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Mr. Ding-a-Ling driver arrested for 'stalking' girls
Charles A. Ross, 57, of county Route 12, was charged after an investigation into a complaint earlier this month that he followed a group of girls near Oliver Winch Middle School while driving his ice cream truck on Oct. 3, according to South Glens Falls Police Chief Kevin Judd.
Warren County plastic bag ban amendments sought
Warren County's proposed ban on plastic bags is headed back to the drawing board, again.The county Board of Supervisors will not vote Friday on the law, instead opting to have the board's Legislative & Rules Committee look at concerns that were raised during public hearings on the law last month.Bol
Blog: A visit to the 'ocean' of the Adirondacks
I've always been intrigued by the name "Grizzle Ocean," the moniker of a pond in the Pharoah Lake Wilderness Area in southern Essex County.I've yet to figure out why this small pond just south of Putnam Pond State Campground is called an "ocean," or what makes it so grizzled. Looking for a quick hik
Overnight winds knock out power to thousands
High winds late Monday and early Tuesday have left thousands of people without electricity in the region.National Grid reported nearly 1,000 people around Warren County without power, with Chester, Warrensburg and Lake Luzerne worst off.
Man accused of having inappropriate relationship with underage teen
MIDDLE GROVE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office arrested a man they say had an inappropriate relationship with a teenage girl under the age of 17.Police say 22-year-old Ryan Brust was in a sexual relationship with the girl.He was charged with third-degree rape.Brust was arraigned
Letter to the editor: Hospital visit ends in disappointment
And the saga continues. On a recent Saturday morning, early, I went to the Glens Falls Hospital to have blood panels done. When my driver and I got there, the door one usually enters through was locked. Found an open door. A woman seated behind a desk demanded ID from my driver and took her picture
Queensbury business owner charged in fraud case
FORT EDWARD — The owner of a Queensbury business faces 13 felonies after the state Department of Motor Vehicles determined he was using false documentation to allow customers who bought all-terrain vehicles to illegally register them in New York, court records show.Glenn B. Kelsey, who owns Sportlin
Police blotter: Oct. 15
Warrant:Sheldon Innocent, 31, of Troy, was arrested at 12:59 a.m. Oct. 11 on an outstanding warrant.
Man serving time in Northway crash denied parole
CLIFTON PARK, NY (WRGB) New details about the parole hearing of a man responsible for the deaths of two Shenendehowa students and the serious injuries of two other teens while driving under the influence in 2012.During a hearing Dennis Drue admitted his guilt and remorse for the accident, but was ul
Boat crash defendant charged with DWI
QUEENSBURY -- A woman who was one of five passengers on the boat that caused the 2016 fatal boat crash on Lake George was arrested Sunday on a driving while intoxicated charge, records show.Kristine C. Tiger, 29, of Saratoga Springs, was stopped on Quaker Road after state troopers saw her veer out o
Queensbury office building evacuated amid gas leak concerns
QUEENSBURY — An office building at Northway Plaza was evacuated Monday morning amid concerns about a gas odor.Queensbury Central firefighters and the Queensbury fire marshal were called to Change Healthcare at 820 Route 9 around 10:45 a.m. for a possible gas leak.Employees of the business remained o
New York State Police Report Two Extreme DWI Arrests
Also October 10, troopers say they stopped 38 year old Matthew Shimer of Cortlandville at 10:06 a.m. after getting reports of a vehicle that was unable to maintain its lane traveling north on Interstate 81, coming to complete stops on the interstate and then speeding up.
Police: Queensbury woman drove impaired with children in car
QUEENSBURY — A woman is facing felony charges after allegedly driving while impaired by drugs with two young children in the car.Tara Reid, 35, was arrested Friday on two counts of driving while ability impaired by drugs, both felonies because of the presence of children, according to a release. Rei
$1 Million In Funding Available For New Farmers In New York State
Two New York State agencies have announced that more than $1 million in funding is now available to support new farmers throughout the state.Empire State Development and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets say the funding is aimed at assisting early-stage farmers and is administ
Lake George drug bust leads to prison sentence
Luis A. Rodriguez, 24, of Providence, pleaded guilty to a felony count of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with an arrest earlier this year that stemmed from a 2016 drug sale.
Adirondacks affected by warming climate in a number of ways
The Adirondack Park is not the traditional face of global warming.The go-to images that illustrate our planet’s rising temperature are the rising ocean around the Florida Keys, coral reefs fading or glaciers melting into rushing rivers. But the Adirondacks have suffered from our rising thermostat, a
Man pleads guilty to felony in theft case
Julian Dejarano, 41, pleaded guilty in Warren County Court to fourth-degree grand larceny for his April arrest at the Million Dollar Half-Mile outlets for thefts from J. Crew, Tommy Hilfiger and Gap.
Car crashes into three homes on Michigan Ave.
“I was laying on the couch, watching a little bit of TV. I heard this big crash noise, and the first thought, I was like, ‘Oh my God. Somebody hit my car,” said Renee White.
Calls for new regulation mount as limo crash victims mourned
His criticism comes a week after the stretch limo loaded with 18 people on their way to a birthday party for one of the occupants ran a stop sign and crashed at the bottom of a hill in the town of Schoharie. Everyone in the limo died, including the four sisters, along with two pedestrians.
Blog: Sad development for a beloved former Adirondack hockey star
I vividly remember the first Adirondack Red Wing game I ever attended, a game in the fall of 1988 when I was a student at Castleton.The Glens Falls Civic Center was packed and rocking, and a prospect by a name of Joe Murphy stood out that night, scoring a goal and assisting on at least one other. He