Tag Archives: New York

Local News
July 11, 2018

Former high school teacher dies in lake

Staff report

POULTNEY—A former high school teacher, known for cracking jokes and caring for his students far beyond school, died in a boating accident on Lake St. Catherine last week.

State police pronounced Thomas Flood, 61, of Schenectady, N.Y., drowned after police discovered his body…

State News
May 11, 2016

New York police officer admits role in Vt. opiate ring

By Jasper Craven, VTDigger.org A New York City police officer accused of selling oxycodone for three years in Vermont pleaded guilty Monday, May 2, to a federal charge of conspiracy to distribute the opiate. Andre Clarke, 37, of the Bronx, a 13-year veteran of the…

What is everyone doing in the “SNL” credits?
Generation Y
February 17, 2016

What is everyone doing in the “SNL” credits?

Throughout its 41-year history, “Saturday Night Live” has sought to incorporate the location of its filming (Manhattan) as a “setting” for the show even as the actual contents of the show—its comedy sketches—have been more likely to take place elsewhere. In this…

February 3, 2016

Tourist singled out for speeding on Killington Road

Dear Editor,

I just came back from the weekend in Killington. It could’ve been perfect skiing vacation; however it was ruined by the Killington traffic police.

On Saturday we were leaving the parking lot, and I was driving in a long line of cars on…

The Outside Story: Have you seen a mountain lion?
The Outside Story
February 3, 2016

The Outside Story: Have you seen a mountain lion?

By Madeline Bodin

In the photo, the mountain lion lies on its side on the shoulder of a Connecticut parkway. Taillights shine in the distance. A Connecticut state trooper snapped the photo after a motorist had struck and killed the animal on a June night…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
January 20, 2016

A Caribbean cruise in Vermont?

By Ginny Bowman

ROCHESTER — The White River Valley Players of Rochester, Vt. took audiences on a Caribbean cruise this past wintery weekend with “My Post-Traumatic Cruise Ship Cabaret.” This amazing, fun, and hilarious New York-bound original musical is co-written by Middlebury playwright Dana Yeaton and…