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Lake George Performing Arts bldg. push shifts to Forum

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The people pursuing a year-round performing arts center in Lake George “have zeroed in” on the Lake George Forum building owned by Ralph Macchio, Sr., Mayor Bob Blais tells The Chronicle.

Alexander Lombard, whose Lake George Music Festival is going on right now, said during his opening night talk Monday evening that he, too, expects to go with the Forum option.

He told The …

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Motorboat hit kayak near Crown Island

A collision involving at least one kayak and a motor boat drew the attention of boaters and law enforcement around 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9. We were still tracking down details at press time.

Lake George Park Commission executive director Dave Wick said, “It was around Crown Island (east of Green Island). Warren County Sheriff’s office is handling the investigation.”

“There were two kayaks and a vessel,” said Sheriff’s …

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Lake George fish survey under way

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Three times this summer at eight different sites, researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are laying out fyke nets — fish traps — in a fisheries survey for the Jefferson Project, RPI’s high-tech partnership with the Fund for Lake George and IBM.

The Chronicle went along last week when post-doctoral researchers Matt Schuler and Jon Borrelli, and UAlbany undergrad Tristan Sokach-Minnick checked the nets in …

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Hawaiian-born Kaena to revive her dance show on Aug. 24 at Wood Theater

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Kaena Peterson, the native Hawaiian who became a Lake George sensation dancing the hula at the Tahitian Lounge at Charley Wood’s Tiki Motor Inn in the 1970s, is taking to the stage again.

She’ll perform at the Charles Wood Theater with two fellow Hawaiians on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30. Half the proceeds benefit the Wood Theater. Box office: 518-480-4878. www.woodtheater.org.…

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Lake George fish survey under way

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Three times this summer at eight different sites, researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are laying out fyke nets — fish traps — in a fisheries survey for the Jefferson Project, RPI’s high-tech partnership with the Fund for Lake George and IBM.

The Chronicle went along last week when post-doctoral researchers Matt Schuler and Jon Borrelli, and UAlbany undergrad Tristan Sokach-Minnick checked the nets in …

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