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Saranac Lake man dies after being ejected from Jeep

Troopers said Dylan M. Hall, 22, was driving his Jeep Wrangler northbound when he ran off the side of the road at a curve.


Saranac Lake man killed in car crash

It happened early Saturday on Route 86 in Harrietstown. Police say Dylan Hall, 22, was headed north when he lost control on a curve and struck an embankment. His Jeep became airborne and hit several trees and a utility pole. Hall was ejected through the canvas roof. He was pronounced dead at the sce


Ben Stiller discusses 'Escape at Dannemora'

Our Kelly O'Brien scored a sit-down interview with the director, Hollywood star Ben Stiller, ahead of the premiere. She asked him about his experience in the North Country. He joked about the weather here and how it might have caused some trouble for shooting. Stiller also talked about his numerous

WCAX - 2018-11-15 18:54:00

Gibson Brothers will headline First Night Saranac Lake

Since 2006, First Night Saranac Lake has been ringing in each new year with an all-ages celebration of the arts in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. It features 18 performers at nine venues, mostly within easy walking distance from each other in downtown Saranac Lake. The event goes from


Fatal crash in Franklin County, NY

DICKINSON, N.Y. (WCAX)New York State Police are investigating a two-car fatal crash in Franklin County.It happened around 8:45 a.m. in the town of Dickinson at the intersection of State Route 11B and County Route 5.One person has been confirmed dead. State Route 11B is currently closed.No other info

WCAX - 2018-11-15 11:15:00

Driver, 75, killed after roll-over crash in Franklin County

According to investigators, Angel L. Oliver, 29, of Bombay, was driving southbound on County Route 5 when she failed to yield the right of way to another car.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-11-15 21:32:00

Store offers pet photos with Santa

“Pets are as much our customers as their owners are,”said Joe Montello, manager of the Ray Brook Tractor Supply store.


‘All the venues are ready’

The ICG is a International Olympic Committee-sanctioned competition expected to draw between 500 and 600 student-athletes ages 12 to 15 from cites around the world to compete in events such as Alpine skiing, biathlon, hockey, speedskating and more from Jan. 6 to 11.


Early November snow blankets Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — The American eagle adorning a monument in downtown Saranac Lake might have trouble taking off with the heavy frosting of snow it got in Tuesday’s storm.About 3 inches of the white stuff fell and won’t go anywhere soon, with a daytime high Wednesday of 21 and a low of zero forecast ove

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-11-15 05:58:00

Rangers locate lost hunter, rescue unprepared hiker

On Thursday, Nov. 8 at 6:41 p.m., DEC dispatch in Ray Brook received a call from the family of a 22-year-old man who was in distress about a half-mile below the summit of Mount Marcy. The man was dressed in cotton clothing and had inappropriate footwear.


Norway honors NY woman who tended to WWII sailors' graves

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Felons sentenced in Franklin Co.

Mike Brown, 28, of Greene Correctional Facilitypleaded guilty to first-degree attempted promoting prison contraband, stemming from an incident Sept. 18, 2017.


DOT will remove maple tree at William Morris Park

SARANAC LAKE — In upcoming work at the intersections of Depot and Church streets and Bloomingdale Avenue, a maple tree on the edge of William Morris Park will be removed and replaced by a planter, to improve sight lines for the new fixtures in the intersection.


Fired prison worker sentenced to jail for intimate relationship with inmate

A Clinton County judge sentenced Denise Prell, 39, of Plattsburgh, Tuesday afternoon during a court appearance.


Saranac Lake boys score first XC state title in 23 years

In Class D, Beaver River took the top spot with 32 points, while Lake Placid finished in sixth place with 117 points.


Red Storm claim state championship

For senior Anderson Gray (12th overall, 19:09.8), it was the fulfillment of something he had told his teammates five years ago.


Escape at Dannemora Review: Patricia Arquette Is Amazing in Showtime's Thrilling Miniseries | TV Guide

Showtime is becoming the place where great talents can go to do the things that no one else will let them do.David Lynchcan't get a movie funded anymore, but the cable network gave him millions of dollars and 19 hours of primetime to makeTwin Peaks: The Return, the most capital-A artistic thing that


Ex-official sues ORDA and IG

In the lawsuit, Padraig Power claims ORDA and the IG are not providing information and documents he requested in a series of Freedom of Information Law inquiries. The requested documents include things such as various ORDA credit card statements from 2013 to 2018, contracts related to ORDA and alcoh


Biofuel heater coming along for state offices in Ray Brook

The heating system is situated behind the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s Region 5 headquarters but will also serve the state Adirondack Park Agency and State Police Troop B buildings at the same location.Groundbreaking for the building took place last summer after its construction


‘We did it together’

From left, Saranac Lake coach Bill Peer, Micah McCulley, Adam Hesseltine, Anderson Gray, Jacob Alberga, Peter Fogarty, Andrew Fogarty, James Catania, Tucker Jakobe, assistant coach Brad Varner and Joe Garso pose after winning the school’s first Class C NYSPHSAA championship since 1995. (Provided pho