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Who Is Joyce Mitchell’s First Husband? Tobey Premo Was The ‘Escape At Dannemora’ Subject's Highschool Sweetheart

Showtime’s new drama, Escape at Dannemora, is based on the true-crime story of Joyce “Tillie” Mitchell and the part she played in David Sweat and Richard Matt’s escape from prison. Fans of the series have been diving into Mitchell’s story and background to get a better understanding of her motivatio

ROMPER.COM - 2018-12-15 20:45:27

Opposition evaporates as Cornwall city council endorses arts centre plans

Supporters of the Cornwall’s arts scene came out to city hall in force on Monday afternoon, to good effect. A choir sang Christmas carols just outside the door of the council chamber before the meeting as several dozen people struggled to find enough space for everyone inside. On top of that, an awa

STANDARD-FREEHOLDER.COM - 2018-12-11 22:29:08

New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign

The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.

WGRZ TV - 2018-12-15 22:17:00

Cops: Driver was texting before crashing, killing woman, 75

MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police say a 29-year-old upstate woman was texting while driving when she caused a crash that killed a 75-year-old woman last month. Troopers say Angel Oliver, of Bombay, was arraigned Thursday in Malone Town Court on criminally negligent homicide charges.

RADIO.COM - 2018-12-14 16:55:50

Firefighters rush to Altona blaze

ALTONA — Multiple departments are responding to a structure fire with possible entrapment at 25 Rushford Road. Altona Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched around 3:52 p.m., along with Ellenburg Depot, Dannemora and Clinton County Car 4.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-13 21:10:00

Kate Messner writes every which way in latest book

PLATTSBURGH — Author Kate Messner has seen a jump in sales of her novel “Breakout” with the broadcast of Showtime's “Escape at Dannemora” this past month. If Director Ben Stiller's gritty take on Richard Matt and David Sweat's escape from Clinton Correctional Facility is too much adult content for y

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-15 12:30:00

Stiller: Take chances to do something special

PLATTSBURGH — No matter how the laurels settle from the many award nominations for "Escape at Dannemora," Director Ben Stiller will walk away with more tools in his actor's arsenal.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-15 22:00:00

Big second half propels Northeastern Clinton over Peru

CHAMPLAIN — Abby Racine scored a game-high 14 points and knocked down two treys in Northeastern Clinton’s 45-19 win over Peru in a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls basketball game.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-15 06:50:00

Here’s The New Show You Should Watch Right Now

Streamline recommends “Escape at Dannemora” as the show you should watch this week. Showtime premiered the first season of this show on Nov. 18. As the year ends, new shows aren’t premiering with the normal frequency, so I’m circling back to recommend this stand-out that still has a few more episode

YAHOO! - 2018-12-15 15:01:15

Locals among 10 heroin conspirators

ALBANY — Four members of a heroin trafficking ring that supplied heroin to the Plattsburgh area have been sentenced to federal prison. All admitted to conspiring to distribute heroin, the U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of New York, said in a press release.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-12 16:49:54

Many hands make scholarship fundraiser a success

CHATEAUGAY — The Chateaugay Teachers Association and Chateaugay Central cafeteria staff served up about 500 spaghetti dinners at a recent fundraiser, bringing in over $2,700.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-11 23:30:20

Essex Co. murder trial underway

ELIZABETHTOWN — Opening statements in Cody Cutting’s murder trial are set to begin Wednesday morning. The Moriah man was accused in April of fatally shooting his fraternal brother, 44-year-old Derek J. Sprague of Witherbee, in the parking lot of their social club, Eagles Aerie 4410.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-11 22:58:48

Big second half powers Moriah past NAC

ELLENBURG — Madison Olcott (19) and McKenzie Sprague (16) combined for 35 points to power Moriah to a 54-38 win over Northern Adirondack in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls basketball Wednesday.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-13 07:15:00

Almond Upton, man who killed NYS trooper, dies in prison

DANNEMORA, N.Y. (WBNG) — The man convicted in the murder of New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner has died in prison. Almond Upton, 64, was serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York.

WBNG-TV - 2018-12-12 17:21:18

Duane murder trial set for March 4

John Castner’s murder trial is now scheduled to begin March 4, Franklin County District Attorney Craig Carriero said. Castner, 62, was accused in April of shooting and killing David Carpin, 61, and concealing the body.

ADIRONDACK DAILY ENTERPRISE - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

Franklin Co. coroner requests budget update

MALONE — Fees for handling unattended deaths are expected to rise for Franklin County now that it has no pathologist on hand. Ron Keough of Saranac Lake, head of the county’s Coroner Department, went before the County Legislature on Thursday to discuss standardizing coroner fees, and the expected co

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-07 23:16:55

Police: Woman Was Texting Before Crash That Killed Chloe Ann O'Neil

There has been an arrest in connection with last month's fatal crash that claimed the life of former Assemblywoman Chloe Ann O'Neil. State police say 29 year old Angel Oliver of Bombay was "engaged in a cell phone text conversation" when her car ran a stop sign and collided with O'Neil's vehicle.

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-12-13 19:41:00

New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries

New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2018-12-13 21:00:00

Firefighters save Mooers Forks home

MOOERS FORKS — A quick response by firefighters kept a chimney fire from spreading at the home at 433 Nephew Road here Wednesday night. Clinton County Dispatch put out a call for the fire at 4:55 p.m. with Mooers Volunteer Fire Department responding.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-12 22:19:00

Blog: More accolades for 'Escape at Dannemora'

On Wednesday, the Screen Actor Guild Awards nominees were announced which included some more praise for a locally filmed miniseries. The guild recognizes Patricia Arquette, as a best actress nominee, who stars as tailor shop supervisor Joyce "Tilly" Mitchell, in the Showtime miniseries "Escape at Da

POST-STAR - 2018-12-12 23:15:00