Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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Warren County has LDC drama

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Warren County Board of Supervisors can’t seem to avoid drama.

This one involves the county’s seemingly boring Local Development Corporation, or LDC.

Not boring is the whirlwind of resignations and seemingly hasty appointments from December 2021 to January 2022.

It still cuts raw: Some of those involved continue talking about it with this reporter.

On December 30, Glens Falls Ward 1 Supervisor Jack …

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‘Mint’ nears debut in the former Mailings Made Easy building

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

After an extended delay, Mint restaurant aims to open in early March in Peter Hoffman’s redone Mailings Made Easy building on Warren Street in Glens Falls.

It’s a project of Johanna von Geldern, who previously operated Sweet Beet Bistro on Main Street in Greenwich, and her daughters Cagney and Kate Houlihan of Saratoga.

The chef is Jes Monroe, a North Creek native familiar in …

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Bridie Farrell: ‘I have the guts’ for Congress run

By Zander Frost & Mark Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer & Editor

Democratic Congressional candidate Brigid “Bridie” Farrell came to The Chronicle office on Thursday, Jan. 20.

She arrived solo, invited us all to go without masks and sat for an open-ended, recorded conversation that went on for 90 minutes. Ms. Farrell’s campaign had reached out offering the opportunity.

Ms. Farrell, 40, is vying with Matt Castelli, Matthew Putorti and Ezra …

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EDC moving into former Empire Theatre

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: The Warren County Economic Development Corporation expects by next week to be in its new home — Mike Kaidas’s redeveloped Empire Theater building on South Street, Glens Falls.

The new office is in the space previously occupied by Trampoline Design, at the front of the second floor, an open room with a row of windows overlooking South Street and Glens Falls National Bank.

EDC …

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Three Tragedies

Pedestrian killed in Broad St. hit & run; Police: Driver ID’d

Nina A. Dever, 71, of Glens Falls, was struck by a motor vehicle on Broad Street near South Western Avenue Sunday morning, Feb. 6. She was pronounced dead at Glens Falls Hospital.

Glens Falls Police said they responded at 5:45 a.m. to a report of a motor vehicle crash and were advised that a female had been struck by …

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