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Raccoon attack in Qby.: Woman gets rabies shots as a precaution

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Susan Silverberg, 56, is getting precautionary rabies shots after a raccoon attacked her and her dog last week near her apartment complex off Meadowbrook Road in Queensbury.

“It was Thursday, Sept. 28, at 8:45 p.m., and I was walking my dog Bauer, a Lab mix, and he was barking and barking and I couldn’t figure out why.

“Then a raccoon jumps out of a …

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Chris Gibson’s book published; set for Chronicle Book Fair Nov. 5

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Chris Gibson, the region’s former Congressman, has a new book out this week, Rally Point: Five Tasks to Unite the Country and Revitalize the American Dream.

“Rally Point is a commentary on the current state of our country and a plan, based on Founding principles, for how we can come together and strengthen the American Dream,” writes Mr. Gibson.

He is now a professor …

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Remembering Dave Strader, and his impact on hockey and life here in GF

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Dave Strader, who passed away at the age of 62 this past Sunday morning in his beloved Glens Falls, embodied professional hockey here.

He was the first radio play-by-play man for the Adirondack Red Wings back in their first season here in 1979-80.

He called two Calder Cup title runs, and somewhere along the line earned the nickname “The Voice” for his perfectly pitched …

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Porreca closes Chicken Shack, expands Raúl’s into its space

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“The Chicken Shack is doing okay, but the smart money is on Raúl’s,” owner Russ Porreca said Monday.

He’s closing the Chicken Shack at 162 Glen Street and expanding into that space his thriving Raúl’s Mexican Grill next door.

“We don’t have enough seating for Raúl’s,” Mr. Porreca told The Chronicle.

“We need more space. We’re turning people away. The Chicken Shack space will …

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