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Music, art, more now live online!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Manging Editor

We can’t get together in person, but there has been an explosion of daily online live streaming events by artists near and far.

St. Patrick’s Day was my first foray into the live stream concerts. I swung all night between local Celtic bluegrass band The McKrells at Caffe Lena in Saratoga and the nationally touring Dropkick Murphys at an undisclosed location in Boston (undisclosed …

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Queensbury Hotel is open: Rooms & food

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

In Bolton Landing the Sagamore Resort is entirely closed due to the pandemic shutdown, but at the Queensbury Hotel, “we are open for business,” says general manager Tyler Herrick.

He said that last Friday night, with a storm potentially coming, a subcontractor for National Grid rented 10 rooms to have their employees nearby.

He said the hotel has talked to Glens Falls Hospital about …

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Jimmer the Greek: GF star loves playing ball in Europe

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Jimmer Fredette is happy. He’s playing professional basketball for a Greek team, he’s getting paid handsomely, and he’s seeing a part of the world he might never have seen otherwise.

“It’s been good,” he told The Chronicle. “Athens is a cool city. There’s lots to do. And the food is very good.”

The Glens Falls native just turned 31. After years of kicking around …

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43rd Annual South High Marathon Dance!

727 dancers sign up to aid 37 recipients

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“As of this morning, we have 727 students signed up” for this weekend’s 43rd annual South High Marathon Dance, faculty advisor Tom Myott said Monday morning, the first day of Spirit Week.

Enrollment at South Glens Falls High School for grades nine through 12 is 910. If 727 students dance — more are likely to sign …

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Nolan Jacox, 12, known as ‘Mayor of Marathon,’ is 7th grader, 3rd-time recipient

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Now 12, Nolan Jacox has grown up with the South High Marathon Dance, as a participant and now as a three-time recipient.

Among core volunteers, he’s known as the Mayor of Marathon.

“My first memory of Marathon was being on Dan Albert’s shoulders as he walked from the production room into the gym for the closing in 2012,” says Nolan.

He lives with a …

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