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MORIAH | The town that’s home to more than a century of iron ore mining could see a bronze statue of a miner erected in a prominent place. more

Dec 11, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

WITHERBEE | Raymond (Brud) Fields age 78 passed away unexpectedly at his home on Oct. 8. 2017. more

Oct 18, 2017 12:00 PM Obituaries

WITHERBEE | Imogene (Gean) Fields of Witherbee died on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 in her home surrounded by her loving family and friends. more

Oct 11, 2017 12:00 PM Obituaries

PLATTSBURGH — A local sex offender found passed out drunk behind the wheel of his car has been sentenced to 17 years in federal prison for possession of child pornography. more

Aug 5, 2017 9:20 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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MORIAH – Two families were uprooted by a fire that heavily damaged a home in Moriah’s Witherbee hamlet. more

Jun 21, 2017 3:30 PM The Sun

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MORIAH – A new set of Town of Moriah promotional banners was erected on utility poles in the community recently with help from the Essex County Highway Department. more

May 20, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Local officials say the state needs to help lessen the burden for localities trying to demolish blighted buildings that may contain asbestos. more

Apr 18, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun


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No injuries in blaze that destroyed apartment building more

Mar 16, 2017 1:24 PM The Sun

LAKE PLACID — Theodosia M. Zelinsky (“Tof”), 98, of Witherbee, passed away on Feb. 18, 2017 at Elderwood of Uihlein Care Facility in Lake Placid. more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 PM Obituaries



MINEVILLE — The Mineville/Witherbee Fire Department and Essex County Emergency Services will sponsor a CPR and first aid training on March 4 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. more

Feb 27, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

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MORIAH – Blown streetlights in Moriah and Port Henry are getting some attention from the Moriah Town Council. more

Feb 14, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

MORIAH – Accumulated junk at homes around town is becoming a problem again in Moriah. more

Dec 17, 2016 6:30 AM The Sun


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WITHERBEE – A Witherbee resident faces at least 10 years in prison on federal child pornography charges. more

Dec 16, 2016 12:05 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — A number of critical infrastructure projects will be funded as part of a $61.4 million funding package the region received last week, including projects to provide clean drinking water, filter sludge and replace sewer lines. more

Dec 13, 2016 9:42 AM The Sun

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WITHERBEE — Mary F. (Kimball) Ezzo, 94, of Witherbee, NY was called home to the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 with her loving family by her side at Heritage Commons Residential Health Care in Ticonderoga, NY. more

Nov 9, 2016 12:00 PM Obituaries

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MORIAH – The Moriah Post Office will soon celebrate its 200th anniversary. more

Oct 30, 2016 10:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments


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Amelia Whalen, age 12, of Witherbee caught a record breaking freshwater drum from Lake Champlain in Essex County on June 4, 2016. more

Aug 30, 2016 2:00 PM Sports

I would like to thank everyone who joined us at our annual Roe Pond Kids Fishing Tournament. more

Jun 9, 2016 3:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

MINEVILLE — Richard P. Cawley, 84, passed away March 18, 2016 in Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York after a brief illness. more

May 11, 2016 12:00 PM Obituaries

WITHERBEE — Leo Merrill Jr. from Witherbee NY passed away March 22nd and David Merrill of Witherbee also passed away February 8th. more

Mar 30, 2016 5:06 PM Obituaries

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