Saturday, April 10, 2021

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Puppy Bowl, on TV before the Super Bowl, was recorded in GF at Cool Arena

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Animal Planet’s 17th annual “Puppy Bowl” was filmed away from New York City for the first time ever, due to Covid. It took over the Cool Insuring Arena here in Glens Falls for 10 days last October.

The three-hour show airs at 2 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, on cable networks discovery+ and Animal Planet.

The football-themed, cute-forward competition promotes pet adoption.…

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If not Indians, what nickname for GF High? Mark: ‘Pulpers’ or ‘Big Boom’

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

I’m not taking a stand one way or the other on whether Glens Falls High School should surrender its Indians name, but knowing how these challenges usually end, I naturally started pondering alternatives in case the Indian is jettisoned.

Here are some possibilities.

The Pulpers. That’s the first one that popped into my head. It gets at the essence of Glens Falls — the …

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Argyle Cheese up & running in HF at former Lewis Super

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Argyle Cheese Farmer is up and running at its new headquarters — the former Lewis Supermarket on Burgoyne Avenue in Hudson Falls.

Business is “pretty good,” said Marge Randles and John Dickinson on a mini-tour last Wednesday.

Mrs. Randles adds, “It’s never enough, but the holidays were good.”

Mrs. Randles and her husband Dave partnered with Mr. Dickinson and his sixth-generation Ideal Dairy …

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Todd Kusnierz, new Saratoga Board chair, on the ‘coup,’ plus Covid, more

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Was it a coup that got Todd Kusnierz elected this month as chairman of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors?

“In the financial world, they’d call it more like a hostile takeover,” the Town of Moreau Supervisor laughs.

Mr. Kusnierz says several board members objected to the County’s response to the Covid pandemic and what he termed the “pay debacle” after the then County …

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County Health Chief: Be patient on vaccine

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Ginelle Jones, Director of the Warren County Public Health Department, is single-minded in her bottom-line Covid-19 message.

“We want 100 percent of Warren County vaccinated,” Mrs. Jones told The Chronicle during a 40-minute conversation Sunday. “Please, if you write anything, write that….That’s what’s going to get us off this gerbil wheel and through the tunnel of Covid, towards the light, is 100 percent vaccinated.”…

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