Other local budgets pass
Members of the five True North school districts had mixed results during the May 21 budget vote.
Essex County Attorney Daniel Manning announced March 18 that the county had signed the contract between the county and Center for Specialty Care out of New York City had signed the contract for the sale of the county-operated care facility.
Two New York State Police officers were involved in a high speed chase that ended with the suspect being shot and killed Tuesday, March 5.
New York State Police today released the named of the two people killed in the Jan. 30 fire at 197 Pratt Road in Indian Lake. Both were residents of the mobile home: Anna M. Tracey, 71, and Roy J. Tracey Sr. Autopsies were performed the same day as the fire at the Nathan Littauer Hospital Morgue by Dr. Jungeun Lee. Police are saying they have been “tentatively” identified; positive identification is pending further forensic examination.
An early morning fire on Wednesday, Jan. 30 in Indian Lake was fatal for two people.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Tuesday, Jan. 22 unveiled the proposed 2013-14 Executive Budget and Management Plan.
Jobs going to Queensbury
When Hacker Boat Co. received a state grant last month it was hailed as good news for the local economy. That turns out to be wrong.
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.
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.
Shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, an ambulance heading to CVPH Medical Center left the roadway.
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.
Frontier Communications phone and Internet services have been down throughout parts of Essex, Warren and Hamilton county since early Wednesday morning, Oct. 10.
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.
David Fortune bought the lottery ticket at Kinney Drugs on Boynton Avenue in Plattsburgh and scratched it in a rush.