Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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Last Laughs: All-comedy shows on New Year’s Eve

The coronavirus pandemic put a damper on New Year’s celebrations last year — but maybe Covid is also fueling the rising trend, now that we are back in person, to get in some last laughs with a comedy show on New Year’s Eve.

Here is advance notice of some such events in our region, all on Friday, Dec. 31. The three “First Night of Funny” multi-act shows are organized by …

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Warren County bans sale & use of fireworks

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

At its final Board meeting of the year on December 17, Warren County’s Supervisors voted to repeal the 2016 law allowing sale and personal use of so-called “sparking devices.”

At a public hearing prior to the meeting, one purveyor of the devices — typically sold from tents in the weeks prior to the Fourth of July — said, “People will just go to other …

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Fred Monroe fought for the Adirondack locals

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

For years — decades even — Fred Monroe labored to make the state keep its promise to do something useful with the Scaroon Manor Resort property it bought in the 1960s with a deed restriction not to turn it into Forest Preserve and a pledge to use it recreationally.

For 40 years nothing came of it. The property stood idle, its buildings either removed or …

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New vertical sign on building at South & Glen: REALIZE Brokers

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Downtown Glens Falls has a prominent new vertical sign at the corner of South and Glen Streets, courtesy of Realize Brokers.

The real estate firm, founded in June 2020, is a partnership of 2012 Queensbury High School grad Nicholas Ketter and 2013 Glens Falls grad Spencer Bray.

It moved into the corner office of the Chris Patten-owned building in September.

“In real estate,” said …

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Glens Falls Wrestling beats Queensbury: First time since 1973

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Wrestling Coach Dan Perry said his Glens Falls Varsity Wrestling team beat Queensbury Thursday for the first time since 1973, in dramatic fashion, 39-36.

Coach Perry said pins by Glens Falls’s Eli Johnson (160 pounds) and Skyler Sturdevant (172) kept the match close. A pin by Queensbury’s Scott Miller (189) set up a climactic final bout.

At 215, Glens Falls’s Gavin Williams was wrestling …

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