Monday, January 17, 2022

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Glens Falls: Rein in the dogs

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Responding to “more than three but fewer than a dozen” complaints about dogs running off-leash in Cole’s Woods, the City of Glens Falls is looking at adding more signs and possibly actively enforcing the leash law on the trails.

“A lot of people let their dogs run free even though they are required to keep their dog on a six-foot non-retractable leash,” said Mike …

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Stewart’s to buy former Time Warner bldg. on Ridge for bigger store

Stewart’s is under contract to buy the old Time Warner building at the corner of Ridge and Sanford Streets in Glens Falls, plus the accountant’s office and parking lot just to its north, and build a larger, more modern store across the street from its current store.

Attorney Matt Fuller, representing Stewart’s, sought and received a preliminary recommendation Tuesday from the Glens Falls Planning Board for two zoning changes to …

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Bonacio buys Sandy’s building for $305,000

Chronicle News Editor Gordon Woodworth writes: Saratoga-based developer Sonny Bonacio, who built the $26-million mixed-use project called 14 Hudson in downtown Glens Falls, purchased the former Sandy’s Building at 41 South Street for $305,000. Listing agent Mark Levack of Levack Real Estate said the closing was Monday. The 9,300-square-foot building was last listed for $450,000.

Mr. Bonacio had not returned a message seeking comment by press time. Mr. Levack said …

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[farmacy] restaurant at 22 Ridge St. opens

The restaurant called [farmacy] opened on Tuesday, April 2, at 22 Ridge Street. It’s open for dinner only, Monday through Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m., said its general manager Jon McCormack.

Chef-owner is AJ Richards with his wife Christina. They also operate the restaurant [forged] in Hudson Falls. The couple said [farmacy] is a play on words emphasizing preparing, preserving and dispensing local farm products. Info: 518-409-8451.

[farmacy] has…

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GF’s Robb Freed: Another long-distance bike ride for EB awareness

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Six months after he rode his bicycle across the United States and back, Robb Freed of Glens Falls is doing it again to continue raising awareness and research money for the rare genetic connective disease epidermolysis bullosa (EB).

Mr. Freed’s son Drake E was born with disorder that affects only in 20,000 births in the U.S. EB sufferers have very fragile skin that easily …

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