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Alleged sex-abusing restaurateur wants multiple trials
Jonathan L. LaRock, 62, of Moreau, was arraigned and not guilty pleas were entered in Lake George Town Court on Thursday.
Woman accused of drug sale in Queensbury
QUEENSBURY — A Corinth woman was arrested Monday for allegedly selling cocaine in Queensbury earlier this year, her second drug sale arrest in five weeks, police said.
Hudson Falls teen charged after hit-and-run crash
Neil A. Kiernan, 19, was arrested about a half-hour after a 7:55 a.m. accident at the parking lot of Speedway on Quaker Road in Queensbury, according to State Police.
Warren County to hold two public hearings on plastic bag law
Those who have strong feelings about Warren County's proposed plastic bag ban will have two opportunities to make themselves heard to the legislators who will decide whether the ban is enacted.The county Board of Supervisors will hold two public hearings next month about the proposed law, one during
More details released on Lake George partnership with Skaneateles Lake
Skaneateles Lake, a Finger Lake in Onondaga County that provides drinking water to the city of Syracuse and multiple surrounding towns and villages, was plagued with the blooms last year, too.
Fort Edward man pleads guilty to felony
Joseph Goetz, 47, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree welfare fraud in connection with an arrest by the Washington County Sheriff's Office in March.
Saratoga Springs City Hall closed until further notice
Damage from a lightning strike and fire will close Saratoga Springs City Hall indefinitely.The Friday night fire damaged the attic, and caused smoke and water damage elsewhere in the Broadway building.City leaders plan to set up a temporary City Hall at the Recreation Center on Vanderbilt Avenue, bu
Granville woman charged with fraud, again
FORT EDWARD — A Granville woman who was arrested in May for her alleged role in an identity theft case has been charged with public assistance fraud as well.Nicole L. Marr, 31, of Morrison Avenue, was charged with offering a false instrument for filing, a felony, for allegedly submitting false infor
Queensbury High School will use temp entrance all year
QUEENSBURY — In addition to traffic light delays for the new main entrance to the Queensbury school complex, drivers will also have to use a temporary road to get to the high school this year.The temporary road will be in effect for the entire school year. Even after the new main entrance gets a tra
Saratoga Springs City Hall damaged by fire
It was unclear when the building would re-open, and a City Council meeting planned for Monday has been moved to the recreation center on Jefferson Street, theTimes Unionreported.
South Glens Falls mulls restricting apartments
SOUTH GLENS FALLS — The Village Board may sharply limit new apartments, after reviewing recommendations from the comprehensive plan committee.The board didn’t make a final decision at Wednesday's meeting, but board members indicated that they are leaning toward prohibiting apartment buildings with m
Salt destroys Queensbury salt sheds
QUEENSBURY — Salt has brought the town’s salt sheds to an untimely end.The buildings, erected in 2002, are already being destroyed and must be rebuilt.“I’d like to get 25 or 30 years out of them,” said Facilities Manager Chuck Rice.
COLUMN: Farewell to a good old friend
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Eagle Flyer zipline no place for chickens
“When I came up here to this point for the first time and saw this view, I thought it would be nice to share it with other people,” Macchio said. “I don’t see this so much as a thrill ride. More than that, it’s an Adirondack experience where you’re flying like an eagle, looking at the mountains, Lak
Letter to the editor: Reader isn't satisfied with mayor's defense
Editor:In rebut to the village of Lake George Mayor Blais’ defense of the logging taking place on the cross country skiing/hiking trail system at the Lake George Recreation Center and along Gage Brook, I take some issue. The mayor states that many of the trails being logged are not formal trails. As
Glens Falls school to purchase tech for fall
Glens Falls Superintendent of Schools Paul Jenkins speaks during an Aug. 13 meeting, where the Board of Education approved a Smart Schools spending plan of $170,200.
Lake George sewage plant design gets OK
LAKE GEORGE — The village has received tentative approval from the state Department of Environmental Conservation for the design of its new wastewater treatment plant — a project now estimated to cost $25 million.DEC has issued a draft groundwater discharge permit, which Mayor Robert Blais said allo
Man pleads guilty in Lake George drug case
Luis A. Rodriguez, 24, of Providence, pleaded guilty to criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with one of two drug sales in 2016.
Several crews respond to South Glens Falls apartment fire
SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Multiple crews were on scene late Thursday night of a fire at an apartment complex in South Glens Falls.The fire broke out at the Sisson Apartments on Sand Hill Drive.The fire chief said no one was injured.
Granville firefighters buy house next door for training
Jim Bradt, treasurer of the Penrhyn Engine & Hose Company, holds the map showing the fire department's purchase. The department will turn a derelict house into a training facility.