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Kusnierz faulted & defends County not enforcing NY mask mandate

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Saratoga County’s decision not to enforce New York State’s new Covid mask mandate was criticized by a supervisor from Saratoga Springs and defended by Todd Kusnierz, the Moreau Town Supervisor who chairs the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors.

Mr. Kusnierz told The Chronicle, “Since Saratoga County came out and announced our position on the mask mandate, 37 upstate counties have come out against it. …

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Moreau opts out: No, on marijuana sales, at least to begin with

Chronicle managing editor Cathy DeDe writes: The Moreau Town Board voted unanimously (4-0, with Councilman John Donohue absent) to opt “out” of allowing sale of marijuana under New York State’s legalization law, Town Supervisor Todd Kusnierz told The Chronicle.

“The way the legislation is drafted is counter-kind of backwards,” Mr. Kusnierz said. “If you didn’t take action, you automatically are in, and you didn’t protect your rights as a county.…

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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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