Community Agenda: What residents think about housing affordability
According to our community agenda survey, Affordable Housing is neck and neck with Development for a top concern in the city of Wilmington, and it’s one city council has a major stake in. The city has invested $50 million in affordable housing over the last 20+ years. That often...
Three individuals arrested stemming from a traffic stop
On September 21, 2023, Troopers arrested Toni L. Kinsman, age 28, of Ausable Forks, NY, Andrew D. Smith, age 23, of Ausable Forks, NY and Kate H. Drake, age 40, of Ausable, NY for criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th. On September 21, 2023, around 9:48 p.m., Troopers observed...
These Charlotte, VT based puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Charlotte.
Restaurant patron charged with criminal mischief
LAKE PLACID | A Saranac Lake man was arrested Sept. 22 after he allegedly caused a ruckus at a restaurant Sept. 2, prompting his removal by staff and patrons. Police received a call from a local restaurant Sept. 2 complaining of a disorderly male patron forcing physical contact with a female employee there. Staff and other patrons removed Matthew J. Pilawa, 35, from the premises, but he allegedly returned and threw a rock through one of its windows, shattering glass while the restaurant was open and customers were inside.
Local Peru Man Arrested After High-Speed Chase and Crash in Schuyler Falls
On September 21, 2023, Breyer A. Rock, a 29-year-old from Peru, New York, was arrested. His charges included fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle and he received numerous vehicle and traffic tickets. The arrest occurred around 2:33 a.m. after Troopers spotted a dark Chevrolet Colbalt speeding on State Route 190 in Schuyler Falls. Rock did not stop when the Troopers attempted to pull him over.
18 Sports’ Big Fish Summer – Ayden’s Largemouth Bass
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – It’s time for the next 18 Sports’ big fish Summer entry. On the newest edition of 18 Sports’ Big Fish Summer, one young fisherman brought in a memorable catch. Ayden caught this 16 inch largemouth bass on Loon Lake. Congrats to Ayden on the great fish! 18 Sports’ Big Fish Summer […]
Weekly Safety Report: Fleeing Vehicle Arrest and Menacing Incident in Clinton County, NY
Two incidents occurred in Clinton County, New York this week. The first incident involved a male from Peru who was arrested for fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle. The second incident involved a male from Schuyler Falls who was arrested for menacing, criminal possession of a weapon, and harassment.
Your Next Getaway: Exploring 5 Exquisite Resorts in Lake Placid
In this article, we explore five remarkable resorts in Lake Placid. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below:
Beware! Deadly Virus Confirmed In These Upstate New York Counties
What is Eastern Equine Encephalitis? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), EEE is a rare but extremely serious viral disease spread by mosquitoes that can affect people and horses. If infected you may experience high fever, chills, vomiting, seizures, encephalitis and coma. One third of the infected die.
Later first freeze dates likely as our climate warms
Later first freeze dates likely as our climate warms
Local Traffic Alert: 'Operation Hard Hat' Leads to 43 Tickets in Lewis, Essex County
On September 20, 2023, the New York State Police carried out 'Operation Hard Hat' in Essex County, issuing 43 tickets. The operation took place on Interstate 87 in the town of Lewis, under the supervision of the Troop B TIM (Traffic Incident Management) Unit.
New Report Says This Town Has Best Food In New York State
One of the things we're known for in New York State is great food. More specifically, great restaurants. But which town in New York has the best restaurants?. Where can you find the absolute best restaurant options? According to a report on Lovefood.com, the town that stands out from the rest is Lake Placid:
Man Escapes Upstate New York Hospital, Swims Across Lake From Cops
A man escaped from an Upstate New York hospital and then fled police by swimming across a lake. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents statewide. DEC Forest Rangers highlighted a bizarre wilderness search in a recent DEC Forest Rangers - Week in Review.
Upstate New York is Home to Two of the Nation’s Finest Fall Beers
Upstate New York has brewed its way to autumn glory!. As the leaves turn and the air turns crisp, the hunt for the perfect fall beers begins. For many, the moment has arrived to trade in the hoppiness for the rich, malty flavors of amber ales and copper lagers. Well,...
Local Government & School Audits Reveal Non-Compliance and Policy Breaches: Here's What You Need to Know
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has released several local government and school audits. These audits show non-compliance and policy breaches in various districts and municipalities.
Teenager arrested in Westport carjacking to be tried as an adult
Giovanni Lopez's bond was set at $500,000 Thursday.
How Much Wood
It’s that time of year again! Right about now my shoulders feel like I’ve spent three lifetimes splittin’ and stackin’ & chuckin’ in search of an answer to this age-old wood chuckin’ question. For the results of that research, click the link and read on: https://adirondackoutlaw.com/how-much-wood/
Outdoor Conditions (9/22): Hikers should prepare for wet trails, dress in layers
DEC Launches Pilot Mobile Education Station Sept. 22. Fridays through Sundays from Sept. 22 – Oct. 15, a DEC environmental educator will be stationed at a converted shuttle bus at the corner of Route 73 and Airport Road at Marcy Field. Stop by and come on in!. NEW THIS...
Keene defeats Brattleboro Union
Keene dominated Brattleboro Union 42-6 in New Hampshire high school football on Sept. 22. Check out our complete boys football roundup to stay up-to-date on all the action. This news brief was powered by ScoreStream and Lede AI, leaders in fan-driven sports results. Help us improve our coverage of local high school sports by downloading the ScoreStream app and reporting game results and stats yourself.
It's apple time in the North Country
PERU | The onset of apple harvest is cause to celebrate changing seasons in the North Country. Their red clusters signal fall and apple time: canning, cooking, cool nights and warm kitchens getting ready for winter. Chazy Orchards opened their market in mid-September having come through a spring frost and...