Monday, January 17, 2022

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New vertical sign on building at South & Glen: REALIZE Brokers

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Downtown Glens Falls has a prominent new vertical sign at the corner of South and Glen Streets, courtesy of Realize Brokers.

The real estate firm, founded in June 2020, is a partnership of 2012 Queensbury High School grad Nicholas Ketter and 2013 Glens Falls grad Spencer Bray.

It moved into the corner office of the Chris Patten-owned building in September.

“In real estate,” said …

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Glens Falls Wrestling beats Queensbury: First time since 1973

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Wrestling Coach Dan Perry said his Glens Falls Varsity Wrestling team beat Queensbury Thursday for the first time since 1973, in dramatic fashion, 39-36.

Coach Perry said pins by Glens Falls’s Eli Johnson (160 pounds) and Skyler Sturdevant (172) kept the match close. A pin by Queensbury’s Scott Miller (189) set up a climactic final bout.

At 215, Glens Falls’s Gavin Williams was wrestling …

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Kusnierz faulted & defends County not enforcing NY mask mandate

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Saratoga County’s decision not to enforce New York State’s new Covid mask mandate was criticized by a supervisor from Saratoga Springs and defended by Todd Kusnierz, the Moreau Town Supervisor who chairs the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors.

Mr. Kusnierz told The Chronicle, “Since Saratoga County came out and announced our position on the mask mandate, 37 upstate counties have come out against it. …

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Moreau opts out: No, on marijuana sales, at least to begin with

Chronicle managing editor Cathy DeDe writes: The Moreau Town Board voted unanimously (4-0, with Councilman John Donohue absent) to opt “out” of allowing sale of marijuana under New York State’s legalization law, Town Supervisor Todd Kusnierz told The Chronicle.

“The way the legislation is drafted is counter-kind of backwards,” Mr. Kusnierz said. “If you didn’t take action, you automatically are in, and you didn’t protect your rights as a county.…

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SFC Coon’s Christmas Eve Road March is back, Friday

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

On Christmas Eve day, Friday, Dec. 24, at 0900 hours — that’s 9 a.m., civilians — SFC Arthur Coon’s 18th annual Christmas Eve Road March steps off in person, again, from the Cool Insuring Arena in downtown Glens Falls.

Arrive before 9 for the ceremony, when the volunteers will also collect care package donations for deployed soldiers.

The four-mile march was founded by Retired …

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