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  1. Search continues for kayaker missing on Lake ChamplainRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | MyFoxNY

    The Coast Guard says crews are continuing to search Lake Champlain for a kayaker who was last seen on the Vermont side of the lake near Colchester Point and was thought to be paddling toward Plattsburgh, New York. The Coast Guard says 25-year-old Sean Hawley of Arlington, Vermont, was last seen at 11 p.m. Saturday paddling a black, inflatable kayak.


  2. Search underway for missing Lake Champlain kayakerRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | MyFoxNY

    The Coast Guard says 25-year-old Sean Hawley of Arlington, Vermont, was last seen at 11 p.m. Saturday. He was padding a black, inflatable kayak near Colchester Point and going in the direction of Plattsburgh, New York.


  3. NY town clerk pleads not guilty to federal porn chargesRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    William Morgan, who was elected Essex Town Clerk in November 2013, is facing two federal charges for allegedly producing and trafficking child pornography, according to the Plattsburgh Press Republican . Among items collected into evidence in an FBI raid in January of Morgan's office at the town hall in northeastern New York was an external hard drive found in Morgan's vehicle.


  4. Man, 22, dies in accident at lumber mill in the AdirondacksRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    State police say a 22-year-old man has died in an accident at an Adirondack lumber mill where he worked. Troopers say Lance A. Sawyer II of AuSable Forks was fatally injured late Wednesday morning while working at the Ward Lumber Mill in the northern Essex County town of Jay, 120 miles north of Albany.


  5. Work starts on flood-prone Adirondack Northway bridgesRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Work starts this week on a $10.5 million project to replace four bridges on Interstate 87 in Clinton County that are considered vulnerable to flood damage. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Northway bridges are among the first under contract as part of New York's Scour Critical/Flood Prone Bridge Program.


  6. Troopers: Woman, 67, dies in house fire in Essex CountyRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    State police say a 67-year-old woman has died after fire destroyed her home in the Essex County town of Jay.


  7. Man charged with threatening to kill tribal police officersRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    A federal grand jury has indicted a 38-year-old man on charges that he threatened to kill police officers working on the Mohawk Indian reservation on the U.S.-Canada border in northern New York. The U.S. Attorney's office in Albany says Roy Redeye threatened to kill three St. Regis Mohawk police officers in posts made on his Facebook page.


  8. Prolonged cold spell bedevils home septic systemsRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Plumber Patrick Leary tells the Plattsburgh Press-Republican that his crews have been putting in 18-hour days, seven days a week, in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties. The problem is that frost has reached 4 feet or more into the ground this winter, when it's normally about a foot or so.


  9. Body of missing northern New York man found in woodsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    State police say the body of man reported missing earlier this month has been found in the woods in northern New York. Troopers say officers with the city of Plattsburgh Police Department located the body late Wednesday morning off Rugar Street in the town of Plattsburgh.


  10. Body of 2nd missing snowmobiler found in Quebec riverRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Authorities say they've found the body of the second of two men who died when their snowmobiles broke through the ice on a river along the Canadian border in northern New York. The Hogansburg-Akwesasne Fire Department tell the Press-Republican of Plattsburgh that searchers found Kirk Ransom's body early Sunday afternoon in the St. Lawrence River in Quebec.


  11. Both snowmobiles recovered from river; 2nd man still missingRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Emergency crews say they've found the snowmobiles two men were riding when they fell through the ice on a northern New York river, but the search continues for one of the riders. Officials tell the Press-Republican of Plattsburgh that the body of 26-year-old Brandon Sweeting was found last Sunday near where the Salmon River meets the St. Lawrence River in Quebec, across the border from Fort Covington in Franklin County.


  12. Northern NY rescuers seek 2 snowmobilers in bitter coldRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    With wind-chill temperatures hovering around 30 below zero, rescuers are searching the Salmon River near the Canadian border for two missing snowmobilers. The Plattsburgh Press-Republican reports that the search began around 6 p.m. Sunday in the Franklin County town of Fort Covington. 1 comment

  13. Woman, 30, on trial for 2013 slaying in Adirondack villageRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    A trial is under way in a northern New York courtroom where a woman is charged with beating and stabbing her 65-year-old ex-boyfriend to death inside her Adirondack apartment in 2013. The Press-Republican of Plattsburgh reports that testimony began Thursday in Franklin County Court in the murder trial of 30-year-old Angela Ball.


  14. Upstate NY man found dead outside mobile homeRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Authorities are awaiting results of an autopsy on the body of a 50-year-old upstate New York man who was found lying naked outside his trailer park home. State Police in Plattsburgh responded to a report Wednesday afternoon and found the unclothed body of Mark Brown on the ground.


  15. Adirondack dam plan to improve salmon, trout habitatRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    The state Department of Environmental Conservation is taking public comments on plans to modify a dam on the Saranac River a few miles upstream from Lake Champlain. The proposal for the Imperial Dam in Plattsburgh calls for decreasing the height of the spillway by 8 A1 2 feet and building a concrete fish ladder to let salmon and trout swim nine miles upstream to spawn.


  16. Man pleads guilty in crash that killed NY coupleRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to assault charges stemming from a road rampage last summer that killed a northern New York couple and injured their daughter. The Press-Republican of Plattsburgh reports that Trevor Sisto of Fort Covington pleaded guilty Friday morning in Essex County Court under a plea agreement with prosecutors.


  17. Man charged with making bomb threat at Wal-MartRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | MyFoxNY

    State police say a 27-year-old man has been charged with making a bomb threat that resulted in the evacuation of a North Country Wal-Mart. Police say Matthew Hammond of Champlain was arrested by Plattsburgh-based troopers on Thursday and charged with first-degree falsely reporting an incident, a felony.


  18. Fire at northern New York mobile home kills 2 menRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | MyFoxNY

    State police tell The Press-Republican of Plattsburgh that the fire was reported to Essex County emergency dispatchers around 5:30 a.m. Saturday at a home on Route 9N in the town of Moriah, on Lake Champlain 95 miles north of Albany. Investigators say the fire killed 50-year-old Stephen Welch, who lived at the home, and 28-year-old Barry G. Raymond Jr. of Ticonderoga.


  19. War of 1812 hero's grave once sparked debateRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | MyFoxNY

    An old grave in Burlington's Elmwood Cemetery holds the remains of Joseph Barron Jr., a little-remembered but critical hero to the American victory over the British in the Battle of Plattsburgh in the War of 1812. At least partly as a result of that victory, British and American negotiators signed the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the war, 200 years ago Wednesday.


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