoscopes, but she recalls the first one she ever had.

“As a kid,” she says, “I had one of those paper ones. I had this little plastic blue toy box, and I remember some of the toys that were in there. That was one.”

Dr. Mysliborski’s old toy is …

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Schermerhorn: My offer doesn’t accept hockey & Global contracts but pledges to keep it an arena

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Developer Rich Schermerhorn told The Chronicle Tuesday that his $750,000 offer to buy the Glens Falls Civic Center remains in place, but that it doesn’t meet the city’s requirement to honor existing contracts with the Calgary Flames hockey team and building operator Global Spectrum.

“My offer is to buy it cleanly, without an obligation to outside contracts, no contingencies,” Mr. Schermerhorn said.

He is …

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