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Orphaned ‘Hot Tub Cub’ found in North Creek; gaining strength

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

A hungry 14-month-old black bear cub is being nursed back to health after he was found curled up next to a partially enclosed hot tub outside a North Creek ski house.

“He’s doing fine and is scheduled to be released in May,” said Steve Hall of Adirondack Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington, where the bear cub is regaining its strength.

Wildlife rehabilitators said they believe …

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Boat dealers see good signs in early season

By David Cederstrom, Chronicle Staff Writer

Local boat dealers were mostly upbeat about the coming season when contacted by The Chronicle in advance of the 12th annual Great Upstate Boat Show this weekend — Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2 — at the Adirondack Sports Complex (The Dome) off Sherman Avenue in Queensbury.

“With the weather ups and downs we are starting off strong,” said Kristen DePace at …

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Job title: Mike Tyler, naked magician

Duo will bare all at the Wood in GF this week

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

How do they pull it off?

Mike Tyler and partner Christopher Wayne are The Naked Magicians, two Australian masters of the sleight-of-hand who pull it off, they like to say, “with nothing up our sleeves.”

Yeah. No sleeves. Or pants either. That’s their shtick, and it’s been bringing them to theaters around the …

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Marathon Dance dedicated to the memory of NYS Trooper Tim Pratt

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The 40th annual South High Marathon Dance is dedicated to the memory of New York State Trooper Tim Pratt, the South Glens Falls native who was killed on Oct. 26, 2016 when he was struck by a car while helping a lost truck driver in front of the Wilton State Police barracks.

“It’s a tremendous honor, and we are incredibly grateful to the students …

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Student chairs: What Marathon means to me

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The student co-chairs of the 40th annual South High Marathon Dance are: Jason Connolly, Trinity Hallenbeck, Gabrielle Kreppein, Kevin Middleton, Allie Myott, Schylar Scacchetti, Emily Scarincio, Morgan Smith, Matt Steves, Aidan Stewart and Jessie Stewart.

All are seniors except sophomore Allie Myott and junior Morgan Smith.

Morgan says of the Marathon Dance, “I have never experienced something so amazing. It’s probably better than Christmas. …

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