DEC issues high fire danger warning
Two wildfires started burning near the train tracks between Lake Placid and Saranac Lake Thursday, July 12 several hours after state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) officials issued a high fire danger warning.
He casually approached the pharmacy counter in the back corner of the store and passed a note to the pharmacist, saying he had a knife and demanding drugs.
Police identified the man who robbed a Plattsburgh bank this past Monday.
The three men face multiple drug charges
Three men were arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into the criminal sale of controlled substances on June 26.
A motorcyclist dies after a crash with a car on Route 9.
Victim’s brother facing second-degree murder charges
A Crown Point man died a day after his brother allegedly shot him.
The Plattsburgh City School budget passed by a vote of 952 to 726, but it didn’t come without a price.
The Horace Nye Nursing Home will be privatized.
Group bid less, but provided better services
Members of the Horace Nye Task Force have made their recommendation to sell the Essex County owned nursing home to Centers for Specialty Care. Supervisors will need 12 to bring it to full board floor.
A log truck rollover on Route 9 N resulted in the death of the driver.
Ticonderoga, Schroon Lake, Moriah, Crown Point, Putnam plans pass
Residents approved area school district budgets for 2012-13 during voting May 15. All the area budget plans meet the new state tax cap.
New candidates to join school boards
Voters approved the 2012-13 budgets for the Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake school districts and elected new School Board members Tuesday, May 15.
All budgets pass, DeGroat and Richards win in Johnsburg
School district officials from around the region have reported results from budget votes and school elections that were held Tuesday, May 15.
Proposal now qualifies for class exemption
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Bill Owens May 14 announced that the Federal Surface Transportation Board has heeded their call and approved Iowa Pacific Holdings’ request for common carrier status, which will allow them to reopen the Tahawus Line between North Creek and Newcomb, and resume hauling freight to and from businesses along that line.
The business community in North Creek wants to add one more ORDA board member to look after the interests of the Gore Mountain ski center.