Wednesday, February 28, 2024

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Doug Frost led petition drive; calls dissolving LG Village ‘win-win’

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Doug Frost set in motion this Tuesday’s referendum on whether to dissolve Lake George Village.

“I look at this as a win-win situation,” he says. “…If it does not pass, the Village Board will follow through on its own study of consolidation and long term savings for Village residents.”

Mr. Frost owns the Tom Tom Shop and Mayard Center in the village and formerly …

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Phantom restaurants…

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

I recently used Doordash — the Internet delivery app — for the first time locally. To my surprise, lots of restaurants were listed I’d never seen or heard of.

Have you tried Big Spoon Cafe? Mama Food Mart? Beast Burger? Sammie Up? Wings to Go? They’re all listed as local restaurants available for delivery.

I did some sleuthing. Big Spoon Cafe and Sammie Up …

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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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