Saturday, October 1, 2022

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Couple buys, will revive shuttered Salem factory

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

After more than 30 years idle, the Salem Steam Works building dating from the 1800s will soon be back in business.

Washington County natives Jon and Deana Ketchum, who returned from Denver, Colorado, purchased the former garment factory.

They are renovating the building and plan to live on the third floor, house their custom furniture business New Collar Goods on the first floor and …

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WorkSmart: New co-working space in repurposed TD First National Bank building

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

WorkSmart, owner-founder Christy Alexander’s shared professional co-working and meeting space, invites the public to an open house in the renovated First National Bank building at 237 Glen Street on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9 to 11 a.m.

Advance registration is requested, for Covid compliance. Info: www.worksmartgf.com, or call 480-7849.

WorkSmart occupies approximately 6,000 square feet in the marble clad former bank building that dates …

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LG Jazz Fest is back! 3 days of live, cutting edge music

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Lake George Jazz Weekend returns full force, live and in person, outdoors in Shepard Park, Lake George Village, Friday to Sunday, Sept. 17 to 19.

A signature production of the Lake George Arts Project for more than 25 years, the festival typically draws an appreciative crowd of hep cats, music appreciators, and general listeners from the Capital Region and beyond for its blend …

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Ella’s Adirondack adventure

By Ella Pardy, now 16, Junior at Queensbury High School

Editor’s note: Ella Pardy is a newly minted Adirondack 46er. The now 16-year-old junior at Queensbury High School was 15 as she summitted all 46 High Peaks in five weeks with five other campers and two counselors as part of YMCA Camp Chingachgook’s annual intensive backpacking “adventure.”

Ella is the daughter of Adirondack Winery owners Sasha and Mike Pardy. Sasha …

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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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