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Myott: There will be a South High Marathon Dance ‘in some form’

The 2020 South High Marathon Dance took place just before the coronavirus pandemic shut everything down. This year’s dance raised $801,281.

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: We checked in with Tom Myott, South Glens Falls art teacher and one of three adult Marathon Dance advisors, to see what the thought is about 2021.

“We are realizing that the South High Marathon Dance will look very different than in …

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Crandall Park tennis & pickleball courts open; event on Oct. 1

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: A Grand Opening for the new tennis, pickleball and basketball courts in Crandall Park, Glens Falls, is scheduled on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 1:30 p.m.

The pickleball and tennis courts are already open and being used.

Hours are daily until the lights go off at 10 p.m., Crandall Park Beautification Committee president Elizabeth Little Hogan told The Chronicle.

Basketball waits for Covid easing

Mayor …

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No Great Escape in 2020, on to ’21

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

There was no summer. Now, with fall’s Oktoberfest and Fright Fest on the horizon, Six Flags Great Escape in Queensbury said it will be closed for all of 2020.

“Reopening the park is subject to state and local guidelines,” Park spokesperson Jason Lee said in an e-mail interview with The Chronicle. “Unfortunately, we did not receive approval to open this year, and we look …

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Bravo! to LG Music Fest for pulling it off

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: In a year when every small gain is hard-earned, and where the performing arts are madly thwarted in nearly any effort to put live entertainment before an audience in person, leave it to the Lake George Music Festival to pull it off.

Mastermind, founder and LGMF president Alexander Lombard marked his classical music series’ 10th anniversary with a dual set of drive-in concerts on …

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LG launches new Diane Struble book

The Lake George Historical Association plans a day-long “meet the writer” event to celebrate Called by the Water: When Diane Struble Swam Lake George, a new book by Diane’s daughter, Gwenne Rippon.

The free celebration is Saturday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., outside under a tent at the Historical Museum, on the Old Courthouse grounds at 290 Canada Street, Lake George Village.

Ms. Rippon will sign …

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