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Four charged after Glens Falls drug raid

GLENS FALLS - Four people were arrested Wednesday morning when police searched a Glens Falls home and seized crack cocaine, powdered cocaine and thousands of dollars in cash, police said. Officers from four police agencies executed a search warrant at 13 Montcalm St., targeting residents they believ

POST-STAR - 2018-03-21 20:15:00

Police investigating fire at Glens Falls bar

GLENS FALLS - Glens Falls firefighters put out a suspicious fire that started outside The Daily Double bar early Wednesday and damaged the building, and investigators are trying to determine how it started. The fire was called in around 4:15 a.m., and flames were found in the rear of the bar at 59 S

POST-STAR - 2018-03-21 11:30:00

Heroin sale leads to prison sentence

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. QUEENSBURY - A Hampton man who sold heroin in Glens Falls last year has been sentenced to 4 years in state prison. Timothy J. Osgood Jr., 33, of Carvers Falls Road, pleaded guilty last month to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felo

POST-STAR - 2018-03-22 11:30:00

Driver ticketed for accident involving Queensbury town vehicle

QUEENSBURY - One person was hurt when a vehicle went through a red light at the intersection of Upper Glen Street and Aviation Road on Tuesday, the collision damaging a town of Queensbury vehicle. The Warren County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened just after 11:30 a.m. A vehicle driven by a

POST-STAR - 2018-03-21 14:13:00

Former fire department lieutenant indicted, arraigned in sex case

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. QUEENSBURY - The former lieutenant and vice president for the Queensbury Central Fire Company who was arrested last month for allegedly having sexual contact with an underage boy was sent to jail Wednesday after he was indicted on five criminal charges.

POST-STAR - 2018-03-21 20:30:00

Man headed to prison for DWI with child

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. BALLSTON SPA -- A Warrensburg man who drove drunk with a child in his vehicle last fall on the Northway was sentenced Wednesday to up to 3 years in state prison. Matthew J. Centerbar, 38, of Rollies Road, pleaded guilty to felony aggravated driving while

POST-STAR - 2018-03-22 10:01:00

First Green Party candidate to serve on South Glens Falls Village Board

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Elms smiles after winning the election Tuesday night. SOUTH GLENS FALLS - A Green Party member is now a Village Board trustee for the first time in village history. Christine Elms won the special election Tuesday night with 62 votes. Two residents mounte

POST-STAR - 2018-03-21 21:00:00

National Grid: Animal blamed for power outage in Washington County

About 7,000 customers lost power Wednesday in central Washington County and an animal is to blame, according to National Grid. National Grid spokesman Nathan Stone said the outage was linked to an animal. The animal damaged an insulator and circuit at a distribution center in the county, Stone said.

POST-STAR - 2018-03-21 17:30:00

Firefighters battle blaze at Washington County store

WHITE CREEK - Firefighters spent part of Monday night putting out a fire at the Dollar General store on Route 22. The fire was reported around 9:30 p.m., and was believed to have been contained to the exterior of the building, which is just south of the village of Cambridge. No injuries were reporte


Police: Man lied on public assistance application

FORT EDWARD - A Fort Edward man was charged with a felony Friday for allegedly lying about his income on an application for public assistance, according to police. Eric B. McMorland, 26, of Boulevard, was charged with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing after an investigation by the

POST-STAR - 2018-03-20 18:10:00

Glens Falls woman gets a year in jail for drugged driving

QUEENSBURY - A Glens Falls woman who was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs twice in 6 months last year has been sentenced to a year in Warren County Jail. Melissa H. Torchetti, 34, pleaded guilty last month to driving while ability impaired by drugs, a felony, in connection with arre


Police: Six arrested in Saratoga County drug case

Six people were arrested in recent days as local, state and federal investigators dismantled a cocaine and marijuana distribution network that operated from several properties on Route 32 in the town of Saratoga and had connections to the New York City area. In all, authorities seized 2.5 kilograms


Warren County, Glens Falls iron out details on centralized arraignments

QUEENSBURY - Warren County leaders and their counterparts in Glens Falls have worked out an agreement that should allow a plan to centralize court arraignments to go forward later this year. The county has been working for nearly two years to create a court that would allow police, prosecutors and d

POST-STAR - 2018-03-20 20:00:00

Kingsbury man accused of kidnapping mother, child

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. QUEENSBURY - A Kingsbury man kidnapped a woman and her 3-year-old daughter at knifepoint Saturday night, leading to a standoff in a motel parking lot that ended with the suspect fighting with police who were trying to disarm him, authorities said. Miguel


Glens Falls police, firefighters to play hoops for charity

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. GLENS FALLS - The city's bravest will take on its finest on the hoops court to raise money for two charities next month, and the good-natured smack talk has already begun. Firefighters from the Glens Falls Fire Department will battle Glens Falls Police o

POST-STAR - 2018-03-20 21:00:00

Police: Man charged with DWI after collision

KINGSBURY - A Hudson Falls man was charged with driving while intoxicated Saturday night after he backed into another vehicle in a parking lot on Route 4, police said. Stephen M. Trybendis Jr. 48, was charged with misdemeanor DWI after police were called about a collision in a parking lot just befor


Saratoga County sheriff announcing major drug bust Monday morning

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo said Sunday his office will announce the breakup of a major drug trafficking organization that operated in the county on Monday. A news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Board of Supervisors' building in Ballston Spa. Zurlo's office declined to give mor


Hudson Falls seeks to monitor waste haulers

HUDSON FALLS - A draft to revise laws on hauling waste was submitted to the Village Board last week and is being examined for change. Specifically, the board is weighing options to better monitor haulers. Robert Cook, a village trustee, explained that village code has requirements surrounding how tr


Greenwich couple sues Glens Falls school district

QUEENSBURY - A fall on a sidewalk in front of Glens Falls High School last winter has led to a lawsuit against the city school district and school board. Greenwich resident Laurelyn Flanders and her husband, Louis Flanders, filed the lawsuit earlier this month in state Supreme Court in Warren County


Sheriff's Office: Driver had 19 suspensions

GAGNE 19 SUSPENSIONS_3_17_2018_5_58_19 PMThumbnail QUEENSBURY -- A routine traffic stop in Queensbury ended in charges for the driver. Warren County Sheriff's officers conducted a traffic stop Friday evening in Queensbury, on a vehicle with a loud exhaust. A license check revealed that the driver, B