Thursday, August 6, 2020

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Dr. Slingerland to become Hudson Headwaters CEO

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Hudson Headwaters Health Network founder Dr. John Rugge will become executive chairman on July 1, turning the reins as chief executive officer over to Dr. Tucker Slingerland.

Dr. Dan Larson, a member of Hudson Headwaters’ senior management for nearly three decades, will become Chief Medical Officer emeritus.

All three physicians will continue to see patients, Dr. Rugge stressed to The Chronicle.

“This is not …

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School light fight

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Glens Falls City School District is asking voters to approve spending $691,200 to install permanent lights on its football field, but the plan is drawing some high-profile opposition.

The proposition, set for a May 16 vote, is separate from a $17.55-million capital proposition for maintenance and repairs to all of the district’s buildings.

Both propositions must pass for the lights to be installed, …

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‘Tiki Tours’ proposed for Lake George

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Greg Teresi and Larry Davis, who introduced their personal floating Tiki bar to Lake George last summer, now hope to offer 90-minute tours this summer.

“We are thinking outside the box to provide people with a unique experience on the lake,” Mr. Teresi told The Chronicle.

An attorney in Lake George, he also owns Capital City BrewCycle which runs 15-passenger, pedal-powered tours in Troy …

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The Mill sold for $6.95-million

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Mill apartment complex across from Glens Falls Hospital, developed in 2009 at a cost of $28-million, sold on March 31 for $6.95-million.

The new owners are Mark Rosen and Marc Paquin. Mr. Rosen is the managing member of Dawn Homes, which owns more than 30 apartment complexes in New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Mr. Paquin owns Cass Hill Development, and was at …

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Orphaned ‘Hot Tub Cub’ found in North Creek; gaining strength

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

A hungry 14-month-old black bear cub is being nursed back to health after he was found curled up next to a partially enclosed hot tub outside a North Creek ski house.

“He’s doing fine and is scheduled to be released in May,” said Steve Hall of Adirondack Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington, where the bear cub is regaining its strength.

Wildlife rehabilitators said they believe …

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