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Police: No signs of medical trouble in Washington County crash
Police say the woman killed in a head-on crash in Easton, Washington County showed no signs of suffering a medical event before the crash. Caroline Doyle, 75, was killed in a head-on crash on State Route 40 near Hegeman Bridge Road in Easton on Monday. She died after her Subaru Outback crossed over
A.J.'s Restaurant closes after more than 35 years in Granville
GRANVILLE — A.J.’s Restaurant has closed after more than three decades in business. The failing health of owner Angelo J. Scott Jr. “Scottie” caused the restaurant on Quaker Street to shut its doors on Friday.
Former Washington County courthouse to be renovated
HUDSON FALLS — The former Washington County Courthouse will be restored soon with state funding, creating what village officials hope will be a “catalyst” for economic development.
Second suspect pleads in Glens Falls murder case
QUEENSBURY — A Queensbury woman who police believe helped broker a drug deal that ended with a fatal stabbing last June pleaded guilty Tuesday to two felony charges, and could avoid a jail term if she testifies “truthfully” at upcoming trials in the case.
Cops: Man drove wrong way on Wales Street
A New York man was arraigned Monday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol after he was allegedly seen driving south on Wales Street, a one-way street that runs north, around 1:50 a.m. Sunday.
One person dead in Washington County crash
EASTON - Investigators are trying to figure what caused a crash on Route 40 in Easton Monday afternoon. A four-door Subaru apparently collided head-on with a van, not far from Hegeman Bridge Road around 1 p.m.
Queensbury woman arrested in fraud case
FORT EDWARD — A Queensbury woman has been charged with two felonies this week for allegedly submitting false applications for public assistance earlier this year, police said.
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,
Wells man charged after high-speed chase
A man who police said led them on a high-speed chase on Friday in Danby and Tinmouth is facing several charges. Robert F. Hart, 40, pleaded not guilty Monday in Rutland criminal court to a felony charge of grossly negligent driving while eluding law-enforcement officers and one misdemeanor count eac
Glens Falls OB/GYN practice closes
GLENS FALLS — Women's Health Institute has stopped seeing patients and will close its doors in the coming weeks after the death of its founder and longtime principal, Dr. Stephen Serlin.
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
Police: Two men charged with knifepoint robbery
QUEENSBURY — Two men were arrested Wednesday night for a scheme that resulted in a gas station customer being robbed at knifepoint, police said. The two were involved in a scam in which one distracted patrons in the Speedway station on Main Street, off Exit 18, while the other rifled through cars fo
Police: Former Vermont State Fair staffer forged checks
A former employee of the Vermont State Fair is facing four felony charges after police said she forged checks totaling about $6,000 on the fair’s account to pay her back rent in 2016.
Focus on Washington County: No vacation time for dispatchers
The 911 dispatchers who stayed at their posts during a gas leak at the Washington County Municipal Center will not get any special reimbursement for their work. County Administrator Chris DeBolt had asked for them to get four hours of vacation time. But the push-back from supervisors was so strong t
Facebook PM threat Rutland man removed from council
An ex-councillor who posted on Facebook that Theresa May should be hanged "for treason" has lost his position. Richard Alderman was given a community order and curfew in October after admitting sending a menacing or grossly offensive message.
Judge dismayed by delays in Bourgoin case
BURLINGTON — The long-delayed prosecution of a man charged with killing five Central Vermont teenagers during a wrong-way fiery crash on Interstate 89 in Williston in October 2016 continues to struggle to meet an expected trial date in March or April.
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
Father, son arrested after Northway traffic stop
QUEENSBURY — A father and son were arrested on drug charges and one was accused of driving while impaired by drugs after a traffic stop on the Northway early Saturday, police records show.
Then Again: Marble workers strike in 1935 was long and fierce
Editor’s note: Mark Bushnell is a Vermont journalist and historian. He is the author of “Hidden History of Vermont” and “It Happened in Vermont.” Roy Spear grabbed for his machine gun as he climbed from the cab of his truck. He wasn’t taking any chances. That day in November 1935, Spear had driven i