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Prosecutor says escaped killers used contractors' tools

June 14, 2015 DANNEMORA — The two killers who cut their way out of a maximum-security prison apparently used tools routinely stored there by contractors, taking care to return them to their toolboxes after each... more »»

Residents on edge as search for 2 killers drags on

June 14, 2015 DANNEMORA — Residents in rural New York, unaccustomed to locking their doors, day or night, were on edge as the massive manhunt for two killers stretched into a ninth day after the men cut themselve... more »»

Search enters 8th day after prison worker charged

June 13, 2015 PLATTSBURGH - The massive manhunt for two convicted killers resumed today on the morning after a worker at an upstate New York maximum-security prison was charged with smuggling in hacksaw blades,... more »»

FAST TRACK TO GOLD: Lake Placid throws hat in ring for USA Luge HQ

June 11, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Dear USA Luge: Please don’t move your headquarter. more »»

Police close Route 374 during escapee search; Saranac school closed

June 11, 2015 DANNEMORA — State police closed state Route 374 east of this village Wednesday night as they investigated a lead involving two escapees from the Clinton Correctional Facility. more »»

NY plans tourist train upgrade and new trail in Adirondacks

June 11, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — New York state regulators are proposing to extend a tourist train route on the southwestern part of a 119-mile rail corridor through the heart of the Adirondacks, and convert the rest... more »»

UP CLOSE: Delaney’s journey began as a nurse

June 11, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Karen Delaney couldn’t stay away from Lake Placid, but it wasn’t just one thing that captivated her. more »»

GIVING BACK: Teeing off for the troops

June 11, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A veterans organization will kick off a new golf tournament this month at Craig Wood Golf Course to raise money for veterans who’ve returned home from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. more »»

Festival to fill Lake Placid with the blues

June 11, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Do you ever find yourself lamenting, “If it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have no luck at all?” Do you often find yourself wearing sharp suits and frequenting smoke-filled, neon-lit... more »»

NSA could become a condo or hotel

June 11, 2015 LAKE PLACID — What will happen to the former National Sports Academy school building? That’s been the big question that’s been lingering in this community since the school closed its doors for goo... more »»

Wanted: Young chefs

June 11, 2015 LAKE PLACID — To help celebrate its 10th year, the I Love BBQ and Music Festival will be adding another age category to its competition — Kids in the Kitchen — to help develop pitmasters of the... more »»

Dragnet widens for two escaped inmates (update)

June 10, 2015 DANNEMORA — New York and Vermont officials announced Wednesday that a dragnet for two prisoners who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility has expanded to include the Green Mountain State. more »»

Searchers pull back from Willsboro, Essex manhunt

June 9, 2015 ESSEX — Hundreds of police and corrections officers left the towns of Essex and Willsboro Tuesday night after nearly seven hours of searching for two escaped convicts. more »»

Stressful time for Saranac Laker in charge of Clinton prison (update)

June 9, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The superintendent of the Clinton Correctional Facility, one of the top officials dealing with this weekend’s escape of two inmates from that prison, is also this village’s reigning... more »»

Flood warning issued for East Branch AuSable River

June 9, 2015 AuSABLE FORKS — The National Weather Service in Burlington has issued a flood warning for the East Branch of the AuSable River. The warning is in effect until 2 a.m. more »»

Assemblywoman backs Clinton prison staff

June 9, 2015 Assemblywoman Janet Duprey has five state prisons in her district, which spans Clinton and Franklin counties. Seven years ago she had eight, but three have since been closed. more »»

Other prisons operating normally after escape

June 9, 2015 Other North Country prisons are double-checking their security policies and practices, but otherwise they’re operating normally after two inmates escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility in... more »»

Muldowney leaving ORDA for Saranac Lake chamber position

June 8, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has hired Johnny Muldowney as the new executive director of the chamber. more »»

Former Rep. John McHugh to retire as Army secretary

June 8, 2015 The Department of Defense has announced that former North Country Congressman John McHugh will resign after serving roughly six years as the Army's most senior officia. more »»

Lake Placid nears deal to buy three fire trucks

June 8, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Board of Trustees is finalizing a $1.2 million deal to purchase three new fire trucks for the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department. more »»

 
 

 

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