Police seeking identity of shoplifter in Malone

MALONE, N.Y. (WWTI) — State police are asking the public to help them find a woman who shoplifted in Franklin County. According to a press release from state police, a woman stole over $1,000 worth of merchandise from the Walmart in Malone. Police are asking that anyone with information contact Investigator Brian LaBarge at 518-873-2750.
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Franklin County reacts to border closure extension

MALONE — The Biden Administration announced Monday that the U.S.-Canada border closure has been extended by another month, to Oct. 21. State politicians and local associations expressed their grievances toward the extension of the closure. “The announcement that the United States-Canada border closure has been extended until Oct. 21 while...
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Active COVID-19 Cases in Franklin County back over 200

MALONE — After dipping below 200 active cases of COVID-19, over the weekend, Franklin County Public Health officials reported 209 active cases, Wednesday. Franklin County Manager Donna Kissane’s daily update reported 38 new cases of COVID-19 and 24 recent recoveries from the virus, Wednesday. On Tuesday, Kissane reported 33 new...
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Wild Country moves to new FM stations

MALONE — Due to the sale of a local radio frequency, “Wild Country” music formerly available to listeners in Franklin County on 96.5 is now available on 102.7 and 103.5, the former home of WICY-FM. According to Kim Kiser, general sales manager with Martz Communications Group, the move was prompted by the sale of a radio frequency, 96.5 WVNV-FM, from Martz Communications Group to Educational Media Foundation.

Police warn residents as North Country sees increase in vehicle thefts

RAY BROOK, N.Y. (WWTI) — The New York State Police is warning local residents of a recent spike in vehicle thefts and break-ins. According to New York State Police in Troop B, vehicle thefts and break-ins have occurred in the Malone and Massena areas. Thefts of recreational vehicles and trailers have also occurred in the region.

Highlights & scores: on the pitch & in the pool

HERMON, New York (WWNY) - We focus on St. Lawrence County for a boys’ soccer match on the pitch and a girls’ swim meet in the pool. Morristown was at Hermon-DeKalb in boys’ Northern Athletic Conference soccer. The Green Rockets’ Tristin Simmons with the crossover dribble, drills the shot inside...

Man convicted in 11 child sex abuse cases sentenced to 50 years in prison

HOUSTON – A man convicted in multiple cases of sexual abuse of a child has been sentenced to 50 years in prison as part of a plea agreement. Jody James Malone, 34, pleaded guilty to continuous sexual abuse of a child on Friday. According to a news release, the plea was part of an agreement that would spare “numerous child sexual abuse victims from being required to testify in trial.”

Balanced Attack Powers Women's Soccer Past Medaille

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Four different goal scorers powered the D'Youville women's soccer to a 4-0 win at Medaille on Tuesday night. The win moves the Saints' record to 2-3 on the year. Seven different Saints tallied a point on the night. Freshman Jillian Bernas gave the Saints a 1-0 lead...

‘Fly-In Festival’ soars with entertainment

MALONE — Chamber of Commerce of Malone’s Fly-In Saturday was packed with local vendors, music, entertainment, and a wide selection of aircraft for attendees to view the Malone-Dufort Airport. According to the Airport Manager, Bruce Burditt, this is the first Fly-In festival held since 1994. Letters of invitations were sent...

Local Community Services to expand

MALONE — Franklin County Community Services aims to expand and sustain its system of care over the next two years with a nearly $4 million budget. Suzanne Lavigne, director of Franklin County Community Services/Mental Health Services, met with Franklin County’s board of legislators Thursday morning to present the departments’ anticipated plans.

LFW: RICHARD MALONE Spring Summer 2022 Collection

Discover RICHARD MALONE Spring Summer 2022 Collection, that explores the subjectivity of art, and the comfort that it brings, presented at Victoria & Albert Museum, on September 19th, as part of the ongoing London Fashion Week. The collection examines the tension between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ taste. With the SS22 collection, Richard Malone also launched limited-edition collaboration with British luxury brand Mulberry.

Malone to wrap up career on county board

A longtime Democrat Madison County Board member will not seek reelection next year. Bruce Malone has represented District 10 for the last 13 years and will not seek another term when his current one expires at the end of 2022. He released a statement on Sunday announcing he wanted to...