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Tom Collins sells Heidelberg Inn

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Citing his ongoing battle with stage four colon cancer, Tom Collins has sold his restaurant, the Heidelberg Inn at 352 Quaker Road in Queensbury.

“I’m still in treatment, going on three years now, and there is no end in sight,” he told The Chronicle. “It’s time Liz and I simplify things.

“We sold the business and the property to John Weber and his son, …

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Dan Miner reveals his 35-year battle vs. depression

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Four years after attempting suicide, WCKM radio personality Dan Miner sat down with The Chronicle to talk about his 35-year struggle with depression, and how getting professional help turned his life around.

“I never thought I’d see 50,” he said, sitting in the press box at the Glens Falls Civic Center before an Adirondack Flames hockey game.

The long-time hockey public address announcer and …

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On an 8,000-mile horseback ride

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

More than halfway through an 8,000-mile, 2½-year international horseback ride, a chance meeting has resulted in Bernice Ende and her two horses spending the winter in Fort Edward.

“It’s rather serendipitous to stay in an old historic feed store, the Nicholson Feed Store,” Ms. Ende told The Chronicle. “Fort Edward is so rich in history. You people are very serious about history.”

Ms. Ende, …

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5-foot snowfall: How do folks in Buffalo survive? Two told us

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Last week’s storm that saw parts of the Buffalo area get socked with five feet of lake effect snow prompted me to wonder: How do they cope with such an onslaught?

We put the question out there on the Internet and urged people who might know people in the Buffalo vicinity to put us in touch with them.

That led to the following e-mail exchange …

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Elise Stefanik’s orientation to Congress so far

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Chronicle talked by phone Sunday with Congresswoman-elect Elise Stefanik in Washington, D.C., in the midst of an eight-day orientation.

Ms. Stefanik said she had “just finished a brunch with Mia Love [Utah], Mimi Walters [California], Martha McSally [Arizona] and Barbara Comstock [Virginia], who are the other newly elected Republican women.”

Ms. Stefanik at 30 is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.

Ms. …

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