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Lake George couple arrested

LAKE GEORGE | On June 9, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested Curtis E. Sanders, 45, of Charlotte, North Carolina, for an active Federal Indictment Warrant from the United States District Court for the Western District North Carolina related to his lengthy criminal history. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office had...
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Not Cicadas-Thousands of These Insects Invading Cap Region

You may not even be able to see these insects crawling all over local trees in the Capital Region. It's not because they are tiny, it's because there are so many that they blend in with the color of the tree bark. It's only when you get up close that you notice the gypsy moth caterpillars covering the trees. There's a huge infestation happening throughout the Capital Region and especially in Saratoga and Warren Counties.
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Schools try to get back to more 'normal' graduation ceremonies

High school graduation ceremonies are looking more normal this year as COVID-19 cases continue to decline. Some smaller school districts are returning to in-person, indoor ceremonies. Other districts are staying with outdoor ceremonies. Corinth, for example, is holding its ceremony on June 25 at 6 p.m. on the football field.
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Police: Three hospitalized following crash

QUEENSBURY — Three people were taken to the hospital, including a 2-year-old, following a Wednesday night crash at the intersection of Dix Avenue and Quaker Road. Two vehicles collided in the middle of the intersection at approximately 9 p.m., according to Warren County Sheriff’s Office. Patricia A. Zahaba, a 56-year-old...
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New state police superintendent has Glens Falls ties

The New York State Police have a new boss, and he's from Glens Falls. Kevin Bruen was unanimously confirmed by the New York State Senate as the 17th superintendent of the state police. Bruen has been a lawyer for more than 30 years, and is a former Warren County assistant...
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Early voting for primary begins on Saturday

Early voting starts on Saturday for primary races in Warren County and Saratoga County. In Warren County, there are Republican contests in Lake Luzerne, Queensbury, Stony Creek, Thurman and Warrensburg. There is a Republican primary for supervisor and Town Board in Corinth in Saratoga County. There will be one early...
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North Carolina man arrested on federal weapons charge

LAKE GEORGE — A North Carolina man was arrested on Wednesday on a federal weapons charge. Curtis E. Sanders, 45, of Charlotte, had an active warrant in U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. Police said Sanders possessed a firearm as a convicted felon. The Warren County...
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Legislators seek end to mask mandate inside schools

Assembly Republicans on Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo to drop the mask mandate for students. “Governor Cuomo. Unmask our kids now!” said Assemblyman Chris Tague, R-Schoharie, during a rally on the steps of the Capitol in Albany. Tague has introduced a bill that would make it illegal for state agencies...
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Warren County continues to see drop in COVID-19 cases

Warren County Health Services is monitoring 26 active COVID-19 cases, the fewest since November and a sign that the county’s vaccination efforts are paying off. The 26 active cases is the fewest number of cases the county has seen since Nov. 17, and represents a 68% decline over the last month, according to Health Services.
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The Bond 1786 open in Warrensburg

WARRENSBURG — The Bond 1786 located at 3 Hudson St. in Warrensburg, Warren County, is now open for business, serving dinner five nights a week. Located in an historic structure, The Bond 1786 is owned and operated by the Lotus Group of Companies They also owns and operate Ashes Pub & Ocho Cinco Cantina and The Grist Mill which is currently under a demolition/reconstruction plan following a 2020 fire.
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More fireworks than ever in Lake George this summer

LAKE GEORGE | Following a year of canceled fireworks shows, the skies above Lake George this summer will likely be ablaze with vivid colors every week. Quirks in the 2021 calendar mean that Lake George will be presenting nine Thursday night fireworks show this season, rather than the traditional seven or eight, and Warren County will be providing up to $25,000 to help the village present these aerial displays — if COVID regulations allow. For many years, the village government has paid for the weekly fireworks.
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Warren, Washington counties report no new COVID-19 cases

In another encouraging sign that the pandemic’s grip is lessening, Warren and Washington counties reported no new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. This is the first time Warren County has reported no cases for two consecutive days since a three-day span from Oct. 17-19, according to a news release. Warren County...
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Anthony F. "Tony" Papa

GLENS FALLS — Anthony F. “Tony” Papa, 71, died on June 7, 2021 after a long battle with cancer. Born on March 6, 1950 in Glens Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Emidio J. Papa and Henrietta (DeJulio) Papa. Tony married Janet on November 15, 1986 at...
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E. coli spike closes Million Dollar Beach

LAKE GEORGE | Million Dollar Beach in Lake George Village was closed to swimming June 5 by state officials after water quality tests conducted the prior day indicated elevated levels of E. coli, according to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation. The agency broadcast news of the closure in...