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Greenwich has not just 1 but 2 seniors going to Princeton University

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

The 91-student graduating class of Greenwich Central School is sending not just one but two seniors to Princeton University, plus one to M.I.T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and one to Colgate.

Going to Princeton are James Brown-Kinsella, son of Cathy Brown and Maureen Kinsella, and Jeremy Spiezio, son of Phil and Mary Ann Spiezio.

“Riley Steindl is going to MIT and Jillian Perkins is going …

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Formal path to full pistol permits set by Saratoga Co. Sheriff

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo announced that there will soon be a formal path for residents who want an unrestricted concealed carry pistol permit.

“We are putting together an all-day course that would include four hours in the classroom, a written test and live-fire safety with a certified National Rifle Association instructor at a firing range,” Sheriff Zurlo told The Chronicle Monday.

To be …

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Voice of Homer Simpson, Dan Castellaneta & wife Deb in GF

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Dan Castellaneta is the voice of Homer Simpson, but all he really wants to do is write.

He and his wife Deb Lacusta are coming this week to the Adirondack Theatre Festival in Glens Falls, where they will workshop an unlikely little play they wrote together, as they typically do.

This one, The Banana Tree, is a “zany” comedy that stars a talking tree. …

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A 70-foot tumble, a desperate rescue try, 2 broken backs & survival

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

A South Glens Falls native was involved in an April accident and rescue in Burlington, Vermont, in which she and the friend she risked her life to help both nearly died. Their ordeal — and ultimate rescue — was first reported by the Burlington Free Press.

Karen Ross, 52, saw her friend fall 70 feet down a steep rocky embankment when a walking path …

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Their lake house at last

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

It’s over. After nearly three years, New York’s highest court rejected the final challenge to Steven and Jennifer Kitchen’s plans to build a 3,200-square-foot home on a landlocked, hillside double lot at Assembly Point on Lake George.

“The motion…is dismissed as academic,” wrote the Court of Appeals in a one-page May 14 ruling rejecting the opponents’ last appeal.

Foes of the project, who included …

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