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Late Tom Jacobs who pioneered Cole’s Woods ski trails honored with plaque

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Tom Jacobs and Cole’s Woods were celebrated Saturday on a perfect Glens Falls winter morning — gleaming blue sky, crisp temperature, fresh snow, cross-country ski trails groomed, ready and in use.

Mr. Jacobs, the Queensbury entrepreneur and Olympic skier who passed away in April at the age of 87, was lauded as the driving force who made Cole’s Woods and the ski trails happen.

Scores …

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Stan’s the man!

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

A group of Glens Falls High School alumni calling itself Team Stan hosted Stan Rummel and his wife Susan at a Dec. 3 dinner at the Long Horn Restaurant and Pub in Lake Luzerne.

Mr. Rummel, now 72, was assistant principal at Glens Falls High School from 1968 to 1998. He is the rare school disciplinarian who was popular then and is popular now.…

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Tom Collins sells Heidelberg Inn

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Citing his ongoing battle with stage four colon cancer, Tom Collins has sold his restaurant, the Heidelberg Inn at 352 Quaker Road in Queensbury.

“I’m still in treatment, going on three years now, and there is no end in sight,” he told The Chronicle. “It’s time Liz and I simplify things.

“We sold the business and the property to John Weber and his son, …

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Dan Miner reveals his 35-year battle vs. depression

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Four years after attempting suicide, WCKM radio personality Dan Miner sat down with The Chronicle to talk about his 35-year struggle with depression, and how getting professional help turned his life around.

“I never thought I’d see 50,” he said, sitting in the press box at the Glens Falls Civic Center before an Adirondack Flames hockey game.

The long-time hockey public address announcer and …

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On an 8,000-mile horseback ride

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

More than halfway through an 8,000-mile, 2½-year international horseback ride, a chance meeting has resulted in Bernice Ende and her two horses spending the winter in Fort Edward.

“It’s rather serendipitous to stay in an old historic feed store, the Nicholson Feed Store,” Ms. Ende told The Chronicle. “Fort Edward is so rich in history. You people are very serious about history.”

Ms. Ende, …

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