South Glens Falls, NY, Aug 08, 2012 — A South Glens Falls man opened a small movie theater earlier this summer and says he's not worried about the film industry's decision to switch distributing first run features from film to digital. Jerry Aratare says his single-screen Cinematheque shows foreign and first-run movies, though usually a couple of weeks later than the larger movie theaters.
The 82-year-old Aratare got his first movie theater job as a projectionist in 1951 in Vermont. He's opened about a dozen small theaters in the region over the years. He told Todd Moe that his newest theater has 66 seats, a decades-old projector he's dubbed "the old workhorse", and a "hometown" atmosphere. Go to full article
Dec 19, 2005 — NBC News broadcast an hour-long documentary last night called "To War And Back". It told the stories of seven National Guard soldiers from Glens Falls who served in Iraq. As Martha Foley reports, only six of those soldiers came home. Go to full article
Apr 13, 2004 — A National Guard soldier from South Glens Falls was killed Sunday north of Baghdad, according to a report published today in the Glens Falls Post Star. Private First Class Nathan Brown, age 21, died in an ambush north of Baghdad. As Brian Mann reports, four other guard members from the North Country were wounded in the attack. Go to full article