Thursday, December 2, 2021

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High water, Lake George

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The water level on Lake George is near flood stage from June rains. It’s made it difficult for boats to get under bridges, and water nears the tops of docks.

“We had several boats pull into our marina who had gone out earlier in the week under the Dunham’s Bay Bridge and could no longer get back to their dock space. One who tried …

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Darling Doughnuts on the rise

By Patrick Daley, Chronicle Staff Writer

Natascha Pearl-Mansman, owner of Darling Doughnuts, says, “It took me six months to sell my first 1,000 doughnuts. Now I sell 1,000 each week.”

The 32-year-old Glens Falls native graduated from Simmons College where she studied studio art and philosophy — “the most unhireable degree,” she calls it.

Now she rents the commercial kitchen at Temple Beth El in Glens Falls and sells her …

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Tournament time

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Ready or not, it’s tournament time!

Benefit golf tournament time, that is.

There’s aren’t as many fund-raising outings as there used to be, but there are still a bunch. Some of them I will participate in. I wish I could play in all of them.

  • The Give a Child a Christmas tournament is Saturday, June 22, at Airway Meadows in Gansevoort. $80. Check in

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Honoring Dr. Leary

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Dr. Jack Leary, whose medical career ranged from running a 1,000-bed hospital in Vietnam during the war to 14 years as president of the medical staff at Glens Falls Hospital, was honored for his lifetime of service in a medical staff banquet at Erlo-west in Lake George on May 15.

The Hudson Falls native board-certified in pediatrics, emergency medicine and anesthesiology has variously been an …

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Cathy: 25 thoughts at Theatre Fest’s 25th

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Adirondack Theatre Festival opens its 25th anniversary season this week. Here are 25 random facts and thoughts.

1. Big-time from the start. ATF launched in 1994 with a winter fund-raiser performance of Love Letters starring Broadway icons Jason Robards and Elaine Stritch at the Lake George RV Park. The playhouse was filled and rapt. “Where did you get that audience!?” Robards marveled …

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