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The rescue of 5 Culvert

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

So there seems to be a happy ending after all in the saga of 5 Culvert Street.

Instead of the City of Glens Falls demolishing this nifty, historic little building that deteriorated severely after the city foreclosed on its three years ago, Darren Tracy, a licensed engineer who, with his wife, operates West Branch Engineering & Consulting PLLC and West Branch, Inc., a construction firm, …

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Lymphoma breakthrough: Tina Bureau’s new lease on life

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“I didn’t cry when I was sick, but now I’m crying and it’s tears of joy,” says Queensbury schoolteacher Tina Bureau.

Diagnosed a year ago with an aggressive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that did not respond to chemotherapy, Mrs. Bureau accepted a chance to participate in an experimental immunotherapy clinical trial at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

The treatment, called Yescarta and made by Los Angeles-based …

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Saved: Seagle slice of history

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

An overlooked piece of history set for imminent oblivion at the Seagle Music Colony in Schroon Lake instead has had its story revealed and existence preserved, all just in the nick of time.

This is a story about “The Closet,” a tiny, 12 by 6 side room about to be demolished because it was deemed a hazard.

And it’s about Fulton Fryar, who at age …

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Carriage Traders’ Len Romeo is grand marshal of SGF Fire Co. Holiday Parade

Len Romeo, owner of the vehicle retailer Carriage Traders, will be grand marshal for the 38th annual South Glens Falls Fire Company Holiday Parade, committee cochairs Megan Quinn and Tom Tracy announced Tuesday.

“When we floated the idea of taking over the parade, Lenny was the first one to step up and commit to helping us,” Mrs. Quinn told The Chronicle.

Carriage Traders committed $5,000 and is the parade’s title …

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Save this house! 5 Culvert Street, Glens Falls

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

I’ve long been aware of the historic little doctor’s office at 5 Culvert Street, just off Warren, in Glens Falls. I’ve frequently taken visitors by to see it.

But I didn’t realize until last Wednesday — when I received an email from Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) — that the City of Glens Falls was about to knock it down.

Nor had I realized that the …

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