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Adirondack Thunder to honor law enforcement at Saturday game
The Adirondack Thunder will host Law Enforcement Appreciation night on Saturday. The team will wear special law enforcement-themed jerseys during the game, highlighting the badges of the Rensselaer, Saratoga and Washington County sheriff’s offices.
'We're a force of nature': Experts talk climate change at Adirondack Park Agency meeting
RAY BROOK — The Adirondack Park Agency hosted three area experts to discuss how climate change is affecting local people and the environment at its monthly meeting on Feb. 14.
Lake George Winter Carnival rolls into last weekend
LAKE GEORGE — Lake George Winter Carnival organizers hope to go out with a bang this weekend after a month of winter fun. Lou Tokos, co-chairperson of the event, said thousands of people have turned out for the event.
Queensbury crack sale leads to felony plea
QUEENSBURY -- A New York City woman who was arrested last October for her role in a crack cocaine sale ring in Queensbury has pleaded guilty to a felony charge. Elena S. Boistean, 29, pleaded guilty in Warren County Court to criminal possession of a controlled substance for her arrest last fall by t
New York State Court of Appeals: Public allowed to see police body camera footage
NEW YORK (AP) — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record and is therefore covered by a state law keeping
Sheriff's investigator to run for town supervisor
CHESTER — Warren County sheriff's Investigator John Maday has announced he plans to run for Chester town supervisor against incumbent Supervisor Craig Leggett. Maday said he plans to retire from the Sheriff's Office next year, earlier if he wins the supervisor post. He would not be able to hold both
Input Sought on Central Adirondacks Byway Signage
The Central Adirondack Trail Scenic Byway — a corridor that winds along Route 28 through the Hudson River watershed — will soon feature new signs to engage travellers with natural, cultural and recreational attributes along the route.
Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history
CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."
Jury finds man who was hiding under bed guilty of crimes
A jury found a New York man guilty on five of six counts in Rutland criminal court last week for an incident in which he hid under the bed of an Ira woman last year. Roy Kuhlmann, 51, of Johnsburg, New York, was found guilty of a felony charge of unlawful trespass into an occupied home, a felony cha
Corinth woman charged with drug possession
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. — A Corinth woman was arrested on Feb. 16 after a traffic stop for speeding with criminal possession of a controlled substance seventh, having a controlled substance not in its original container, and unlawful possession of marijuana.
Possible plea nears in fatal stabbing case
QUEENSBURY — The lone remaining defendant in last summer's fatal stabbing in Glens Falls is scheduled to appear in Warren County Court on Wednesday afternoon to potentially resolve his case with a guilty plea.
Longtime area physician named Chief Medical Officer of Glens Falls Hospital
GLENS FALLS, NY — Longtime area gastroenterologist Howard P. Fritz was recently named chief medical officer and vice president of medical affairs at Glens Falls Hospital. Fritz retired as a partner in Gastroenterology Associates of Northern New York in September 2018 after 29 years with the practice
Felon wants trial in latest drug case
QUEENSBURY -- A Queensbury man who has two prior felony convictions for drug activity does not want a third. Antonio L. "Tony" Magee, 37, faces two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance after a multi-agency investigation that led to his arrest twice late last year.
As ticks and disease spread north, monitoring is threatened
Lyme disease has migrated progressively northward over the last 25 years, spreading into the Lake George region, the Adirondacks and the St. Lawrence River Valley. In Warren County, for instance, more than half the ticks sampled in 2018 carried Lyme, according to New York’s Department of Health.
Man jailed on drug, probation violation charges
GLENS FALLS — A man who told police he was homeless was arrested on felony and misdemeanor drug charges Monday when police saw him walking on a city street and knew there was a warrant pending for his arrest, officials said.
Lewis County young woman named New York State Dairy Princess
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A young woman from Lewis County was crowned this year's New York State Dairy Princess. Reegan Domagala received the honor Tuesday night at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool. She has served as the Lewis County Dairy Princess since the spring of 2018. She will now spend the next year promo
Blog: Don't drive on the ice
I've never really understood the allure of driving a car or truck on a frozen lake. Yes, it can be hard to drag your ice fishing equipment hundreds of yards on snow-covered ice, but it's a lot harder to try to get your vehicle off the bottom of the lake, or deal with an insurance company that won't
Would You Pay 20 Dollars to Valet Park at New York State Fair
"Hell yeah" was my answer to the question, "would you pay $20 to valet park at the 2019 New York State Fair?" I was even more excited to find out you could do it for $12.50. In announcing their annual "Half Way to the Fair" sale, the fair unveiled a new valet parking option this year.
Glens Falls event to benefit Moreau fire victims
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. — An evening of entertainment to benefit the Donaldson family, whose Moreau home was tragically destroyed by fire, is scheduled this Saturday at the Queensbury Hotel.
Archaeologists work at NY site believed to be Revolutionary War burial ground
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. — Archaeology work continues at an upstate New York construction site where the skeletal remains of several people have been found at what’s believed to be a Revolutionary War burial ground.