Friday, September 24, 2021

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Kids do ‘West Side Story’ at the Wood

The students in Broadway Upstate perform West Side Story (school edition of the Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim musical) Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 24-27, at the Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Curtain times are Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m, and Sunday at 2 p.m.
Tix: $20. Box office: 480-4878.

West Side Story is “one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all …

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LG: Fort William Henry can’t find housekeepers; turns to Albany treatment center

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Friday and Saturday, Fort William Henry president Sam Luciano will drive to Albany to pick up men in recovery at Father Peter Young’s addiction treatment halfway house. He’ll bring them to the Lake George resort to clean hotel rooms, and then drive them home.

He did the same thing last weekend, when the hotel was fully booked. It’s sold out again this weekend. He’s …

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Cathy walked the (virtual) plank: ‘Yipes!’

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes:

I tried out Richie’s Plank Experience, one of the Virtual Reality offerings for this year’s Adirondack Film Festival, which runs October 17 to 20.

The scene behind the VR mask was a plank suspended from the 80th floor of a skyscraper. My feet never left the ground but I was unhinged, knees still shaking for two hours afterwards.

Yes, I did it — only …

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Zonta International turns 100; Glens Falls club is increasingly active at 95

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Zonta International, the professional women’s service club founded in Buffalo in 1919, marks its centennial on November 8. The Glens Falls chapter was formed just five years from the start. It is 95 years old.

The 25 original members held their first luncheon at the Rockwell House hotel on Glen Street on February 12, 1924, says Glens Falls club president Frances Bowen.

Glens Falls …

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Mark: Let’s talk some Presidential politics

Elizabeth Warren vs. Nikki Haley:
Mark’s dream race in 2020.

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

In separate conversations in the past week-and-a-half, one friend told me that he thinks President Trump will end up resigning and another friend predicted that Trump will win re-election.

I don’t dismiss lightly the second friend’s opinion because he was a Trump believer I ridiculed for months in 2016 because I was absolutely certain there …

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