Sunday, November 27, 2022

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Kingsbury’s gun rights fight

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

Councilwoman Jane Havens has resigned from the Kingsbury Town Board effective November 30, because she says a town law — Chapter 136 — banning guns on town property conflicts with her personal protection and infringes the public’s constitutional rights.

“I refuse to give up my right to carry” a gun, Mrs. Havens told The Chronicle. “I took an oath …

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5-hour Warren County meeting: Mullen no-deal, budget, sewer

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Warren County Board of Supervisors voted not to accept the $18,000 high bid on the Mullen Iron Works property as offered in the County’s online public auction that ended Oct. 30.

The Mullen vote was one among several points of interest during the Board’s Friday, Nov. 19, monthly meeting. The meeting lasted about five hours, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with one 10-minute …

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GF Hospital busy: Covid surge; more

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Twenty months on, Glens Falls Hospital’s Covid hospitalizations equal or surpass the highest of the pandemic. Tuesday’s count was 44 admissions, seven in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Most chilling, “just between November 10 and 16,” Glens Falls Hospital had four
Covid fatalities, reports Hillary Alycon, the hospital’s Director of Infection Prevention. “That’s consistent, every week.”

Beyond Covid, hospitalizations are up in general, while …

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HF School went virtual for 2 days due to bus staff shortage; parents transporting now

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Hudson Falls Central School District had to shift all its in-person classes to virtual, first on Friday, Nov. 12, and then also on Monday, Nov. 15.

On Monday, the district said it would reopen for in-person school on Tuesday, but not be able to provide transportation.

“We’re dealing with some staffing shortages that are making it so we can’t get our kids in for …

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County tax sale nets just $18,000 for Mullen site but other parcels bring $980,000

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Warren County’s annual property auction was disappointing as to proceeds on sale of a high-profile parcel on Bay Road, but “very good” overall, nearing $1 million on 24 general properties that were offered, says Lexie Delurey, director of the County’s Real Property Tax Services.

The bid on 275 Bay Road where the dilapidated Mullen Iron Works long stood — between the County Bikeway and …

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