Saturday, December 9, 2023

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Glens Falls choosing new mascot Monday; Chronicle’s unofficial Insta poll backs Black Bears

The Glens Falls School Board is due to vote on its new mascot on Monday evening, April 3.

Last week the school announced the Final Four choices — Black Bears, Wolves, Knights, Hawks — as recommended by the Student Cabinet.

Glens Falls is ending its use of Indians and of the arrowhead logo because New York State ordered the end of native American mascots and imagery in public schools.

(It …

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GF in lockout due to “‘Swatting’ non-credible threat received by multiple school districts”

A message from Glens Falls City School District to parents said that the school district is in lockout after a “‘Swatting’ non-credible threat received by multiple school districts.”
“At approximately 9:25 a.m., Glens Falls City Schools were notified by the NYS Police that multiple districts, including ours, have been the subject of false 911 calls this morning indicating active shooter situations at buildings. Law enforcement officials have deemed this is

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Pennsylvania biscotti baker relocates to Queensbury, lured by IDA incentives

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Bucks County Biscotti relocated from Pennsylvania to Queensbury and in January began making its biscotti in a new 6,000 square-foot building near Warren County Airport.

Bucks County sells nearly entirely wholesale, shipping directly to coffee shops and cafes, with some online retail.

Started in 1992 by husband and wife Craig Silbert and Karen Riley, the twice baked cookie business is now headed by their …

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Great Upstate Boat Show is back at The Dome: Fri.-Sun.

After three long years of Covid shutdown,” The Great Upstate Boat Show returns to the Adirondack Sports Complex “The Dome” in Queensbury, this weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 31-April 2.

“Welcome to the largest boat sales event between New York City and Montreal,” proclaims publicity from the show’s organizer, the Eastern New York Marine Trades Association.

Referring to the event by its first initials, it said, “‘GUBS’ has been …

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At 22, her baking biz is buzzing

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Twenty-two-year-old Taylor Suprenant says her new Flour Child Bakery at 128 Glen Street feels “impossible.”

Why? “Because I’ve dreamed of this forever…I’ve always known that I wanted to open a business.”

The 2019 Fort Edward grad opened in February at the former home of Abby’s Cookie Jar.

It all began when “I was still in high school, and I was just baking to bake.” …

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