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Duke offer looms large for Girard; says Villanova & Notre Dame step up their efforts

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“I think getting an offer from Duke made everything more serious,” Glens Falls High School junior Joseph Girard III told The Chronicle after a 90-minute basketball workout Sunday.

“Before, it was enjoyable and it’s still enjoyable, but…it’s time to see who is really focusing on me. I haven’t cut my list yet, but we’re starting to see which schools are focusing on me.”

Girard …

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GF Hospital to lease 26,000 square feet in Bonacio’s 14 Hudson

14 Hudson, developer Sonny Bonacio’s new mixed-use building next to Glens Falls Hospital, is filling up.

Work is under way preparing for SUNY Adirondack’s culinary arts program moving there, and the hospital is also planning to lease space, too.

“Glens Falls Hospital is leasing roughly 26,000 square feet of the newly constructed Bonacio building adjacent to the hospital’s Emergency Department,” said spokeswoman Katelyn Cinzio, responding to a Chronicle query.

“Split …

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Ex-MSNBC host Ratigan joins Congress race; draws Dem fire; 2 hopefuls exit

Former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan declared his Democratic candidacy for the 21st District Congressional seat held by Republican Elise Stefanik.

Two other Democrats dropped out of the race — Greenwich Town Supervisor Sara Idelman and Tanya Boone of Granville.

Mr. Ratigan, 45, admitted at his Feb. 21 Saranac Lake press conference that he has never voted. “I was disgusted by the choices available to me,” he said. He registered to …

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Elise Stefanik – The Chronicle interview

2-term Congresswoman interviewed by
Chronicle editor Mark Frost, 2/12/18

Q: Why are you opposed to health care for everybody?
A: I want to make health care affordable and accessible for everyone. I think the cost of health care continues to rise.

I think we need to work on lowering costs for health care and I’ve been very supportive of fixes of the Affordable Care Act.

I authored the biggest fix, …

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JUST Water adds flavors

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Glens Falls-based JUST Water is adding three new infused flavors — tangerine, lemon and apple-cinnamon — and a smaller 330-milliliter container size.

JUST’s celebrity co-owner Jaden Smith — son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith — leads the roll-out this week.

He was to appear on The Today Show Wednesday, followed by a full-court media day, JUST Chief Operating Officer Jim Siplon told The …

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