The tentative 2013 Essex County Budget was passed easily under weighted voting, adopting a spending plan that represented a 1.13-percent increase to the tax levy.
Three Keeseville teenagers were arrested Sunday, Dec. 9 for armed robbery after allegedly attempting to rob the Keeseville Mobil Station. Dexter T. Nash, 16, of Keeseville, Kevin J. Archer, 19, of Keeseville, and a 12-year-old male juvenile were arrested without incident following the attempted robbery.
A Warrensburg man was shot and killed during a hunting accident Saturday, Dec. 1 in the town of Chester, according to the Warren County Sheriff's Office.
Police believe Martin’s wounds to be self-inflicted
Police arrest the Saranac Lake man for making a false report saying he was shot and robbed. At 9 a.m. on Nov. 27, police arrested the victim, 55-year-old man William J. Martin of Saranac Lake. Martin was charged with third-degree falsely reporting an incident and making a punishable false statement. Both charges are class A misdemeanors.
Shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, an ambulance heading to CVPH Medical Center left the roadway.
The investigation into the shooting of a local man on Tuesday night have led authorities to believe the injuries may have been self inflicted after the discovery of a witness and the firearm believed to be used in the case.
Police are searching for two suspects in the crime
Saranac Lake Police are searching for two suspects involved in a shooting on Pine Street on Tuesday evening. At about 6:45 p.m. on Nov. 20, a person called 911 to report being shot. The victim, a 55-year-old man, was found on the train trestle near Pine Street and Broadway.
Due to a bomb threat, law enforcement authorities imposed a lockdown at Warrensburg High School and evacuated students who took shelter in the bus garage about 100 yards away.
Calling hours Monday, funeral Tuesday
Services have been scheduled for Dain Venne, the Port Henry soldier killed in Afghanistan Nov. 3. Venne’s body will arrive in Port Henry at approximately 12:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava has asked people to line Route 9N from the Westport-Moriah town line to Harland’s Funeral Home on Main Street in Port Henry as a sign of respect. Calling hours will be Monday, Nov. 12, 4 to 8 p.m. at Harland’s. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at St. Patrick’s Church in Port Henry.
The Ticonderoga Rite Aid pharmacy was the victim of an armed robber Nov. 8. A male suspect entered the store at about 6:11 p.m., and handed an employee a note demanding prescription pain medication, according to Ticonderoga police.
Evelyn Hatch received 257 votes Nov. 6, while former town councilman Michael McGinn received 226.
Bob Bevilacqua (R) won the election for Harrietstown town supervisor against Tom Catillaz (D) Tuesday, Nov. 6 with an unofficial vote of 1,105-819, according to election officials at the Town Hall.
Dain Venne remembered as a hero
A local soldier has been killed in Aghanistan. Dain Venne, age 29, of Port Henry was killed along with two other U.S. soldiers by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. His family was notified Saturday, Nov. 3.
The two candidates for town of Harrietstown supervisor Thursday, Nov. 1 finally met to debate the issues in a closed-door session at the Adirondack Daily Enterprise offices.
Ticonderoga, St. Mary's, Crown Point, Schroon Lake
Area schools will dismiss early Monday, Oct. 29, in anticipation of the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.