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Tarry Tatro and Irene Clarke in front of the People's United branch
Tarry Tatro and Irene Clarke in front of the People's United branch

In Alburgh, Vermont, citizens recruit a bank

When you drive across the bridge from Rouse's Point, New York, into Vermont, the first town you hit is Alburgh. It's a small community, about 2,000 people. And its geography is unusual: it's on a peninsula that borders Quebec, is surrounded by Lake Champlain, and doesn't touch any land in the United States.

Alburgh may be small and isolated, but the People's United branch has been on Alburgh's Main Street for as long as most people can remember. And when the local bank announced it would close, townspeople decided that was just too isolated. Sarah Harris has our story.  Go to full article

Search continues for Canton bank robber

An armed robber allegedly took more than $220-thousand from the SeaComm Federal Credit Union in Canton on Friday. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Community Bank acquires Tupper Lake National

One year after celebrating its hundredth year in business, Tupper Lake National Bank has been purchased by a bank chain based in DeWitt, near Syracuse. Community Bank will pay roughly $17 million in cash for the bank's assets, including three branch offices and an insurance company. Brian Mann has details.  Go to full article

Reward offered in Canton bank robbery

State police and FBI officials continue to analyze evidence related to last week's bank robbery in Canton. SeaComm Federal Credit Union and the FBI have offered a $15,000 reward for the capture and indictment of the armed robbers. Todd Moe has more.  Go to full article


Canton police say the robbery of a village bank yesterday was "a serious crime." The suspects allegedly tied up bank employees after brandishing a gun to force their way in. Jonathan Brown has more.  Go to full article

Bank Robber Nabbed Near North Creek

The Glens Falls Post Star is reporting that a man has been arrested after allegedly robbing a bank in North Creek. Police say the man was also involved in a hold-up last month in Lake Luzerne. Brian Mann has details  Go to full article

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