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Lake George man sentenced to up to 6 years in prison
QUEENSBURY — A former local car dealer who has faced a host of fraud-related charges in recent years has been sentenced o 2 to 6 years in state prison for violating felony probation when arrested three times in recent months.Michael J. Vittengl, 61, of Lake George, agreed earlier this month to accep
North Granville home heavily damaged by fire
At least eight fire departments from Washington and Warren counties were called out, and many remained on the scene as of 5 a.m. APost-Starstaff member who went to the scene found the fire out and home cordoned off with yellow tape, but no information available as to who was injured or what caused t
North Creek man convicted of false statement for ski lift 'stranding'
JOHNSBURG — The North Creek man who was arrested earlier this year after he claimed that he was stranded overnight on a ski lift at Gore Mountain Ski Center was convicted Friday of making a false statement to State Police.Isaac Hyde, 37, was found guilty of the misdemeanor charge in connection with
One dead after early morning fire
NORTH GRANVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York State Police are investigating a fatal fire in North Granville early Saturday morning. Reports of a structure fire came in shortly after 1:00 a.m. Troopers entered the residence and attempted to locate and rescue a victim trapped in the building. However
Fifteen people arrested on welfare fraud charges in Fulton County
A DSS news release indicated that after ongoing investigations by the unit, 15 were charged for alleged welfare fraud totaling $9,920 in unentitled benefits. The arrests were made during the time period of July 1 through Oct. 15. All program disqualifications are for a minimum of six months, the rel
UPDATED: One dead in Granville fire
GRANVILLE — A 58-year-old woman died early Saturday when fire heavily damaged her home on Route 22, officials said.Relatives said Kimberly A. Collins died from apparent smoke inhalation during the fire that heavily damaged the home where she lived with her father.Her father, Frederick Collins, said
Murderer accused of throwing bodily fluids at guard
Lee Woods, 40, was charged with aggravated harassment of an employee, a felony, for an incident last month at the maximum-security prison in Fort Ann. State Police and the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision investigated.
Queensbury cruises over La Salle
Whether it’s a run left, a run right or a run up the middle, Queensbury is going to pound the rock.
Thurman man loses cancer meds as house leveled by blaze
“Nobody deserves to go through what he’s had to go through recently,” said Mike Baker II. “Not only was my uncle diagnosed with follicular lymphoma three months ago, but then he totally lost his house to the fire three days ago. He built that house in 2005 with his own hands.”
Police believe Wilton motel victim died of gunshot wound
State Police are reporting a suspicious death on Wednesday at Crest Inn Suites & Cottages in Wilton. The location is also the business address for Prestige Limousine service which was involved in Saturday's fatal crash in Schoharie, that killed 20 people owned by Shahed Hussain.Hans Pennink, Associa
Appeals court rules for Queensbury resident in lawsuit against Warren County
"Supreme Court could have, in its discretion, awarded petitioner reasonable counsel fees and other litigation costs reasonably incurred if he 'substantially prevailed' in this proceeding and, as relevant here, the agency had no reasonable basis for denying access," Appellate Division Justice John Eg
Ice cream truck driver accused of stalking young girls
Charles A. Ross, 57, of Whitehall, is charged with felony stalking, misdemeanor stalking and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child,according to The Post Star in Glens Falls. He is also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana because officers found marijuana on him when he was arrest
Man headed to prison for car vandalism
Anthony J. Genier, 27, repeatedly kicked a vehicle at a home in Kingsbury, resulting in hundreds of dollars in damage and a guilty plea to felony criminal mischief.
Police identify person found dead in Wilton motel
WILTON -- State Police have identified the person found dead in the Crest Inn and Suites in Wilton on Oct. 10 as Michael Komacki, 61. Komacki was residing at the motel. State Police are still investigating the circumstances of Komacki's death, but say they have ruled out any connection between his d
Warren County Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam
The caller advised him that because he has not fulfilled his jury obligations, he is being penalized with a monetary fine, according to a news release.
Woman headed to prison in Queensbury drug case
QUEENSBURY — A Whitehall woman who sold opioid prescription painkillers during a police investigation was sentenced Wednesday to 3.5 years in state prison.Tammy L. Miller, also known as Tammy Yarter, pleaded guilty to felony criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with her arrest in Qu
‘Mr. Ding-a-Ling’ ice cream truck driver accused of stalking young girls
SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. —An ice cream truck driver in upstate New York was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of following a group of young girls in his truck.Charles A. Ross, 57, of Whitehall, is charged with felony stalking, misdemeanor stalking and two counts of endangering the welfare of a ch
Glens Falls Hospital, Albany Medical Center announce partnership
GLENS FALLS — Glens Falls Hospital is holding a press conference this morning to announce an alliance with Albany Medical Center to better coordinate medical care for residents of Warren and Washington counties and improving efficiency.The agreement has been adopted by the governing boards of both o
Moreau home destroyed by fire, firefighter injured, pets unaccounted for
According to aPost-Starreporter on scene, the family was home at the time of the fire and everyone got out safely, but some pets are unaccounted for.
Man who stole, crashed police car headed to prison
FORT EDWARD — The Kingsbury man who stole and crashed a police car while leading officers on a chase is headed to prison for up to 5 years after his guilty plea to grand larceny.Wyatt M. Carpenter, 23, pleaded guilty in connection with the July 13 theft of a Washington County Sheriff’s office patrol