Sunday, November 27, 2022

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Big reaction to Mark’s ‘Scoop’: ‘Be wary of new LGA’

‘We miss the old LGA’

From Facebook:
Great article. Well covered. We miss the old LGA and Walt Lender.
— Cindy Roach Carr

Walt, start new group

From Facebook:
Sad news indeed! The old LGA did a great job. Walt – start a new organization – there’s plenty to do! — Dick Carlsen

Fund’s long-range plan; surprised it was allowed

From Facebook:
The Fund has been planning this (merger) for …

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Springbrook Distillery makes its move

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The gin is flowing at Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery. So is the bourbon, moonshine, vodka and rye.

Things have gone so well since their opening in 2015 that Springbrook is embarking on a $1.4 million, 8,000-square-foot production facility and year-round tasting-events room that will more than double their current space. Most important, said Matt Colucci, it will give Springbrook a high-profile location on the …

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Warren, Washington Counties gear up: U.S. 250th, 2025 to 2033

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Who remembers the U.S. Bicentennial, and the hoopla in 1976 celebrating 1776?

Now comes the Semiquincentennial — the country’s 250th birthday.

Queensbury Town Historian John Berry and Warren County Historian Stan Cianfarano are heading up efforts to form a local 250th Commission for Warren and Washington Counties to join in the events and celebration.

Mr. Cianfarano is president of the Warren County Historical Society, …

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Bonacio projects on Elm-South get okay from Glens Falls Planning Board

The Glens Falls Planning Board unanimously approved the Site Plan Review for developer Sonny Bonacio’s SpringCity Development projects on Elm and South Streets.

The project includes:

• Construction of a new five-story apartment building on the current site of the Farmers Market and adjacent parking lot.

• Renovation for residential and commercial mixed use of the former Sandy’s Clam Bar, former Hot Shots and so-called incubator buildings.

SpringCity said it …

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Who’s running where: Much more complicated due to redistricting

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

With Congressional, State Senate and Assembly district lines redrawn, don’t assume you’ll be voting on the same races on Nov. 8 that you have previously.

For State Assembly, for instance, if you’re in the City of Glens Falls, your race is between incumbent Democrat Carrie Woerner and Republican challenger David Catalfamo.

In Queensbury and the rest of Warren County, Republican Matt Simpson will remain …

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