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Telescope goes nimble

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

After 111 years, Telescope Casual Furniture in Granville is in the midst of a culture change.

“We used to produce large amounts of a small number of products,” CEO Kathy Juckett told The Chronicle at the plant Tuesday. “Now we produce smaller amounts of a large number of products. We have gone from mass production to mass customization. This is a comprehensive change in …

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Wave Park soon on the Sacandaga

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Construction will start next spring of the long-planned Sacandaga Whitewater Park between Lake Luzerne and Hadley, creating the first of three whitewater channels for kayakers, surfers and boogie boarders.

Large boulders will be strategically placed in the Sacandaga River just downstream from the railroad trestle, creating “a wave not unlike an ocean wave,” said John Duncan, owner of the Sacandaga Outdoor Center and a …

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Finch planning $20-million modernization of paper mill

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Finch Paper in Glens Falls is planning a $20-million modernization project, and is seeking $3.06-million in state economic development funding to help pay for it.

The Capital Region’s Economic Development Council in Albany announced the plan in a presentation on Sept. 16 to the state advisory panel that will decide how to allocate $750-million in a fourth round of grants.

Documents on the council’s …

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Opinion: Civic Center offers are not what City is seeking

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Let’s not get too excited about the two bids the City received last Friday for the Glens Falls Civic Center. (An earlier bid made on Sept. 2 has been withdrawn.)

The first bid opened was from the Coalition to Save Our Civic Center, a well-meaning group of local businesspeople that has managed to corral $600,000 in commitments and wants to keep the building under …

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Ralph Nader in GF for Funiciello Sunday, Sept. 14

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Activist Ralph Nader, who calls Matt Funiciello “democracy’s baker,” will come to Glens Falls this Sunday, Sept. 14, in support of the Rock Hill Bakery owner’s Green Party candidacy for Congress.

Mr. Funiciello is challenging Republican nominee Elise Stefanik and Democratic nominee Aaron Woolf.

Mr. Nader will speak at noon at the Charles Wood Theater on Glen Street, joined by Mr. Funiciello and by Howie …

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