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GF’s Robb Freed: Another long-distance bike ride for EB awareness

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Six months after he rode his bicycle across the United States and back, Robb Freed of Glens Falls is doing it again to continue raising awareness and research money for the rare genetic connective disease epidermolysis bullosa (EB).

Mr. Freed’s son Drake E was born with disorder that affects only in 20,000 births in the U.S. EB sufferers have very fragile skin that easily …

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GF High School panel mulls pros & cons of ending GPA class ranking

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

A “Class Rank Committee” made up of Glens Falls High School teachers, administrators and parents has met twice and will meet again on Monday, April 29, at 3:15 p.m. in the high school library to “explore the current practices at GFHS regarding Class rank,” according to meeting materials obtained by The Chronicle.

A PowerPoint presentation listed the “Committee Objectives,” that include:

  • “To determine the
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Glen at Hiland to add indoor pool; 30 units of memory care; larger independent apartments

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Glen at Hiland Meadows in Queensbury plans to add 30 units of assisted living memory care housing, a wellness center with an indoor pool, and larger independent living apartments.

“The Memory Care Center will be a separate building with a different design,” said executive director Andrea Hebert when contacted by The Chronicle.

“The space is designed for flexible activities and sight lines for …

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Indians’ icing on the cake!

GF completes dream season with overall NY state title

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The refuse-to-lose Glens Falls boys’ basketball team added a Federation state title to their public high school crown, winning a pair of games in front of raucous hometown crowds at Cool Insuring Arena.

The 29-1 Indians scrapped and clawed their way to a gritty 77-70 overtime win over South Bronx Prep in Saturday’s semifinal in …

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Brewers rally for Common Roots

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The region’s craft brewers are rallying around Bert and Christian Weber’s Common Roots. The South Glens Falls brewery was destroyed by fire Monday night.

Kurt Borchardt and Colin Quinn, who co-own Artisanal Brew Works in Saratoga, organized a meeting of brewers Tuesday afternoon.

“There are a couple of ideas on the table,” Mr. Borchardt told The Chronicle. “One local brewery already has an event …

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