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Mark: At Bolton Historical Museum’s ‘Landscapes Lost & Found’

Ambitious show of art from and about Bolton is a must-see & runs to Oct. 14

Chronicle editor Mark Frost writes: Yes, I finally made it to the Bolton Historical Museum’s summer show — and I urge you not to miss it. Wonderfully ambitious, it’s a showcase of Lake George art that ranges from 19th century classic views — painting below, Bolton Landing by Joachim Ferdinance Richardt (from Bernard R. …

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Summer trip? They went to Alaska!

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Kurt and Meghan Theis of South Glens Falls, sons Evan (9) and Henry (7) and members of their extended family took a bucket-list trip this summer — to Alaska.

“The fact that we could all take this trip together was amazing. It was truly the trip of a lifetime,” said Kurt, who works at The Chronicle as a graphic designer.

“It was beautiful, educational, …

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Stefanik, on Israel

Editor’s note: Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik was part of a bipartisan delegation that visited Israel Aug. 8-16. Her office offered The Chronicle a phone interview on Thursday, Aug. 22. Here are excerpts of her responses to questions from Chronicle editor Mark Frost and News Editor Gordon Woodworth.


Q: What did you learn on your trip to Israel?

A: Well, it was my third visit to Israel, my first time …

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Wynton Marsalis at SPAC & Double H; what it means to our writer Pat

By Patrick Daley, Chronicle Staff Writer

When I was nine years old, Santa Claus brought me Joe Cool’s Blues, the album of Vince Guiraldi music recorded by trumpet virtuoso Wynton Marsalis and his pianist father, Ellis. The opening track is “Linus and Lucy,” a wild, soulful, dynamic version by Wynton’s septet. “Oh, Good Grief,” a track by Ellis’s trio, is one of the first melodies I learned on piano, sometime …

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Mayor Blais at Fenway: ‘Best day of my life’

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park in Boston, 83-year-old Lake George Village Mayor Bob Blais threw the ceremonial first pitch before the Red Sox game against the Baltimore Orioles.

“This is the highlight of my career,” Mayor Blais told The Chronicle on the field before the pitch. “I’m nervous as heck.”

Asked if he was going with high heat, he responded, “No, low lob.”

Was …

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