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Rita Sweenor: Thanks all who helped after I was attacked by rabid coyote in FE

Dear Gordon:

It has been two weeks on August 30 since I was attacked by a rabid coyote on the bike trail in Fort Edward. I am healing slowly, though improving each and every day.

I am alive today due to some very caring and extraordinary people. The couple whose house I first stopped at are the beginning of the many very special people that touched my and my family’s …

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Fought off a rabid coyote; Rita is a survivor!

Rita Sweenor
“I’ll give you the thumbs up,” Rita Sweenor said in posing for this photo Monday evening, five days after a rabid coyote ripped open her scalp, face, arms and legs. How is she doing? “I’m a positive person…I have a lot of recovery to do. Will I have scars? I don’t care. I am who I am. I survived.Chronicle photo/Gordon Woodworth

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“It …

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Lake George hazards

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Two Chronicle readers have contacted us in recent days aiming to alert people to separate hazards they’ve come across on Lake George.

At Sandy Bay, a shallow, very popular spot for boats to moor and people to frolic, the concern is the sharp strands at the end of the steel cable that holds the mooring buoy in place.

Sharp strands at Sandy Bay. Photo/Fred Fibiger

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Deric Buck sets ‘Buck’s Tavern’ at the former Blue Moose

Already operates Bogey’s at Bay Meadows & owns Kingsbury National

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Deric Buck, who operates Bogey’s at Bay Meadows and last year purchased Kingsbury National Golf Club, has taken over the former Blue Moose restaurant property on Route 9, just north of the Great Escape, on a lease-to-own agreement.

“We hope to open after Labor Day and before October,” Mr. Buck, 40, said when contacted …

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Mazzone will cater LG Marriott

Exclusive provider for private events, including rooftop

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Mazzone Catering — the Capital Region’s highest-profile restaurateur and events caterer — has become the exclusive provider for private events at the Courtyard Marriott in Lake George.

The deal was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting and catered function last Thursday at the Marriott, newly built by Lake George developer Dave Kenny and his partners.

Angelo Mazzone, Mazzone Catering’s 64-year-old …

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