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Tupper Lake town appoints Bencze to planning board

October 20, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — The town council appointed Doug Bencze to the joint town-village planning board at its monthly meeting Oct. 8. Bencze, the president of Bencze Logging, Inc. more »»

‘Trudeaumania’ heir becomes Canada’s next prime minister

October 20, 2015 TORONTO — Justin Trudeau has fulfilled the great expectations he was born into, following in the footsteps of his storied father to become Canada’s next prime minister. more »»

US appeals court upholds gun-control laws

October 19, 2015 NEW YORK — Gun control laws passed in New York and Connecticut to ban possession of semi-automatic weapons and large-capacity magazines after the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School were... more »»

Canada’s Election Day is today

October 19, 2015 TORONTO — Canadians vote today to decide whether to extend Conservative leader Stephen Harper’s near-decade in power or return Canada to its more liberal roots. more »»

Local election roundup

October 17, 2015 On Tuesday, Nov. 3, all local voters will have state judge and county races to vote in, and most will have town decisions to make as well. more »»

Derrick starts fundraising; Stefanik hits $1M

October 17, 2015 Democratic congressional candidate Mike Derrick raised $140,906 in the third quarter, his opening quarter of campaign fundraising. more »»

Candidate Q&A

October 16, 2015 ELIZABETHTOWN — Candidates running for Essex County judge and clerk discussed policies and their qualifications at a debate Thursday night in the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School gym. more »»

Hillary Clinton debated well, Sanders organizer admits

October 16, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — About 20 people attended a debate watch party Tuesday evening hosted by Tupper Lakers for Sanders, a political organization supporting Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sander. more »»

North Elba appeals Old Mountain Road decision

October 15, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council took a stand Tuesday night against a controversial ruling the head of the state Department of Environmental Conservation made on his way out the door this... more »»

Tupper police set to move into new home Oct. 26

October 15, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — The village police department will begin moving into its new home at the Emergency Services Building on Santa Clara Avenue Oct. 26, according to the village Board of Trustees. more »»

Meet the candidates running for Supreme Court judge

October 15, 2015 Four candidates are vying for two state Supreme Supreme Court justice positions in the Fourth Judicial Distric. more »»

State takes comments on plan to renovate Whiteface cabin

October 15, 2015 WILMINGTON (AP) — The Department of Environmental Conservation and the Adirondack Park Agency are taking public comments on a proposal to renovate a cabin called Porcupine Lodge on Lookout Mountain... more »»

Park agency reconsiders tent site set-ups

October 14, 2015 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency is considering a proposal to separate primitive tent sites from roads a bit more. more »»

Trooper union backs Carriero in DA race

October 13, 2015 Franklin County district attorney candidate Craig Carriero has picked up the endorsement of the union representing state troopers. The Police Benevolent Association of New York State Troopers Inc. more »»

Tentative TL budget would raise taxes 22%

October 10, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — Roof repairs, health insurance and a fire protection contract may lead to a 22 percent tax hike for Tupper Lake property owners next year, according to the town’s tentative budge. more »»

Learning more about Cuomo’s DEC nominee

October 10, 2015 Last Friday, Oct. 2, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he had chosen his top environmental advisor, Basil Seggos, to be the new commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Conservation. more »»

Backers urge Derrick to endorse single-payer health care

October 10, 2015 QUEENSBURY — The Greater Glens Falls Democracy for America chapter unanimously endorsed Democratic congressional candidate Mike Derrick on Wednesday evening, despite a tense discussion about health... more »»

Keeping government going topped Stefanik’s priorities in September

October 10, 2015 (Editor’s note: Four daily newspapers in the North Country — the Enterprise, Post-Star of Glens Falls, Watertown Daily Times and Plattsburgh Press-Republican — are collaborating to better cover New... more »»

Minimum wage push spurs debate, faces hurdles at home

October 10, 2015 ALBANY — New York’s plan to give fast-food workers a $15 minimum hourly wage is spurring similar efforts in other states even as Gov. more »»

Supporter of Nature, in some ways

October 9, 2015 The Nature Conservancy recently gave U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik a Supporter of Nature Award, even though her views aren’t completely in line with theirs. more »»



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