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Police: Search yields largest concentrated-cannabis bust in county history
PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man is facing a felony charge after sheriff’s deputies allegedly seized $140,000 in concentrated cannabis from him.Dylan J. Hackett, 22, was arrested Thursday and charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana.This is believed to be the largest concentrated c
Police use stun gun on Plattsburgh teen
After spotting him, Police say he fled into a wooded area. They say he was found a short time later inside a Dollar General. They say as he attempted to run again, he threatened troopers with a hammer. A trooper subdued him with a stun gun and took him into custody. He was later transported to the h
Teen tased by police in Dollar General
ROUSES POINT — A 15-year-old Plattsburgh boy allegedly stole a side-by-side vehicle and, when police finally located him, swung a hammer at a state trooper.The trooper was forced to tase the teen to take him into custody, Troop B Public Information Officer Trooper Jennifer Fleishman said.The boy was
Malone man charged with marijuana possession in Canton
CANTON — State police on June 19 charged Brandon C. Szkotak, 26, Malone, with misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was also cited with unlawful possession of marijuana.
Carnright has another successful day on Lake Champlain
PLATTSBURGH — Perfect weather and another cavalcade of smallmouths were the primary features of day two of the Costa FLW Series event presented by Power-Pole on Lake Champlain.Hanging tight to the lead, Brett Carnright, of Plattsburgh, put 19 pounds, 8 ounces on the scale and now boasts a 40-pound,
School bus gets hung up on overhang
One child, who was seated next to one of the broken windows, was taken to the Alice Hyde Medical Center to be checked out. The crash occurred as the children were headed home from their last day of school.
Allen sells Waterhole building to Munley, returns ‘#3’
From left, Kiki Sarko, Eric Munley, Billy Allen and Susan Conroy pose at the Waterhole in Saranac Lake. (Photo provided)
Power out in Saranac Lake
SARANAC LAKE — Electricity went out for much of this village at 11:36 a.m. Friday, according to National Grid.The power company reported on its website that 1,342 customers were affected and that the estimated restoration time is 2:45 p.m.
Town of Plattsburgh rebrands planning department as businesses express interest in investing
"In 2017 alone, we had approximately 60 businesses in the town that invested over $50 million," he said.
Carnright cracks 21: Local leads pros after day one
PLATTSBURGH — Day one of the Costa FLW Series tournament, presented by Power-Pole, on Lake Champlain was a smashfest.Everyone in the top 10 weighed 19 pounds or better, and the vast majority of that was brown.Leading the way, Brett Carnright caught 21 pounds, 7 ounces to get things underway.
Boy escapes Plattsburgh house fire
Police said Elizabeth Donivan and her boyfriend, Brandon Bombard, were making French fries at their Johnson Avenue home when the grease caught on fire at around 7 p.m.
Traffic Alert: Hole in road backs up Route 15 in Colchester
COLCHESTER, Vt. (WCAX)VTrans officials say a hole in the road has backed up traffic on Route 15 in Colchester.They say the hole at the intersection of Lime Kiln Road and Route 15 is in the eastbound lane and has resulted in alternating one-lane traffic.Motorists are encouraged to take alternate rout
Power goes out in much of Saranac Lake
The power company reported on its website that 1,342 customers were affected and that the estimated restoration time is 2:45 p.m.An Enterprise reporter heard a loud pop in the village’s southeast quadrant at the time the power went out.Power appears to be out for the eastern part of the village. The
Fire damages Bombay garage, crews save house
Mutual aid calls subsequently went out to Northern Ambulance, Fort Covington, Westville, Dickinson, Hogansburg, Akwesasne, Moira, Brushton and Bangor, with support from the Franklin County Fire Police, the county’s Cause and Origin Team and fire coordinators. The Red Cross was also contacted to assi
Police: Keeseville man beat woman
KEESEVILLE — A Keeseville man punched a woman in the face, slammed her head on the floor, hit her with a mop handle and threatened to kill her with a steak knife, police say.Paul J. Hewitt, 51, was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both fe
Grateful for a walkable community
During her time at the Heart Network, Jamie advocated for connectivity requirements in the development code by writing memos and attending meetings while the new code was being drafted. She also fought for the creation of the Parks and Trails Advisory Board, participated on the project committee to
Warehouse fire reported in Champlain
Mutual aid is being provided by departments from Rouses Point, Mooers, Chazy, West Chazy and Altona as well as Hemmingford in Quebec, Canada and Lacolle, Vt.
Grease fire severely damages Plattsburgh duplex
PLATTSBURGH — One man was treated for burns and two families were displaced after a grease fire damaged a duplex home at 77 Johnson Ave. here Wednesday night.Clinton County Dispatch put out a call for the fire at 7 p.m., with the City of Plattsburgh Fire Department responding.It was originally repor
City Fire responding to house fire
PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Fire Department is responding to a fire at a home at 77 Johnson Avenue here.Clinton County Dispatch put out a call for the fire around 7 p.m. with City of Plattsburgh Fire Department responding.A firefighter at the scene reported flames showing in a radio report
Firefighters battle blaze at Champlain warehouse
County fire coordinators and seven fire departments, including firefighters and EMS personnel from Champlain, Rouses Point, Mooers, Chazy, West Chazy, Hemmingford (Canada) and LaColle (Canada), were on scene battling the blaze on June 19 after receiving a report of smoke coming from the building.