Sunday, November 27, 2022

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Morgan Smith of SGF kicking for Franklin Pierce football

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Former South Glens Falls girls soccer player Morgan Smith is a placekicker this fall on the Franklin Pierce college football team.

As a senior at South High, Morgan kicked extra points on the football team,l and she says she’s kicked 40-yard field goals in practice.

At Franklin Pierce, “I played soccer as a freshman, but I missed football more,” she told The Chronicle. “I …

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Cathy: Aurora in GF was missed opportunity

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

I’m sorry that Glens Falls didn’t entirely roll out the red carpet for Olympic icon Jackie Joyner-Kersee. Considered one of the great athletes of all time, she won six Olympic medals in heptathlon and long jump, including three golds competing at four Olympic Games.

She was joined here by swimming legend and ABC sports broadcaster Donna deVarona, hockey standout and coach “Digit” Murphy, and …

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Mark: At Bolton Historical Museum’s ‘Landscapes Lost & Found’

Ambitious show of art from and about Bolton is a must-see & runs to Oct. 14

Chronicle editor Mark Frost writes: Yes, I finally made it to the Bolton Historical Museum’s summer show — and I urge you not to miss it. Wonderfully ambitious, it’s a showcase of Lake George art that ranges from 19th century classic views — painting below, Bolton Landing by Joachim Ferdinance Richardt (from Bernard R. …

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Summer trip? They went to Alaska!

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Kurt and Meghan Theis of South Glens Falls, sons Evan (9) and Henry (7) and members of their extended family took a bucket-list trip this summer — to Alaska.

“The fact that we could all take this trip together was amazing. It was truly the trip of a lifetime,” said Kurt, who works at The Chronicle as a graphic designer.

“It was beautiful, educational, …

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Stefanik, on Israel

Editor’s note: Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik was part of a bipartisan delegation that visited Israel Aug. 8-16. Her office offered The Chronicle a phone interview on Thursday, Aug. 22. Here are excerpts of her responses to questions from Chronicle editor Mark Frost and News Editor Gordon Woodworth.

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Q: What did you learn on your trip to Israel?

A: Well, it was my third visit to Israel, my first time …

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