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Lake George: Wind-blown ice sheets do big damage

Crushing blows: Docks on LG are no match for wind pushing thick ice sheets

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

High winds from all directions blew thick sheets of ice on Lake George this spring, causing widespread dock damage in the southern basin and elsewhere.

“There is millions of dollars worth of dock damage on the lake,” said lifelong lake resident Dan Davies, who owns Davies-Davies & Associates Real Estate.…

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Tracking the bug lethal to hemlocks

LG Land Conservancy on high alert for hemlock-killing woolly adelgids

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Lake George Land Conservancy is checking hemlock trees in the 8,000 acres of watershed forest it manages, looking for signs of the tiny, lethal invasive hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA).

Adelgids can kill a hemlock tree in less than four years, and have wiped out large swaths of hemlock forests along the East Coast. …

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CWI’s Dancing with the Stars a big hit!

Oh what a night! Gutsy local amateurs put on a show

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

CWI’s sold-out Dancing with the Adirondack Stars 55th anniversary celebration on Saturday night, April 7, at the Wood Theater was a huge hit.

It was a night of a million feel-good stories, from the impressive talents of the professional and amateur dancing pairs to the CWI client performances that garnered warm standing ovations, …

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Dizzy Chicken to close GF eatery; will keep restaurant in Saratoga; plan catering here

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Dizzy Chicken will close its wood-fired rotisserie chicken restaurant at 72 South Street in Glens Falls by the end of the month, but “we’re going to keep everything there for our catering business,” Mr. Bartlett told The Chronicle Tuesday.

He said some employees will move to Dizzy Chicken’s other location, on Congress Street in Saratoga Springs.

“It’s a tough location here in Glens Falls, …

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Might Elise lose?

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Two years ago Congresswoman Elise Stefanik trounced Democratic challenger Mike Derrick, 177,886-82,161, to win a second term. Green Party nominee Matt Funiciello drew 12,452 votes.

So is there any reason to believe that Ms. Stefanik can be beaten this November? I believe there are lots of reasons to bolster both sides of the argument.

Democrats are roused for the fight as perhaps they’ve never been …

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