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Flooding along Schroon River threatens homes
CHESTERTOWN | Jazmin Powell stood on the doorstep of her home on Schroon River Forest Road in Chester and looked at the floodwaters — thigh deep in some places — surrounding her home. Nearby, racing bicycles leaning against a neighbor’s house were submerged in water that almost covered their wheels.
Glen Falls' Morgan & Co. offers fine cuisine in a historic Adirondack home
GLENS FALLS — When you visit Morgan & Co. restaurant in Glens Falls, you get more than an amazing dining experience. You get a bit of Adirondack history. Glens Falls lumber baron William McEchron built the 2 1/2-story house where the restaurant is now located on the corner of Ridge and Maple streets
Police: Man drove with 10 license suspensions
QUEENSBURY — A Schenectady man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly driving after his license had been revoked for having 10 suspensions on 10 separate dates, police said. Shardar A. Tisdale, 29, was stopped just after noon on Corinth Road in Queensbury for a traffic infraction, according to State P
Man sentenced for bomb threats to Queensbury schools, Warren County Municipal Center
QUEENSBURY — The Queensbury man who pleaded guilty to criminal charges for bomb threats two years ago that forced evacuation of Queensbury schools and Warren County Municipal Center was sent to jail Wednesday for up to 60 days.
New York State mistake panics taxpayers
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) — Did you receive a notice from New York State (NYS) saying your income tax refund has been adjusted to zero because "you are not entitled to a refund"?
Wanted by The New York State Police
Ralph J. Smalley, 35, is wanted by State Police in Dover Plains on a charge of sexual misconduct. Troopers said Smalley was charged with first-degree rape in 2004 but the charge was reduced to sexual misconduct. Smalley failed to arrive for future court proceedings. Troopers said they believe Smalle
Fifth annual Wing Fest this weekend in Glens Falls
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. — The fifth annual Wing Fest is returning to downtown Glens Falls this weekend, with a mission of determining which local business has the best wings. The competition will take place from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday throughout downtown Glens Falls, followed by an awards ceremony at
Schenectady man charged with unlicensed operation
QUEENSBURY — A Schenectady man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly driving after his license had been revoked for having 10 suspensions on 10 separate dates, police said. Shardar A. Tisdale, 29, was stopped just after midnight on Corinth Road in Queensbury for a traffic infraction, according to Sta
New York State Bus Driver Gets In Physical Altercation [VIDEO]
It's not just the bus drivers from the Hudson Valley or New York City who have to deal with unruly people everyday. A fight between a bus driver and a man was uploaded on Instagram Tuesday as the two can be seen engaging in fisticuffs. The video shows an unidentified man with a backpack hit the tran
Whitewater Derby to offer wild action
NORTH CREEK | The 62nd-annual Hudson River Whitewater Derby is likely to feature plenty of action this year, as the river is likely to be high and fast, race organizers and enthusiasts said this week.
City looks at Post-Star property for DPW garage
GLENS FALLS — The city is exploring the possibility of using The Post-Star site as a new home for a Department of Public Works facility. City Engineer Steve Gurzler confirmed Wednesday that city officials visited the newspaper's property at the corner of Lawrence and Cooper streets and thought it ha
Cuomo: Felons in prison shouldn't be allowed to vote
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he opposes giving felons in prison the right to vote. Appearing on CNN's "New Day," the Democrat said he disagrees with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who says he supports giving the right to vote back to felons serving prison se
Vermont motorcycle rider dies in crash in West Haven
WEST HAVEN, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say a motorcycle rider was killed in a crash in West Haven. Officials said 37-year-old Corey Sears, of West Haven, was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday afternoon after his motorcycle went off Vermont Route 22A.
National 'drug take back day' on Saturday
A number of local law enforcement agencies will take part in a national effort Saturday to collect potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
Repeat felon headed back to prison
QUEENSBURY -- A Corinth man who has served three state prison terms for various crimes was sentenced to a fourth stint in prison last week. Michael S. Burdick, 41, pleaded guilty to felony aggravated driving while intoxicated for a drunken driving arrest last year in Warren County where he was found
Three arrested after traffic stop, seizure of counterfeit money
FORT ANN — Three residents of Brooklyn were arrested early Tuesday after a traffic stop on Route 4 led to the seizure of $1,700 worth of counterfeit money, police said. State Police stopped the northbound vehicle just before 3:30 a.m. after determining it had a suspended registration and illegally t
Walmart must stop trucks from using Weeks Road
QUEENSBURY — Walmart must build a structure that will stop tractor-trailers from using Weeks Road on their way to and from the Route 9 Super Walmart, the Planning Board decided Tuesday.
Prosecutor: Man caught with gas cans in N.Y. cathedral also booked hotel near Vatican
NEW YORK — Prosecutors say a college philosophy teacher accused of taking gas cans and lighters into Manhattan’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral last week had also booked a hotel near the Vatican but the attorney for the man says it was all part of a psychotic episode.
Board of Education Approves Tax Cap Compliant 2019-20 School Budget& & Uses Additional NY State Aid
The Board of Education unanimously adopted the 2019-20 tax cap compliant 2019-20 Pelham School Budget totaling $74,930,000 on Tuesday, April 23 and includes an elementary psychologist, interventionist teaching position and teaching assistant using recently announced additional NY State aid.
Susan G Komen Upstate New York awards $400,000
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Susan G. Komen Upstate New York announced today that it has awarded $407,592 for 15 breast cancer or breast health programs. “The funds we award have been raised in our local communities, and therefore, are granted to local projects that can meet the most critical needs of our friend