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New York News
5:04 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Warren County Approves Plan To Support Civic Center

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Warren County lawmakers today approved a plan to provide $750,000 over the course of three years to help support operations at the Glens Falls Civic Center, which is changing hands.

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New York News
2:18 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Warren County Supervisors Reject Plan To Prevent Civic Center Auction

A last-minute attempt by Warren County to halt the sale of the Glens Falls Civic Center at a public auction scheduled for later this month has failed.

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New York News
1:43 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Forum Will Address Heroin Addiction In Warren And Washington Counties

A recent traffic stop that led to two arrests for heroin possession in Washington County, New York, near the Vermont border is bringing attention to an ongoing issue of the transport of illegal drugs over state lines.

A traffic stop by state troopers early Tuesday on Route 149, west of the Village of Fort Ann, led to two arrests on charges of heroin possession with intent to sell.

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New York News
11:31 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Officials Seek Study Of Expanding Saratoga & North Creek Railway

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Economic Development officials in Warren County are requesting funding to conduct a feasibility study to expand regional short-line rail service.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

EDC Warren County To Showcase Forest Products Industry At Annual Luncheon

Economic leaders in the Southern Adirondack region are gathering in Queensbury Friday afternoon to discuss the importance and presence of the forest-products industry.

At Friday’s annual luncheon of EDC Warren County, members of the business community will gather to hear speakers salute the region’s forest products industry – a vital economic sector both in the past and future.

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New York News
6:22 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Leaders Discuss Funding Priorities With Sen. Gillibrand At SUNY Adirondack

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited with community leaders in Queensbury, New York, today to hear from local officials their economic development needs.

On the campus of SUNY Adirondack, New York’s junior senator met with leaders of the business community and public officials from Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga counties.

Ed Bartholomew, president of EDC Warren County, addressed the upcoming closure of General Electric’s capacitor manufacturing plant in Fort Edward…

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Glens Falls Derailment May Warrant Closer Look At Rail Infrastructure

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A train derailment earlier this week in Glens Falls has some local officials suggesting it may be time to reexamine the area’s infrastructure.

On Monday afternoon, a train carrying ammonia derailed in Glens Falls, jumping tracks near the Lehigh Northeast Cement Company.

Ed Greenberg, a spokesman for Canadian Pacific, the company that owns the tracks, said emergency protocols were initiated swiftly, the two tanker cars were placed back on the tracks, and traffic was resumed by Tuesday morning.

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New York News
4:32 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Warren County Probation Director Seeks Body Armor For Officers

One Southern Adirondack county is beginning discussions on outfitting probation officers with bullet-proof vests.

Robert Iusi, Probation Director for Warren County, says last fall, the department began reviewing how it conducts home visits with respect to probation officers heading out into the field. The comprehensive review included probation and public safety officers, emergency services, and the input of the sherriff’s office.

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New York News
3:50 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Economist Predicts Positive Economic Outlook For Warren County

Business leaders gathered in Glens Falls Wednesday morning to hear an economic outlook for 2014 that looks promising for Warren County.

At the Queensbury hotel, business owners and representatives gathered for the Economic Development Corporation of Warren County’s 2014 Economic Outlook breakfast.

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New York News
12:41 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Report Inventories Available Commercial Space In Downtown Glens Falls

A view of downtown Glens Falls
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A new report is providing details about Glens Falls’ downtown, in an effort to aid bringing new businesses to the area.

Ed Bartholomew, Economic Development Director for Glens Falls and president of EDC Warren County, says the new report, which inventories the city’s available commercial space downtown, provides a more detailed picture of the small city’s revitalization.

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