pPARISHVILLE — Former State Assemblywoman Chloe Ann O’Neil was killed in a two-vehicle car crash in the town of Dickinson Thursday morning, according to state police./ppMrs. O’Neil, 75, a longtime Parishville Republican, served in the state’s then-112th Assembly District from 1993 until her retirement in 1998. A former Parishville-Hopkinton Central School teacher, Mrs. O’Neil surprised […]
pALBANY — John Lennon’s killer said he used hollow-point bullets to make sure the former Beatle died, but not suffer./pp“I secured those bullets to make sure he would be dead,” Mark David Chapman said, according to a transcript released Thursday of his late August parole hearing. “It was immediately after the crime that I was […]
pCANTON — Staff and students at Canton Central School were confined to their classrooms for about 50 minutes this afternoon because elementary students reported they saw individuals on the walking path carrying what appeared to be a gun./ppSchool District Superintendent Ronald P. Burke said the “hold in” was lifted after Canton village police officers investigated […]
pCLAYTON — A LaFargeville man has filed suit against the estate of former Mayor Dale A. Kenyon over sexual abuse claims./ppHunter P. Schafer filed action Wednesday at the Jefferson County clerk’s office against Mr. Kenyon, who died of natural causes Oct. 18 at age 79 at his Riverside Drive home, as well as his estate./ppIt […]
pWASHINGTON - The Treasury Department has designated 17 Saudi Arabians for involvement in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, imposing sanctions that freeze any assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibit Americans from dealings with them./ppTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement that all 17 were “involved in the abhorrent killing” that “targeted and […]
Wayne Taylor has North Carolina roots, but has spent most of his career traveling the world with the U.S. Navy band, Country Current. He's performed for presidents, ambassadors, foreign dignitaries, and audiences around the globe, both military and civilian.
Progressive-leaning groups said Wednesday that now that more Democrats have been elected to the state Senate, they'll hold the legislators' feet to the fire in January to ensure that measures like bail reform and legalizing marijuana are swiftly enacted into law.
Snowy owls are normally a rare sight in North Country. Their usual range is in the Arctic north. But a few years ago, a large number were seen all across the region. Martha Foley asked Dr. Curt Stager why that has happened.
(Nov 14, 2018) The Norwegian government has awarded an Adirondack woman a commemorative medal for her work caring for the graves of Norwegian sailors who died during World War II while in Saranac Lake. [full story]
(Nov 13, 2018) Magic 8 Ball, Uno and pinball have made it into the National Toy Hall of Fame at the Strong Museum in Rochester. The three were inducted Thursday in recognition of their staying power and influence. [full story]
(Nov 8, 2018) Most people know about Black Hawk Down from the 2001 blockbuster movie, which told the story of American special forces whose helicopters were shot down by Somali rebels during the Battle of Mogadishu. But the Hollywood version didnâ€™t tell the whole story. Now, twenty-five years after the battle, a new documentary is […]
(Nov 7, 2018) It was known as the 19th century work boat for sportsmen and their guides in the Adirondacks. Today it's an icon of the mountains, and a new book tells the history of the Adirondack guideboat and many of the region's builders. The Adirondack Guideboat was the lifeâ€™s work of Stephen Sulavik, a […]
(Oct 1, 2018) An architectural preservation group in the Adirondacks has received $370,000 from the federal government to help protect and restore the Santanoni great camp near Newcomb in Essex County. [full story]