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Craft on 9 Restaurant moving to 274 Glen Street

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Craft on 9, the Tallulah-style eatery on Route 9 in Moreau, is doing a total renovation of the former Mikado space in downtown Glens Falls and will relocate there sometime in 2019.

“I’m friends with C.J.,” said Rob Murphy, 30-year-old chef-owner of Craft 9, referring to Chris Patten, the redeveloper of 274 Glen Street at the corner of South.

“He’d dined here a few times, …

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Ash Anand’s latest: Mexican eatery at Ashe’s in Warrensburg

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Ash Anand, the India-born Warrensburg entrepreneur, is adding a Mexican restaurant to his growing list of businesses in northern Warren County.

Ocho Cinco Cantina, a 50-seat eatery, should be open by Christmas in his renovated Ashe’s Hotel building at 85 Hudson Street, Mr. Anand told The Chronicle.

“This continues our efforts to try to provide things in Warrensburg that it didn’t have before,” he …

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David Dammerman bought TD Bank bldg.

The buyer of the former TD Bank building at 237 Glen Street in downtown Glens Falls is investor David Dammerman of Saratoga Springs, The Chronicle has learned.

The long-vacant building that was once the headquarters of First National Bank of Glens Falls, later Evergreen Bank sold for $415,000 on Nov. 16 to 237 Glen LLC.

The person behind the LLC was not identified, but a source with knowledge of the …

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Will Saratoga’s horse racing meet be extended to 7 weeks in 2019?

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The horse-racing world is abuzz with speculation that the New York Racing Association might lengthen the 2019 thoroughbred horse-racing meet at Saratoga Race Course from its current six weeks to seven or eight.

Albany-area horse owner Roddy Valente started the speculation on Nov. 27 when he tweeted “NYRA not coming out with the 2019 calendar only proves one thing: They don’t have the eight …

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Throngs flocking to local events

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Local venues and community events are drawing big crowds.

Sunday’s Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert at Glens Falls High School drew 875 people. The prior Tuesday’s Adirondack Voices Winter Glow attracted a record 472 people at Christ Church United Methodist.

The Strand Theater in Hudson Falls drew a standing room crowd exceeding 375 people for its Ballet Meets the Beatles event that combined …

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