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Film captures making of the Great Sacandaga Lake

The Great Sacandaga Lake is a playland for boaters, swimmers and anglers, but beneath the surface lies a story of personal sacrifice for the greater good. A new documentary, "Harnessing Nature, Building the Great Sacandaga," tells that story. The film, produced by the Sacandaga Lake Advisory Council

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-24 11:25:03

Forum sheds light on complicated Indian Point closure: Editorial

Subscribed, but don't have a login? While it's years away, the Indian Point nuclear power plant will close, and there will be huge ramifications, including here in Dutchess County. New Orleans-based Entergy, the plant's owner, faced many regulatory hurdles and lawsuits if it continued a permit renew

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 14:00:06

Spend Thanksgiving weekend with wildlife at nature museum

CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON - Bring the family for some post-holiday fun to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for a special Thanksgiving Weekend at the Wildlife Education Center, celebrating the museum's live animals. The Wildlife Education Center is at 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson and will be open from

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-24 07:01:00

Coxsackie guard charged with faking workers compensatin

A 29-year-old Valatie man who worked as a correctional officer at the Coxsackie Correctional Facility has been arrested for allegedly falsifying medical records in order to collect more than $30,000 in workers compensation payments while not showing for work for 13 months. Kristopher Cowan, 29, of R

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Legacy of former Congressman Hinchey, environmental advocate, lives on

Former Rep. Maurice D. Hinchey, who had been battling a terminal neurological disorder, died on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Hinchey was an environmental advocate during his 38 years in Congress and the state Assembly. Abbott Brant/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit A supporter of dredging PCB contamination

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 16:57:31

IG office: Corrections Officer accused of stealing $30 grand in compensation benefits

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) A Valatie man is accused of submitting dozens of forged and falsified medical records so he could avoid working, according to the New York State Inspector General's Office. 29 year old Kristopher Cowan, who was employed with the State Department of Corrections and Community Supervi

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December events planned at Moreau Lake State Park

MOREAU, N.Y. >> The following events are planned at Moreau Lake State Park in December. December 1: Mud Pond Hike (8-10 a.m.) Fairly easy, at about 2.5 miles round trip. December 1: Full Moon Hike (6-9 p.m.) Led by park naturalist. December 2: Holiday Craft for Kids (10 a.m.-noon) Held at park natur

SARATOGIAN - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Rail trail getting a face-lift

On Kenwood Avenue in Slingerlands there is a gravel parking lot along the Albany County rail trail, the 9-mile running and biking trail between the Port of Albany and Voorheesville on the old Delaware & Hudson Railroad right-of-way. But the nondescript lot, which has become a major public access poi

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-23 22:17:53

Macon mom dying of cancer hopes her young kids will 'be the best they can be'

Editor's note:To donate to Latasha Johnson and her children, the subjects of today's Reindeer Gang fundraiser feature - the Telegraph's annual profiles of people and families in need at Christmas - call Campus Clubs in Macon at 742-7794. Latasha Johnson and her three children were in their living ro

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-24 18:36:00

Macon businesses pitch in to donate bike to paraplegic woman

A few local businesses pitched in to give a paraplegic woman a completely motorized motorcycle on Friday. Rhonda Jarvis, 50, became a paraplegic 35 years ago battling cancer. Jarvis was surprised with the new Harley Davidson motorcycle at the Harley Davidson on Mercer University Drive around noon

WMAZ - 2017-11-24 18:06:22

Fatal crash in Dublin marks seventh person killed on Georgia roads this holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ga. -- A Dublin man is dead after flipping his vehicle into a pond. The Georgia State Patrol confirmed that 29-year-old Markel Johnson passed away in a single-car crash. GSP said that the Johnson's car ran off of the right side of the road, cut back to the other side, hit a ditch and then

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-24 19:32:42

UPDATE: Logan Mott captured, grandmother's body found: Florida police

Logan Mott, 15, has been captured late Friday night by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection as he tried to enter Canada from Buffalo, New York, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. He is considered a person of interest after police believe they found the body of his grandmother, 53-year

WMAZ - 2017-11-25 05:06:34

Coliseum Medical Centers expands ER

No one wants to go to the emergency room -- it's usually an urgent last resort. Leaders at the Coliseum Medical Centers in Macon say they're better prepared to care for all types of patients who come through their doors. "We don't want people waiting in our ER waiting room, we want them to get back

WMAZ - 2017-11-25 00:56:55

Perry FFA to receive shipment of replacement pigs Saturday

PERRY - The Perry Future Farmers of America (FFA) were devastated when a fire that destroyed their barn last weekend killed 55 of their show pigs, but they should receive replacements for every pig, according to Keaton Walker of the Georgia National Fairgrounds. Losing the pigs "was the hardest mom

WMAZ - 2017-11-24 23:55:40

'The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office is not being transparent,' husband on wife's death

Friday afternoon, the family and friends of Veronique Reaves held fundraiser for the "Ronie Foundation." She's the Baldwin County woman who was shot and killed last month while driving on Highway 212. Friday afternoon, her husband, Analdo Reaves, held a fish fry at a business in Milledgeville to col

WMAZ - 2017-11-24 23:52:27

Jones County falls to Carver in quarterfinals

Jones County fell to Carver Friday night in the GHSA AAAAA quarterfinals. /(FOX5 Atlanta){ } ATLANTA, Ga. -- One of the best seasons in school history came to an end Friday night for Jones County. Despite a valiant effort, the Hounds fell 26-21 to Carver at Grady Stadium in Atlanta in the GHSA AAAA

WGXA.TV - 2017-11-24 23:07:48

Essex Players present the holiday classic 'It's a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play'

Courtesy photoShelburne Community School teacher Carly Bennett has several roles in "It's a Wonderful Life, the Radio Play," including the part of Violet, childhood friend to main character George Bailey. The Essex Community Players present a unique take on a holiday classic with "It's a Wonderful L

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No word yet on cause of deadly plane crash

PITTSFORD, Vt. (WCAX) We are still working to get more information about what caused a deadly plane crash in Pittsford. Investigators say Norman Baker, 89, of Windsor, Massachusetts, piloted a plane that took off from Pittsfield Municipal Airport in Massachusetts at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. He was

WCAX - 2017-11-25 00:49:00

Reports of a plane crash in Pittsford

PITTSFORD, Vt. (WCAX) Police investigated a possible plane crash in Pittsford, but say nothing turned up. Witnesses told investigators that they saw a plane flying low near Sugar Hollow Road, and possibly heard engine trouble. Pittsford Police and Fire and Vermont State Police started searching at

WCAX - 2017-11-23 07:12:00

Tight security at New York's Thanksgiving Day parade

NEW YORK (CBS) An estimated 3.5 million came out to watch the balloons, clowns and bands march through the streets of New York City for the annual Thanksgiving Day parade. "I feel that this is the safest place in the world right now," parade-goer Ron Madr said. Aidan Fairchild and his dad woke up at

WCAX - 2017-11-23 22:35:00