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Gabriels diner offers post-bariatric surgery menu

“Some people think it’s a quick fix,”said Connie Martelle, who had a form of bariatric surgery 12 years ago. The surgery alters the size and shape of the stomach and/or the digestive tract, and can be a lifesaver for people who have become severely overweight.


Tupper Lakers disagree over low lake level

The Raquette River flows from the High Peaks Wilderness to the east, into Lake Simond, Big Tupper Lake and Raquette Pond, exiting on the south side of town.


Local boy's movie about dog benefits abused animals

GRIFFIN KELLY/ENTERPRISE PHOTOLincoln Norfolk and his dog Luke at the premier of Lincoln’s short film, “Finding Home,” at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-06-17 19:23:28

Teen arrested on arson charges

TICONDEROGA — An 18-year-old allegedly burned a barn to the ground early Monday morning and is suspected in connection with several other fires over the last couple of months, police say.The teen, whose name was not released by police, was arrested Monday and charged with arson.The Ticonderoga Volun

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-06-18 23:08:20

Boil order lifted in Saranac Lake

After a water line running parallel with Lake Flower Avenue burst at the culvert between McKenzie’s Grille and the Sara-Placid Inn and Suites Wednesday morning, the village Department of Public Works was able to patch the leak by midnight. Because water pressure was low for so long, the DPW advised


Police: NY woman tried to sneak drugs into prison

Authorities say Ersell Green, 25, was found with 270 suboxone strips and more than 15 grams of synthetic marijuana at the Franklin County Correctional Facility in Malone, where she was a visitor.

WCAX - 2018-06-18 12:18:00

Town of Tupper Lake seeks to preserve historical records

These record books, starting in 1892, two years after the town of Altamont was formed, will be getting a facelift in 2019, town board members agreed last month.


New York state launching two bird challenges for 2018

The Department of Environmental Conservation is hosting a beginners birding challenge that’s open to anyone 16 years of age and younger. It’s an effort to get kids outside.Also being introduced is a new birding challenge for adults. Birders must find at least 10 of 50 listed bird species found acros


Saranac Lake joins Climate Smart Communities program

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Village Board has joined the Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities program.This non-binding program provides pathways for municipalities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect communities from a changing climate. In joining this

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-06-17 21:01:16

Lisbon woman charged with DWI after crossing into wrong lane in Potsdam, police say

POTSDAM -- A Lisbon woman was charged Sunday morning with driving while intoxicated after crossing into the wrong lane of traffic on Sandstone Drive, according to Potsdam police.Rita M. Millage, 64, was charged at 1:15 a.m. with first-offense DWI, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, driving a

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-06-18 11:33:00

Keene bike crash sidelines Burlington PD chief

KEENE — Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo was whizzing on his bike down the hill on State Route 73 from Cascade Pass toward the hamlet of Keene when he crashed Saturday and ended up in the hospital.“I know that he was going at a pretty good clip and that he was trying to ... basically slowly

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-06-18 21:59:42

Mobile Farmers Market gets rolling in Franklin Co.

MALONE — The Mobile Farmers Market program sponsored by the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity and North Country Healthy Heart Network has hit the road for this season.Dates and locations are:Mondays:Franklin County Courthouse in Malone, 10 a.m. to noon, and Tallon’s parking lot in Constable, 12

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-06-18 16:03:00

Burlington Police Chief expected to make full recovery from bicycle accident

Vermont Business MagazineBurlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo was transported to the University of Vermont Medical Center after sustaining injuries in a single-bicycle accident in Keene, NY, on Sautrday. Physicians treating him in the intensive care unit for a head injury and broken bones are op

VERMONTBIZ.COM - 2018-06-18 15:27:33

Sheriff's deputies charge Potsdam man with obstructing breath of another during domestic incident

PARISHVILLE — A Potsdam man was charged by county sheriff’s deputies following a domestic incident on June 11 for trying to obstruct another individual’s breathing.Alexander P. Durant, 25, of 73 Pumpkin Hill Road, was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, a misdemeanor.


Severe thunderstorm watch issued for NNY

The NWS identified a severe thunderstorm near Barnes Corners, 16 miles south of Watertown, moving east at 50 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph and very heavy rainfall are expected.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-06-18 14:57:00

Iconic Northwoods Cabin sign is back in lights in Tupper Lake

“My little structure there did cause quite the buzz in town I guess,”Brian Burns, who co-owns Northwood Cabins with his wife Renee, said.“I saw some comments on Facebook, ‘Oh, another failed Adirondack business.'”


Former Norwood officer indicted on bribery charges

Seth D. Donalis, 32, 9 Hill Crest Ave., Massena, is charged with two counts of felony third-degree receiving a bribe.


Motorcycling while intoxicated and drunk driving while mobile phoning arrests made in Potsdam

POTSDAM — Potsdam police made two separate drunk driving arrests June 16, one involving a motorcycle and the other a cell phone. Both resulted in numerous charges for the drivers.Police said Shaun C. Deon, 28, of Potsdam, was seen by patrols driving west on Sandstone Drive at a high rate of speed (6

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-06-17 09:52:00

Man charged with Saratoga bank robbery

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- A Schenectady county man has been charged with robbing a bank in Saratoga Springs in March 2017.Joseph B. Flower, 36, of Glenville, was charged with third-degree robbery, felony, for the March 4, 2017 robbery of the Adirondack Trust Bank branch located on Northline Road. Police s


State police seek help IDing alleged Potsdam beer thief

Anyone who has information or can identify the suspect is asked to contact Trooper Andrew Baxter, SP Canton, (518) 873-2750.