Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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Kingsbury: Fight over Peckham AES solar plan on Geer Road

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Pursuit of a 20 — now 15 — megawatt solar power generating project on 198 acres of former farmland owned by Peckham Industries off Geer Road in the Town of Kingsbury saw the town approve it, then annul its approval as neighbors said they’d been kept in the dark; then be sued by the applicant AES Solar over the reversal.

On Wednesday afternoon, Aug. …

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Gyms rebound; people ‘cooped up for so long’

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

We checked in with a few local gyms to see how things are going.

“We’re actually busy. The numbers are up actually now than they were from last year, because people were so cooped up for so long,” said Israel Deltoro, who owns two gyms on Glen Street, ADK Fit and ADK Crossfit.

“Fitness is a huge part of keeping people healthy and …

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LG Village nabs $1-million in parking meter revenue, a first

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Terming it “the busiest summer Lake George has ever had,” Village Mayor Bob Blais told The Chronicle, “The Village will break $1 million in parking meter returns this year, for the first time in history.” He said it’s about $600,000 more in parking fees collected through the end of August, than in prior years.

Parking rates increased from $1 to $2 per hour at …

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Zander: Oh, no, on the death at 61 of comedian Norm Macdonald

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Norm Macdonald’s famous “Moth Joke” — Google it — is one of the greatest jokes of all time. It’s also a great example of what made him special; off kilter and earnest, pushing the audience out of their comfort zone without losing their affection.

The Canadian comedian and former “Saturday Night Live” star died Tuesday after a long, private battle with cancer.

He was …

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What’s on & what’s not

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Three major annual local events return this week after a year’s Covid hiatus.
Lake George Jazz Weekend goes full force at Shepard Park in Lake George Village, Sept. 17-19.
Americade touring motorcycle rally rolls into Lake George starting Monday, Sept. 20, through Saturday, Sept. 25.
Adirondack Balloon Festival (curtailed but still very much happening) runs Sept. 23-26.
• Warrensburg’s World’s Largest Garage Sale returns, …

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