Wednesday, February 28, 2024


Strough: I’m seeking re-election; my record, my plan

This email is to inform you of my intention to run for Queensbury Town Supervisor in this year’s election,” wrote John Strough.

“Under my leadership, the Town of Queensbury has encouraged commercial development through flexible zoning, expanded infrastructure and strategic marketing. Internally, we have improved municipal efficiencies, both structural and operating. Those actions, along with prudent fiscal practices, have helped keep the Town of Queensbury taxes as one of the …

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Glens Falls Lehigh Cement plant to shut down in 2023

Lehigh Hanson, Inc. announced today “that it has made the difficult decision to halt cement production” at its Glens Falls plant that employs 85 full-time employees. “Operations will be shut down in a phased manner in 2023.”
The plant has been in operation since 1893.
“Lehigh Hanson is committed to providing financial and job search assistance to minimize the impact on its employees,” the press release added.
“As a

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Dan Hall & twin brother Dennis in NIH lifelong study of twin brother veterans

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Former Glens Falls Mayor Dan Hall and his fraternal twin brother Dennis are service veterans participating in the lifelong federal “Vietnam Era Twin Study of Aging.”

Every five years, the National Institutes of Health provides the men an all expenses paid trip to check their mental and physical agility and other aspects of their health.

Most recently, they flew to La Jolla, San Diego, …

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Guns stolen in pre-dawn break-in at Calamity Jane’s gun store.

The Chronicle’s Mark Frost reports:

A break-in early this morning resulted in the theft of handguns from Calamity Jane’s gun shop on Dix Avenue in Hudson Falls.
Harold Spiezio, Senior Investigator for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, said on the scene shortly before noon, that the theft involved “mostly handguns…possibly all handguns.
“They forcibly broke into some cabinetry to remove guns,” he said. “It appears it was targeted.”
Investigator Spiezio

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How Glens Falls works

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Friday night at the Queensbury Hotel seemed to me a perfect example of how Glens Falls works.

We were there to attend Crandall Public Library’s “Heart of the Community Dinner,” a benefit honoring Dr. Jim Morrissey, 90, the retired cardiologist who’s been one of Glens Falls’s quiet, impeccable civic leaders most of our lives. No surprise a throng turned out at $99 each, filling the …

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