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Back in Whitehall's Amish country, trying the cookies

WHITEHALL — The two young girls, dressed in blue skirts with their heads covered in traditional Amish bonnets, walked timidly to the edge of the County Route 12 baked goods stand being tended by an older girl.“Did you help bake these?” my 78-year-old father asked the younger girls, who by now had ma

POST-STAR - 2018-08-14 18:00:00

Granville woman accused of welfare fraud

Mary E. Gardner, 39, of Broadview Terrace, was arrested after the county Department of Social Services determined she did not report all of her income when receiving assistance, police said.

POST-STAR - 2018-08-14 16:15:00

Investigator: Possible Bigfoot spotting off Route 4

WHITEHALL — A driver witnessed a 6- to 6 ½-foot black creature off of Route 4 Tuesday night at around 10:10 p.m., investigator Paul Bartholomew said, which coincides with historic trends in the area.Often phrased as Bigfoot, the mythical creature has been spotted here and there, although the recent


Glens Falls woman charged with welfare fraud

QUEENSBURY - A Glens Falls woman was arrested Tuesday after she was accuse of fraudulently collecting more than $6,000 from the the Warren County Department of Social Services, Warren County Sheriff's Office said.

TIMES UNION - 2018-08-14 21:06:16

Former fire department leader headed to jail in sex case

QUEENSBURY — The former Queensbury Central Fire Department lieutenant who sexually abused a teen he met through his fire department duties will serve up to 6 months in jail and 5 years on probation for his guilty pleas.John Novohradsky, 53, of Queensbury, pleaded guilty in Warren County Court last w

POST-STAR - 2018-08-14 20:30:00

Kingsbury man accused of statutory rape

Man charged on rape, endangermentKINGSBURY — A Kingsbury man faces rape and reckless endangerment counts for allegedly having sex with an underage girl and driving recklessly, police said.Kenneth F. McNeill Jr., 23, of Dean Road, was charged after police learned he had a sexual relationship with a g

POST-STAR - 2018-08-14 23:17:35

Former teacher pleads guilty in school DWI case

GRANVILLE — The former Granville kindergarten teacher who was arrested earlier this year for driving drunk to school has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.Kimberly V. Grover, 47, of Fort Edward, pleaded guilty to non-criminal driving while ability impaired in connection with her March 27 arrest at

POST-STAR - 2018-08-13 17:30:00

Lake George looks to take over 'Dog Beach'

LAKE GEORGE — The town is considering the takeover of a small state-run beach known by locals as “Dog Beach.”Supervisor Dennis Dickinson said he has sent a letter to Venetia Lannon, deputy secretary for the environment for the state, asking for a meeting to explore letting the town run the beach, wh

POST-STAR - 2018-08-14 13:00:00

Blog: Elvis/Champ/Chewbacca sightings in Whitehall too!

Thearticle in this paper in recent daysabout a recent purported "Bigfoot" sighting in Whitehall got some interesting reactions.Washington County's sheriff took to social media Sunday to poke some fun at the story, posting a picture of Elvis and Chewbacca riding a sea creature, going to the trouble t

POST-STAR - 2018-08-13 11:46:00

Police: Naked Swimmer Charged After Untying Boats From Dock - Breaking911

QUEENSBURY, NY — On August 10, 2018, at 6:25 a.m., State Police responded to the Peru Boat Launch on State Route 9 in Peru for a report of naked male at the boat launch.

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-08-13 16:51:04

Queensbury man faces felony charge

Steven E. Lapelle, 39, was pulled over on Route 9 shortly after 10 p.m., according to the State Police public information website.

POST-STAR - 2018-08-13 10:01:00

Glens Falls Hospital to require ID from all visitors

GLENS FALLS — Although Glens Falls Hospital officials say they have had no security problems, they are putting in place a new visitor management system this week to improve security.All visitors will be required to enter through one of three locations, with all other doors being closed to outdoor en

POST-STAR - 2018-08-13 20:00:00

Restaurant, retail planned for Strand building | Rutland Herald

Zoning Administrator Tara Kelly has already approved the restaurant because it is an allowed use in the downtown district, but the design itself is scheduled for architectural review Thursday. A computer graphic included with the application shows a brick facade at the front of the building, opening

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-08-14 01:12:45

BLOG: Bigfoot sighting is the story everyone is talking about

There are certain stories I’m always been a sucker for.Years ago, it was the Kennedy assassination conspiracy and the search for the sunken Titanic. But they found the Titanic and I finally conceded that Oswald acted alone.These days I’m still a sucker for anything about UFOs, so when I saw the stor

POST-STAR - 2018-08-13 19:46:00

ATV crash leads to injuries, DWI charge

WARRENSBURG -- A Warrensburg man was hospitalized early Saturday after he crashed an all-terrain vehicle while driving drunk on River Street, police said.Joseph Bartlett, 38, was taken to Glens Falls Hospital after the 3:49 a.m. crash on River Street, according to the Warren County Sheriff's Office.


Glens Falls man sentenced to year for contempt

BALLSTON SPA -- A Glens Falls man who violated an order of protection on numerous occasions earlier this year has been sentenced to a year in Saratoga County Jail.Terrance L. Seymour, 31, pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal contempt for being with a woman who has an order of protection against h


Maximum security prison inmates in lockdown after gang fight

COMSTOCK, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says several prisoners suffered minor injuries and no guards were hurt when a gang fight broke out at a 1,400-inmate maximum-security prison in New York near the Vermont border.


Salem woman faces drug, alcohol charges after traffic stop

Lisa A. Daigle, 44, was stopped on Blood Road in Hartford at about 9 p.m. because her tail light was out, according to Sgt. Luke Splittgerber.


Queensbury mulling ways to stop noise

It is a more subjective law, in which law enforcement considers whether someone's actions are disturbing other residents' quality of life. The law typically describes specific actions, ranging from noise to litter, that could be considered a nuisance. In some jurisdictions, it has been criticized fo


Glens Falls woman receives 3 years in jail for drug offenses

She had 13 probation violations, however, including possession of cocaine and marijuana, according to Warren County Court records.