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The Last 30 Stories Posted
  • Man Wanted For Theft At Plattsburgh Walmart
    State Police are turning to you for help identifying a suspect involved in a larceny in Plattsburgh. Police say the man came into the Plattsburgh Wal-Mart on August 6th just after noon, and stole approximately $1,500 worth of merchandise. At the time, he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt that said “Life is good” on […]
  • Man Dies Of Injuries After Being Struck By Car In AC
    Police say a man pushing a bicycle early Sunday morning was struck and killed in Atlantic City. The Press of Atlantic City reports 29 year old Thomas Kovsh wasin the eastbound lane of Atlantic Avenue at the intersection of Michigan Avenue about 3:15 a.m., police said. A vehicle also traveling eastbound swerved to miss Kovsh. […]
  • Latest COVID-19 Numbers
    On Sunday, August 9, Atlantic County health officials reported no new deaths from Covid-19 for the eighth consecutive day. Only seven new positives were identified in three men, ages 38-56, and four women, ages 18-39. Two of Sunday’s confirmations were found in Egg Harbor Township while one new positive was found in each of the […]
  • Arts Council Seeks Public Input
    The Alleghany Highlands Arts Council is seeking input from patrons as to how it should go about doing what it does. Season subscribers will be getting phone calls to get their opinions as to how the council can continue to do performances during the pandemic. They’ll be asking questions like what conditions would make them […]
  • Monday Coronavirus Update
    Total cases of COVID-19 in Virginia had topped 100,000. There have been 8,369 hospitalizations and 2,326 deaths. On current course, Virginia is projected to have almost 7,200 weekly confirmed cases by late August. The state wide reproduction rate remains below 1.0. Early rates remain volatile. The Virginia Supreme Court has granted a request from Gov. […]
  • First Night Celebration In Saranac Lake Canceled
    For the first time in 15 years, there will be no First Night celebration to ring in the new year in Saranac Lake, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The board of First Night Saranac Lake has been deliberating since spring when the pandemic began, weighing options for the annual all-ages New Year’s Eve event. At […]
  • Rachael Ray’s Adirondack Home Heavily Damaged In Fire
    A house in Lake Luzerne, Warren County belonging to TV celebrity chef Rachael Ray burned Sunday night into Monday. Crews arrived on the scene at 22 Chuckwagon Drive and the home was fully involved. No word on injuries or a cause for the fire. Reportedly, no one was home at the time.
  • Help For Kids Who Need Shoes For School
    Family Service Association of Glens Falls, Inc. is offering its “Feet First” program to help those who need shoes for schools. Calls will be accepted starting Monday, Aug. 10. The number to call is 518 793 0797.
  • Warren County COVID Numbers
    Two more Warren County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to Warren County Health Services. The two cases are family members of a person who had previously tested positive for the virus. Both are considered to be mildly ill. Both individuals have been quarantining after realizing they were exposed to the virus by […]
  • Two Die In Washington County Crash
    The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal accident on State Route 313 in the Town of Jackson around 3:30 p.m. Saturday. One car traveling west was carrying three people, two of them died in the crash. The victims have been identified as 44-year-old Richard Chadwick and 77-year-old Alice Hahn, both of Cambridge.
  • Warren County Home Belonging To TV Chef Rachael Ray Damaged In Fire
    A house in Lake Luzerne, Warren County belonging to TV celebrity chef Rachael Ray burned Sunday night into Monday. Crews arrived on the scene at 22 Chuckwagon Drive and the home was fully involved. No word on injuries or a cause for the fire. Reportedly, no one was home at the time.
  • Latest Saratoga County COVID-19 Numbers
    The total number of cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Saratoga County now numbers 785. There are 69 active cases and there have been 17 deaths. 699 people are considered recovered and three are currently hospitlalized. To date, there have been 49,462 people tested. 3,795 people have been isolated or quarantined.
  • Adirondack Home Belonging To Rachael Ray Heavily Damaged In Fire
    A house in Lake Luzerne, Warren County belonging to TV celebrity chef Rachael Ray burned Sunday night into Monday. Crews arrived on the scene at 22 Chuckwagon Drive and the home was fully involved. No word on injuries or a cause for the fire. Reportedly, no one was home at the time.
