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Family files notice of claim over South Glens Falls bullying
SOUTH GLENS FALLS — The mother of a South Glens Falls student who was physically attacked at school in September has taken the first step to sue the district. Tara Edwards has filed a notice of claim, the precursor to a lawsuit, against the South Glens Falls Central School District on the grounds th
South Glens Falls salt shed leading to salt in drinking water
SOUTH GLENS FALLS — There’s too much salt in the village water, and the culprit is the village salt shed. Or rather, the mess in front of the salt shed. The problem is that the shed is just that — a covering for salt. It’s not a commercial garage big enough for a truck and loader. So the village cre
Discovery's 'Body Cam' features fatal Washington County arson fire
HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - An upcoming television show will feature a fatal house fire set by a 22-year-old man to kill his girlfriend. The September 2017 murder of 18-year-old Ashley Coltrain in Hudson Falls will be featured on Investigation Discovery's "Body Cam" show Tuesday night. The show uses b
Woman pleads guilty to home burglary
QUEENSBURY — A Ballston Spa woman who burglarized an acquaintance's season home in northern Warren County last year has pleaded guilty to a felony charge. Nicole M. Ronk, 30, pleaded guilty in Warren County Court to third-degree burglary, a felony, for a September 2017 burglary at a seasonal home on
Corinth man charged with rape in Washington County
FORT ANN — A Corinth man was charged with first-degree rape on Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman while she was "incapable of consent," according to police. James S. Scally III, 23, of Walnut Street, was charged with first-degree rape, a felony, for an incident in Fort Ann on Nov. 21,
Glens Falls man sentenced in young girl's rape
A Glens Falls man accused of forcibly raping a 12-year-old girl is heading to prison for seven years. Shane Brousseau pleaded guilty in Warren County Court to second-degree rape. That charge accused him of having sex with a child who is too young to legally consent.
Man involved in Glens Falls drug deal turned fatal pleads guilty
A man involved in a drug deal that led to a fatal stabbing in June pleads guilty in Warren County Court. Richard Rothaupt pleaded guilty to tampering with physical evidence, and possession of a controlled substance.
Employee found dead at Google's NYC office was from Saratoga Springs
NEW YORK — Police said a 22-year-old software engineer was found dead at Google's New York City headquarters. Scott Krulcik of Saratoga Springs was found unconscious on the sixth floor of the company's offices in Chelsea at about 9 p.m. Friday. He was pronounced dead by Emergency Medical Service wor
Looking back at local history: Dec. 10
QUEENSBURY — After a bruising series of defeats in this year’s election, the town Republican Committee is in disarray. GREENWICH — A variance for a telecommunications tower on Bald Mountain wasn’t decided Thursday night at a Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, bec…
Sheriff: Two dead after Warren County car crash
CHESTER -- A two-car crash resulted in two fatalities Saturday morning. The Warren County Sheriff's Office received a report just before 10 a.m. for a serious crash on State Route 8, near Hill Clyde Acres.
Queensbury KMart Being Purchased By U-Haul
Queensbury and Greenwich now are the home to the only two remaining KMart stores in the Capital Region, what does this say about Queensbury's future?. So before the Queensbury KMart has even closed it is being said that U-Haul will be purchasing it.
Popular New York Amusement Park Gets Updated
A popular New York vacation destination is getting a prehistoric makeover. If you grew up in and around the Hudson Valley area, likelihood is you probably have vacationed in Lake George. And what's a trip to Lake George without a stop at the Magic Forest?
Looking back at local history: Dec. 9
ARGYLE — Nancy McHugh called a reporter, seeking help to pull off a coup of a surprise thank you. HUDSON FALLS — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer popped into some local businesses Friday morning to see the village’s revitalization efforts for himself.
Contractor pleads guilty to theft from customer
QUEENSBURY — A contractor from Lake Luzerne pleaded guilty to a felony Wednesday for taking money from a client but not performing the work, court records show. Glenn A. Shiel, 37, owner of Shiel Construction LLC, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree grand larceny for taking $4,000 from a customer for a
Schuylerville man faces drug count
SARATOGA — A man from Schuylerville was arrested Saturday morning on a felony drug charge, police records show. Theodore P. Carpluk, 23, was arrested on Route 29 just before 1 a.m., according to the State Police public information website.
Four Patriots start season with tourney titles
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Four Mount Anthony and one Hoosick Falls wrestler finished first in their brackets at the Wrangle on the Plains at the Schenectady Armory. Kyle Hurley, Jack Ware, Keenan Taylor and Sam Wilkins all went undefeated on the day, while Logan Powers was first at 5-0, with five pins.
Glens Falls man headed to prison for rape in park
QUEENSBURY — A Glens Falls man who was accused of forcibly raping a 12-year-old girl in woods at Haviland Cove last June is headed to prison for 7 years after his guilty plea to a rape count on Wednesday.
Parolee arrested after chase through hospital
GLENS FALLS — A man who was wanted on a parole violation warrant led police on a foot chase Thursday morning that ended when he was tackled in a hallway at Glens Falls Hospital, according to police.
Police arrest Vermont man for Washington County burglaries
A Vermont man was arrested late Saturday for allegedly committing at least some of the recent home burglaries around Washington and Rensselaer counties, police said. Jeremy T. Joseph, 38, of North Clarendon, Vermont, was arrested after police dealt with two more home burglaries in the Salem area Sat
Firefighter killed in apartment fire
Multiple emergency crews responded to a fire on Washington Avenue in Coxsackie Saturday night. Coxsackie coroner, Russell Davis, confirmed that Larry Connolly, 74, was killed in the fire.