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Ex-MSNBC host Ratigan joins Congress race; draws Dem fire; 2 hopefuls exit

Former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan declared his Democratic candidacy for the 21st District Congressional seat held by Republican Elise Stefanik.

Two other Democrats dropped out of the race — Greenwich Town Supervisor Sara Idelman and Tanya Boone of Granville.

Mr. Ratigan, 45, admitted at his Feb. 21 Saranac Lake press conference that he has never voted. “I was disgusted by the choices available to me,” he said. He registered to …

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Elise Stefanik – The Chronicle interview

2-term Congresswoman interviewed by
Chronicle editor Mark Frost, 2/12/18

Q: Why are you opposed to health care for everybody?
A: I want to make health care affordable and accessible for everyone. I think the cost of health care continues to rise.

I think we need to work on lowering costs for health care and I’ve been very supportive of fixes of the Affordable Care Act.

I authored the biggest fix, …

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JUST Water adds flavors

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Glens Falls-based JUST Water is adding three new infused flavors — tangerine, lemon and apple-cinnamon — and a smaller 330-milliliter container size.

JUST’s celebrity co-owner Jaden Smith — son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith — leads the roll-out this week.

He was to appear on The Today Show Wednesday, followed by a full-court media day, JUST Chief Operating Officer Jim Siplon told The …

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Habitat ReStore store in Moreau is a big hit

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

ReStore — the Habitat for Humanity home store on U.S. Route 9 north of Northway Exit 17 in Moreau — opened on Oct. 2 and hit the ground running.

“We’re only open three days a week,” store manager Charles Burd tells The Chronicle. “From the first of October, we’ve done around 4,500 transactions.”

He won’t specify a dollar about, but emphasizes, “We are extremely grateful …

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25 years in the Outhouse!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

For the 25th straight year L.P. Adams Lumberyard will compete in the Lake George Winter Carnival outhouse races. That’s a long run, especially considering they come from Dalton, Massachusetts.

“When I was a teenager, my father and a group he worked with were looking for something to do in the wintertime,” says Todd Adams, seventh generation co-owner with his brother of their family lumberyard, …

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