Ted Morgan

NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart’s Car Kills Fellow Driver

A police investigation into what happened at a NASCAR race at Canandaigua in upstate New York is under way after a 20-year-old driver named Kevin Ward Jr. was killed when he got out of his vehicle. He was run over by three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart. On the 14th lap of the Super Sprint Race, Ward’s no.…

Alliance for Quality Education Pushing for Funding Equity

A new report published by the Alliance for Quality Education and Opportunity Action, says New York State is not only behind on what it owes to schools – $5.9 billion in total Foundation Aid and Gap Elimination Adjustment funding…. But that it owes 2.3 times more to high need schools than wealthy schools. This regressive…

Mary McCarthy

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Mary Catherine Fitzpatrick McCarthy 68, of Saranac Lake died on Friday August 8, 2014 at her home. She was born in Auburn, NY on September 26, 1945. The daughter of Joseph and Stella Fitzpatrick, she attended grade school and high school in Auburn. She was graduated from the Eastman School Dispensary of Dental Hygiene in…

Parents question relocation of students

SARANAC LAKE – Parents showed up this week at the Saranac Lake Central School District’s board meeting to get answers about the board’s decision to move some fourth-grade students from Petrova Elementary School to Bloomingdale Elementary School.

Made-over 'Turtles' return in a reboot

LOS ANGELES – Rebooting the popular franchise after Paramount acquired the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle” rights, producer Michael Bay and director Jonathan Liebesman have taken on a full recap of the turtle’s origin story and their epic conflict…

Happy, healthy, 100

SARANAC LAKE – If you wind the clocks back a century on Aug. 15, stories of the Panama Canal opening and World War I would fill the media.

Caring for the backcountry

LAKE PLACID – The work day begins early for backcountry caretakers. The sun has barely started warming the slides on Mount Colden’s western flanks, and backcountry caretaker Katie Tyler is on the trail.

Vermont man arrested in Crown Point for DWAI-Drugs

On August 6, 2014, at approximately 7:51 p.m., State Police conducted a traffic stop on a1998 Honda Civic on Bridge Road in Crown Point.   28-year-old Christopher G. Bridgmon of Whiting, Vermont, initially provided the trooper with a false name and date of birth.