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Salisbury woman accused of drug possession

SALISBURY - A local woman had heroin and cocaine on her during a traffic stop, police said in a press release. Amanda Rubin, 32, of Salisbury, was stopped on Three Mile Bridge Road in Salisbury on Thursday around 8 p.m. Police said Rubin was stopped for a motor vehicle violation. While Rubin was sto

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-19 07:36:26

Filmmakers looking for extras this weekend

SCHROON LAKE - Filmmakers shooting the short film "Zero Issue" in the Adirondacks are looking for featured extras and performers to be in their gala scene and festival scenes this weekend in Schroon Lake. Interested parties can register at www.getfeedback.com/r/Bt7RTpLw/ or email newyorkpicturecompa


Cow-powered gas to link farm, college

The cows at Goodrich Family Farm in Salisbury will provide the fuel for an anaerobic digester that creates renewable natural gas, to be piped to Middlebury College. PROVIDED PHOTO MIDDLEBURY - Middlebury College announced Thursday it will reduce its carbon footprint by buying natural gas produced at


World Cup trophy to help raise funds

The World Cup women's ski championship trophy was created by Simon Pearce glassblowers in Quechee. PROVIDED PHOTOKILLINGTON - Visitors at this year's World Cup women's championship ski races at Killington next weekend will have an opportunity to pose for photos with one of the trophies the skiers ar

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-18 01:45:00

Global Sports Committee hosts public forum on World University Games

LAKE PLACID - The Adirondack North Country Global Sports Committee will hold a open meeting detailing Lake Placid's bid for hosting the 2023 Winter World University Games Monday Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. in the North Elba Room in the Conference Center at Lake Placid at 2608 Main St. The meeting will give


Revisiting NCCC's philosophy and purpose

North Country Community College's original faculty, 1968, Saranac Lake As the college's recently completed strategic plan launches it into the next 50 years as the public institution serving the Adirondack region, and as we celebrate the successes of the college over the last 50 years, we give pause


Letter to the editor: For rodeo, another time clock needed

My husband and I have always attended the Adirondack Stampede both nights. We were disappointed because where we sat we could not see the time clock. What happened to the other clock at the other end of the arena? Anyone sitting on that end could not see the timer clock. Why aren't there two clocks,

POST-STAR - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

Street Talk: Boys & Girls Club, NeighborWorks partner to revitalize neglected alley

The project, a creation of Boys and Girls Club members, is seen as an attractive, inviting gateway between downtown and the Northwest neighborhood. Jillian Branchaud, Castleton We've got the Boys & Girls Club in conjunction with NeighborWorks doing a youth public arts initiative. It's self-directed,


Lice - it's a yearly problem

A social media kurfuffle has parents at Payson Elementary School upset with the school's response to lice. However, the district is following the suggestions of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Association of School Nurses, which promotes not checking all student heads in the scho


Good service drives Personal Computer Solutions growth

Morgan Bates is one of those people who've just always been interested in computers and working on them. But after years of solving computer issues for family and friends, he decided to turn his knowledge into a business. One of his biggest challenges was actually asking for money in return for his


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The Hellsgate Fire Department took this picture of the Goodwin Fire raging near Prescott on June 28. Hellsgate, Christopher-Kohl's and Payson have all sent units to help fight the fire. The Hellsgate Fire Department took this picture of the Goodwin Fire raging near Prescott on June 28. Hellsgate, Ch


HSCAZ "The Love-A-Bull 6" Event at Payson PetSmart

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Payson High School recognizes support staff

At the Nov. 13 Payson Unified School District board meeting, first year high school principal Jeff Simon took out time to recognize classified staff Tammera Hannasch and Denise McGuire. Simon said Hannasch has assisted the Special Education Department at Payson High School for two years. He had noth


Payson High School recognizes teachers

The Payson Unified School District board heard the accolades of two Payson High School teachers from Vice Principal Michelle Doiron at its Nov. 13 meeting. PHS administration honored Heidi Gregory and Ginger Liddell for their hard work. Doiron introduced Gregory first. "If one did not know better, o


Payson Concrete's Oktoberfest raises food and funds for charities

Buy Now Payson Concrete donated proceeds from its annual Oktoberfest sales to four local charities and contractors donated food through the event to the Payson Food Bank. Pictured are (from left) Payson Concrete bookkeeper Janice Short, Time Out Thrift Store manager Johnny Hughes, Humane Society of


Payson resident reels in a monster

Like the protagonist in Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," Donald Logue battled the big fish. And he battled. And battled. It took the 85-year-old Payson resident approximately 45 minutes to land the 356-pound black marlin. Logue figures the fish was about 75-100 feet behind the boat when


Plano seeks grant to improve area near historic train depot

Plano is looking to get a grant to help fund reconstruction work near the historic train depot downtown. The City Council of Plano unanimously approved a resolution authorizing a grant request to the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program for the project. The depot, which is an Amtrak station i


Trial set for man charged in fatal shooting at Latin American Club

A jury trial has been ordered for an Aurora man charged with a fatal shooting last year at a social club on the city's East Side. Alfredo Soto, now 50, pleaded not guilty in January to killing 31-year-old Martiniano Alverez, of North Aurora, in August 2016 at the Latin American Club on the 1300 bloc

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 22:23:10

National Geographic explorer shares his story of finding the spinosaurus with Indian Prairie students

Make no bones about it, kids get excited about dinosaurs. Area students and residents were treated to a unique lesson in science Friday morning when paleontologist Dr. Nizar Ibrahim paid a visit to Patterson Elementary School in Naperville and McCarty Elementary School in Aurora and presented a comm

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 20:21:00

Aurora Lions Club Celebrates 95th Anniversary

With service awards and a mayoral proclamation, the Aurora Noon Lions Club celebrated its 95th birthday Thursday, Nov. 9. Aurora resident Bob Cissell, Noon Lions president, presided at the charter-night dinner at Pomegranate Cafe in Aurora. The Noon club was chartered in July 1922, five years after

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 15:55:00