Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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Double H’s new medical chief was camper there as child with cancer

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Dr. Chris Woll was an eight-year-old cancer patient from Clifton Park when he first attended Double H as a camper.

Once he started, he never stopped — “every summer, up until I aged out as a camper…I started when I was eight and came until I was 16.” Then, from “17 to 25. I came as a counselor. And I held various roles on staff …

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333 Glen for sale: $15-million

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

333 Glen — the 10-story downtown building that houses Travelers Insurance and other tenants — went on the market last week for $15-million. Glens Falls’s only “skyscraper,” it’s already generating “good interest,” says listing agent Mark Levack. He said numerous entities have filed the non-disclosure forms required to view specs on the property.

Mr. Levack touts 333 Glen — also known as Monument Square …

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Adirondack Balloon Fest is a ‘go,’ but curtailed

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

It’s a “go!” The 48th Adirondack Hot Air Balloon Festival will proceed, with a three-day run, Friday to Sunday, Sept. 24 to 26, organizer Mark Donahue tells The Chronicle.

It will be limited to 50 balloons rather than 100 — but there will still be special shapes.

Other notable changes:

• No Thursday flight in Crandall Park — That’s usually the locals-focused kickoff. “We …

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Queensbury native: ‘Cheap Old Houses’ new HGTV show

By Sandra Hutchinson, Chronicle Chief Operating Officer

Elizabeth Finkelstein says that “even as a two-year-old I understood the magic of old houses.”

Her parents, Dr. Joel and Gail Solomon, raised their family in one of the most historic homes in Queensbury, on Chestnut Ridge Road. Called the Nehemiah Wing house, it was named after one of the 19th century owners, a descendant of Abraham Wing, a founder of Glens Falls.…

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Hoffmans in high gear

Saved former Post Office building that church sought to demolish; Social Security office moving in on 10-year lease, $20,000 per month. Chronicle photo/Mark Frost

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Peter and Suzanne Hoffman call their business Glen Street Associates, but they’ve got so much going on around the corner that Peter quips maybe they should change it to Warren Street Associates.

Social Security is about to relocate its local office …

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