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HF: Morans’ $500,000 gift to redo Derby Park

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Brien and Mike Moran, whose Moran’s Sporting Goods Store was a Hudson Falls mainstay that supplied athletic gear and bicycles to generations of local kids, are donating $500,000 to kick off a $1.1-million complete renovation of Derby Park in Hudson Falls.

The gift was announced Tuesday morning at a press conference in the former Washington County Courthouse building in downtown Hudson Falls.

“This community …

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Bill Nikas: In 2018 we decided best use of Masonic building; in 2019, arts & artisans

Hudson Falls attorney Bill Nikas, when we asked his top achievement of 2018 and his top ambition for 2019, said:

“After 3½ years of dealing with architects, engineers and planning boards trying to decide upon the best use of the Masonic Temple in Hudson Falls, 2018 brought me into contact with the creativity of certain members of the art world. They are responsible for launching an artisans’ ‘consortium’ which will …

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Sen. Schumer ‘inspired’ after touring historic Hudson Falls buildings

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“This is the kind of thing that makes my job so great,” said Sen. Charles Schumer, the top Democrat in the United States Senate, as he toured four historic buildings in downtown Hudson Falls on Friday, Dec. 8.

“To see all of the activity and the revitalization and the hope in all of these buildings I visited is inspiring.”

Sen. Schumer, with Secret Service …

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Strand Theater concept drawing; May 13 vote nears on Kingsbury plan

Town of Kingsbury residents will vote on May 13 whether to approve a $650,000 bond to fund construction of a new town hall, paving the way for the group looking to renovate and reopen the current town hall as the new Strand Theater. Tonight, April 30, at 7 in the Kingsbury Volunteer Firehouse on Burgoyne Avenue, there’s an informational meeting on the town hall project.

The former office of pediatrician …

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