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Ed Bartholomew, President  |  Arleen Girard, Chair

OCTOBER 7, 2016

EDC Warren County is pleased to announce that we have successfully moved to our new location at 333 Glen Street, Suite 101, (1st Floor) Glens Falls, NY  12801.

Due to the expansion of Glens Falls National Bank's operations, EDC relocated.   EDC thanks  Glens Falls National Bank & Trust Company for accommodating EDC for 15 years at 234 Glen Street in Glens Falls.

Special thanks to our new landlord 333 Glen Street Associates, LLC including principal investor Bruce Boswell and building supervisor R. Kevin Lynn for all their assistance and support during our transition.
2016 EDC Southern Adirondack Planning & Zoning Forum A Success

EDC's fourth annual information session for planning, zoning and municipal officials in the Southern Adirondack region drew over 80 participants on October 6th to the Fort William Henry Conference Center in Lake George.  

A thank you is extended to our four co-sponsors:  Barton & Loguidice P.C., Chazen Companies, CT Male and Tucker Strategies, Inc. and for all who participated and supported this event.

Presentations made at the forum included NYS Adirondack Park Agency, Meyer & Fuller, Chazen Companies, Barton & Loguidice P.C. Town of Lake George, Adirondack Park Agency, Lake George Waterkeeper, NYS Department of State, Martino & Anthony and JUST Water.

To view the agenda click here.

To view the presentations from yesterday's Planning & Zoning Forum:
Chuck Voss - Advanced SEQRA
Dan Barusch & Chris Navitsky - Zoning for Septics
Jeff Anthony -Interacting with the APA
Catherine Hamlin - Smart Growth
The link to the two videos shown by Jim Siplon, COO of JUST Water are below:

'JUST We Bought a Church'

'JUST A New Model for Water'


2016 EDC Southern Adirondack Planning & Zoning Forum - Fort William Henry Conference Center, Lake George, NY - October 6, 2016
'Radium Girls' Movie to Start Filming Locally this Week

EDC President Ed Bartholomew announced the local filming of producers of the 1920s period movie "Radium Girls."   Andrew Meader, Chairman of the Creative Economy Committee of the Capital Regional Economic Development Council is assisting EDC on this project with the film company.

Read the article
in the  Post-Star.

Jaden Smith Explains His Inspiration for JUST Water

The bottles are made out of paper!

P.S. COLUMN: Fresh Prince of Glens Falls

Superstar actor and Just Water investor Will Smith and his son Jaden visited a few businesses in downtown Glens Falls on Thursday, as part of a "field trip" to see Just Water's operation.

Samantha's Cafe & Catering posted a picture on its Facebook page of the actor and his son at the Glens Falls eatery on Thursday. Several people also commented that Smith visited Mean Max Brew Works.

Read the article in the  Post-Star.

Water Quality and Property Values - A Clear Connection and Cause for Action

Lake George Mirror article detailing relationship between clarity on Lake George with first and second home values.

Reducing Salt Use Protects the Lake and Our Economy

Lake George Mirror re: upcoming Salt Summit to discuss impact of road salt usage and its impact on Lake George water quality. One of the larger threats to the lake economy which is reliant on tourism is the continued battle to maintain water quality.


Get your hockey tickets now:

First Home Game - Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Glens Falls Civic Center

Click here to website for ticket information.
Click here for schedule.

Adirondacks Lodge and Cross Country Ski Resort Sells

Garnet Hill Lodge and and cross country ski center in New York's Adirondack Mountains has a new owner.

Read the article in the 
Business Review.
New pro-access group joins land use fray

New group called Access Adirondacks seeks to advocate to have newly acquired NYS lands be available for sportsmen and others adding to tourism related activity for the region.

Read the article in The Sun.





The Charles R. Wood Theater, Glens Falls, NY

October - November

October- November

October 8, 2016
10 a.m. - 4 p.m., just minutes from Lake George
Self-guide to 7 sites to enjoy

October 13, 2016
Queensbury Hotel, 88 Ridge Street, Glens Falls
2 p.m. -6 p.m.
Free Admission for Realtors
Over 30 Booths - Free Door Prize Drawings and much more

October 27, 2016
4:00 p.m.
SUNY Adirondack's NSTEM &Adirondack  Regional Workforce Readiness Center

May 7 - October 29, 2016
Glens Falls Farmers Market 
Saturdays, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Street Market Pavilion, Downtown Glens Falls

June 4 - October 24, 2016
Mondays, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
June 4th, 2016 -October 24th, 2016
1043 State Route 9 (Davidson Brothers Brewery) Queensbury, New York

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