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History resurfaced: Film tells story of Great Sacandaga Lake

Charlie Kraebel -- ckraebel@digitalfirstmedia.com The Conklingville Dam is shown facing the Stewart's Bridge Reservoir in Hadley, which eventually empties into Sacandaga River and then flows into the Hudson River. By Paul Post, The Saratogian EDINBURG, N.Y. >> Centuries of local history, along w

SARATOGIAN - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

100 years ago in The Saratogian: Nov. 18

While most of Saratoga County has been raising money for the Y.M.C.A. War Work fund for the past week, fundraisers in Mechanicville are just getting started. The city has a $5,000 quota as part of a nationwide $35,000,000 fundraising goal. After this afternoon's mass meeting in the Park Avenue Theat

SARATOGIAN - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

Painter charged with Spa jewerly theft

SARATOGA SPRINGS - A worker hired as part of a group painting a city home is accused of swiping jewelry worth more than $13,000, city police said Friday. Police said the painter -- whose name is James M. Brush -- is charged with grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property, police said.

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-18 11:29:12

New Aviation Mall general manager: Mall 'ready' for new stores

QUEENSBURY - Aviation Mall has a new general manager, and he is already walking the halls, trying to figure out how to propel the mall into prosperity. Last year, the Aviation Mall got new floors and lighting. Everything is gleaming and new. But there's still a lot of empty space between stores. "We

POST-STAR - 2017-11-18 19:00:00

Letter: Vote yes to ensure land becomes a central park

On Dec. 5, we will be asked to vote one more time to authorize a purchase agreement for more than 37 acres that the Shenendehowa school district wants to sell to raise money to buy property for the eventual need to build another elementary school. This time, though, the purchase agreement is between

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-18 17:49:23

Parks contribute to local quality of life

A timely article in the November 2017 magazine of the American Planning Association concludes: "Parks and recreation planning is more than fun and games. Parks contribute significantly to the quality of life for all, deliver a wide range of benefits beyond their borders, and hold immense potential f

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Grateful for care for husband at Ellis

It has nearly been two months since my husband experienced symptoms of a stroke. His speech was garbled and he had a headache. Other than that, he had no other symptoms. Within five minutes, we were visiting Ellis Medical Center in Clifton Park. Luckily, we live right in the neighborhood. From the t

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Clifton Park to view zoning options

A new town committee will look into the future of the west side of the Route 9 corridor between Sitterly and Fire roads. The Town Center Form Based Code Expansion Advisory Committee will consider proposed zoning changes in that Northway Exit 9 study area. Form-based zoning uses graphics "to explain

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-18 17:45:34

Driver Killed In Early Morning Crash With Semi On I-696

SOUTHFIELD (WWJ) - Authorities say a 33-year-old man died after striking a semi-truck that had jackknifed on I-696 in the rain. The accident happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday on westbound I-696 at Lincoln Drive, just past the Greenfield Road exit in Southfield. According to police, a semi-truck had

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-18 09:40:46

Police believe same suspect involved in 2 bank robberies in West Bloomfield, Commerce townships

Here is another image of the man police believe is responsible for two bank robberies in West Bloomfield and Commerce townships. Photo courtesy of West Bloomfield Police Department Police believe the same man is involved in two area bank robberies, the most recent of which occurred Nov. 10 at a Ci

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

Small Business Saturday: Score $5,000 By Shopping In Oakland County

WATERFORD (WWJ) - This holiday season, you can win cold, hard cash just by shopping in Oakland County. One holiday shopper will win $5,000 by making a purchase at any independent retailer or service provider in Oakland County during the "Small Business Saturday to Saturday" promotion Nov. 25 through

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-18 14:23:12

Man arrested for DUI after crash on Eight Mile

A 25-year-old Novi man was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence after a Nov. 7 crash on eastbound Eight Mile, just west of Haggerty. The man was driving a Chevrolet Equinox that rear-ended a Ford Mustang driven by a 47-year-old Fenton woman at about 6:45 p.m., a Northville Township Po

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2017-11-17 14:48:05

Man Wanted In 2 West Bloomfield Bank Robberies [PHOTOS]

WEST BLOOMFIELD (WWJ) - West Bloomfield police and the FBI are asking for the public's help in finding a suspected bank robber. Suspect photos provided by West Bloomfield Police. According to police, the man robbed the Chemical Bank on Haggerty Road near Maple in mid-September and then robbed a Citi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-17 15:45:31

Elderly man accused of stealing from Farmington Hills church arraigned in circuit court

Edgar Zarins and attorney Will Nahikian during a hearing last month in Farmington Hills' 47th District Court. (File photo-Aileen Wingblad/Digital First Media) An 84-year-old Westland man charged with stealing thousands of dollars from a Farmington Hills church has been bound over to Oakland County C

VOICE NEWS - 2017-11-17 12:00:10

Marijuana won in election; activists poised to ask Michiganders for legalization in 2018

Local officials are beginning to decide if they want medical marijuana businesses in their communities before the state starts giving out licenses next year. Wochit Not all is bliss for Michigan's marijuana activists and stoners - drug busts of pot growers and their criminal trials haven't let up -


After 30 years, pope's altar to be used at beatification of Father Solanus Casey

The altar that more than 90,000 Catholics worshiped around when Pope John Paul II said mass in 1987 at the Pontiac Silverdome will be back in the spotlight Saturday. The mammoth wooden altar and matching ambo, or pulpit, were hauled by tractor-trailer this week from Ann Arbor to metro Detroit ahead

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-11-17 11:01:02

Cinema, entertainment venue now in doubt in Edinburg

Buy Now A sign promoting the Cinergy Entertainment center and Resaca Market are seen at the development along Monte Cristo Road in Edinburg earlier this week. The future of the Cinergy Entertainment center is now in doubt, with reports McAllen is trying to lure the development. EDINBURG - Edinburg o

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2017-11-19 01:55:00

Edinburg man's remains discovered on ranchland

ALTON - Crime scene investigators executing search warrants Wednesday morning found the remains of 32-year-old Jose Angel Martinez, who was killed, dismembered and buried in a shallow grave. The first warrant was carried out in the vicinity of Mile 5 North Road and Stewart Road, where investigators


Man Charged in Former Marine Murder Case

EDINBURG - A Raymondville man is facing charges in connection to the death of a former Marine. Authorities discovered the remains of Nora Villalobos in a canal near Delta Lake in May. Juan Manuel Tobias is charged with capital murder and aggravated kidnapping. He was formally indicted on Nov. 2. On

KRGV - 2017-11-18 02:02:00

One Killed in Fatal Crash

RIO GRANDE CITY--One person was killed after a crash on U.S. 83 east of Montalvo Hill and Rio Grande City. The crash happened Friday before 9:30 p.m. According to DPS, the driver of a white mustang lost control and crashed into a brushy area. The driver was taken to the hospital. The passenger, id

KRGV - 2017-11-19 02:50:00