Thursday, December 2, 2021

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Film effort for Matt Rozell’s WW2 ‘Train’ rescue story

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

An effort has begun to turn Matt Rozell’s book A Train Near Mageburg into a documentary that aims to air in 2020 on PBS.

The story seems made for film: In April 1945 in the closing days of World War II, American soldiers chasing German forces come upon a train abandoned on its way to a concentration camp. Trapped inside, left to perish, are …

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A moment! At Skidmore’s 2nd Bernstein night, a gift

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: Sometimes a concert is about so much more than just the music.

Skidmore College’s second concert in its celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s centennial this year was such an event — music, yes, and edifying at that — but the wallop this concert punched had everything to do with a series of connections greater than any one of its parts.

From nearly the get-go, the …

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GF football is rolling…

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

The Glens Falls football team advanced to the Class B state regional finals with a rainy, windy, 21-7 win over Beekmantown last Friday night in Clifton Park.

The 9-2 Indians — winners of five straight games and three straight Section II championships — play Marlboro (10-1) of Section IX on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m. at Middletown High School’s Faller Field.

Marlboro beat …

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Author talks & more at the Chronicle Book Fair, Sunday!

In the Warren Room

Carl Heilman Adirondack Slide Show — 11 a.m.-noon: New multi-media program by the Adirondack photographer showcases favorite places in the Adirondacks, scenes from the Blue Ridge Mountains, and time-lapse excerpts from his 12-month shoot of Giant Mountain.

Greenwich Free Library: Great America Read Panel Talk — Noon-1 p.m.: Inspired by PBS’s recent campaign to select America’s favorite novel (To Kill a Mockingbird won). Topic is “Heros …

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Endorsements & more…

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Before I enter shark-infested waters and make some election endorsements, let me give you some context — about what goes on behind the scenes at The Chronicle and about how I see myself, the world and my role in it.

Friday at 3:06 p.m. a “Letter to the Editor” arrived in The Chronicle e-mail box. The woman who wrote the letter subsequently withdrew it, but …

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