Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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Ice Castles aims to stay open if weather allows; 80,000+ tix sold

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Ice Castles in Lake George may not be done, event manager Brad Buehlhorn told The Chronicle on the warm Tuesday (Feb. 22) as the paper went to press.

The attraction was open to visitors last Sunday, but it closed for several days before and after, due to warm weather.

‘We are still hopeful we can open for this next weekend,” Mr. Buehlhorn said …

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Sen. Stec gains Moreau, Corinth, Cambridge in redrawn District

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

The redrawn New York State Assembly and Senate district lines have been released, with significant changes locally.

Opponents have vowed to challenge them in court.

Republican State Senator Dan Stec’s 45th District becomes the 47th, stretching from the Canadian border as far south as Mechanicville. It contains all of Warren, Washington, Essex, Hamilton, Clinton and part of Saratoga and Fulton Counties.

New to Mr. …

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DEC coyote alert

“This is the time of year when New York’s resident coyotes breed and set up dens for pups that will arrive in the spring,” Basil Seggos, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, was quoted in a press release Tuesday.

“While conflicts with people and pets are rare, New Yorkers should remain alert and follow DEC’s common-sense guidelines to minimize the risk for potential conflicts with coyotes.”…

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Corinth, 20-0, girls basketball juggernaut

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

The Corinth Girls Basketball team defeated Hartford, 62-47, to complete an undefeated, dominating regular season.

The Adirondack League Champions have a record of 20 wins, no losses. Recent victories include 62-18 over Granville, 65-18 over Lake George, and 70-25 over Waterford-Halfmoon.

Sectionals are up next, starting after seeding this week.

Coach Kelly Hoertkorn told The Chronicle, “I just have a great group of girls …

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Glens Falls considers lighting law; testy hearing

Chronicle staffer Zander Frost writes: A Glens Falls Common Council workshop was scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 16, to discuss the proposed lighting law that would regulate outdoor lighting levels while “minimizing the undesirable side effects of excessive illumination such as light trespass and light pollution.”

It requires light fixtures “be designated to prevent light pollution by shielding the light source and directing light downward, away from the night sky and …

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