Saturday, December 9, 2023

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Christmas is back! Paul Smith’s light display returns to Clayton Ave.

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Christmas is officially back.

For the first time since Covid, Paul Smith, aka “Griswold,” will illuminate his much larger-than life interactive Christmas display on Clayton Avenue across from the Glens Falls High School football field.

“It’s been three years in the dark,” Mr. Smith told The Chronicle. “Two years for the pandemic and one year for my health reasons. I’m so happy to be …

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Defense keys Glens Falls win in semi’s, 20-0

By Ben Westcott, Chronicle Staff Writer

In the quarterfinals of the Section II Class B football playoffs, Glens Falls junior quarterback Brody Holcomb broke a school record with seven touchdown passes in a 48-14 win over Ichabod Crane.

But in Friday’s semi at Putt LaMay Memorial Field, the story was the Glens Falls defense, which held Schalmont scoreless in a 20-0 victory.

Frequently the home PA announcer described a …

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Hot race: Moreau!

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Moreau Town Supervisor Todd Kusnierz and the rest of the Republican slate are being strongly challenged this election by a “Moreau United” ticket led by Jesse Fish, the former Water Superintendent who is seeking the supervisor post.

In the race for two town board seats, the Republican candidates are incumbent Alan Van Tassel and newcomer Carly Mankouski, co-owner of Radici restaurant in Glens Falls.…

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Glens Falls: 3 races for Warren County Supervisor

By Ben Westcott, Chronicle Reporter

Glens Falls has contests in three wards for seats on the Warren County Board of Supervisors.

Ward 2: McDevitt vs. Gilligan

Long-time Glens Falls Ward 2 Warren County Supervisor Peter McDevitt lost the Democratic nomination to challenger Haley Gilligan, 94-26.

Mr. McDevitt is continuing his pursuit for re-election on the Conservative line.

He’s 80 years old. “I’m in excellent physical health, and I’m a young …

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Common Roots in SGF debuts $3.6 million expansion

By Ben Westcott, Chronicle Staff Writer

A ribbon cutting ceremony Monday marked the grand opening of Common Roots Brewing Company’s new $3.6 million, 10,000 square foot expansion next door to its original facility in South Glens Falls, at 62 Saratoga Ave.

The expansion consists of Common Roots Bierhall and Barrel House, which will be home to the Common Roots Café. It includes a new barrel aged beer production facility, increased …

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