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Ticonderoga teen gets 20 to life for friend's murder

WASHINGTON COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Washington County teenager who pleaded guilty to killing his friend in Putnam last July was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison on Friday.


Assemblywoman: Study split of New York state

With deepening political, economic and cultural divisions in the two regions, Sen. Daphne Jordan believes it is time for a thorough study of whether upstate should split off from New York City, Long Island and the surrounding suburbs and become the 51st state.


Governor signs Essex County mortgage tax bill on last day

Warren and Essex counties will have to wait to resume collecting their mortgage tax until April 1 after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Friday that will allow the tax to be reinstated, an action that came at the last minute and had local officials scrambling.


Jailed restaurateur buys more time in jail

QUEENSBURY — The former Lake George restaurant operator serving a jail term for sex-related convictions involving girls and women who worked for him will be held in jail beyond his scheduled release date, thanks to a letter he apparently wrote from jail professing his innocence.


Essex Co. WIC staff educate D.C. lawmakers

PLATTSBURGH — Essex County WIC Program representatives Krista Berger and Susan Cutting went to Washington, D.C., to meet with legislators and promote the WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program.


Director: Essex County Mental Health ‘grossly understaffed’

ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is in dire need of mental health clinicians. That’s the message that Terri Morse, director of the county’s Mental Health Department, highlighted in a report to the Essex County Board of Supervisors last week.


Local police look to identify hiker who died

Police in Warren County are looking for the public's help in determining whether an unidentified hiker who was found dead in Florida last summer is from the Lake George region.


Bolton gets No. 2 girls seed in Section VII

The Bolton girls basketball team earned the second seed in Class D as pairings were announced Sunday for the Section VII basketball tournaments. Bolton will host seventh-seeded Crown Point on Friday in the quarterfinals. Schroon Lake was seeded fifth and will travel to Wells in the quarterfinals on


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


Nominations Sought for Second Essex County ‘Farmacy’

AdkAction’s Farmacy project, a mixed-use healthy food retail storefront located in Keeseville Pharmacy, is seeking to replicate the model in the second location in Essex County.


Documentary on North Country soldier debuts

PORT HENRY, N.Y. (WCAX) A documentary honoring a North Country soldier who never made it home from the front lines premieres Thursday night. "When I Come Home" is a documentary based out of Mineville, New York.


Essex County looks to regulate coroners

After more than a decade of conversation and multiple Enterprise articles highlighting some faults in the elected Essex County coroner system, the Essex County Board of Supervisors could start regulating the coroners more closely.


County to study prosecutor salaries after concerns are raised

QUEENSBURY — The Warren County District Attorney's Office is losing attorneys to other agencies, and a salary structure that pays new prosecutors less than a non-attorney at the county attorney's office was being paid is being blamed.


Glens Falls woman headed to prison in drug case

QUEENSBURY -- A Glens Falls woman who allowed a crack cocaine dealer to sell from her home was sentenced Wednesday in Warren County Court to up to 3 years in state prison. Angela M. Hooper, 26, pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy in connection with a September drug arrest at a home on McDonald Stree


State Police Nab Man on Warrant

During a February 18 late-night call on Chelsea St. in Royalton, State Trooper Michael Green discovered that there was a warrant for Scott Brown, 34, of Fair Haven, who was at the scene. Green arrested Brown and processed him at the Hartford Police Department. Brown was lodged and cited to appear in


Middlebury Police Log: Police look into stolen silverware

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police received a report on Feb. 16 that someone had stolen silverware form a Seminary Street home. Police said there were no signs of a break-in, but they continue to investigate the matter.


Vergennes Police Log for Feb. 21

VERGENNES — In an otherwise mostly calm week between Feb. 11 and 17, Vergennes police continued to operate a number of directed patrols designed to control speeding and enhance traffic safety within city limits.


Garcia seeks state justice seat

PORT HENRY — A former Essex County district attorney is running for the office of Justice of the Supreme Court 4th Judicial District. Attorney Julie A. Garcia, who has law offices in Port Henry and Warrensburg, has been endorsed for the seat by the Warren County Conservative Committee.


Man pleads guilty in Glens Falls homicide case

QUEENSBURY — The Glens Falls man who aided his friend during the drug-fueled brawl that left another man dead on a Glens Falls street last June pleaded guilty in Warren County Court on Wednesday to two felonies.