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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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Queensbury grad Katherine Fritz’s blog hits the big time!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

2004 Queensbury High grad Katherine Fritz is yet another native proving that you can get there from here. Two blogs she started have led, literally, to a million hits in one case, and to a book project and paid writing gig with the online magazine MTVStyle.

Much of this has transpired in a matter of  weeks after a couple of her blog entries were …

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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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GF’s Mikado branches into Bolton, opens Mikado Sushi

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Danny Chang with sushiThe Chang family, which has operated the Mikado restaurant in downtown Glens Falls for 16 years, has opened up Mikado Sushi in Bolton Landing.

It’s located in the former Caffé Vero space at 4933 Lake Shore Drive.

“It’s a great spot, and it was available, so we decided to give it a shot,” said Danny Chang, who is running the restaurant.

“We will be …

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‘Orange is the New Black’ author spoke last fall at Skidmore

Note: This Friday, June 6, Netflix is releasing the second season of its hit series “Orange is the New Black,” based on Piper Kerman’s memoir about her time in a federal women’s prison. We are posting here the piece written by The Chronicle’s Sandra Hutchinson, about Ms. Kerman’s appearance last fall at Skidmore College.

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, I took a flyer on something I happened to see listed …

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