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Police: Queensbury woman charged with aggravated DWI after crash
QUEENSBURY -- A Queensbury woman was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after she crashed into a utility pole early Saturday, police said. No injuries were reported in the 3:45 a.m. collision on Ridge Road, near Boulderwood Drive, according to the Warren County Sheriff's Office.
Warren County deeds April 8 to April 12
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What Spectrum's deal with New York State means for consumers
Charter Communications will begin offering high-speed internet to more rural customers following a preliminary deal announced Friday between the company and New York State regulators. The deal, if granted final approval by the state Public Service Commission, would settle allegations that Charter —
Sales tax drops to start the year in Warren County
Warren County's hopes of a robust start to the year revenue-wise came to a crashing halt thanks to the most recent state sales tax payment. The first March state sales tax report showed a sharp drop for the month, with a 12.5 percent plunge when compared to the same month last year.
Andrew Cuomo arrives at the New York International Auto Show in style
Even the governor has given up on the subways. Gov. Cuomo rolled up to the annual New York International Auto Show Saturday morning in a Roush Mustang, flanked by comic actor Tracy Morgan.
North Creek streetscape upgrades closer to reality
NORTH CREEK | After multiple delays over the last several years, the project to make North Creek’s Main Street more attractive and safer for pedestrians is now moving forward.
Road paving, reconstruction projects revealed
A Warren County Public Works crew tackles a repaving project several years ago on Library Avenue in Warrensburg. Last week, county Public Works Superintendent Kevin Hajos identified 17 road paving and reconstruction projects that will be undertaken this year — and the work on a few of the roadways m
Cambridge HS says student can't attend prom
CAMBRIDGE - A 16-year-old girl from Cambridge is being told she can't go to prom with her boyfriend. Jaclyn Ciampi transferred to Cambridge High School as a part time student a few weeks ago. She takes several classes and studies with a tutor four times a week. She said her guidance counselor told s
Warrensburg school board splits on hiring school resource officer; proposed budget OK'd
WARRENSBURG — A proposal to hire two school resource officers at Warrensburg Central School failed Monday in a 3-3 tie vote, with a member who has attended only two school board meetings in the last year and a half once again absent and not able to break the deadlock.
Sweet science, sweeter history: Upstate N.Y. village unlikely home of International Boxing Hall of Fame
CANASTOTA, N.Y. — In the storied history of boxing, there are plenty of places with special significance: New Orleans, where the first major heavyweight title fight under Marquess of Queensbury rules was contested; New York City, home of the famed Madison Square Garden; and even Kinshasa, in what is
Front Porch Forum offers free service to Washington County
FORT EDWARD — The highly successful, Vermont-based Front Porch Forum is expanding into Washington County for free, according to the forum's Jason Van Drieshe. “We're looking at several areas immediately adjacent to Vermont where we might be able to provide our service,” Van Drieshe said about the co
Editorial: State, feds should help fund new Lake George treatment plant
There are some things you just can’t put a price tag on. They’re too precious, too valuable, too important, too meaningful to too many people. If you can place that label on any asset in New York state, maybe the one thing that people most value and which brings back the most value in return, that m
HIRING 716: Governor Cuomo creates task force to train for jobs in auto industry
Hiring 716 is WKBW's new initiative committed to highlighting job opportunities, challenges and success stories in Western New York. Learn more at Hiring716.com. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday the creation of the Excelsior Automotive Technician Task Force, which will develop progr
Pastor opens healthy diner in Queensbury church
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Queensbury residents are flocking to Dix Ave Diner, a new farm-to-table restaurant in town. Offering "meals that heal," that's the motto Pastor Randy Gross had in mind when he came up with the idea for the diner seven years ago.
Report: NY state agencies overtime pay highest in a decade
NEW YORK (AP) - New York state agencies paid nearly $787 million in overtime for more than 18 million extra hours worked by state employees in 2018, according to a new report released Thursday by state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
Washington County man accused of sending a sexual picture to 14-year-old
A Washington County man who sent a graphic sexual picture of his body to a 14-year-old boy pleads guilty to a felony charge. Our media partners at the Post-Star report Kevin Burch sent the photo while having sex-themed discussions with the teen over Facebook.
Queensbury drug case leads to prison sentence
QUEENSBURY -- An Albany man who police believe headed a network that sold crack cocaine in Queensbury is headed to prison for up to 6 years after his guilty plea to two felonies.
Weeklong slate of Earth Day events planned in New York state
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A weeklong schedule of activities including hiking, fishing and tree-planting is planned to commemorate the 49th anniversary of Earth Day in New York state.
The Fray: Cuomo expands scholarship program for military families after Dems block bill
Gov. Andrew Cuomo bypassed a partisan clash in the Legislature by ordering last week that the state expand eligibility for an existing scholarship program that allows the families of military service members who are killed or disabled in combat or combat training to attend any SUNY or CUNY college f
Police: Fort Edward man had contraband in jail
MILTON -- A Fort Edward man was charged with a felony Wednesday for allegedly possessing a cigarette lighter in Saratoga County Jail, according to police. John P. Vance, 29, was charged with promoting prison contraband after staff at Saratoga County Jail found him to have a lighter as he serves a on