Saturday, December 9, 2023

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Big crowd as foes of Biochar detail the fight vs. Moreau plant

By Ben Westcott & Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writers

Over 60 community members attended an information meeting Thursday night at the Moreau Community Center as part of ongoing efforts to stop Saratoga Biochar from building in the Moreau Industrial Park.

The event was sponsored by the Clean Air Action Network of Glens Falls (CAAN), Not Moreau, and Hands Off the Hudson.

Moreau Town Board member John “J.D.” Donohue, a member …

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Schermerhorn envisions 100+ apartments at Quaker where F.W. project fell through

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Queensbury developer Rich Schermerhorn envisions building more than 100 apartments on the Quaker Road site where F.W. Webb proposed and then withdrew constructing a 96,0000 square-foot distribution center and retail store.

The proposal is very preliminary.

Mr. Schermerhorn, his attorney Jonathan Lapper and project engineer Joe Dannible met informally with town officials in a workshop on November 15.

Mr. Lapper said, “Rich now has the …

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Launches her own medical practice

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

A year ago Kathleen Emerson was a nurse practitioner in the office of Dr. Donald Merrihew, Jr. on Bay Road in Queensbury.

“When Dr. Merrihew decided to retire, we realized that a lot of patients were having trouble trying to get into a primary care office. They were just having to wait months and months. So after hearing a month or two of people struggling …

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Lake George volleyball seeks NYS title at Cool Arena

By Ben Westcott, Chronicle Staff Writer

For the second straight year, Lake George volleyball will take the short trip to Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls for the Class D New York State final four.

The Lakers (16-3) will take on Tuxedo (17-4) in the state semifinals at the Cool Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7:15 p.m.

The Lake George-Tuxedo winner will meet either Section VI champion Chautauqua Lake or Candor …

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Johnsburg leases Tannery Pond Center to not-for-profit to operate it & cap town’s cost

By Maury Thompson, Special to The Chronicle

The Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek has a new structure that will reduce the Town of Johnsburg’s expense and enable a hoped-for infusion of private contributions and grants.

The Town Board on Oct. 17 unanimously approved a 20-year lease of the building to Tannery Pond Center, the not-for-profit group that has been organizing arts events and exhibits at the center.

Benefactors …

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