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Film captures Garrow's trail of death
MORIAH — Many locals recall the terror that gripped the region after serial killer Robert Francis Garrow evaded capture in the summer of 1973. With four brutal killings, only days apart and dotting the upstate landscape, people living in Adirondack towns and villages were afraid to walk the streets,
Long-time Clinton County Sheriff's Deputy retires
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Protect and serve is the motto many law enforcement officers live by. But some go above and beyond to leave a lasting impact. It was an emotional day for Clinton County and its residents as Sheriff's Deputy Tracey Hilliker signed off for the last time. In her 28 years of ser
Banjo player to perform at fellowship
PLATTSBURGH - Tony Trischka will be performing at 7:30 tonight at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4 Palmer St., Plattsburgh. Trischka applies lessons from rock, folk and jazz to his banjo music.
Plattsburgh crossing guard celebrates 16 years protecting students
PLATTSBURGH — Stafford Middle School students waited patiently as crossing guard Maurice Daniels steps onto the crosswalk to halt busy traffic at the intersection of Broad and Oak Streets after school was let out on a recent afternoon.
Ulster County's new sheriff sees marijuana legalization in NY state as inevitable
KINGSTON, N.Y. — The legalization of marijuana in New York state is a virtual certainty, but until it is final, arrests for possession of small quantities of marijuana “will not be a priority” for the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office, new Sheriff Juan Figueroa said Thursday.
Watertown teen accused of stealing car and driving it to Plattsburgh
PLATTSBURGH — A Watertown teenager faces charges after allegedly stealing a vehicle in Watertown and driving it to Plattsburgh. State police responded to a Miller Street residence at 12:49 p.m. Sunday for a report of a stolen vehicle and arrested the unnamed juvenile, who allegedly fled from a deten
Developers Present Proposal For Key Area Of Plattsburgh Downtown Redevelopment
One of the key areas in Plattsburgh to be redeveloped with New York state Downtown Revitalization Initiative funding is a large parking lot between the city center and the Saranac River. The project’s developer recently laid out the plans during a public forum.
Steve’s Bagels puts customers in a New York state of mind
MANCHESTER — Steven DiGiorgio, owner of Steve’s Bagels, which opened five weeks ago on Tolland Turnpike, said he grew up on bagels in New York City. On Sunday mornings he would take his dog, Sparky, to buy the New York Times and the New York Daily News and a dozen bagels and cream cheese for his fat
Activities to mark MLK Day
PLATTSBURGH — Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s memory will be marked in Plattsburgh on Monday, Jan. 21, by annual displays of celebration and service. Legislation signed in 1983 made King's birthday a federal holiday, so schools, government offices and some businesses are closed that day.
Sentinels draw with Patriots on lanes
PLATTSBURGH | The Ticonderoga varsity boys bowling team put up an impressive showing against defending state champion and CVAC leader AuSable Valley Patriots Wednesday, scoring a 2-2 tie as each of the four Sentinel bowlers rolled a 600-plus series.
Locals like most voting changes
PLATTSBURGH — Changes in statewide voting were met with mixed reactions in the North Country. The State Legislature approved several new procedures for New York state earlier this week.
Police: Segundo-Clark denied knowing 'a Ginger Clark'
PLATTSBURGH — Gustavo Segundo-Clark told state troopers that Ginger Clark "rolled herself up in the carpet" after a "physical altercation" he had with her, according to court documents.
B’town school board member arrested
PLATTSBURGH | A member of the Beekmantown Central School Board of Education (BOE) was arrested last week for allegedly menacing his colleagues during a school board meeting. Andrew Brockway, 37, of Plattsburgh, was arrested Jan. 10 by Clinton County Sheriff’s Deputies on charges of menacing in the t
Woodstock says NY state should let undocumented immigrant get driver's licenses
WOODSTOCK, N.Y. — The Town Board has adopted a resolution calling on state lawmakers to allow driver's licences for New York residents regardless of their immigration status.
Plattsburgh police clamp down on parking enforcement
PLATTSBURGH, N.H. (WCAX) Upwards of 129 tickets in just seven days -- that's what Plattsburgh Police say they saw after they started handing out parking tickets. The city's parking enforcement rules require drivers to move their car every two hours. But after losing their ticket enforcement officer
Kiroy breaks own school record
PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State Field House played host to a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference indoor track and field meet Wednesday. The postponed meet was originally scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 10.
Gov. Cuomo lays out widespread plan for 2019
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivering his State of the State address Tuesday afternoon. "I believe what we are going to get done in this legislative session is going to make history in the state of New York,” Gov. Cuomo said.
Clinton County eyes land bank slot
The Clinton County Legislature is weighing a proposal that may result in the creation of the first land bank in the tri-county area. Adam Zaranko, executive director of the Albany County Land Bank, spoke to a packed room of county legislators, town supervisors, mayors and council members about the p
When Tupac shook up Dannemora
ALBANY, N.Y. _ Two decades before Richard Matt and David Sweat captivated the nation with their 2015 escape from Dannemora prison and eluded a massive manhunt for weeks in the Adirondacks, a different inmate caused headaches and headlines at Clinton Correctional Facility.
Huskies third in home swim meet
The Franklin Academy boys swim team hosted its second event over the past three days on Tuesday, as Plattsburgh High, the CLP (Canton-Lisbon-Potsdam) combined squad and the short-handed Edwards-Knox Cougars made the trek to Malone for a nonleague meet.