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Guard charged in connection with escape appears in court

Gene Palmer, the guard arrested in connection with the inmate escape from maximum security prison earlier this month, has waived his right to a felony hearing.

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Sweat captured, authorities eager for answers

Remaining prison escapee David Sweat was shot by a state trooper and taken into custody on Sunday. Authorities are keen for answers.

Autopsy: Matt died from skull fractures, brain injuries

Richard Matt died from severe skull fractures and brain injuries after three gunshots to the head, according to his autopsy report.

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Search area expands as Sweat remains at large

Authorities continued their search Saturday for the lone surviving escaped convict on Saturday, expanding their search to a 22 square mile area south of Malone.

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Cough sealed escaped convict's fate

While searchers detected movement as they searched for a killer, it was a cough that sealed Richard Matt’s fate. He never even got to fire a shot, nor did he say a word, before his death.

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Matt shot dead, Sweat on the run

Police have shot and killed escaped murderer Richard Matt and are close to closing in on David Sweat

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PAC wrestling event at North Hudson campsite raises funds for autism

Performance Art Connection, a non-profit organization based in Moriah that specializes in action wrestling shows to support the various needs of their local communities, joined with the campsite to put on the event as a fundraiser for the Upstate Autism Alliance based out of Glens Falls.

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Garcia throws hat in ring for Supreme Court

One of four candidates seeking Fourth District judgeship

 The Former District Attorney of Essex County has put her hat back into the political ring, announcing a run for state Supreme Court.

Mountain Lake announces Hays as Basic Life Support Provider

Mountain Lakes Regional Council announced Warrensburg EMS Member Lydia Hayes was selected as the Basic Life Support Provider of the year, an annual honor bestowed by the Regional EMS Council in the five county region.

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True getaway story will eventually emerge, says lawyer

The temporary attorney for the guard who has been arrested in connection with the escape has cryptically alluded to a “true story” coming out once the case makes its way through the courts,

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Sportsmen say firearm an unlikely find for escapees

Gun-owners disagree with official's take on cabins and weapons

Following speculation that David Sweat and Richard Matt may have found a shotgun from a hunting cabin, some weapons owners call the scenario unlikely.

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Adirondack Shakespeare Company set for summer tour

The Adirondack Shakespeare Company, a fully professional theatre will be on tour throughout the Adirondacks presenting “As You Like It”, “A Woman’s Wit”, “Songs Of The Iroquois: Turtle Island”, “Their Blackest Sins: Shakespeare’s Villains”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “The Merry Wives Of Windsor”.

The name is in the game | Turning Back the Pages

Warren County Airport was renamed Floyd Bennett Airport in the fall of 1998 in honor of the pioneering Warrensburgh aviator, Floyd Bennett, who joined with Commander Richard E. Byrd on May 9, 1926 to make what is supposed to be the first flight made over the North Pole.

Thurman Station Association to Tout Local Businesses

Thurman Station Association (TSA) wants to promote the town and business, and will have many opportunities throughout the summer and fall to do so by displaying and distributing brochures, rack cards, post cards and sometimes business cards.

Originality means more

I have been reading with interest the exchange between Mr. Binczik and Mr. Sharkey on the Pledge of Allegiance; and I think it’s time to approach this subject from a different perspective.

Thurman rolls out red carpet for summer

Saturdays and Mondays in Thurman throughout July and August will offer special treats twice a week.

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Palmer brought before judge

CO's attorney: 'I'm shocked by charges'

Clinton Correctional Facility officer Gene Palmer has officially been charged in connection with the escape of two inmates for the maximum security prison almost three weeks ago.

Second prison worker charged in breakout

Gene Palmer, an officer at Clinton Correctional who was suspended last week, was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the escape of two inmates earlier this month.

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Convicts may be armed, say officials as search continues

The pair of escaped convicts may be armed, warned state police, who said the owners of the cabin where one of the men was sighted failed to take inventory of their weapons.

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'They're in trouble': Conditions a major factor in search

The hunt for David Sweat and Richard Matt, despite the first solid lead in more than two weeks, continues as officials face challenging environmental conditions.

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