Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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On an 8,000-mile horseback ride

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

More than halfway through an 8,000-mile, 2½-year international horseback ride, a chance meeting has resulted in Bernice Ende and her two horses spending the winter in Fort Edward.

“It’s rather serendipitous to stay in an old historic feed store, the Nicholson Feed Store,” Ms. Ende told The Chronicle. “Fort Edward is so rich in history. You people are very serious about history.”

Ms. Ende, …

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5-foot snowfall: How do folks in Buffalo survive? Two told us

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Last week’s storm that saw parts of the Buffalo area get socked with five feet of lake effect snow prompted me to wonder: How do they cope with such an onslaught?

We put the question out there on the Internet and urged people who might know people in the Buffalo vicinity to put us in touch with them.

That led to the following e-mail exchange …

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Elise Stefanik’s orientation to Congress so far

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Chronicle talked by phone Sunday with Congresswoman-elect Elise Stefanik in Washington, D.C., in the midst of an eight-day orientation.

Ms. Stefanik said she had “just finished a brunch with Mia Love [Utah], Mimi Walters [California], Martha McSally [Arizona] and Barbara Comstock [Virginia], who are the other newly elected Republican women.”

Ms. Stefanik at 30 is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.

Ms. …

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Post- vote notes

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

I take elections at face value. I assume the voters did what they wanted to do. I don’t think they’re stupid. I don’t think they’re misled. I try to understand their thinking, whether or not they voted the way I hoped they would. (In this case, I agreed with many of the results.)

Anyway, some thoughts.

1. Republican Elise Stefanik not only won, she won

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Lake George seen as never before

By David Cederstrom, Chronicle Staff Writer

The Jefferson Project has taken its next major step — creation of a 2,000 square-foot Data Visualization Laboratory at the Darrin Fresh Water Institute in Bolton.

“Things no human has seen before” will become visible there, IBM senior vice-president Dr. John E. Kelly III said at the project’s public unveiling on Oct. 17.

The lab “may seem like a modest building, but there are …

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