Police, fire investigators search for cause
The woman killed in a Moriah Center fire Dec. 3 has been identified as Sierra Daha. Daha, age 22, died in an upstairs bedroom during a blaze at 2726 Dugway Road. Two people — the home’s owner, Mary Daha, age 81, and Damian Sprague, age 20 — escaped the fire. Neither was injured.
Thanks to a tip from a concerned citizen, 41 malnourished horses have been seized and their owner, Shelley Wing of Essex, has been charged with 41 counts of failing to provide sustenance for them.
Essex County’s second largest private employer, NYCO Minerals, has a plan to ensure another 10 years worth of mining at their Lewis mine, but it will require a land swap with the state.
New York State Police along with the Chicopee, Mass. police are working together in a search for an avid hiker who was last seen in Keene Valley. Scott Haworth, 46, of Chicopee, Mass. was reportedly last seen Sept. 5 at the Valley Grocer in Keene Valley attempting to cash a check. He was reported missing Sept. 10 by a coworker in Massachusetts when he hadn’t been heard from since Aug. 24. Chicopee Police Captain Dan Sullivan said they handed over the search to New York State Police when Haworth’s car, a 2002 Red Ford Focus, was located Sept. 5 in Keene at a parking area on State Route 73 near the Round Pond trailhead.
With a hardy GOOD MORNING PLATTSBURGH!, WOKO’s Wild Bill Sargent kicked off the Drive for the DAV from the top of Plattsburgh’s Macdonough Monument.
Non-life-threatening injuries reported
A weapons safety expert at the Moriah Shock facility in Mineville accidently shot himself in the hand Tuesday, Sept. 3.
The search for missing 15-year-old Cole Anauo has ended with him returning home on Monday, Aug. 19. Anauo was classified a runaway. Anauo’s parents contacted the New York State Police at 9:30 p.m. on Monday night and informed police he returned to their home on Davis Road in Schroon Lake in good health. Public Information Officer with the New York State Police Trooper Jennifer Fleishman said she couldn’t comment on where Anauo had gone or why he had run away.
The search for missing 15-year-old Cole Anauo, headed by the Schroon Lake Fire Department, has been called off. Anauo has been classified a runaway. Chief of the Schroon Lake Fire Department, Rodney Secor said they called off the search because police investigators kept getting conflicting stories. New York State Police continue to search for Anauo.
On the morning of July 21, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the teams that would be participating in the 2013 Adirondack Challenge whitewater races later in the afternoon.
Body recovered from Lake George
A man died while swimming in Lake George in Ticonderoga July 10.
Fireworks scheduled for tonight in Hague have been postponed, according to town officials. No date has been rescheduled for the fireworks.
New York State Police recently arrested an Indian Lake Central School custodian for allegedly raping a student at the school during his evening shift.
Almost a half mile of roadway was washed away on Rt. 11 early Wednesday morning. The portion of the County Route has been closed between Valley Woods Road and Hendricks Road.
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.