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Albany Police fatally shoot man they say was stabbing his mother
As Mackey and Ellis were checking on the woman's condition, police say 20-year-old Schuyler Lake appeared at the top of the stairwell, armed with a knife, and began to walk down the stairs. The officers yelled at Lake through the broken window to stop and drop the knife, but police say he refused an
Contractor pleads guilty in theft case
QUEENSBURY -- A Schenectady contractor who was arrested three years ago for allegedly defrauding a customer for whom he was building a home in Bolton pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor.Joseph A. Aquilo, 54, pleaded guilty to petit larceny in connection with a June 2015 arrest by the Warren Count
Queensbury man faces felony after marijuana seizure on Northway
Jason A. Hart, 20, was found to have more than 8 ounces of the drug during a traffic stop in the Northbound lanes just after 10 p.m., State Police said in a news release.
Water Slide World won't open this summer
LAKE GEORGE -- Water Slide World, the Lake George waterpark that has been a summer staple in the region for decades, will not open this summer after the death of its founder.Gary Koncikowski died suddenly earlier this year. He and his wife, Dawn, have operated the Route 9 park for nearly 40 years, a
Whitehall man pleads guilty for heroin sale
FORT EDWARD -- A Whitehall man who was arrested for selling heroin and assaulting a police officer in a span of weeks over the winter is headed to state prison for 10 years.Karim A. Thaxton, 39, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, for a heroin sale late
Woman faces charges after Queensbury crash
No injuries were reported, but police determined Bonnie J. Steele, 65, drove into a stopped vehicle at the intersection at around 9:40 p.m.
Eight hospitalized after crash in Dresden
DRESDEN -- Eight people were taken to Glens Falls Hospital after a three-vehicle, head-on crash on Route 22 on Friday night, police said.First responders initially thought at least one person was seriously hurt and called for a Lifeflight helicopter, but it turned out that injuries suffered by all i
Woman arrested after late-night chase in Hudson Falls
HUDSON FALLS -- A Hudson Falls woman was arrested on numerous charges after a car chase late Wednesday that included her throwing drugs from the vehicle as she fled, according to police.Hilary C. LaPoint, 26, was charged after a chase that began when Hudson Falls Police officers saw a vehicle she wa
State Police: Galway Town Supervisor killed in agricultural accident
Investigators say that State Police responded to the home of Paul Lent in Galway. There, according to police, Lent was pronounced dead after a tractor overturned, pinning him.
ADK Wine & Food Festival returns to Lake George
LAKE GEORGE | The Adirondack Wine & Food Festival returns to Lake George Village this weekend with food and wine sampling, the official launch of the Adirondack Craft Beverage Trail, cooking demonstrations by celebrity chef William Cornelius and plenty of convivial socializing.
Granville lawyer suspended from law practice for a year
A state appeals court on Thursday suspended the law license of a Granville lawyer for a year after finding he took money from an estate to which he wasn't entitled.The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court suspended Ronald Daigle Jr.'s law license for a year, effective July 23. Daigle though, sa
South Glens Falls on boil water order
SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Residents of the village must boil their water before drinking it until further notice.The village had to repair a valve on Saratoga Avenue, at the intersection of Baker and Saratoga avenues.Now the village must test the water to ensure that disease-causing organisms are not pres
Homes Recently Listed in the Glens Falls Area
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Moreau's Sandbar Beach to open much earlier next year
MOREAU — After a group of would-be swimmers were kicked out of Sandbar Beach in mid-June, the Town Board has changed the policy on when it opens the beach.From now on, the goal is to open the beach by Memorial Day and “no later” than June 1, said Supervisor Todd Kusnierz.He also interceded for swimm
Not the end: Argyle's last continuous farming family hangs on after dairyman's death
After he took over the farm from his father in the mid-1970s, he stopped feeding them grain. Instead, he divided his land into 31 pastures to create rotational grazing so that the cows could eat grass every day. They ate hay in winter.
Man pleads guilty for crash that seriously injured daughter
The girl was not secured with a seat belt, and she hit the seat belt and steering wheel, causing serious injuries that included a broken rib, possible punctured lung and other internal injuries. Reynolds dropped her at a home and fled instead of seeking medical care.
Stile finds a way to keep improving for Scotties
Ballston Spa's #11 Angelina Stile lays down a bunt during their win over East Meadow in a Class AA State Semifinal game Saturday June 9, 2018 in Moreau, NY. (John Carl D'Annibale/Times Union)
Police: South Glens Falls man sold heroin
SOUTH GLENS FALLS — A South Glens Falls man was jailed Wednesday on charges that allege he sold heroin after an investigation by three police agencies into opioid trafficking in northern Saratoga County, police said.Shawn P. Wood, 47, of Main Street, was charged with felony counts of criminal sale o
Queensbury agendas offline for a week
QUEENSBURY – Town documents won’t be available online until at least next Friday, town officials said.They are switching to a new records system. Laser Fiche is no longer functional on the website, which means residents won’t be able to download agendas or meeting packets for the Town Board, Plannin
Bike path damage leads to concerns, questions
If snowmobiles are damaging the pavement, they are being allowed on when conditions are not adequate for them, Warrensburg Supervisor Kevin Geraghty said. The county can prevent that, he said.