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Police: South Glens Falls man sold heroin

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — A South Glens Falls man was jailed Wednesday on charges that allege he sold heroin after an investigation by three police agencies into opioid trafficking in northern Saratoga County, police said.Shawn P. Wood, 47, of Main Street, was charged with felony counts of criminal sale o

POST-STAR - 2018-06-21 13:06:00

Adirondack Wine & Food Festival this weekend

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. >> More than 6,000 people are expected to sample items from 85 vendors at this weekend’s Adirondack Wine & Food Festival at Charles R. Wood Park’s Festival Commons in Lake George.

SARATOGIAN - 2018-06-20 15:52:51

Man pleads guilty for crash that seriously injured daughter

The girl was not secured with a seat belt, and she hit the seat belt and steering wheel, causing serious injuries that included a broken rib, possible punctured lung and other internal injuries. Reynolds dropped her at a home and fled instead of seeking medical care.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-21 16:15:00

Glens Falls Police officer hurt during arrest

GLENS FALLS — A Glens Falls Police officer was hurt Tuesday night when a man police were arrested in a domestic violence case struggled with them, officials said.The suspect, Joseph R. Fylipek, 37, of Glens Falls, was charged with felony aggravated family offense, misdemeanor criminal mischief and m

POST-STAR - 2018-06-20 13:45:00

Portions of Glens Falls, Johnsburg eligible for federal tax credit

Bartholomew said if people maintain their investment for 10 years, they will not pay any capital gains taxes after they sell it. If they sell it before the 10-year period, they will pay a pro-rated share of the taxes.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-20 20:30:00

Ticonderoga firefighter charged with arson

The defendant, who's 18 years old, has been suspended. Authorities withheld his name because of his youthful offender status.


Adirondack Health Lake Placid construction is on schedule

The exterior of the new Adirondack Health in Lake Placid, pictured Wednesday, features, wood side paneling and a gable roof, giving it that classic Adirondack look. (Enterprise photo — Griffin Kelly)


Warrensburg trolley service returns for second season on Saturday

The Warrensburg trolley is back for a second season and added an additional stop to its summer route.Service resumes Saturday and will run Mondays through Saturdays until Sept. 1. The route begins daily at Beach Road in the village of Lake George to Hudson Headwaters Health Center and Richards Avenu

POST-STAR - 2018-06-20 19:30:00

Upstate NY firefighter charged with arson

The defendant, who's 18 years old, has been suspended. Authorities withheld his name because of his youthful offender status.


Three-time felon headed to federal prison in marijuana case

A three-time felon who police believe sold large quantities of marijuana around the Glens Falls and Saratoga Springs regions was sentenced to 71 months in federal prison Tuesday and agreed to forfeit $117,000.Ryan R. Mershon, 40, of Ballston Spa will also spend 3 years on supervised release after he

POST-STAR - 2018-06-20 12:15:00

Fort Ann man arrested in weapon case

Samson Burch, 58, of Comstock, was charged with felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon and promoting prison contraband in connection with a September 2017 complaint at one of the prisons in North Elba, near Lake Placid.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-20 09:56:00

Chestertown doesn’t financially support VFW, American Legion representative says

“The town gives us no money. We buy flags for the cemeteries and the town reimburses us,” said VFW Post Commander Harry Brundage, who is also a member of American Legion Post 964 in Chestertown.


Recent Adirondack Forest Ranger Highlights -

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents in the Adirondacks. Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured or distr


Cumberland Farms proposal returns with changes

QUEENSBURY — Cumberland Farms is coming back to the town Planning Board to report on the ways its project could improve the Route 9-Route 149 intersection.The company will make another pitch to the Planning Board at 7 p.m. June 26. The item, which was pulled from the agenda in the spring, is for a d

POST-STAR - 2018-06-19 22:15:00

Queensbury highway superintendent resigning, replaced by deputy

QUEENSBURY – Highway Superintendent Tom Van Ness is retiring, six months before his term ends.He submitted a letter of resignation to the Town Board, and the board appointed his deputy to serve as superintendent until the end of the year.Van Ness, 59, was not available to explain the reason for his


Ti man arrested for arson

TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Police Department charged an 18-year-old Ticonderoga man, who is a member of the volunteer fire department here, with arson Monday in connection with a barn fire at 7 McCaughin Rd. early Monday morning.


Route 4 lane closure to last until June 28

Workers stop traffic on Route 4 in Fort Ann during an ongoing culvert replacement project.FORT ANN — Replacement of a culvert on Route 4 near the Route 22 intersection will result in part of Route 4 being restricted to one lane longer than anticipated.The road at Kelsey Pond Lane has been limited to


Woman gets probation in Queensbury drug case

Regina T. Gavin, 37, of Staten Island, pleaded guilty in connection with an Aug. 12 traffic stop on Route 149 in Queensbury, police said. Warren County sheriff's officers said she was found to have 90 oxycodone pills without a prescription.


Teen arrested on arson charges

TICONDEROGA — An 18-year-old allegedly burned a barn to the ground early Monday morning and is suspected in connection with several other fires over the last couple of months, police say.The teen, whose name was not released by police, was arrested Monday and charged with arson.The Ticonderoga Volun


Volunteer firefighter accused of setting fire in Ticonderoga

TICONDEROGA, N.Y. —A volunteer firefighter at the Ticonderoga Fire Department has been charged with allegedly setting a barn fire early Monday morning.Firefighters from 12 departments responded to the fire on McCaughlin Road at approximately 12:40 a.m.AdvertisementThe structure was destroyed.Ticonde