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LARAC’s Fall Arts Fest is this weekend in Queensbury

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: LARAC’s Fall Arts Festival is Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, at The Adirondack Sports Complex, “the Dome” on Sherman Avenue in Queensbury. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5, good for both days. Kids under 12 are free.

We asked LARAC festival coordinator Phil Casabona and director Candice Frye about the event. …

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Rodeo weekend at Cool Arena

The 27th annual Adirondack Stampede Charity Rodeo rides into downtown Glens Falls on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4, at 7:30 p.m. each night at Cool Insuring Arena.

Tix: $16-$18, $10 youths, $30 VIP. Proceeds benefit local children’s charities. Box office: 855-432-2849.

It’s a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association event featuring top national and regional competitors in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie down roping, barrel racing and …

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Chronicle Book Fair is Sunday! Please come

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe offers: The 22nd annual Glens Falls Chronicle Book Fair is Sunday, Nov. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Queensbury Hotel. It’s free, and showcases more than 100 authors and presenters this year.

Don’t come for The Chronicle. Come for those writers, booksellers, publishers.

See the program notes beginning on the next page for a quick look at what each one does.

Every …

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The rescue of 5 Culvert

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

So there seems to be a happy ending after all in the saga of 5 Culvert Street.

Instead of the City of Glens Falls demolishing this nifty, historic little building that deteriorated severely after the city foreclosed on its three years ago, Darren Tracy, a licensed engineer who, with his wife, operates West Branch Engineering & Consulting PLLC and West Branch, Inc., a construction firm, …

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Lymphoma breakthrough: Tina Bureau’s new lease on life

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“I didn’t cry when I was sick, but now I’m crying and it’s tears of joy,” says Queensbury schoolteacher Tina Bureau.

Diagnosed a year ago with an aggressive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that did not respond to chemotherapy, Mrs. Bureau accepted a chance to participate in an experimental immunotherapy clinical trial at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

The treatment, called Yescarta and made by Los Angeles-based …

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