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Why Glens Falls Hospital signed on with Albany Med

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Why did Glens Falls Hospital choose to affiliate with Albany Medical Center, as announced at a Oct. 17th press conference?

“Glens Falls Hospital has a long and proud history of independence, and up to a year ago, the thinking was to remain independent, but the national changes in health care are causing us all to rethink things,” Glens Falls Hospital president and CEO Dianne …

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The Film Fest phenomenon

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The third annual Adirondack Film Festival posted its best numbers ever — more than 900 passes sold, significantly more top-level VIP passes, 100 films on six screens over four days, more than 100 filmmakers on site — but those stats pale in the wake of the sheer, transformative buzz of the weekend.

The Film Fest, an offshoot of the Adirondack Theatre Festival, owned the …

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Bunker Hill Organic Creamery opens in Argyle

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Lifelong friends Dan Richards and Kyle Depew of Argyle have opened Bunker Hill Organic Creamery in Cossayuna.

Mr. Depew said “there is a huge hole in the market for local organic, fresh-to-the-store milk. And with fluctuating milk prices, there is no price stability. With Bunker Hill Organic Creamery, we are now able to control our own prices and what we sell our milk for.”…

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JG3 announces college Sunday at Qby. Hotel; GW’s prediction

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Glens Falls High School basketball standout Joseph Girard III will announce his college choice Sunday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m., in the Queensbury Hotel’s Adirondack Room.

The all-time leading scorer in New York State history will select from his final six schools: Boston College, Duke, Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State and Syracuse.

The most intensely recruited area athlete in recent memory, Girard also quarterbacks …

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Mineo’s new restaurant in Tallulah space: ‘gaslight.’

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Frank Mineo’s planned restaurant in the former Bistro Tallulah space at 26 Ridge Street in Glens Falls will be called gaslight.

“Lower case ‘g’, with a period at the end,” he told The Chronicle.

He said the name “was a family effort. I tweaked it a little bit. I like the simplicity and satire. It wasn’t an easy process.”

Mr. Mineo’s father Charles bought …

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