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Expect no move on Glens Falls’ police

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Don’t expect Warren County to take over Glens Falls Police Department duties anytime in the near future, despite all the talk in recent weeks and months.

City and county officials seem at a total impasse.

Meanwhile, the police department is costing city taxpayers $4-million, 23.3% of this year’s $17.3-million overall budget.

Mayor Jack Diamond’s newest proposal would pay the County $22.5-million over 15 years …

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Bed tax hike to rescue Civic Center unlikely; Mayor: ‘That ship has sailed’

By Gordon Woodworth & Mark Frost
Chronicle News Editor & Chronicle Publisher/Editor

A renewed late push to fund the Glens Falls Civic Center with a 1% hike in the occupancy “bed” tax is apparently going nowhere, and Mayor Jack Diamond says the Aug. 18 auction of the Glens Falls Civic Center will proceed.

“If the County asks me to consider canceling the sale of the Civic Center and has a …

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