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Man put on probation for cocaine sale
Lorenzo N. Figueroa, 27, pleaded guilty last December to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance for a cocaine sale in Queensbury in November 2016. He was arrested by State Police, and formerly lived in Glens Falls.
Website business owner charged with grand larceny
SOUTH GLENS FALLS — A Troy man was arrested Monday for allegedly taking money from two village businesses to improve their websites but then failing to do any of the work.Johnny R. Bryan, 43, is accused of taking nearly $2,200 but not doing agreed-to website design work and not refunding the money d
Second man pleads guilty for Warrensburg business burglary
QUEENSBURY -- An 18-year-old Warrensburg man pleaded guilty Friday for his role in a burglary at a Warrensburg business.Billy J. Wrobel, 18, pleaded guilty to attempted third-degree burglary, a felony, for the March burglary at Higgins Sales & Service on Main Street.
Warren County ends animal control contract
QUEENSBURY — Warren County will be without animal control services for the foreseeable future after the county board decided not to extend its contract with Warren County SPCA.The county's contract with the agency runs out June 30, and the county board is in the process of putting out a "request for
Moreau dog control officer granted pay raise
MOREAU — It’s summer, which means windows are open and pets are outside.For Moreau Dog Control Officer Dexter Baker, it means constant phone calls.He received 45 complaints about dogs last month, up from about 20 complaints a month in the spring. So many calls came in that he threatened to quit.
Police: Lake George woman with suspended license was driving drunk
A Lake George woman is facing criminal charges after allegedly driving drunk Sunday morning.The Warren County Sheriff's Office said Lisa Brown was pulled over after she was observed leaving her lane unsafely while traveling southbound on State Route 9 in the town of Lake George.The 48-year-old submi
Thousands of power outages linger, some will last into tonight
More than 2,500 local residents remained without electricity early Tuesday from Monday's severe storms.National Grid had nearly 2,000 customers in the dark as of Tuesday morning, most of them in Saratoga Springs and central Washington County.
Ex-Stillwater mayor faces prison sentence for child pornography
Nelson, 62, was arrested last year after an investigation by a State Police Computer Crime Unit found a Stillwater IP address was being used to download child pornography, police said. The investigation led to a search of Nelson's home and his arrest, troopers said.
State releases plans to combat algal blooms on Lake George, Lake Champlain
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday the release of 12 action plans for water bodies across the state, including Lake George and Lake Champlain, to combat harmful algal blooms.The plans are part of a $65 million initiative, which includes the implementation of specific projects in the 12 watersheds to
Ballston Spa motorcyclist killed in crash
The operator of the motorcycle, James P. Van Ness of Ballston Spa, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. The operator of the 2005 Jeep Liberty, 18-year-old Delaney Brooks of Ballston Spa, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
Sheriff deputies identify man killed in motorcycle collision on Sunday
James P. Van Ness was driving west on Route 67 at 1:39 a.m. when he crossed the center line and collided head-on with a Jeep Liberty driven by Delaney Brooks, 18, of Ballston Spa.
Inmate charged with felony over call from jail
BALLSTON SPA — A Saratoga County Jail inmate was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, a class E felony, after attempting to call a protected party, violating an order of protection, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office.
'Be fearless and courageous': Fallen law enforcement honored in Lake George
LAKE GEORGE — New York City Police Department Det. Miosotis Familia never got to take her three children to Lake George, but her 21-year-old daughter, Genesis Villella, said it felt like she was with them on Sunday.Familia's children attended the second annual Law Enforcement Officers' Weekend, whic
Man pleads guilty for Glens Falls cocaine sale
QUEENSBURY -- A former Glens Falls man pleaded guilty to a felony charge Friday in connection with a cocaine sale in Glens Falls last fall.Nicholas F. Lanza, 54, of Stony Brook, Long Island, could avoid a jail or prison sentence if he does well on interim probation, despite the fact he has a long cr
Capital project construction closes Queensbury High School for summer
For winter sports, Huntley said the district has the blue gym, which has two regulation-sized basketball courts within. The project included a new divider, which is a curtain rather than a wall. The sports programs will have to give and take to share the available room.
Police: Teenage driver not wearing seat belt dies in crash
Troopers responded to the scene of the crash in Rupert Saturday afternoon. Officials determined that the driver, Isaac Bell, was driving south when he lost control of his car.
Police: Warrensburg man assaulted person, drove drunk
WARRENSBURG -- A Warrensburg man was arrested Sunday after he assaulted another person, then drove drunk away from the location of the incident, police said.Jeffrey L. Carpenter, 29, was arrested after the Warren County Sheriff's Office was called to an unspecified address around 3 p.m. for a report
Saratoga Sheriff: Inmate called protected person from jail
Terrance L. Seymour, 41, of Queensbury, faces one count of first-degree criminal contempt, a felony.
Wilton woman's BAC allegedly 0.31%
Police observed Kimberly P. Duggan's northbound, gray Mazda CX7 cross the middle line of Route 9 in Moreau, nearly striking southbound traffic.
Unique creations fill Glens Falls City Park during the LARAC June Arts Festival
GLENS FALLS — Vendors, artwork and even rooftop rappelling have taken over at and near Glens Falls City Park this weekend during the LARAC June Arts Festival.The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council is hosting the festival for the 47th year. The event, which kicked off Saturday and continues from