Whitehall Man Cops Plea To Child Porn Charges

A Washington County man has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. According to WNYT, 35 year old Kevin Smurphat of Whitehall, admitted in court this week to uploading images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct to a file hosting service, prosecutors said. He also participated in a group chat in which he distributed and … Read more

Police Say Attack At Lake George Motel Was Unprovoked

An apparent unprovoked attack at a local motel left one person with facial injuries and another facing charges. Sun Community News reports on Nov. 27, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Travel Lodge in Lake George for reports of a man stabbed in the face by an occupant of a nearby room. … Read more

Winter’s Dream On The Verge Of Public Opening

Winter’s Dream, staged inside the walls of Fort William Henry is scheduled to open Friday, Dec. 8th. The Sun Community News reports it will be open to the public from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. every day except Tuesdays through March 31, with some Tuesdays exempted from the shutdown but closures on Christmas, New Year’s … Read more

Two Charged With Planting Skimmer Devices

Eariler this month, State Police arrested two Romanians, Laurentiu Urziceanu and Christian A. Sima were suspected of using skimmer devices in Warren and Saratoga Counties. Urziceanu faced charges for having a fake ID and two counts of skimmer device possession. Sima was also arrested for owning two skimmer devices. The investigation started on November 8, … Read more

Local Recipients Of State Paving Funds

New York State is providing $100 million in funds to support roadway renewal due to extreme weather. The funds will go directly to support repaving projects at dozens of sites this spring. Among the local recipients: $2.4 million to resurface Route 28N from the Essex County line to Route 28 in the Town of North … Read more

Warren County Homeowners To Pay Less In Property Taxes

The Warren County Board of Supervisors recently adopted a $192.8 million budget for 2024 that will bring a countywide tax rate decrease for the fourth straight year. The 2024 county budget will decrease the countywide property tax rate by $0.29 to $3.284 per $1,000 in assessed value. Based on the countywide tax rate, a homeowner … Read more

Local Government Job Fair December 5th

A “Local Government” Job Fair will be held Tuesday, December 5 at Queensbury Central’s Fire Station on Lafayette Avenue in Queensbury. It will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Municipal agencies from around Warren and Washington counties will be on hand with information about careers in government and available jobs.

Thousands Turn Out For Lite Up The Village

Thousands of people gathered in Lake George’s Shepard Park Saturday evening for the annual Lite up the Village celebration. The event kicked off at 3 p.m. with music and dance, reports the Lake George Examiner. The Lake George Winter Carnival Committee handed out fixings for smores and people roasted their marshmallows over fire pits set … Read more