Wednesday, February 28, 2024


More replies to our Q&A on short-term rentals

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

The Chronicle Question of the Week to our digital subscribers on March 9 was: Have you ever stayed in an AirBnb or other short term rental? How was it? Do you think they’re good or bad for a community? Why?

So many responses flowed in that many didn’t make it in last issue.

The pluses and minuses

The ABNB was in Gatlinburg TN. It …

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Crowd favorite Italian food booth at Shirt Factory Truck Corral buys building a block away

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Giovanni Fresco, the popular Italian food vendor at the Shirt Factory Food Truck Corral, is getting its first brick and mortar location, one block away.

Giovanni Casanica, 30, and his wife Francesca Casanica, 26, have purchased the former Open Door Mission building at the corner of Walnut and Lawrence Streets for $125,000.

“We are excited. We are so happy to be there. We got …

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Marathon Dance paves the way for us in future

By Sydney Hart, SHMD Student Chairperson

Marathon this year is going to be something to remember.

Although I am grateful we had the ability to still have a Marathon Dance at the Great Escape the last couple of years, my freshman year Marathon Dance left a mark on my heart and emotionally moved me.

The fatigue of dancing for the 28 hours mixed with emotions brought by the closing ceremony …

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Student chairs: Lessons learned from choosing the recipients

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: “SHMD can really change a recipient’s life,” Lucy Zimolka, a 2023 student chair, told The Chronicle. “The dance is fun but the cause is really what matters.”

The students select the recipients.

Logan Mahoney said, “The process can especially give freshmen or newer students at South High the opportunity to learn why and who we dance for.”

Don Manegdeg said, “The process is exhausting, …

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Shirt Factory & Glens Falls settle conflict; Food Truck Corral, other events a go

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

After several weeks, if not months, of contentious back-and-forth with the City of Glens Falls, Shirt Factory events like the popular seasonal Food Truck Corrals on Thursday are a “go,” owner Eric Unkauf tells The Chronicle.

“Had a good meeting with the Mayor and we will be able to move ahead with our events pretty much the same as we have in the past,” …

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