Tag Archives: State Prison

Man pleads guilty in trailer park shooting

A Connecticut man who fired shots into a mobile home park in April pleaded guilty to a felony last week. Jose Febus, 40, of Hartford, Conn., pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal possession of a weapon, for his part in the April 12 shooting that left two homes in the Whitehall Mobile Home Park riddled with […]

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Local murderer dies in prison

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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 dead at Westchester County Medical Center at on Oct. 7. A spokesperson with the New York State Department of Corrections said Pope was transported to […]

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Elmy receives 2.5 year prison sentence

A former marina owner who was found guilty of felony assault last month for keeping his wife in an alcohol-induced stupor received a state prison sentence last Friday. Robert A. Elmy, 63, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in a state prison. He was charged with assaulting his wife, Patricia Elmy, in their apartment at Champlain […]

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Local man receives jail sentence for gun theft

A local man who burglarized a sporting goods store in Queensbury and stole several guns will spend 20 months in a federal prison. Gary N. Moore, 23, of Whitehall received the sentence last Wednesday in U.S. District court. He will also spend three years on parole after he is released. Moore also pleaded guilty to […]

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Women pleads guilty to drug sale

AWhitehallwoman was sentenced to a two year prison term after pleading guilty earlier this month to selling prescription drugs. Stacey Ross, 43, was arrested in June for selling the prescription painkiller hydrocodone. Earlier this month she pleaded guilty to selling the drug with the understanding that she would serve two years in a state prison, […]

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Arrests in run-away case

By Derek Liebig The 15-year-old girl who ran away from home last Monday, triggering an extensive all-day search, was apparently aided by a convicted level 2 sex offender and his girlfriend. Joshua E. Kearsley, 25, and Cristy Woodard, 20, both of Schroon, were charged with a misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child […]

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Jillson:”I’m sorry”

No jail time. That was the decision made by Judge John S. Hall Jr. as he sentenced former Whitehall Town Clerk Janet Jillson on Friday, June 26, giving her five years probation for stealing funds from the town.     (more…)

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Social host law seeks to battle underage drinking

County sets hearing for public input on underage measure The Washington County Board of Supervisors agreed to hear input from the public on a proposed social host law, setting an April 17 date for residents to offer comment.   (more…)

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Hampton Firehouse sale looms

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By Joshua Bassett Barring someone petitioning for a public referendum within 30 days of May 20, the Hampton Town Board […]

Whitehall Elementary honors fallen heroes

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By Dan King Although the weather started chilly on Thursday, it turned nice just in time for the annual Whitehall […]

Huge turnout for Whitehall parade

Charles Austin and Henry Gurney escort Cathy Aiken to place the wreath

By Dan King “I didn’t even know there were this many people in Whitehall,” a spectator said as he watched […]

Granville High School honors fallen soldiers

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By Joshua Bassett Granville High School’s gym was quiet Friday afternoon as many gathered there to give thanks to the […]

Hot dog contest next weekend

By Joshua Bassett After a one-year hiatus, the “What’s Up Dawgs Hot Dawg Eating Contest” is back. The event will […]

Hundreds join in Granville parade

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By Joshua Bassett Hundreds gathered Monday on Granville’s Main Street and in Veterans Park to honor and celebrate those lost […]

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