Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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LG kayak trip had special meaning

By Bob Weinman, Special to The Chronicle

Editor’s note: Bob Weinman of Queensbury in 2021 set out to paddle Lake George each month of the year. He’s writing about it this year in The Chronicle.

April 17, 2021, 8:40 am. Ticonderoga Creek at the north end of Lake George. I stand barefoot in goose poop and consider how lucky I am.

It’s a damp, cold, gray day, and I …

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LG School Board: Free 150-word candidate statements

Linda Clark

If there ever was time to pay attention to school board elections, now is the time, even if you do not have children in the district! What families once trusted to be a safe harbor for children is no longer the case. What you are hearing across the country regarding the radical changes in education are being implemented right here in your communities. I cannot implore you enough …

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LG Park Commission’s Wick defends milfoil herbicide; calls LGA ‘inaccurate’

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

The Lake George Association is “coming out with inaccurate and some might describe it as blatant misinformation in an attempt to cause concern and alarm” about the Lake George Park Commission’s decision to approve use of the herbicide ProcellaCOR EC against the invasive milfoil at two locations on Lake George.

That’s what Dave Wick, executive director of the LGPC, tells The Chronicle.

He adamantly …

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Glens Falls Hospital CEO talks of now & the future

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Paul Scimeca, 59, has been Interim CEO of Glens Falls Hospital since Jan. 1. We decided to check in to see how he’s doing and what he’s thinking.

He’s new to the job but not to the hospital, where he’s worked for 32 years.

He praised the hospital’s personnel — “I am extraordinarily proud of how well, no matter what the challenge is, we take …

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New! Marathon Dance preview party for public

New this year, the South High Marathon Dance adds a “SHMD Auction Preview Party” open to the public Saturday, May 7, 1-5 p.m. in the school cafeteria and parking lot.

Marathon itself is Friday, May 13, at The Great Escape. It’s closed to the public as a Covid precaution.

On tap this Saturday: View silent auction items, learn how to use the Bidding Owl system, and place bids! Bidding continues …

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