Sunday, November 27, 2022

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GF Habitat plans 25-unit Qby. condo; thought to be a world first

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

You know how Habitat for Humanity builds houses for families?

Picture the classic scene: A swarm of community volunteers hammers boards, muds sheetrock, raises walls. The beneficiary family puts in “sweat equity” on the way to home ownership. The house is built. A key is handed over, threshold crossed, maybe a whoop of celebration.

Adam Feldman, the executive director of Glens Falls Area Habitat …

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Clean Air Action sues on Biochar; CEO: ‘It’s going to get dismissed’

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

The Clean Air Action Network of Glens Falls announced it has sued the Moreau Town Planning Board, Saratoga Biochar Solutions and its CEO Raymond Apy.

In a press release, CAAN contends that new information should cause the planning board to rescind its March declaration “that the project would have no significant environmental impacts.”

Mr. Apy, contacted by The Chronicle, said, “It’s going to get …

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Wowed by how deeply that movie hit

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

I — and I think many of the others who were in the theater when it happened — will remember the seventh annual Adirondack Film Festival for one stunning, silent moment.

Friday, 11 a.m., they screened actor David Strathairn in Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski. It’s the screen version of his one-man show on the life of Jan Karski, who tried during …

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“Go Play With Your Food” board game tavern will open in downtown Glens Falls

By Zander Frost

Breaking news! A board game tavern will open in downtown Glens Falls.

‘Go Play With Your Food’ — which calls itself ‘A Family Board Game Tavern’ — is the brainchild of husband and wife Mark and Kristen Shaw. It plans to open in January in the first floor of 126 Glen Street in downtown Glens Falls.

Mr. Shaw is the co-founder of StoredTech. He said a group

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‘Black Opry’ at Park Theater: Crowd was tiny, show was large

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

I first heard of something called “Black Opry Revue” when I saw a two-inch ad in our newspaper that said it was coming to the Park Theater on Thursday, Sept. 29.

It made me curious enough to do a web search that led me to blackopry.com.

“Black Opry,” it explained, “is home for Black artists, fans and industry professionals working in country, Americana, blues, and …

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