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Rep. Stefanik on coronavirus: The Chronicle’s interview

Editor’s note: The following interview was conducted on Thursday, March 19. We’re able to bring it to you now. Several Chronicle staff members submitted questions. Then-News Editor Gordon Woodworth conducted the phone interview. Here are excerpts. Again, this is from March 19.

Mark Frost: Can people in this district be confident that needed health care will be available if they get COVID-19?

Rep. Stefanik: Yes. I am in touch …

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Max: Yes, China is responsible for the coronavirus pandemic

By Max Frost, Chronicle Special Correspondent

Should we call COVID-19 the China virus? President Trump is doing so, earning the ire of his opponents who think he’s inciting racism and scapegoating China.

But President Trump has a point. COVID-19 is a distinctly Chinese creation: a product of the Chinese Communist Party’s repression and censorship, and China’s often illegal wildlife trade. To stop the spread of this disease and others like …

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In Chronicle article 6 years ago, Telescope CEO Kathy Juckett warned: ‘Self-sufficiency is power & we are giving that away’

As the U.S. and much of the rest of the world desperately try to obtain medical masks by the millions from China — and as the Netherlands recalls as defective 600,000 N95 masks from China — there’s emerging sentiment that the United States needs more control of its destiny.

Kathy Juckett, the CEO of Telescope Casual Furniture in Granville — a manufacturer founded in 1903 — already knew it. She …

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SGF students don’t miss a beat with their viral virtual group song

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Kept apart while school was closed in hopes to slow the spread of Coronavirus, Vocal Point, the select a cappella singing ensemble at South Glens Falls High School, figured out how to sing together anyway — and this week they made a splash doing so, lighting up Facebook and YouTube with a virtual group sing of the 2011 song “Without You.”

The students garnered …

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