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Adk. Film Fest shows ‘Miracle’ at Cool Arena, plus: A star of ‘Princess Bride’

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The second annual Adirondack Film Festival will kick off Thursday, Oct. 19, with a free screening of 2004’s Miracle — about the 1980 U.S. hockey victory in Lake Placid over the Soviet Union — on the jumbotron scoreboard at Cool Insuring Arena (formerly Glens Falls Civic Center).

The festival headlining event is a 30th anniversary screening of cult favorite The Princess Bride, …

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Matt Rozell’s new book: Air war through the eyes of local veterans

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Retired Hudson Falls history teacher Matt Rozell says his newest book is “a narrative history of World War II over Europe, told by guys with a connection to Hometown USA.”

Featured are nine men who flew heavy bombers in World War II, including:

  • Earl Morrow, a B-17 pilot from Hartford who became a prisoner of war.
  • Dick Varney, a B-24 flight engineer from Hudson
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Hemmings Motor News car show in Lake George

By David Cederstrom, Chronicle Staff Writer

The 11th annual Hemmings Motor News Concours D’Elegance car show is set for Friday through Sunday, Sept. 15-17, in Lake George.

It will feature rare vehicles including a Tucker 48 said to have sold for more than $1.3-million at auction last January, and a 1919 LA-10 Stand & Drive electric delivery truck.

Jim Menneto, publisher and president of Hemmings, told The Chronicle that the …

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GF home sales are up 29%; crave inventory

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Home sales in the City of Glens Falls have jumped 29.3 percent so far this year.

There were 97 sales through July 31, up from 75 in the same period last year.

Thirty-three of the 97 homes sold for between $100,000 and $150,000; 85 were less than $200,000.

“People want to be in Glens Falls,” said Julie Snyder of Realty USA. “They love the …

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SGF parade saved

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“The South Glens Falls Holiday Parade is a 38-year tradition, and I can’t let it die,” said Meg Quinn.

The 28-year-old nurse, mother of two and 2007 South High grad stepped in and will organize it working with the South Glens Falls Fire Company, Mrs. Quinn told The Chronicle exclusively Tuesday.

The parade, a South Glens Falls mainstay since the Joy Store launched it …

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