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.
An online threat against law enforcement led to the arrest of a 23-year old Mineville resident Feb. 22.
A fire destroyed a two-story home on 169 Edgemont Road Sunday afternoon.
More arrests are pending
A year long narcotics investigation by the Essex County Drug Task Force resulted in the arrest of the five Essex County residents and one Clinton County resident relative to their involvement in the illicit drug trade in Essex County.
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.
Burglary, under-age drinking alleged
Police have arrested 29 people in connection with thefts and under-age drinking at a summer residence in Crown Point. An October investigation of a burglary led to a seasonal camp that, state police report, was used for four separate parties allegedly involving under-age drinking.
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.
Shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, an ambulance heading to CVPH Medical Center left the roadway.
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.
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.
Ticonderoga, St. Mary's, Crown Point, Schroon Lake
Area schools will dismiss early Monday, Oct. 29, in anticipation of the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.