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East Dix peak renamed for pioneer Grace Hudowalski

By Patrick Daley, Chronicle Staff Writer

In 1937 Grace Hudowalksi became the first woman, and just the ninth person, to climb the 46

Adirondack High Peaks.
Now, one of those peaks — East Dix — has been renamed Grace Peak, the culmination of a campaign begun in 2002, two years before her death at age 98.

Mrs. Hudowalski was a founder of the Forty-Sixers of Troy, a precursor to today’s …

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Our June 19 issue

This week, Queensbury High grad Katherine Fritz’s blog hits it big. Mega rock band The Who’s Glens Falls concert was 25 years ago. Hudson Valley Firemen’s convention here this weekend, and a mountain renamed after Grace Hudowalski, the first female Forty-Sixer. Plus, lots of letters — on Americade, and the 21st Congressional District Republican primary. Plus our extensive coverage of events!

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Cathy: Ringside at MMA — guys fight; blood; & a fierce focus

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor


What is it that drives men to get into a steel “cage,” bare-chested and bare-footed, ready to kick, punch, drop and twist — and be kicked, punched, dropped and twisted in return — all for glory only, no cash prizes? The glory? I think maybe not.

Ringside at Cage Wars 25, Glens Falls Civic Center’s first-ever Mixed Martial Arts contest on Saturday, May 17: …

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Hudson Headwaters to build 2nd health center, next to its one near Exit 18

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Rapidly expanding Hudson Headwaters Health Network plans to build a 27,000-square-foot health center on Carey Road in Queensbury, adjacent to its 11,000 square-foot West Mountain Primary Care Center that opened in 2009, The Chronicle has learned.

“There is a great need for primary care, we are hiring more and more doctors, and now we need space,” Dr. John Rugge, Hudson Headwaters founder and CEO, …

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Our June 12 issue

This week, Henry Caldwell’s superb collection of Lake George memorabilia; the jam-packed LARAC festival weekend; and for Father’s Day, Mark Frost’s column on things his dad told him. Plus, ideas to help fund the Glens Falls Civic Center; a new Hudson Headwaters building going up in Queensbury; Cathy DeDe on mixed martial arts; and Alfre Woodard at Dorset by The Chronicle’s Laurie Clothier! June is jumping!

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