Saturday, January 28, 2023

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Big events for 2023!

Here it is, nearly as full as ever! The Chronicle’s annual list of dates for some of this area’s signature events. Be aware that everything is subject to change, especially these days.

  • Lake George Winterfest, through March 12. Purchase $20 wristbands for restaurants and hotels discounts and perks, or $30 with added winer outing. Details: lakegeorgewinterfest.com.
  • Strand Theater 100th Anniversary, Jan. 17-21, Hudson Falls. Silent film fest. Free admission, popcorn.

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Glens Falls Mayor Collins catching much flak; his response

By Zander Frost & Mark Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer & Editor

Glens Falls Mayor Bill Collins is catching flak on several fronts as 2023 begins.
• Food truck fees.
• Parking fees and penalties.
• Building permits, stop work orders.

“None of these issues are easy,” Mayor Collins told The Chronicle in a wide-ranging phone conversation Tuesday.


The building permit issue was raised angrily by Mark Shaw. He is …

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Darryl & Sharon Getman, former Qby. couple in Florida, murdered

Chronicle Editor Mark Frost writes: A 50-year-old woman is charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Darryl and Sharon Getman in Mount Dora, Florida. Their bodies were found on New Year’s Eve, said news reports.

The Getmans — Darryl was 83, Sharon was 80 — lived at Waterman Village senior living facility, said Fox 35 Orlando.

The Albany Times-Union said, “Public records show Darryl and Sharon Getman lived on …

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3 attempted armed robbery incidents reported in Glens Falls in last 36 hours; no arrests made yet

Glens Falls Police asked the public to “remain vigilant after three armed robberies” that occured with in the last 36 hours, they said in a press release Thursday morning, January 12.

“It is unknown if the incidents are related or if the same suspect is involved.  The public is being asked to call the Glens Falls Police Department immediately if they see anyone looking suspicious,” the release said.

“A suspect …

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New Way reopens on South Street!

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

New Way Lunch is back.

After 34 months — nearly three years — the Gazetos family has reopened on South Street in downtown Glens Falls where the 103-year-old hot dog biz began.

“This is huge. Huge for Glens Falls too,” said Nick Gazetos, the fourth generation family member who is going to manage the South Street location, which has undergone substantial renovation.

Nick, his …

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