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Indians’ icing on the cake!

GF completes dream season with overall NY state title

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The refuse-to-lose Glens Falls boys’ basketball team added a Federation state title to their public high school crown, winning a pair of games in front of raucous hometown crowds at Cool Insuring Arena.

The 29-1 Indians scrapped and clawed their way to a gritty 77-70 overtime win over South Bronx Prep in Saturday’s semifinal in …

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Brewers rally for Common Roots

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The region’s craft brewers are rallying around Bert and Christian Weber’s Common Roots. The South Glens Falls brewery was destroyed by fire Monday night.

Kurt Borchardt and Colin Quinn, who co-own Artisanal Brew Works in Saratoga, organized a meeting of brewers Tuesday afternoon.

“There are a couple of ideas on the table,” Mr. Borchardt told The Chronicle. “One local brewery already has an event …

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Bronzino buying spree grows on

Brian Bronzino has bought the historic former Square Nail gift shop building at the bottom of Glen Street hill for $165,000, plus the Dix Avenue Plaza shopping center for $280,000. Both buys were March 20.

The 24-year-old Brooklyn native has now spent $2.28-million buying Glens Falls buildings in the last seven months.

The 56 Glen Street building is one of Glens Falls’s oldest, dating to 1830 to 1835. It once …

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Neighbors cite water issues in homeless apts. plan on Cooper

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Neighborhood ground water issues have been raised by foes of the Warren-Washington Association for Mental Health’s plan to put 28 apartments of affordable permanent supportive housing for homeless and mentally ill individuals at 47-50 Cooper Street.

“A sketch plan” conference about the project is set for the Glens Falls Planning Board on Tuesday, April 2, at 4:45 p.m. in the second-floor Common Council chambers. …

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Glens Falls Hospital CEO Dianne Shugrue not intimidated by Post-Star

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Many people that The Post-Star decides it will ruin shrink from the chain daily’s onslaught. Glens Falls Hospital CEO Dianne Shugrue isn’t one of them.

Someone told her she’s “one tough cookie,” she mentioned Tuesday, when we had our fourth conversation in recent weeks — and when I took the photo at the right.

The Post-Star wants Ms. Shugrue’s scalp on its belt. It has …

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