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Checkpoints nab 16 people, 178 pounds of cannabis
“As part of a layered approach to border security, we use checkpoints to prevent individuals from engaging in illicit activity exploiting major routes of egress away from the border, which feed into our communities in the interior of the U.S.”
Police: Parole violation led to meth bust
SARANAC LAKE — A Saranac Lake man who was wanted on a parole violation had a "significant amount" of meth and materials used to make the drug in his apartment, police say.Bernard J. McCormick, 34, was arrested Aug. 30 by Saranac Lake Village Police and charged with violating his parole.Jennifer M. P
Woman rescued by Coast Guard after boat capsizes on Lake Champlain
"She helped aid in her own rescue by wearing a life jacket and storing her phone in a waterproof case," said Kenneth Stuart, the command duty officer at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England's command center.
Nurses Union and UVM Medical Center reach tentative 3 year contract
BURLINGTON, Vt. —A tentative agreement has been reached between the UVM Medical Center and the Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals on a new three-year contract.The hospital said the two groups agreed to a contract that includes a 16 percent base salary increase in the next three ye
Law enforcement: Joint investigation leads to $95K drug seizure
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX)The U.S. Attorney's Office says a joint investigation by Vermont State Police and the FBI led to the seizure of $95,000 worth of fentanyl and heroin.
City of Plattsburgh to detour traffic Thursday, Friday
PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh has announced roads closures and detours for Thursday, Sept. 20, and Friday, Sept. 21.
A major cryptocurrency exchange is trolling the New York attorney general
It probably wasn't the smartest move. Roughly 24 hours after a major report from the New York state attorney general's office led officials to declare that the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is "possibly operating unlawfully in New York," the exchange apparently decided the best response was to thu
2 Mount Pleasant Arrests In New York State Police Weekend Sweep
On Sept. 16, State Police from SP Cortlandt arrested Kyron K. Nicome, 38, of Jersey City, NJ, for DWI. He was traveling on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the town of Mount Pleasant when he was stopped for a vehicle and traffic law violation. Investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, polic
Former Vermont teacher faces more voyeurism charges
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former Vermont teacher accused of secretly taking cellphone photos up a student's skirt is now accused of taking similar photos of female coworkers.The Burlington Free Pressreportsthat 32-year-old Brian Lynam, who taught music at Rice Memorial High School in South Burl
New York Can’t Afford to Let New Jersey Pass Retail Pot Alone
With New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy leading a fast-track push to legalize recreational marijuana, pot dispensaries could soon be as close as a seven-minute train ride from Manhattan. Once people start hopping the PATH train to Jersey City to purchase marijuana, New York lawmakers will start feeling
First glimpse inside Marco Pierre White restaurant coming to Essex
A new lobby dining area will consist of Marco’s restaurant, offering diners a mixture of Italian-inspired dishes and American classics such as fresh pasta, homemade pizza and ribs as well as their best-selling New York style cheesecake.
As recycling costs surge, Vermont haulers raise rates for curbside pickup
The cost to dispose of recycled materials is rising sharply, prompting many Vermont haulers to raise rates on customers, effective immediately.
Former Rice teacher faces more voyeurism charges
In their investigation, police turned up what appeared to be "upskirt" photos of Rice students, staff and women in the community.
Plattsburgh man charged with grand larceny
PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man is facing charges that he tried to cash and deposit fraudulent checks.About 2 p.m. last Friday, State Police received a call from UFirst Financial Credit Union on Rugar Street, Town of Plattsburgh about forged checks.Credit Union employees said a customer had cashed a
Cold Case Tuesday: State Police, Ulster Police continue to investigate 2008 murder of an Ulster County man
On Friday, July 25, 2008, at 2:45 p.m. the Ulster Police Department responded to a vehicle fire in a wooded area just off of NY State Route 32 in East Kingston. Kleiman’s vehicle, a 2004 Nissan Frontier Pick Up Truck, color grey, bearing NY registration CGE5199, was found burned with his remains wit
First with Kids: Children & biting
First of all, biting should not occur with breastfeeding, since it is impossible to nurse and bite at the same time.
Northern NY man charged with cashing forged checks
New York State Police say on Friday, Michael Madison, 48, tried to cash two fake checks at the UFirst Financial Credit Union in the town of Plattsburgh. In total, they say he tried to steal more than $13,000.
Muted fall foliage predicted statewide — but Adirondacks may be spared
But as autumn descends, colors of the fall foliage season will be delayed and less vibrant in much of the state, experts predict.
Traffic detoured off Rugar Street and over Sandra Avenue
PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh said today that there will be a detour on Rugar Street from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.All westbound traffic on Rugar Street will be detoured down Sandra Avenue and up Park Avenue West.
State cracks down on roadside parking in Adirondacks
Route 73 is the main route to Lake Placid and the High Peaks region, and a number of popular trailheads are concentrated in the area. Parked cars can line both sides of the road on weekends when lots fill up, creating a safety hazard.