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Student chairs: Marathon’s many powerful lessons

This year’s 11 student co-chairs told The Chronicle what the South High Marathon Dance means to them.

The unparalleled love and support shown by the South Glens Falls community for SHMD has been a main source of life for the dance throughout the years,” said Natalie Barden. “As long as people with a sense of empathy, generosity, and compassion stick around, so, I believe, will SHMD.”

“This event …

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Even in winter Lake George real estate is hot selling

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Even in the dead of winter, real estate on Lake George has been sizzling.

“It’s been a very active January and February, which is atypical,” said Dan Davies of Davies-Davies & Associates Real Estate.

“Typically there are two or three sales in the southern basin, but we’ve had seven already, with several more that could be coming together in the coming weeks.”

There have …

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Schermerhorn to donate materials, labor for segment of Halfway Brook trail in Queensbury

Chronicle News Editor Gordon Woodworth writes: Developer Rich Schermerhorn has agreed to donate base material, labor and trucking for a new 1.2-mile trail from Aviation Road to Peggy Ann Road in Queensbury.

“Richard has basically saved us again,” Queensbury Town Supervisor John Strough said when contacted.

“It’s an important link to our trail system, which is part of a comprehensive system. Previously he helped out with the Rush Pond Trail, …

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Dan Ladd’s fond farewell

By Dan Ladd, Chronicle Outdoors Editor

Mark Frost’s editorial in last week’s Chronicle certainly struck a chord with me. It wasn’t just Mark’s kind words about me and my departure from The Chronicle.

It was that photo of myself and Dr. Dan O’Keeffe taken at the Chronicle Book Fair a decade ago. You see, I’m one of those estimated 10,000 babies Dr. Dan brought into this world — and my …

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Dr. Dan O’Keeffe dies at 98, what a great life he led

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Dr. Dan O’Keeffe died at the age of 98 1/2 on Sunday.

Dr. Dan was one of my favorite people on the planet, a friend and inspiration. A life force flowed through him like a spring. He lived a life I admired — committed to family, place, faith, community, profession — and fun.

As a Glens Falls obstetrician/gynecologist, Dr. Dan delivered 10,000 babies. He …

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