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Police use stun gun on Plattsburgh teen
After spotting him, Police say he fled into a wooded area. They say he was found a short time later inside a Dollar General. They say as he attempted to run again, he threatened troopers with a hammer. A trooper subdued him with a stun gun and took him into custody. He was later transported to the h
Power out in Saranac Lake
SARANAC LAKE — Electricity went out for much of this village at 11:36 a.m. Friday, according to National Grid.The power company reported on its website that 1,342 customers were affected and that the estimated restoration time is 2:45 p.m.
Katie Wilson: 'No work is getting done'
GLENS FALLS — Katie Wilson says it is an incredibly polarized time in America and that calls for a different type of candidate to get the country back on track.“What we’ve been doing for the last few decades, sending wonderful people with great resumes and very similar experiences and backgrounds to
Teen tased by police in Dollar General
ROUSES POINT — A 15-year-old Plattsburgh boy allegedly stole a side-by-side vehicle and, when police finally located him, swung a hammer at a state trooper.The trooper was forced to tase the teen to take him into custody, Troop B Public Information Officer Trooper Jennifer Fleishman said.The boy was
Police: Keeseville man beat woman
KEESEVILLE — A Keeseville man punched a woman in the face, slammed her head on the floor, hit her with a mop handle and threatened to kill her with a steak knife, police say.Paul J. Hewitt, 51, was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both fe
Police: Search yields largest concentrated-cannabis bust in county history
PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man is facing a felony charge after sheriff’s deputies allegedly seized $140,000 in concentrated cannabis from him.Dylan J. Hackett, 22, was arrested Thursday and charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana.This is believed to be the largest concentrated c
Bus clips patrol car in Jay St. mishap
No one was injured when a school bus collided with a Rome Police car at Jay and West Dominick streets this morning.Police said the squad car was northbound on South Jay Street and the school bus was southbound on North Jay Street at about 8:30 a.m., and both drivers had a stop sign. Police said the
Sailors flip their boat, land a joke after Shelburne Bay mishap - Shelburne News
The mishap was minor, with everyone safe, but some ripples on social media followed as the account given to a local TV station hit the airwaves.
Carnright cracks 21: Local leads pros after day one
PLATTSBURGH — Day one of the Costa FLW Series tournament, presented by Power-Pole, on Lake Champlain was a smashfest.Everyone in the top 10 weighed 19 pounds or better, and the vast majority of that was brown.Leading the way, Brett Carnright caught 21 pounds, 7 ounces to get things underway.
Boy escapes Plattsburgh house fire
Police said Elizabeth Donivan and her boyfriend, Brandon Bombard, were making French fries at their Johnson Avenue home when the grease caught on fire at around 7 p.m.
ELCS Board lengthens superintendent's contract
ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School Board has extended School Superintendent Scott Osborne's contract through June 2023.It had been set to expire June 30, 2020.“Our School District has been moving in a very positive direction, and we’re supportive of Mr. Osborne’s vision,” School Boar
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer moves to summer schedule
PLATTSBURGH — The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 10 Adirondack Lane, Plattsburgh, will change to a summer schedule beginning July 1.
From a sinner in the rough to pastor
“My mother had gone to conservatory for piano, and she used to play the silent movies in Readsboro, Vt.,” San Soucie said.
2 Burlington beaches closed due to E. coli bacteria
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Burlington has closed two beaches to swimming and fishing due to high levels of E. coli bacteria in nearby sections of Lake Champlain.The Burlington Free pressreportsthat Blodgett and Blanchard beaches were closed Wednesday afternoon and will remain closed until further notice
Volunteer firefighter accused of arson in Ticonderoga
Riley J. OHara has been suspended from the Ticonderoga Volunteer Fire Department, pending a police investigation into a number of arson charges, Fire Chief Matthew Watts said.
Vermont State Police mum on how they will measure legal marijuana limits in edibles
Since 2013, 1-ounce limit has served as a crucial dividing line between civil and criminal penalties. The state's new July 1 law removes all penalties for less than an ounce and allows adults to possess two mature and four immature marijuana plants.The decriminalization Gov. Peter Shumlin signed in
Grease fire severely damages Plattsburgh duplex
PLATTSBURGH — One man was treated for burns and two families were displaced after a grease fire damaged a duplex home at 77 Johnson Ave. here Wednesday night.Clinton County Dispatch put out a call for the fire at 7 p.m., with the City of Plattsburgh Fire Department responding.It was originally repor
Man Suspected Of Killing Wife Returns To Hospital
An Orleans man, who Vermont State Police say fatally shot his wife in their home last month before turning the handgun on himself, is back in the hospital for more treatment, officials said.Randall Swartz, 58, is at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., where he was admitted following
New vape shop opens in Plattsburgh
PLATTSBURGH — Owner Tyler Frennier and Assistant Manager Jason Moore offer a wide array of e-cigarettes, e-liquid and accessories at their new store, MT Vapes.
4 arrested on hazing, conspiracy charges
PLATTSBURGH — Three people are facing a slew charges after they allegedly held a woman captive and assaulted her in an apparent attempt to join a “private vigilante group.”A fourth person was also charged in connection with the incident.Michael J. Parent, 31, and Tasheena M. Goodreau, 29, both of Pl