  • Possible COVID Exposure At Local Deli
    The Saratoga County Public Health Department and its team of contact tracers have determined that there was a COVID-19 exposure at the end of July in Saratoga Springs at the Five Points Deli. The exposure took place on Wednesday, July 29 from 10 a.m. — 4:00 p.m., Thursday July 30 from 10:00 am–3:45 pm and […]
  • Mechanicville CSD Releases Reopening Plan Draft
    The Mechanicville Central School District is out with a draft of its reopening plan for the upcoming school year. It intends to “bring the most students back to face-to-face education as possible, while providing additional opportunities and improving upon the distance learning systems that we adopted this past spring.” The Saratogian reports the plan is […]
  • Drive Thru Job Fair In On3eonta On Thursday
    The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its very first “Drive Thru Job Fair” on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. in the Damaschke Field parking lot. Job seekers will have access to 25 employers from different sectors for jobs in the local community. Prospective employees will drive in with a mask on […]
  • SUNY Oneonta Holding Traume Informed Instruction Webinar
    SUNY Oneonta is holding a Trauma Informed Instruction workshop for faculty and staff this Friday starting at 10:45. Neuroscientist and professor of Pathophysiology and Biomedical ethics, Dr. Mays Imad will lead a session to address the impact of the ongoing pandemic on sense of self and overall well-being. This presentation will be followed by a […]
  • Third Try At Pavement Maintenance In Oneonta Today
    Mother Nature hasn’t been very kind to City of Oneonta crews who had planned to perform pavement maintenance last week. Rainy weather caused another postponement until today and tomorrow with work taking place between 7:00 a.m and 4:00 p.m. There will be brief temporary traffic interruptions and driveway access may be limited. The process will […]
  • Schools Can Open This Fall
    Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that based on each region’s infection rate, schools across the state are permitted to open this fall. The Department of Health will review submitted reopening plans from school districts and notify districts of their status today. Cuomo also ordered that school districts are to post their remote learning plan online as […]
  • Chief Clinical Officer Heneghan Leaving Bassett
    Bassett Healthcare Network announced its chief clinical officer is leaving after nearly three decades with the last 7 in his current role. All Otsego reports Dr. Steven Heneghan who is considered a key player in successful efforts to limit the coronavirus locally is leaving to pursue other opportunities. Bassett Hospital President Dr. Bill LeCates, is […]
  • Local Coronavirus Update
    The Grant County Health District reported another 36 COVID-19 cases on Friday bring the total just under 1,475. Friday’s cases include residents in Mattawa, Moses Lake, rural Othello, Quincy, Royal City, Soap Lake and Warden. 12 people are hospitalized and close to 700 people are recovered. In Adams County there was one new case in […]
  • 12th COVID-19 Death In Grant County
    The Grant County Health District on Friday reported the 12th COVID-19 death in the county. The individual was a Moses Lake man in his 80s, who had been a long-term care resident and had underlying health conditions. This marks the fourth death in the county over the last two weeks. Adams County health officials report […]
  • Mansfield Man Charged With Rape
    Rape charges are brought against a man from rural Mansfield man after an investigation into an incident last month. Police say Riley Jay Kalk sexually assaulted the victim at his home then broke into her home the next day and sexually abused her at gunpoint. Kalk was arrested on suspicion of first-degree rape, unlawful imprisonment, […]
  • Drive By Shooting In Larson Community
    Gunfire erupted late Thursday in the Larson Housing community near Moses Lake but no injuries were reported. Grant County Sheriff’s deputies found several spent shell casings on Northwest Lane and a residence was hit by bullets. Investigators have not been able to locate any witnesses and there is no description of the suspects’ vehicle. Call […]
  • Microsoft Makes Donation To Computer Program
    Microsoft makes a donation to support scholarships for students in Big Bend Community College’s Computer Science program. The $10,000 goes toward students in the college’s new Manufacturing and Process Technology degree with a Mission Critical Operations Emphasis. Mission critical is an industry term used to describe essential services required for day-to-day operations that could impact […]
  • Brownwood Grass Fires
    Firefighters were kept busy Friday with extinguishing several grass fires near Lake Brownwood. Authorities say the first call came in around 6:00 p.m. in the Shamrock Shores area and the fires were said to be threatening multiple structures. One shed was destroyed.
  • BCSO Deputies Assist Brownwood Police
    Browh County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call of an individual behaving erratically on to Avenue D in Brownwood. The woman resisted attempts to be taken into custody and she fought again with deputies when they tried to get her out of the police car.
  • 24th COVID-19 Death In Brown Couinty
    The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department reported the 24th death from COVID-19 related complications. The new death was a female in her 50s, who was not a resident of any nursing facilities. There are nearly 400 total cases with 131 active.
  • Lehr Released From Hospital
    A Gloversville firefighter critically injured in a motorcycle crash is now recovering at home. Brandon Lehr and his girlfriend Rachel Ortega were on State Highway 30A at County Highway 154 when a car turned in front of them ejecting both from the motorycle. Lehr was escorted home on Friday by a motorcade including Gloversville and […]
  • New Info In Gloversville Mail Theft
    There’s new details in an investigation into mail theft in Gloversville. The Recorder reports the United States Postal Inspection Service is investigating the theft from the Gloversville Post Office on N. Main St. in the early morning hours of July 25. Residents were notified about a week later that theft had occurred and inspectors were […]