Monday, January 17, 2022

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Ice fishing finally kicks in

By Dan Ladd, Chronicle Outdoors Editor

Saturday’s sunrise on Glen Lake sure was a pretty sight. More than 180 ice anglers turned out for the Glen Lake ice fishing derby, and conditions couldn’t have been better. Six-plus inches of ice allowed anglers to fish just about anywhere on the lake, and more fish were caught this year than at any of the previous derbies.

The rainbow trout were certainly the …

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Ice rinks made in their own backyards

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“It’s like having another kid,” Jason McCann says of his backyard skating rink in Queensbury.

“You have to baby it. I’m constantly watching the weather forecast. When it snows, after working a 10-hour day, you’ve got to come home and not only snowblow your driveway, but then snowblow the ice.

“It’s a lot of work but a ton of fun. When you skate, it’s …

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Nettle Meadow cheese’s big move to Luzerne

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Nettle Meadow Farm in Thurman, which has built a national following for its cheeses made in Warren County’s most distant reaches, will move to a far more accessible location. It is buying the log building on Route 9N in Lake Luzerne that formerly housed the Hitching Post restaurant.

“We have simply run out of space,” said Lorraine Lambiase, who owns and operates the business …

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Finders Keepers consignment opening 2nd shop, in outlets

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Kyleen Wade is opening a second location of her Finders Keepers Glens Falls consignment shop on the “Million Dollar Half-Mile” in the Adirondack Outlet Mall.

She’s planning a soft opening this weekend.

Ms. Wade said Laura Kohls, daughter of mall owner Dave Kenny, approached her in mid-December about opening a second location at their building.

“They’re very trendy. They pay attention to customer feedback …

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Aviator closes ‘til spring’; Chef Denver departs

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Aviator Restaurant at Warren County Airport said Monday that it is closing for the winter.

Contacted for comment, owner Rich Schermerhorn said he plans to reopen “right around Memorial Day, when other restaurants up here open for the summer.”

Chef Denver Grover tells The Chronicle she is not staying at The Aviator and that she is looking for another opportunity.

Earlier, Mr. Schermerhorn …

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