NEWPORT â€“ Elmer â€śJimâ€ť Joerg, a volunteer firefighter for Albany, is being held on $250,000 bail at Northern State Correctional Facility in connection with the fire at the Albany Fire Station.
For more of this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 16, 2013.
BARTON â€“ In an impromptu decision yesterday, the Northeast International Mutual Aid decided to hold a raffle at the Orleans County Fair this week. Firefighters will draw the winning name for the raffle â€“ a woodcarving done during a Masters of the Chainsaw Show â€“ during the Demolition Derby Sunday, the last day of the fair.
For more on this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for Aug. 16, 2013.
The Long Bridge in Newport City is scheduled to be opened at 8 a.m. Friday morning.