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'Snocross' snowmobile event scheduled in Warrensburg

WARRENSBURG - The Lake George Winter Carnival is bringing back a popular event to this winter's event: a "snow-cross" snowmobile race series that will be held Feb. 10-11 at Warren County Fairgrounds. The races will be run by Massachusetts-based East Coast Snocross, but will be held at Warren County

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 18:30:00

Police: 8-year-old girl seriously hurt in hit-and-run crash

HARTFORD - An 8-year-old girl was seriously hurt in a car crash early Wednesday on county Route 17 when her father allowed her to take the wheel and the car careened into an embankment, police said. The child was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment of broken bones and a possible punctured l

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 22:30:00

Police: Man tried to use stolen credit card

GLENS FALLS - A Glens Falls man was jailed Tuesday for allegedly trying to use a stolen credit card to rent a hotel room, police said. Trevor D. Rhodes, 21, of Broad Street, was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a felony, for a Sept. 8 attempt to rent a room at The Q

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 16:15:00

Sammy D's closes, customers plead for a reopening

LAKE GEORGE - A nationally popular eatery has closed after a disagreement with the Adirondack Factory Outlet Mall. Sammy D's Cafe, which opened eight years ago, announced Tuesday that it had closed. "I will miss providing amazing service, creative food and knowledge of nature's arts there in the mal

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 16:51:00

Police: Drugged driver found passed out behind wheel

LAKE GEORGE - A Lake George man was charged with driving under the influence of drugs after he was found unconscious behind the wheel of a vehicle parked partially in the traveled lane of Canada Street early Wednesday, police said. Jacob E. Wilusz, 20, was arrested after Warren County sheriff's offi

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 12:43:00

Glens Falls Hospital receives award from Heart Association

GLENS FALLS - Glens Falls Hospital has received the Mission: Lifeline Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Glens Falls Hospital earne

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 18:15:00

Letter to the editor: Senior centers are incredibly valuable

Most people really are wonderful when you come down to it. We take so for granted all that goes on around us, but just think if you had nobody to share good conversation and fun times with, what would life be like? I just realized how wrong I was 20 years ago when we first moved here from NYC. We pa

POST-STAR - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

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We had a stomach-turning story in the newspaper in June that I was reminded of recently. Twelve men were arrested by Warren County Sheriff's Office, which had run a sting, seeking to catch men who showed an intention to have sex with a 14-year-old girl in a Queensbury motel. The men were lured by an

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 19:04:00

Rome Felon Threatens Woman with an Uzi in front of His Child

Hosea Bingham Jr, 32 of Rome, was arrested at his home on North Division Street after police said he threatened a 43 year-old woman with an "uzi". Reports stated that during a verbal altercation with the female Bingham pulled out a gun while in front of his one year-old child. When officers arrived

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 23:27:54

Polk woman charged with felony forgery

A woman who tried to pay for a beverage with a counterfeit $20 bill was arrested on a felony forgery charge. According to Floyd County Jail records: Shea Renee Spinks, 33, of 240 Wimberly Hill Road, Cedartown, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant charging her with felony forgery in the first degree. Sp

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 16:13:00

Fugitive Found After High Speed Chase, Two Arrested

A pair of Rome men, Jonathan Lovell Brown, 33, and Terry Wayne Curry II, 33, were arrested after a being pulled over for driving 81 miles per hour on Hwy 411 while under the influence of marijuana. Reports said that Brown was driving the vehicle at a high rate of speed while not wearing his seat bel

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 23:20:24

Pinecrest brings ancient Rome to classroom

Pinecrest Academy students recently took a trip back in time to Ancient Rome as part of a themed week of study held at the middle school level. During the week of Nov. 12, students donned gladiator costumes as their middle school lobby was transformed into an ancient Roman building, complete with "t

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-22 15:00:00

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Penson Whittle, age 92, of Rome

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Penson Whittle, age 92, of Rome, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, in a local health care facility. Mrs. Whittle was born in Bartow County, GA on July 26, 1925, daughter of the late Warren David Penson and the late Mattie Glenn Hyde Penson. She was also preceded in death b


Woman Stalks Rome Man at Child's School

Jennifer Marie Quinn, 32 of Hoschton, was arrested in Rome after police said she allegedly stalked a man from his child's school to the police station. Reports stated that while being questioned by police she allegedly drove away with an officer inside the vehicle. They added that while being placed


Rome Man Arrested for Trying to Engage In Sexual Activity with Child

Reynaldo Baltazar, 26 of Rome, was arrested this week after he allegedly arranged to meet a 13 year-old girl at the Armuchee Post office for the purpose of performing a sexual act. Reports said that the incident occurred back on November 17th. Baltazar is charged with sexual exploitation of children


Felon Found with Gun in Rome Traffic Stop

Laron Lawade Gibson, 29 of Rome, was arrested this week after a traffic stop led police to find him to be illegally in possession of a gun. Report said that police pulled Gibson over for driving without headlights when upon speaking to him smelled marijuana from inside the car. While conducting a se


Poor turnout limits debate on Barre pool

BARRE - The City Council's latest attempt to solicit residents' feedback about the fate of Barre's aging outdoor swimming pool was a big belly-flop this week. Only one resident attended Tuesday's council meeting, and while Samantha Hiscock had plenty of opinions about the pool, she lives in neighbor

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-23 02:58:00

SUV crash ties up South Barre

According to witnesses, a Chevy Suburban driven by a middle-aged man hit a power pole and demolished a fir tree and a fence, losing the driver's side front wheel in front of Vermont Quick Lube. It then spun and plowed backwards through another fence and destroyed a power box before coming to rest in

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-22 03:55:00

Barre schools eye policy on condoms

BARRE - A committee appears poised to recommend the adoption of a policy that would make condoms available to sexually active students in the Barre Supervisory Union. A year after then-Health Commissioner Harry Chen and Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe made a joint recommendation that Vermont sc

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-22 03:55:00

Community rallies for senior meals

Waneta Mayhew, the center's cook, prepares a Thanksgiving meal at the Twin Valley Senior Center in East Montpelier. Watch the video at bit.ly/CenterMeals DAVID SMITH / STAFF PHOTO EAST MONTPELIER - The Twin Valley Senior Center kitchen was humming along Monday morning, getting turkey, mashed potatoe

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-23 02:58:00