Breaking News from Lake George

Find the latest Lake George News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

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

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

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

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

Lake George bonds $22 million for sewer upgrades

LAKE GEORGE - The Village Board has voted to bond $22 million for the cost of its new wastewater treatment plant. The village plans to take out a 30-year bond for the project, according to Village Mayor Robert Blais. Lake George's existing 85-year-old plant releases an excessive amount of nitrates,

POST-STAR - 2018-03-21 18:00:00

More than 5,300 customers lose power in Washington County; Schools dismissing early

Restoration times originally scheduled for 1 p.m. have been pushed back to 2 p.m. As of 1 p.m., nearly 4,000 customers remained without power. Fort Ann, Fort Edward, Hartford central schools and Hudson Falls middle school are dismissing students early due to the power outage starting at 12:30 p.m. A

POST-STAR - 2018-03-21 15:43:00

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

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


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

Lake George finds new firetruck

LAKE GEORGE - Lake George may have found their long-sought new firetruck - for a slightly lower price. Mayor Robert Blais said the village found out a 75-foot aerial Sutphen firetruck is available through a consortium that meets the specifications available on the state contract. The price is a litt

POST-STAR - 2018-03-20 19:30:00

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


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


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


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


Fair Haven teen to stay in jail pending shooting plot trial

Jack Sawyer, 18, of Poultney, Vermont, pleaded not guilty in a court in Rutland on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, to charges related to allegations that he planned a school shooting at Fair Haven Union High School and had bought a gun in preparation. RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS RUTLAND - A judge has ruled that

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-03-20 14:05:03

Police to announce major Schuylerville drug arrests today

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office has scheduled a press conference for Monday morning to announce "major" drug arrests in the Schuylerville area in recent days. A half-dozen arrests occurred as investigators from a number of law enforcement agencies dismantled a drug network that had a link to a


Local man arrested for knifepoint abduction

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local man is facing several charges after an alleged knifepoint abduction over the weekend. The Warren County Sheriff's Office says Miguel Medrano-Garcia got into an argument Saturday in Hudson Falls. Medrano-Garcia is then accused of driving a woman and her 3-year-old


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