Monday, January 17, 2022

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Marathon Dance adds heated tent & fun for alums

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The 39th annual South High Marathon Dance will for the first time feature a heated outdoor tent where alumni can gather.

“Three years ago, we got so crowded in the gym that we told the alumni that they couldn’t stay unless they were working,” said Tom Myott, longtime faculty advisor. “There were some hard feelings, so we came up with the idea of an …

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Congresswoman: Marathon Dance ‘electric, inspiring, I’m coming again’

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik attended her first South High Marathon Dance last year.

“It was one of the highlights of my first year in office,” she wrote in response to a Chronicle query.

“The energy of the event was electric and it was moving and inspiring to see students from all social circles and walks of life united for a common purpose — to raise …

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1st-year dancer donates her tips from Mr. Bill’s

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Kassi Cook has Marathon Dance fever.

The South High freshman is dancing in her first Marathon Dance this weekend, and she’s all in.

“I started working at Mr. Bill’s last March, and I started to collect tips,” she said. “And I didn’t know what to do with them. I don’t need stuff. So I figured, why not Marathon?”

She collected about $800, first in …

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Adk. Theatre Fest to launch new film fest in GF, Oct. 21-22

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Adirondack Theatre Festival will capitalize on the numerous movie screens available in downtown Glens Falls to host an off-season film festival on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22.

The Adirondack Film Festival will screen movies at the Charles R. Wood Theater, Crandall Public Library and the two theaters at 190 Grille and Cinema.

With four screens within a block of each other …

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Expect no move on Glens Falls’ police

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Don’t expect Warren County to take over Glens Falls Police Department duties anytime in the near future, despite all the talk in recent weeks and months.

City and county officials seem at a total impasse.

Meanwhile, the police department is costing city taxpayers $4-million, 23.3% of this year’s $17.3-million overall budget.

Mayor Jack Diamond’s newest proposal would pay the County $22.5-million over 15 years …

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