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Granville lawyer suspended from law practice for a year

A state appeals court on Thursday suspended the law license of a Granville lawyer for a year after finding he took money from an estate to which he wasn't entitled.The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court suspended Ronald Daigle Jr.'s law license for a year, effective July 23. Daigle though, sa

POST-STAR - 2018-06-21 22:00:00

Police: South Glens Falls man sold heroin

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — A South Glens Falls man was jailed Wednesday on charges that allege he sold heroin after an investigation by three police agencies into opioid trafficking in northern Saratoga County, police said.Shawn P. Wood, 47, of Main Street, was charged with felony counts of criminal sale o

POST-STAR - 2018-06-21 13:06:00

Man pleads guilty for crash that seriously injured daughter

The girl was not secured with a seat belt, and she hit the seat belt and steering wheel, causing serious injuries that included a broken rib, possible punctured lung and other internal injuries. Reynolds dropped her at a home and fled instead of seeking medical care.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-21 16:15:00

Granville man sentenced in burglary case

BALLSTON SPA -- A Granville man was put on probation for 5 years Wednesday for burglarizing a home in Saratoga Springs.Michael A. Coonradt, 21, pleaded guilty in April to third-degree burglary, a felony.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-21 09:45:00

Police: Argyle man charged after crash truck, trailer

ARGYLE — An Argyle man faces numerous charges after he allegedly crashed a truck while driving drunk early Wednesday, police said.Bruce A. Parent, 23, was charged after a crash on county Route 49. No injuries were reported, but State Police who responded to a 4:40 a.m. call for a truck off the road

POST-STAR - 2018-06-21 12:45:00

Glens Falls Police officer hurt during arrest

GLENS FALLS — A Glens Falls Police officer was hurt Tuesday night when a man police were arrested in a domestic violence case struggled with them, officials said.The suspect, Joseph R. Fylipek, 37, of Glens Falls, was charged with felony aggravated family offense, misdemeanor criminal mischief and m

POST-STAR - 2018-06-20 13:45:00

Flory Plaza demolition begins | Rutland Herald

The demolition of the buildings at Flory Plaza, on Route 4A in Center Rutland, began this week and should be significantly completed by next week.

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-06-20 19:39:22

Washington County proposes joint reassessment project

FORT EDWARD — Washington County will help six towns conduct a reassessment — if they agree — with the promise of a state grant to offset some of the cost.The towns are: Dresden, Easton, Fort Edward, Jackson, Salem and White Creek.It’s part of the required shared services report that every county mus

POST-STAR - 2018-06-20 21:30:00

Fort Ann man arrested in weapon case

Samson Burch, 58, of Comstock, was charged with felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon and promoting prison contraband in connection with a September 2017 complaint at one of the prisons in North Elba, near Lake Placid.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-20 09:56:00

Three-time felon headed to federal prison in marijuana case

A three-time felon who police believe sold large quantities of marijuana around the Glens Falls and Saratoga Springs regions was sentenced to 71 months in federal prison Tuesday and agreed to forfeit $117,000.Ryan R. Mershon, 40, of Ballston Spa will also spend 3 years on supervised release after he

POST-STAR - 2018-06-20 12:15:00

Route 22 paving scheduled to start Friday in Granville, Hebron

A long-awaited resurfacing of a rough stretch of Route 22 in Granville and Hebron will start later this week.The state Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that the 8.4-mile stretch of highway between Andrews Lane in Granville and Sheldon Road in Hebron will be re-paved starting Friday m

POST-STAR - 2018-06-20 18:45:00

Rutlander spurns superheroes and self-publishes | Rutland Herald

Publishers told her she was “just a nobody from Rutland, Vermont,” and that she’d never publish her book unless she added the sex, violence and superheroes the market demanded.

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-06-20 18:23:49

Cops: Mother was DUI with child in car | Rutland Herald

Samantha Tyminski, 28, of Wallingford, pleaded not guilty on June 4 in Rutland court to a felony count of endangering a child younger than 2, two misdemeanor charges related to driving while under the influence of alcohol with a prior conviction for the same charge and a misdemeanor charge of cruelt


Route 4 lane closure to last until June 28

Workers stop traffic on Route 4 in Fort Ann during an ongoing culvert replacement project.FORT ANN — Replacement of a culvert on Route 4 near the Route 22 intersection will result in part of Route 4 being restricted to one lane longer than anticipated.The road at Kelsey Pond Lane has been limited to


Cumberland Farms proposal returns with changes

QUEENSBURY — Cumberland Farms is coming back to the town Planning Board to report on the ways its project could improve the Route 9-Route 149 intersection.The company will make another pitch to the Planning Board at 7 p.m. June 26. The item, which was pulled from the agenda in the spring, is for a d


Ticonderoga firefighter charged with arson

The defendant, who's 18 years old, has been suspended. Authorities withheld his name because of his youthful offender status.


Queensbury highway superintendent resigning, replaced by deputy

QUEENSBURY – Highway Superintendent Tom Van Ness is retiring, six months before his term ends.He submitted a letter of resignation to the Town Board, and the board appointed his deputy to serve as superintendent until the end of the year.Van Ness, 59, was not available to explain the reason for his


Mother of Denise Hart seeks closure in homicide investigation

RUTLAND, Vt. - As a Vermont woman drove through a remote section of the state, her thoughts turned to the unsolved homicide of a young woman.

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-06-20 12:51:56

Woman gets probation in Queensbury drug case

Regina T. Gavin, 37, of Staten Island, pleaded guilty in connection with an Aug. 12 traffic stop on Route 149 in Queensbury, police said. Warren County sheriff's officers said she was found to have 90 oxycodone pills without a prescription.


Police say woman tried to hide suspect | Rutland Herald

A local woman faces a criminal charge after police said she tried to deter a law enforcement investigation.Dawn Doty, 57, of Rutland, was cited to appear in Rutland criminal court on Sept. 10 to be arraigned on a charge of impeding police officers.Trooper Craig Roland, of the Vermont State Police, s