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State Ed sets new timeline for ELW School Board elections

PLATTSBURGH — It looks as if voters of the new Elizabethtown-Lewis-Westport School District will choose its board members on Tuesday, Jan. 29. The polls will be open that day from noon to 8 p.m. at ELCS — not at both schools.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-15 00:59:45

Spaulding's 35, nine 3-pointers lift Crown Point

WESTPORT — Zach Spaulding scored 35 points, drilling nine 3-pointers in the process, as Crown Point bested Westport, 73-44, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball Thursday.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-14 05:30:00

Police confirm man killed wife, daughter and himself

BALLSTON SPA -- Village police received a disturbing phone call Friday from Steven Jones' employer -- GlobalFoundries in Malta -- asking the department to check up on Jones because he hadn't been to work in several days.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-12-15 07:00:00

Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor

Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-12-17 05:30:00

Tur: Cutting pointed gun at Sprague's head

ELIZABETHTOWN — A witness in Cody Cutting’s murder trial offered a first-hand account of the events that led to Derek "Boomer" Sprague's death last spring. Aaron "Rocket" Tur of Moriah, Sprague's best friend, testified Friday in Essex County Court during the fifth day of the proceedings.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-15 00:08:00

Westport native returns East for recital

ELIZABETHTOWN — The short version: Daniel Linder grew up in Westport, studied piano locally with Beryl Renau and Rose Chancler, went out West for undergrad and graduate degrees and now teaches aspiring musicians at the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-13 10:00:00

Bank invites deposits of caring for Christmas

PLATTSBURGH — Employees at Champlain National Bank are spearheading projects throughout Essex, Clinton, and Franklin counties to help make the holidays a little brighter for local families.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-08 10:00:00

State Police seeking 1 of 3 suspects in Ticonderoga homicide

TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (WIVB) - Across the state near Albany, state police are continuing to search for a convicted felon who they believe played a role in a man's murder. Michael Larock, 38, could be armed and dangerous.

WIVB - 2018-12-17 14:33:00

Defense: Cutting shot Sprague by accident

ELIZABETHTOWN — Based on testimony in court Wednesday, an argument over foul language led to Derek Sprague’s death. New details about that altercation emerged during opening statements and witness testimony in Cody Cutting’s murder trial.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-13 02:02:00

Vermont police shut down wanted man's challenge to 'adult hide and seek'

A wanted man taunted Burlington police on Facebook to a game of hide and seek, but he may not still be laughing. Chris Mitchell of Burlington had a warrant out for his arrest after he was suspected of violating conditions of release that had been set in a felony first-degree aggravated domestic assa

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-12-14 13:39:00

Big second half propels Northeastern Clinton over Peru

CHAMPLAIN — Abby Racine scored a game-high 14 points and knocked down two treys in Northeastern Clinton’s 45-19 win over Peru in a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls basketball game.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-15 06:50:00

Dead body found in Ticonderoga park

TICONDEROGA, N.Y. — Multiple police agencies are investigating after a dead body was found in Ticonderoga. Witnesses told NBC5 a man was found dead Friday morning. Police had a large crime scene taped off near the baseball fields on Canal Heights.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-12-14 19:00:00

Vergennes basketball coach Peter Quinn remembered as 'ultimate mentor'

VERGENNES - Peter Quinn, a school counselor, a championship-winning basketball coach and gifted hoops player in his own right, passed away unexpectedly last Saturday, his death stunning the Vergennes community and reverberating throughout Vermont. Quinn was 69.

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-12-14 05:06:00

Social security scam triggers scores of Vermont complaints

BURLINGTON, Vt. — The Vermont attorney general consumer unit reported Friday that they have logged more than 100 complaints actross the state stemming from a new telephone 'phishing' scam in which callers appear to be from the Social Security Administration.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-12-15 00:13:00

CATS Celebrating New Viall’s Crossing Trails Dec 29th

Champlain Area Trails (CATS) has announced a grand opening hike, snowshoe, or ski, set for Saturday, December 29, beginning at 10 am, to celebrate the addition of two new “loop trails” to the Viall’s Crossing Trail.

ADIRONDACKALMANACK.COM - 2018-12-14 12:00:17

Suspect in Shrewsbury murder pleads to illegally possessing ‘Tommy Gun’

BURLINGTON – A Shrewsbury man accused of fatally shooting his longtime girlfriend more than two years ago has reached a plea deal in a separate case involving federal firearms charges.

VTDIGGER - 2018-12-14 18:54:29

Essex Co. murder trial underway

ELIZABETHTOWN — Opening statements in Cody Cutting’s murder trial are set to begin Wednesday morning. The Moriah man was accused in April of fatally shooting his fraternal brother, 44-year-old Derek J. Sprague of Witherbee, in the parking lot of their social club, Eagles Aerie 4410.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-11 22:58:48

At Christmastime, This Vermont Town Has The Most Enchanting Main Street In The Country

With plenty of glittering lights, festively decorated storefronts, and inviting eateries, there’s no question as to why the Church Street Marketplace in Vermont is one of the most enchanting places to be during the holidays. Just walking down the street immediately puts you in a festive mood that ev

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

The Best Albums of 2018 — A Subjective List

(Mike Luoma is the Programming Coordinator for WBKM.org in Burlington, Vermont — “Burlington’s Kinda Music” — and a long-time Music Director in the “Triple A” or “Adult Alternative” radio format. Before it went away, he was also a long-time Music Director in the “AOR” or “Album Oriented Rock” radio

MEDIUM - 2018-12-13 12:32:02

Essex County coroner story sparks reactions

Two Essex County coroners and the county Board of Supervisors are responding, in different ways, to a Dec. 1 Enterprise article, in which county Coroner Frank Whitelaw referred to his three colleagues as “lazy,” saying he is fed up with taking calls he thinks they should handle and is almost ready t

ADIRONDACK DAILY ENTERPRISE - 2018-12-12 07:00:00