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Mark Scialabba in key job with Washington Nationals, at World Series

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“It’s been a wild ride,” says Mark Scialabbra, the 1998 Queensbury High School graduate who is Director of Player Development for the Washington Nationals, who are now playing the Houston Astros in the World Series.

“It’s pretty amazing what the players have accomplished. They are playing for one another. It’s a testament to their talent and leadership. And it’s been fun to watch.”

Scialabba …

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Bus trip planned to see JG3’s first game at Syracuse

A Yankee Trails bus trip to Syracuse to see Joseph Girard III and the Orange men’s basketball team play defending national champion Virginia on Wednesday, Nov. 6, has been arranged by Glens Falls VFW Post 2475.

Tickets are $95, which includes the bus trip and a ticket in Section 312 in the upper level of The Dome. To buy a ticket, go to tours.yankeetrails.com/tour/gf2cuse.

Six dollars per ticket will …

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NYS Health Dept. on why Warren County has high cancer rate cites smoking, alcohol

By Patrick Daley, Chronicle Staff Writer

Warren County, as well as Erie and Suffolk counties and Staten Island, has the state’s highest rate of cancer, says the New York State Department of Health.

Last week it released the executive summary of its Warren County Cancer Incidence Report examining why Warren County had the highest rates of cancer in New York State from 2011 to 2015.

“It is likely that a …

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Film Fest drew crowds; some take-aways

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Director Chad Rabinovitz tells The Chronicle that more than 1,000 people purchased passes for this year’s fourth annual Adirondack Film Festival, Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 17 to 20, in downtown Glens Falls. Last year, the festival sold about 700 passes, he said.

“More important,” Mr. Rabinovitz says, festival volunteers counted a total of 6,692 people in seats at the weekend’s nearly 70 screening blocks.…

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Kids do ‘West Side Story’ at the Wood

The students in Broadway Upstate perform West Side Story (school edition of the Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim musical) Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 24-27, at the Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Curtain times are Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m, and Sunday at 2 p.m.
Tix: $20. Box office: 480-4878.

West Side Story is “one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all …

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