Thursday, December 2, 2021

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Part one: Eateries carry on carry out

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Like numerous area restaurants, The Log Jam is operating but not without stress.

General manager Tony Grecco cried just for a second during the phone interview, talking of long-time staff he’s had to lay off due to the coronavirus pandemic.

From the 80 to 90 staffers — “in the high season, over 100” — “right now there are three people besides me.”

Mr. Grecco …

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Part two: Eateries carry on carry out

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Numerous area restaurants continue operating despite a prohibition on seating and bars operating due to coronavirus.

Here’s how some are doing.

At The Bullpen and Talk of the Town, co-owner Dave Krogmann said, “We just had a good weekend at both places, about on par with what we would normally do — of course, a totally different way of getting there, completely different. We …

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Villa, Rock Hill still baking bread in Glens Falls

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

With some food staples at a premium, Glens Falls is be home to two long-time bakeries still making their breads.

Joseph Villa at Villa Bread on Walnut Street was succinct and upbeat via e-mail: “Nothing has changed here, the so called new norm is a baker’s way of life!”

He said demand is higher, “but we make the same unfortunately” — 1,000 loaves a …

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Coronavirus mental health advice of GF psychologists

Editor’s note: The following is excerpted from an article provided by Osika and Scarano Psychological Services, on Pine Street in Glens Falls:

With the onset of COVID-19, our office is incorporating OVID-19 into existing treatment plans AND preparing for the mental health fallout due to the restrictions on daily life.

At the beginning of each session we are asking patients how they are doing with Activities of Daily Living …

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