The week in crime
State Police arrested Tucker K. Karson, 21 of Crown Point on Sept. 2.
Parents, teachers and community members came to St. Mary’s Church Sept. 9 committed to move forward after having their hearts broken by the Sept. 5 fire at their school.
Sister Sharon Dalton, Principal of St. Mary’s School, announced when school resumes the primary grades (pre-k through fourth) would have classes at the Ticonderoga Methodist Church, while the upper classmen (fifth through eighth grades) in the would meet in the basement of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
While there is only one major scar on the outside of St. Mary’s School, inside the walls is a scene of destruction and devastation.
Chief Mark Johns has announced the fire has officially been deemed as suspicious and the investigation is in the early stages.
Ticonderoga Police confirm all potential accidental causes for the St. Mary's fire have been ruled out.
“It has been phenomenal,” Father Kevin McEwan said of the support he has received less than 24 hours after the fire was first reported. “So many have reached out and said whatever you need, we will work with you to make it happen.”
McEwan has announced there will be a special meeting Tuesday, Sept. 9, in St. Mary’s Church at 7 p.m. to discuss what will happen to continue the education of the children.
Two days after the celebration that comes with the start of a new school year, a fire with multiple points of origin has laid claim to St. Mary’s School.
Nathan M. Peters, 28, of Ticonderoga was arrested for criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree a class B felony.
Moriah and Ti face similar issues and look to community for solutions
Two towns facing down varying issues on their own have a very common denominator, prescription drug and heroin abuse are on the rise and no one is quite sure what to do about it.
According to Ticonderoga Police Chief Mark Johns, 34-year old Sarah M. Wilbur of Sudbury, Vt., was in Ticonderoga around Aug. 12, soliciting funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
A suspect is in custody following a fatal stabbing that left one dead in Plattsburgh Sunday night.
Bill Barnhart and Holly Dixon both spoke during the public comment portion of the meeting, stating that they were concerned about rumors that the Ticonderoga Police Department may move from their current home to the Armory.