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Police: Autopsy shows death by stabbing
PLATTSBURGH — Michael A. Zindler died of a "stabbing to the left side of the chest," State Police say.Dr. Eric Gorman performed an autopsy on the West Chazy man on Friday at University of Vermont Health Network, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital.The pathologist ruled the manner of death a homicid
Massena man accused of Waddington pellet gun attack
During a struggle between Lowes and the victim, a television was also damaged, troopers said.
Blog: A visit to the 'ocean' of the Adirondacks
I've always been intrigued by the name "Grizzle Ocean," the moniker of a pond in the Pharoah Lake Wilderness Area in southern Essex County.I've yet to figure out why this small pond just south of Putnam Pond State Campground is called an "ocean," or what makes it so grizzled. Looking for a quick hik
Cumberland Farms evacuated Saturday after drug deal gone wrong
MANCHESTER, NH– A police confrontation with a Weare man Saturday night suspected of buying drugs led to the evacuation of Cumberland Farms on Hanover Stret, after a bag of what police believe was fentanyl tore open, contaminating the officers, the suspect and the store.
Illegal sewage connections, leaks smoked out in Tupper Lake
The village Water Department spent the past two days smoking out leaks, illegal connections and other sources of water inflow in its sewer lines by filling the system with a non-toxic, odorless “liquid smoke” and identifying areas where rainwater and groundwater fill the system.
Brushton mayor charged with assault, DWI
BRUSHTON — The mayor of this village of 474 residents was charged late Thursday night with three misdemeanors after he allegedly assaulted a woman.Kevin J. Pentalow, 39, who is also a correction officer, was charged with third-degree assault, driving while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcoho
Canton man charged with assault
CANTON — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Friday charged Cory R. Mousaw, 30, of 343 Judson Street Road, with third-degree assault, criminal obstruction of breathing and fourth-degree criminal mischief.
Puppies left for dead in tied-up pillowcase on Route 11
A community member came across a dog pacing in the middle of Route 11, between Evans Mills and Gouverneur, at 1:43 p.m. on Sunday.
Dog lost to garage-door tragedy
PHOTO PROVIDEDLukas Gadway holds his pup, Brady. The small dog was killed in September when the electric door on the Gadway family's garage shut on him. Lukas and his mom and dad, Heather and Jamie Gadway, are spreading the word that proper door installation and maintenance is crucial. "That could h
Three charged in Potsdam alcohol sale compliance detail
Susan E. Michele, 59, an employee at Walgreens located at 173 Market St., Debora A. Madsen, 49, an employee at the Sunoco located at 147 Market St., and Jodie E. Follmer, 29, an employee at Club 21, located at 6 Elm St., each were charged with prohibited sale of alcohol to a person under 21. The sta
Police search for hit-and-run driver
HUNTINGTON, Vt.Vermont State Police are looking for a car that struck a telephone pole in Huntington late Saturday night.Police said the driver crashed the car on Main Road around midnight and then drove off.The troopers believe the car is an early 2000's Subaru Outback or Legacy.They said it is mis
Classic hotel is reborn in Saranac Lake
Fall in the Adirondack Mountains is a time of generalized confliction. Coming in search of outdoor tranquility, you might find yourself vying for a piece of the 6 million-acre park that more than 10 million visitors have come to enjoy (roughly 137,000 people live here year-round). Here, cabins, lake
Airport fears losing big-plane capacity
“We are due to repave our main runway,”said Corey Hurwitch, who managers the Lake Clear airport that’s owned and operated by the town of Harrietstown.“Its expected life cycle is 13 to 15 years.”The runway, he said, is more than 12 years old.
Band brings Winehouse tunes to the Waterhole
SARANAC LAKE — Quite often, singer Anthony D’Amato will take to the stage dressed in a three-piece suit. He’s got a handkerchief tucked in his jacket pocket and above is a corsage pinned to his chest. He kind of looks like a Batman villain from the 1960s, but stand-out features make it different: th
Pine Street Bridge reopens — Dec. 2, 1987
I try hard to impress my readers, every so often, by claiming“this was a very big deal.”But how else would you ever know that the reopening of the Pine Street Bridge, just off the intersection of Bloomingdale Avenue, was just that after being closed for two years
Lake FM, from across the pond
Ricki Lee Shorthose, who goes by just Ricki Lee professionally, and his wife Hanna Kaleta purchased the station from Ted Morgan in February for $8,000. Following a six-month federal investigation into their backgrounds, they finally started broadcasting rock, pop and disco hits of the 1960s, ’70s, ’
Sharing the woods, waters and trails in hunting season
With the annual big game hunting season up and and running in full gear, there will be archers, muzzleloaders, hand-gunners along with an assortment of riflemen and women taking to the woods and waters.
From Saranac Lake to Argentina
Members of the United States Youth Olympics Ruby 7s team gather for a photo at the Hotel Saranac back on July 29, the final day of the 45th anual Can-Am Rugby Tournament. Team players were chosen during a selection camp held in conjuction with the Can-Am Tournament, and stayed at Paul Smith’s Colleg
Blog: Sad development for a beloved former Adirondack hockey star
I vividly remember the first Adirondack Red Wing game I ever attended, a game in the fall of 1988 when I was a student at Castleton.The Glens Falls Civic Center was packed and rocking, and a prospect by a name of Joe Murphy stood out that night, scoring a goal and assisting on at least one other. He
Adirondacks affected by warming climate in a number of ways
The Adirondack Park is not the traditional face of global warming.The go-to images that illustrate our planet’s rising temperature are the rising ocean around the Florida Keys, coral reefs fading or glaciers melting into rushing rivers. But the Adirondacks have suffered from our rising thermostat, a