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Zonta International turns 100; Glens Falls club is increasingly active at 95

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Zonta International, the professional women’s service club founded in Buffalo in 1919, marks its centennial on November 8. The Glens Falls chapter was formed just five years from the start. It is 95 years old.

The 25 original members held their first luncheon at the Rockwell House hotel on Glen Street on February 12, 1924, says Glens Falls club president Frances Bowen.

Glens Falls …

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Mark: Let’s talk some Presidential politics

Elizabeth Warren vs. Nikki Haley:
Mark’s dream race in 2020.

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

In separate conversations in the past week-and-a-half, one friend told me that he thinks President Trump will end up resigning and another friend predicted that Trump will win re-election.

I don’t dismiss lightly the second friend’s opinion because he was a Trump believer I ridiculed for months in 2016 because I was absolutely certain there …

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Aims to row the Atlantic

By Patrick Daley, Chronicle Staff Writer

Chestertown native Terence Steinberg — an elementary classmate of mine many years ago at St. Mary’s-St. Alphonsus school in Glens Falls — has run 43 marathons, several Ironman races and a 145-mile ultra marathon that took 35 hours to finish — no sleep, all running.

Now he aims to row across the Atlantic Ocean — west to east, Christopher Columbus’s 3,000 mile route following …

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New ‘Dawn’ for historic GF Sherman Ave. neighborhood

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Dawn (Sweetser) Davidson, the 1991 Queensbury graduate who bought and transformed Sherman Avenue’s historic Bemis Place apartments last year, has bought six more nearby buildings and now has 38 apartments in her Glens Falls real estate portfolio.

Mrs. Davidson paid a total of $1.2-million for 17-19 Sherman Ave., 18 Sherman Ave., 21 Sherman Ave., 21½ Sherman Ave., and, around the corner, 1 and 3-5 …

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Baptists eye sale to opioid treatment company

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

An Albany drug treatment not-for-profit wants to buy the First Baptist Church of Glens Falls at 100 Maple Street and open an in-patient opioid treatment center there, The Chronicle has learned.

The financially hard-pressed church congregation has voted to pursue the sale.

“The time is right for the culture, for the community, and for the church,” Pastor Stephanie Schneider told The Chronicle Monday. “This …

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