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.
Frontier Communications phone and Internet services have been down throughout parts of Essex, Warren and Hamilton county since early Wednesday morning, Oct. 10.
Oct. 16 debate cancelled
Campaign officials for Tom Catillaz (D) Oct. 9 announced that he is suspending his active campaign indefinitely for the Harrietstown supervisor race and cancelling the Oct. 16 debate.
At noon on Oct. 4, a male identifying himself as George Demarais, 57, of Middlebury called 9-1-1 and said he “wanted to die via suicide by cop” and that he would be in the woods 150 yards behind his home.
Paul Taylor, Michael Rivers and Scott Denno charged in beating death of Robert Rennie of Keeseville.
Second case of rabid animal in Clinton County
The Clinton County Health Department has confirmed a skunk that attacked three dogs was infected with rabies.
At 2:20 pm DEC Dispatch received a report of a lost 2 year old boy who had wandered off from a home in the Ausable Acres in the Town of Jay.
An elderly man was killed after he stepped in front of a train as it crossed Margaret Street in the City of Plattsburgh.
Guide believed to be intoxicated
On Sept. 27, at approximately noon, New York State Police from Indian Lake and Ray Brook responded to Chain Lakes Road in the town of Indian Lake for a report of a missing rafter. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation personnel, as well as members of the Hamilton County Sheriffs Department, Indian Lake rescue squad, and Indian Lake Fire Department also responded to assist in the investigation.