Friday, September 24, 2021

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Villa, Rock Hill still baking bread in Glens Falls

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

With some food staples at a premium, Glens Falls is be home to two long-time bakeries still making their breads.

Joseph Villa at Villa Bread on Walnut Street was succinct and upbeat via e-mail: “Nothing has changed here, the so called new norm is a baker’s way of life!”

He said demand is higher, “but we make the same unfortunately” — 1,000 loaves a …

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Coronavirus mental health advice of GF psychologists

Editor’s note: The following is excerpted from an article provided by Osika and Scarano Psychological Services, on Pine Street in Glens Falls:

With the onset of COVID-19, our office is incorporating OVID-19 into existing treatment plans AND preparing for the mental health fallout due to the restrictions on daily life.

At the beginning of each session we are asking patients how they are doing with Activities of Daily Living …

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Music, art, more now live online!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Manging Editor

We can’t get together in person, but there has been an explosion of daily online live streaming events by artists near and far.

St. Patrick’s Day was my first foray into the live stream concerts. I swung all night between local Celtic bluegrass band The McKrells at Caffe Lena in Saratoga and the nationally touring Dropkick Murphys at an undisclosed location in Boston (undisclosed …

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Queensbury Hotel is open: Rooms & food

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

In Bolton Landing the Sagamore Resort is entirely closed due to the pandemic shutdown, but at the Queensbury Hotel, “we are open for business,” says general manager Tyler Herrick.

He said that last Friday night, with a storm potentially coming, a subcontractor for National Grid rented 10 rooms to have their employees nearby.

He said the hotel has talked to Glens Falls Hospital about …

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Jimmer the Greek: GF star loves playing ball in Europe

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Jimmer Fredette is happy. He’s playing professional basketball for a Greek team, he’s getting paid handsomely, and he’s seeing a part of the world he might never have seen otherwise.

“It’s been good,” he told The Chronicle. “Athens is a cool city. There’s lots to do. And the food is very good.”

The Glens Falls native just turned 31. After years of kicking around …

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