Sheriff’s Office pulls up marijuana plants

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department removed and destroyed several thousand marijuana plants last week. On Aug. 28 and 29, two helicopters from New York State Police Aviation and the Vermont…

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One killed, five injured in Hebron accident

By Jaime Thomas One person was killed and five others were injured in a multi-vehicle car accident on State Route 22 near Dorance Road in Hebron Saturday night. Initial investigation…

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County passes transport on invasive species

By Derek Liebig The Washington County Board of Supervisors finally reached a consensus Friday on an aquatic invasive species bill, passing a law that bans the transport and spread of…

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Dresden man arrested after fleeing police

A 22 year-old Dresden man was arrested and subdued by police after a series of incidents Sunday evening. Robert W. Valley of Blue Goose Road was charged with second degree…

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Police search for man presumed drowned

A local man was swept away by high waters while he was swimming with his family Saturday afternoon and is believe to have drowned. According to police, Richard Kelley, 39,…

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Granville man charged with manslaughter

A Granville man was charged with second-degree vehicular manslaughter after he caused a two-car fatal accident Sunday afternoon. Marcus R. Young, 24, was traveling west on State Route 67 at…

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Snow storm causes no problems locally

Whitehall emerged unscathed from the first significant snowfall of the season. Whitehall Police Chief Matt Dickinson said there were no significant issues in the village and the New York State…

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Man charged with having relations with underage girl

A local man was arrested last month after he was accused of having sex with a 13 year old girl. Brandon M. Bakerian, 30 of Whitehall, was charged with second…

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Local murderer dies in prison

A local man who was serving a life sentence in a state prison for the murder of his 2-year-old son died on Sunday. David J. Pope Sr. 67, was pronounced…

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Fatal car crash in Dresden

An early-morning car crash last Thursday claimed the life of a young Queensbury man. Michael P. Sharkey, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 1:40 a.m. accident on…

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