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N.Y. teen slips, falls down Hamilton Falls in Jamaica, dies at hospital

Concerted effort: He was revived at the scene with CPR, but later died at hospital
JAMAICA >> A teenager from Irvington, N.Y., died Thursday afternoon of injuries sustained after he fell about 100 feet at Hamilton Falls in Jamaica State Park. According to a press release, Tyler Rosenberg, 17, was at the upper portion of the falls when he slipped and fell to the second pool, about midway down the falls. Full Story
Man pleads not guilty to trafficking heroin

BENNINGTON >> A man accused of trafficking 600 bags of heroin from Massachusetts to Vermont is being charged as a habitual offender for his prior felony convictions and, if convicted, could be sentenced to life in prison. Vermont State Troopers arrested Thomas J. Cross, 40, of Bennington last week during a traffic stop in Searsburg. Full Story
Panthers defeat Tamarac to stay unbeaten

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. >> It's been a great start to the season for the Hoosick Falls golf, and it continued on Thursday when the Panthers defeated Tamarac 4 1/2 to 1/2. After Ryan Bloomer finish his match in tie for Hoosick Falls, Mathew Smith started a string of four straight Panther victories with a 3-1 win in his match. Full Story
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Review: Dorset's 'Lady Day' sings oh so sweetly

Dorset's season closes with Billie Holiday tribute 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill'
DORSET — Prior to the opening of Dorset Theatre Festival's final show of the 2016 season, "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill," by Lanie Robertson, I sauntered over to say hello to Dorset's artistic and executive direct, Dina Janis. The play, which Janis directs, is a tribute to the late Billie Holiday. Full Story
State: Vermont Gas likely won't face fines for killing flowers

State officials say they will seek penalties from Vermont Gas Systems for the company's destruction last month of 77 endangered flowers near Monkton during work to install a pipeline. The Agency of Natural Resources and the Department of Public Service have also jointly asked the Public Service Board to investigate the incident and take further legal action if appropriate. Full Story