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Ft. William Henry’s Best Western is for sale to make way for Carriage House project

By Cathy DeDe , Chronicle Managing Editor

The Best Western of Lake George, a property owned by the Fort William Henry, is on the market for a price The Chronicle learned is $5,750,000.

“It’s a fabulous franchise, with a lot of growth,” Kathy Flacke Muncil, Fort William Henry CEO, said when contacted for comment. “We are looking to move some hard assets to cash so we can do things like …

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Ice fishing finally kicks in

By Dan Ladd, Chronicle Outdoors Editor

Saturday’s sunrise on Glen Lake sure was a pretty sight. More than 180 ice anglers turned out for the Glen Lake ice fishing derby, and conditions couldn’t have been better. Six-plus inches of ice allowed anglers to fish just about anywhere on the lake, and more fish were caught this year than at any of the previous derbies.

The rainbow trout were certainly the …

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Adirondack Nationals ‘surprised’ at Blais’ criticism; new 3-year deal Fort William Henry

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Mark Ingleston, incoming chairman of the Adirondack Nationals Car Show for Albany Rods & Kustoms, said he was surprised by Lake George Mayor Bob Blais’s complaints about the car show, as stated in his end of year letter to taxpayers and reported in last week’s Chronicle.

Reached by phone in Florida, Mr. Ingleston said, “We have dealt with the mayor a lot over the …

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Ice, Ice, Baby: Nine Ice Bars, Starting now!

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: The phenomenon started in 2014 with The Sagamore. This year: Nine venues play. Details on our calendar pages.

“It’s like an August night in January,” General Manager Tom Guay says of the Sagamore Resort’s annual Glacier Ice Bar. Not that it’s warm, he means, but the people come out in numbers like for August, filling the hotel and restaurants.

“And the town also gets …

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Salmon fishing comeback on Lake George

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“Salmon fishing on Lake George is definitely on the upswing,” says Joe Greco, owner of Justy-Joe Charters.

“Last year was an exceptionally good year for numbers and size, and this year is even better. I started fishing on the lake in 1991 and in the mid- to late-1990s, we were catching 400 salmon a year.

“We’re not catching those numbers this year, but it …

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