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Dave & Dylan McDonnell plan 10th benefit for rare disease

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The 10th annual McDonnell Music Festival Concert is Saturday, Sept. 16, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge on Cronin Road in Queensbury. Info:

The event is organized by musician Dave McDonnell, frontman of the Marcabes classic rock group, and his son Dylan. It benefits FARA — the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance.

Dylan, who turns 40 at the end of September, …

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Regional ‘ACE’ touts ‘creative economy’

Architects and web designers, artists all count

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

With millions of dollars flowing through Governor Andrew Cuomo’s competitive economic development initiatives, folks who make their living in the Capital Region through creative means decided they wanted to get a stab at those funds, too.

The Governor divided the state into several economic regions. Warren, Washington and Saratoga Counties are part of the Capital Region, which …

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Rep. Stefanik, interviewed by The Chronicle, praises Paul Ryan, faults Trump on immigration, says she’ll run again

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Chronicle conducted a wide-ranging phone interview on April 17 with Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik as she reached the 100-day mark of her second two-year term. What we learned included:

  • She said she’ll definitely run for a third term in 2018. She noted: “We won every county in a district which is traditionally a swing district, and we won by over 30 points.”
  • She
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New book on John Apperson coming in May

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Ellen Apperson Brown of Virginia has written a book — John Apperson’s Lake George — about her great-uncle, the pioneering Lake George environmentalist. It’s coming out in May.

Somewhat surprising even to Ms. Brown — “funny,” she calls it — is that the book she said she has long dreamed of writing finally got picked up by Arcadia Publishing, best known for its Images …

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