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Nick Marcantonio plans to go pro after Ironman in Lake Placid

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Nick Marcantonio, the elite 26-year-old triathlete from Glens Falls, tells The Chronicle, “After Lake Placid, if everything goes well, I’ll turn professional.”

The former cross country All-American at SUNY Cortland is now world-class. He finished 41st at last year’s Ironman 70.3 World Championships in South Africa and blitzed a strong field of 2,520 athletes to win the Connecticut 70.3 in early June by more …

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Saratoga County highway chiefs give Double H its ‘Field of Dreams’

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne has a new kickball “field of dreams” courtesy of the Saratoga County Town Highway Superintendents Association.

In four days, the highway chiefs tore up the grass, installed a sprinkler system, laid down sod donated by Saratoga Sod Farm and installed a clay infield.

“The clay makes it easier for campers in wheelchairs to play,” said T.J. Roode, …

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LG Youtheatre opens Avenue Q, the kid version

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Youtheatre, the summer theater program directed by Mickey Luce in Lake George, opens its 42nd season not with 42nd Street but with ‘Avenue Q’ — the new, high school version of Broadway’s multi-award-winning Sesame Street take-off — this version minus the Broadway show’s most famously grown-up storylines and strongest language — but, of course, still with the puppets. It runs Wednesday to Friday, July …

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Anthony DeGregorio’s college sport: bass fishing

By Dan Ladd, Chronicle Outdoors Editor

Anthony DeGregorio, 22, of Queensbury is a college athlete. A student in civil engineering at the University of Buffalo, he has an athletic appearance, but his chosen sport is not baseball, basketball or lacrosse. Nope, DeGregorio is a bass angler.

Competitive bass fishing at the both the high school and college levels has grown substantially in the past decade. B.A.S.S. and FLW, two premiere …

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Our July 11 issue

Health & Fitness Quarterly | Newest Lake George peril: Fishhook waterflea. Ulysses S. Grant cottage tour. ‘Field of Dreams’ at the Double-H. Lake George Youtheatre readies kid version of Avenue Q. David Britton of Glens Falls is chef at Siro’s, Saratoga. East Cove reopens. Hudson Headwaters security breach. Nick Marcantonio plans to go pro after Ironman in Lake Placid. Concerts, comedy, shows… The Chronicle always has the region’s best Arts

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