Saturday, June 25, 2022

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Glens Falls shows its South Street plan

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

I attended Monday night’s public presentation at the Park Theater in which Mayor Bill Collins and cohorts unveiled their long-awaited South Street plan to spend much of the $10-million competitive Downtown Redevelopment Grant that Glens Falls won in 2016 from the State of New York.

Earlier in the day they also did a presentation at Crandall Public Library.

Mayor Collins, the city’s Development Director Jeff …

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Revolution Rail buying North Creek-Tahawus 30-mile railway

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Revolution Rail, which pioneered a railbike business launched in North Creek that it has since taken national, is buying the North Creek to Tahawus rail line.

The price is $2.7-million.

Revolution Rail finished second at a bankruptcy auction in March when it tried to buy the 30-mile rail line for recreational and freight use, but the high bidder — Doc N Duchess Rails LLC — …

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At Americade: Liza Miller, podcaster & motorcyclist to Pakistan

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Motorcyclist Liza Miller of Santa Cruz, California, is one of the guest organizers of a new focus on women motorcyclists at the Americade Motorcycle Rally this week, June 7-11 in Lake George.

It’s called “WRAP,” or Women Riders of Americade Program. Its events are free and open to the public, men and women, both, as well as to Americade registrants.

How did Ms. Miller …

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Return of the State Hoop Tourney!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The New York State High School Boys’ Basketball Tournament returns to the Cool Insuring Arena, Friday to Sunday, March 18 to 20.

“The road to New York State basketball is right through Glens Falls,” says tournament director Arthur “Chip” Corlew, the athletic director of Glens Falls School. “We’re ready,”

It’s been a dry five years for Glens Falls. After 36 years as host — …

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SUNY Adk. adjusts to big enrollment drop

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Facing its lowest enrollment numbers since the 1980s, SUNY Adirondack is cutting positions, cutting costs, holding the line on tuition and doubling down on its efforts to serve the community, says its president Kristine Duffy.

“Enrollment was on a decline even before the pandemic,” Dr. Duffy said, “driven by declines in the birth rate in the region, full employment and then of course Covid.”…

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