Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Dan Ward takes helm as Hudson Falls School Supt.

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

New Hudson Falls School Superintendent Dan Ward is Washington County to the core.
“I’m a lifetime resident born and raised in Fort Ann on a dairy farm,” he says. “So I’ve had the distinct pleasure of working up and down the Route 4 corridor here for my entire career and only living out of Washington County while I was at school, in Potsdam.

“I …

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LG Village in crackdown on boats that dock too long: Fines; penalties

No more Mr. Nice Guy from Lake George Village in regard to boats that monopolize its public docks.

“This year,” the village said in a press release, “the Village’s six public docks have seen a marked increase in boaters using the docks for extended periods of time both day and night.

“Some vessels have been docked for weeks at a time, cutting down on available spaces for those wishing to …

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LG small vessel charter boat biz booms

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Lake George charter boat tours in small vessels are very much on the rise.

There are now 56 approved tour boat operators on Lake George and the number only increases, said Dave Wick, executive director of the Lake George Park Commission, in response to a Chronicle inquiry.

Mr. Wick said three were added in recent months. “We only started tracking charter boats within the …

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Adirondack Mountain Club headquarters in LG for sale: $990,000

Hopes to buy, move to High Peaks ski center; office in GF/Saratoga

Chronicle managing editor Cathy DeDe writes: The Adirondack Mountain Club aims to sell its headquarters building on Goggins Road off Lake George Northway Exit 21, with hopes to move into a new, higher profile location in Lake Placid. “As we try to reach as many hikers and visitors as possible, we see value in having property more in …

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New player in downtown GF real estate: Tom Elliott to buy 2nd bldg.

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Tom Elliott is the latest developer to enter the scene in downtown Glens Falls.

He and girlfriend Susy Westfall already bought 12 Warren Street, which once was home to JMZ architects and now has Black Anvil body art/tattoo parlor on its first floor and an apartment upstairs. They paid $345,000, said Realtor Mark Levack.

Now Mr. Elliott — with lifelong friend and business partner …

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