Glens Falls

New York News
3:56 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

DiNapoli: Civic Center Burden On Glens Falls

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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli was joined by local officials in Glens Falls today to unveil a new report that shows looming fiscal stress on the upstate city.

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New York News
8:00 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Community Mourns Loss Of Local Theater Legend

The Glens Falls region is remembering the life of William "Bill" Woodward, an active member of the community who was at the core of performing arts scene for decades.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

EPA Grant Will Help Assess Brownfields In Glens Falls Region

Earlier this week, the Glens Falls Common Council accepted terms as a lead agency on a federal grant through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help communities assess contaminated lands for redevelopment.

The $600,000 Regional Risk Assessment grant is aimed at assessing brownfield sites affected by hazardous materials or petroleum. Glens Falls joins South Glens Fall, Moreau, Corinth, Hadley, and Chester in this effort.

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New York News
4:57 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Glens Falls Seeks Sale Of Civic Center

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Officials in Glens Falls have announced plans to sell the longtime city-owned arena.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Congressional Corner With Bill Owens

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  Glens Falls has a new hockey team coming to town.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the small city is thrilled to host the Calgary affiliate.

New York News
12:09 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Hyde Collection Receives Major Photography Donation

The Hyde Collection
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The Hyde Collection, an internationally known art museum in Glens Falls, New York, has received a major donation from a leading national news anchor. 

The Hyde Collection announced it has been gifted a large collection of photographs from ABC news anchor and political correspondent George Stephanopoulos, who also worked in the Clinton White House. Hyde director Charles Guerin said the donation comes from a man whose collection is well known in the photography world.

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The Roundtable
11:40 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Glens Falls Brewfest 4/5


  It’s been … oh, about 2 long weeks since we talked about craft and local beer here on The Roundtable.

Let’s fix that now and mix it with talking about another thing we love: theater.

Tomorrow from 4-8 the Queensbury Hotel will host the Glens Falls Brewfest – a local beer event with proceeds going to support The Adirondack Theatre Festival and the Feeder Canal Alliance.

Here to tell us more are Mark Fleischer, Producing Artistic Director of Adirondack Theatre Festival and Bill Mason, one of the three volunteer organizers for the Glens Falls Brewfest. His day job is: co-owner, president and CEO of Takundewide Resort on Lake George.

New York News
6:20 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Glens Falls Prepares For Basketball Tournament Weekend

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Thousands of spectators are expected head to Glens Falls for the return of a statewide high school basketball tournament this weekend. But the long-term sports future in the city is once again unclear. 

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association Boys’ Basketball Championships will return to the Glens Falls Civic starting Friday afternoon and running through Sunday.

The Civic Center has been home to the state tourney ever since its rebirth three decades ago. Jeremy Heulsing, general manager of the venue, said this year, thousands are expected to attend.

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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Ansel Adams And Photo-Secession At The Hyde Collection

Ansel Adams, American (1902-1984), Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, ca. 1941, vintage silver gelatin print, framed: 16 x 20 inches. ©2013 The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust

  There is a pair of exciting new exhibits at the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, NY. "Ansel Adams: Early Works" and "Photo-Secession: Painterly Masterworks of Turn-of-the-Century Photography," are on display through April 20th in the Wood Gallery.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Schumer Pushing For Brownfield Cleanup Funding For Glens Falls

Sen. Schumer in Glens Falls

New York U.S. Senator Charles Schumer was in Glens Falls today to call for Environmental Protection Agency funding to cleanup brownfield sites throughout the city.

Senator Schumer gathered with Glens Falls mayor Jack Diamond and other local officials at the Former Aroxy Dry Cleaners. The brownfield site on Warren Street is one of six high-priority locations within the city that officials are focused on redeveloping.

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