Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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Bronzino jettisons marijuana plan in blacksmith shop; building for sale

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: Brian Bronzino has put 56 Glen Street back on the market, potentially abandoning his plan to locate a marijuana dispensary in the historic former blacksmith shop at the foot of Glen Street hill in Glens Falls.

It is listed for $184,900 with Brian Pepe of DeMarsh Real Estate.

“He put it out there to see if there are any feelers on it,” Bronzino spokesman …

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College kids key in Covid coping

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

A team of college students is helping Warren County Health weather Covid.

“Their energy, excitement and enthusiasm,” plus their tech savvy and work ethic, has taken some of the burden off the staff of the Health Department, its director Ginelle Jones tells The Chronicle. “Until this June, when for a while things slowed down, we were going 7 days a week,” Ms. Jones said. …

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Ginelle Jones: ‘I support the mandate & end date; everyone do their part’

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

While Saratoga and Washington Counties criticized Gov. Kathy Hochul’s new mask-or-vaccination mandate in public settings, Warren County Public Health Director Ginelle Jones acknowledged it is unlikely the county will enforce the mandate but she hopes “people will comply without us needing to.”

Ms. Jones told The Chronicle, “I absolutely support” the Governor’s mandate. “I think it’s long overdue, especially through the holiday season.

“This …

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Todd Kusnierz: ‘Masks not the answer; we won’t enforce’

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Moreau Town Supervisor Todd Kusnierz, who chairs the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors, released a statement on Monday, balks at the new State vaccinate-mask mandate.

“Saratoga County’s Public Health Department and Law Enforcement will not enforce New York State’s misguided and unrealistic mask mandate, which passes the buck to counties to enforce what the Governor herself said just over a week ago is ‘almost …

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City Clerk Bob Curtis announces retirement

Mark and Sandra:

I’m writing to thank the citizens of Glens Falls for allowing me the opportunity to serve our wonderful City for 37+ years, 10 years as Mayor’s Assistant and the last 27+ years as City Clerk.

It has been an honor and a privilege to serve our community. Now, it’s time for me to call it a day. I’m retiring at the end of December, 2021. Megan Nolin, …

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