Sunday, December 10, 2023

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Rob Slack loving the racing life

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Few things must be sweeter than owning — or co-owning — a race horse that’s made good money and might have a shot at glory.

Glen Lake’s Rob Slack is one of the 30-person group — they go by the name Don’t Tell My Wife Stables — that owns Confidence Game.

Confidence Game went off at 20 to 1 in the Kentucky Derby and was …

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At Moreau farm: Ice cream & pony rides to benefit Inherit the Gold Foundation

Jim and Sue Hooper “announce the opening of ‘Winners Gourmet Ice Cream,’ a mobile ice cream trailer that will be stationed…most of this summer” at their Haven Oaks Farm, 46 Reynolds Road in the Town of Moreau.

The Hoopers said they also will offer pony rides for children special weekends.

Mr. Hooper said the couple launched “Winners” to help fund the Inherit the Gold Foundation they created in 2018. Its …

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Lox of Bagels, Queensbury since 1988, bagels by the thousands daily

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Lox of Bagels & Moor — on Main Street in Queensbury just east of Northway Exit 18 — is a three-generation business that make and sells thousands of bagels daily.

Some bagels are sold wholesale, to Glens Falls Hospital, Lake George Steamboat Company, summer camps like Echo Lake, and other venues.

But most are sold in-house. Weekend lines stretch outside the store. The large …

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Tom Murphy suddenly exits Arrow Financial; Dave DeMarco is the new CEO

Glens Falls-based Arrow Financial, the parent company of Glens Falls National and Saratoga National Banks, announced Monday “that Thomas J. Murphy terminated his employment as President and Chief Executive Officer…and from all other positions…effective May 12, 2023,” last Friday.

“The Company also announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Chief Banking Officer and Senior Executive Vice President David S. DeMarco as President and Chief Executive Officer of Arrow and…Glens …

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Warren County agrees to fund bus merger of Glens Falls Transit into CDTA

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Warren County Board of Supervisors on May 11 approved a resolution to support merging Greater Glens Falls Transit with Albany-based CDTA — Capital District Transportation Authority.

“This was the right thing to do,” Board Chairman Kevin Geraghty of Warrensburg told The Chronicle.

“The City of Glens Falls can no longer do it on its own. Warren County certainly can’t get into the bus …

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