Saturday, June 25, 2022

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Major downtown accident: Car goes through Davidson’s patio into Social

On Saturday morning, May 21, a vehicle drove off Glen Street in Glens Falls, through the front portion of Davidson Brothers Brewpub outdoor seating, and into a Downtown Social window.

The accident occurred before the restaurants were open for outdoor dining.

Sgt. Gerald Willette of the Glens Falls Police Department told The Chronicle Saturday that no pedestrians were involved in the crash.

He said, “the vehicle was coming out of …

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Gas tax caps save some cents

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

As of this Wednesday, June 1, gasoline consumers in New York State will pay 16 cents less per gallon because the state removed its 8¢ per gallon excise tax and 8¢ cents per gallon sales tax on gas and highway diesel fuel through the end of the year.

Patrick Suprenant, Stewart’s Shops Director of Fuel Operations, told The Chronicle, “That’s 16¢ in taxes not …

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Civil War Monument in Glens Falls marks 150 years: Some history & facts

By James White, Special to The Chronicle

Editor’s note: : Glens Falls native James White lives in Westport, Connecticut. In 2020 he wrote a series of articles for The Chronicle about the Civil War Battle of Drewry’s Bluff and other fighting that involved local soldiers memorialized on the Glens Falls monument.

Happy Anniversary, Civil War Monument!

As Memorial Day approaches it is an appropriate time to recognize the 150th …

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Matt Rozell: The view from Normandy

By Matt Rozell, Special to The Chronicle

The final leg of our European trip to make a documentary about my book A Train to Magdeburg — the events depicted in a famous scene of Jewish survivors rescued by American soldiers, and all that transpired since I discovered the photo — took us from Germany to Normandy, France, to Omaha Beach and to the American Cemetery and Memorial located in Colleville-sur-Mer.…

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Memorial Day 2022: Parades & ceremonies return

Relieved to be back in person

‘We are excited’ to be fully back and in person, says John Strough, the Queensbury Town Supervisor and co-organizer of the Glens Falls-Queensbury Memorial Day Commemoration.

After two Covid years of cancelled, limited or virtual events to mark Memorial Day, most communities are back with their traditional Memorial Day events, honoring those members of the military who sacrificed their lives in service to our …

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