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Fort Ann barn fire started in hay; Investigation continues

FORT ANN - Dick Burch was back and forth between his burned barns and Deweys Bridge Road in front of it on Monday, as streams of farmers and well-wishers stopped to offer help. A devastating fire Sunday claimed his massive barn complex, killing 60 or so pigs and 40 heifers. Quick actions of Burch's

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 19:00:00

Man headed to prison in switchblade case

QUEENSBURY - A Fort Ann man who had an illegal switchblade knife when police encountered him in February is headed to prison for up to 3 years. Derek J. Webster, 28, was arrested Feb. 25 after Glens Falls Police officers found two men sleeping in a vehicle behind The Daily Double bar in Glens Falls

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 11:52:00

UPDATE: Fire destroys barns, kills livestock in Fort Ann

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. FORT ANN - As Kevin Lovely drove up to 713 Dewey Bridge Road just after 4 p.m. Sunday, he saw heavy black smoke rolling out of one barn, which was engulfed in flames, and saw the fire had spread to a second barn as w

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 00:15:00

Wonderpaws draws many legged friends

No matter how big or small the visitors to Center Street were on Saturday, there were new friends to be made, especially if the visitor had four paws and a tail. Organizers from the Wonderfeet Kids' Museum's third annual Wonderpaws Festival and Paw Parade said they thought the event was a success bu

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-09-17 10:57:57

Cars, stories, history roll into festival grounds

LAKE GEORGE - Each one of the more than 110 cars in Sunday's 11th annual Councours d'Elegance rolled into the Festival Commons at Charles R. Wood Park brought with it both history and stories. Howard Kroplick of East Hills had the best of both with his 1948 Tucker, one of 51 built by Preston Tucker.

POST-STAR - 2017-09-17 21:15:00

Traffic stop leads to felony charge in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE - A traffic stop on Canada Street early Sunday led to the arrest of a Gansevoort man on felony and misdemeanor charges, police records show. Patrick J. McNulty, 26, was arrested after he was stopped at 3:25 a.m. by State Police from the Chestertown station, the agency's public informatio

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 12:45:00

Toys 'R' Us seeks bankruptcy court reorganization

Toyrs 'R' Us said Tuesday it has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. It said it had lined up $3.0 billion in financing and that its stores and websites were open and operating normally. Toys 'R' Us has stores on Wolf Road in Colonie; on Clifton Country Road in Clifton Park;

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-19 10:03:31

BLOG: Fewer book collectors can be found these days

I've started doing a series of articles on collectibles, and because the first one was about a book, I'm republishing it here in the books blog: The photo shows an original copy of "Old Fort Edward," by William Hill, which was published in 1929 and is available at The Village Booksmith in Hudson Fal

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 15:12:00

Fracking ban put in place in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE - The Town Board on Sept. 11 voted to adopt a zoning amendment that bans the drilling procedure known as fracking or, more formally, hydraulic fracturing. The town in September 2014 passed a three-year moratorium on fracking. That expired on Sept. 7 and board members wanted to get someth

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 19:22:00

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POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 05:44:42

Man faces felony in Kingsbury

KINGSBURY - A Hudson Falls man was charged with felony criminal mischief Saturday after he allegedly broke a car windshield with a bottle, police said. Dustin H. Russeau, 24, of Third Avenue, was arrested after the 6:50 p.m. incident min the parking of Hannaford supermarket, according to the Washing

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 10:09:00

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POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 04:25:26

BLOG: Nice turnout for Lake George tourney

It looks like the scheduling change for the annual King George Fishing Derby was a good one. The annual tourney drew nearly 200 participants over the weekend, a healthy increase over the 141 last year. It was held in July the first two years, but a desire to move it to a time of year with better wea

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 14:34:00

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POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 06:22:24

Morins prepare to ride out another hurricane

Rich Morin had just made it back to Glens Falls on Friday, after riding out Hurricane Irma earlier this month at his new seasonal home in the U.S. Virgin Islands, when the weather forecast caused him to turn around and go back to prepare his home for another massive storm. For the second time in two

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 15:30:00

BOCES capital project goes to voters

Darcy Burman's cosmetology classroom that will be expanded if the capital project gets voter approval. From left to right: Rose Burns, Kayley LaPierre, Morgan Streeter, Madison Vachon, Alyssa Whitney, Marissa Durham, and Kaylee Adams. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) Zach Fredenburg, far right, an

ADIRONDACK DAILY ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

It takes a region for the 90-Miler

The 90-mile Adirondack Canoe Classic was held for the 35th year the weekend of Sept. 8 to 10. Two hundred sixty canoes, guideboats and kayaks started in Old Forge and over three days paddled their way through the Adirondack Forest Preserve to the cedar tree marking the finish line on Lake Flower in

ADIRONDACK DAILY ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

New wood sculpture in Lake George recalls Rogers' Rangers' role in French and Indian War

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. >> The proverbial third time wasn't a charm for Paul Stark. Neither was the fourth. It took the Oregon wood carver five tries before he found the right tree for a 24-foot French and Indian War-era sculpture that was unveiled Thursday on Beach Road. The lifesize piece depicts Major

SARATOGIAN - 2017-09-17 04:00:00

Paige announces candidacy for state Assembly

Dusten Rader/For The RecorderPhilip Lloyd Paige, center, announced Monday, Sept. 18, his candidacy for assemblyman of the 118th Assembly District. From left, supporters Jack Moulton of Glens Falls, Nick Wildey of Madrid, Gloversville Mayor Dayton King, Ben Eddy of Albany, and Trevor Bender of Albany

RECORDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Annual historical performance in cemetery Saturday

QUEENSBURY - Considering the annual local cemetery tour has always been a mix of theater and history, the Chapman Museum and Glens Falls Community Theatre are re-christening the event as "Living Theatre." The Pineview Cemetery on Quaker Road will be the site for the Sept 23 event, which runs from 10

POST-STAR - 2017-09-17 22:30:00