Saturday, October 1, 2022

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2 guns, one week: Glens Falls schools up in arms

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Toy gun at GF school

The Glens Falls Police Department passed along this photograph of the toy replica handgun that was recovered in the incident at Glens Falls Middle School on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

“We have posted the photo out of a general awareness to the public of how real these items can look in an immediate observation,” the Police said.

A fellow student …

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Town & Village of Lake George to seek NYS $10-million DRI, like Glens Falls got

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: The Town of Lake George, in partnership with Lake George Village, will seek a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant from New York State.

Lake George Town Supervisor Dennis Dickinson tells The Chronicle, they hope to apply for the next round of grants in September 2023.

Lake George Village is the required, designated “downtown,” Mr. Dickinson said. Some of the project will continue restoration …

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Locals’ input sought, quickly for mural on side of Wood Theater

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: The Arts District of Glens Falls is planning another mural — on the alley wall of the Charles R. Wood Theater facing SPoT Coffee.

The theme is to reflect Glens Falls history, with about 30 images along the length of the wall, Arts District member Chad Rabinovitz tells The Chronicle.

They are seeking public input on what to include, but Mr. Rabinovitz said they …

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Dating apps: His down-low

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

I don’t know a single person who enjoys dating apps.

They’re shallow, depressing, potentially expensive, and now, often essential to dating.

Covid lockdowns expedited the trend. Tinder, Hinge, and Bumble were the only ways to meet a potential partner.

Even when restrictions eased, apps were still necessary. Hard to meet someone at a bar when you aren’t allowed to leave your table, and have …

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Rogers Island says NY gun law caused it to cancel reenactment; Stec reacts

The Rogers Island Visitor Center in Fort Edward said it cancelled the 18th Century Military Encampment & Battle Reenactment on September 24 and 25 due to “New York State’s new gun law that restricts the carrying of firearms in ‘sensitive places.’”

Rogers Island said that despite a Governor’s office statement that reenactments could still occur, “there is no specific exemption in the legislation for reenactments.”

The Visitor Center said the …

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