May 26, 2014 — Another development in the epidemic of North Country heroin abuse: On Wednesday, police caught a man with 60 grams of heroin, driving near Gouverneur. As the Watertown Daily Times reports, Elvis Pigott of Massena allegedly had about $20,000-worth of the drug.
Police arrested Pigott in the town of Fowler. According to the Times, the bust was part of an undercover operation into heroin trafficking by the St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force.
Pigott's charged with third-degree criminal possession with intent to sell, among other charges. The arrest involved multiple, local police departments, working together with the help of federal agents. Go to full article
A scene from "Terra Nova." Photo: Pendragon Theatre
Saranac Lake, NY, Nov 30, 2012 — Theater is the bridge in between two very different organizations in Saranac Lake: Pendragon Theater, and St. Joseph's Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center.
For each production since 1994, the theater has invited a group from St. Joe's to a dress rehearsal. The theater's latest production is "Terra Nova." A rehearsal last month found the players and the St. Joe's audience together again. Go to full article