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Ithaca mayor wants supervised space for addicts to inject heroin

February 23, 2016 ALBANY — The mayor of Ithaca wants his city in upstate New York to host the nation’s first supervised injection facility, enabling heroin users to shoot illegal drugs into their bodies under the... more »»

SCA Tissue hopes for future expansion

February 20, 2016 SOUTH GLENS FALLS — The federal government needs to make education more flexible so that businesses can find trained employees, U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik said Wednesday. more »»

At a crossroads

February 19, 2016 Now that the Adirondack Park Agency has approved a plan to split the Remsen-Lake Placid travel corridor into two parts, many are wondering what advocates on both sides of the rail/trail debate will... more »»

Bicycle-based shops happy with rail decision

February 19, 2016 While much of the focus of the rail/trail debate has centered around the historic aspect of the train and business opportunities that the rails could provide, several other businesses in the area... more »»

Opponents of minimum wage hike say it shackles small businesses

February 19, 2016 Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a report by the State Department of Labor touting the benefits of the state’s current plan of phasing in a $15 an hour minimum wage through to July 2021. more »»

APA delays primitive camping regs

February 19, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency found issues with its proposed primitive camping guidelines that were issued last December and will likely reissue the guidelines as well as hold an... more »»

Head shop ordered to pay $12,000 fine

February 18, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The owner of a downtown head shop has been ordered to pay a $12,000 fine for violating state drug labeling law. more »»

Village will not regulate head shops

February 18, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The village won’t include any restrictions on head shops in its new land use code. more »»

Adirondack Park Agency recaps 2015

February 18, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency kicked off its February monthly meeting with a recap of agency accomplishments in 2015, a fact that was slightly overshadowed by some of the other issue... more »»

Trustees work to define 'transitional housing'

February 17, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The village Board of Trustees will consider defining and adding the term “transitional housing” to its new land use code. more »»

New company chosen for Beach House, firehouse work

February 17, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The village board voted Tuesday to abandon the previously approved $283,300 bid by the Tracey Trombley construction company to complete work on a village fire station addition and a... more »»

Gibson mulls run for governor in deep blue New York

February 15, 2016 KINDERHOOK — He is a Republican former Army colonel with political positions diverse enough to support gun rights and gay marriage. more »»

APA approves rail-trail plan

February 12, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency voted Thursday afternoon to approve a plan that would split a railroad corridor into two parts: one with a trail replacing the tracks and one with... more »»

Tupper Lakers mostly glad about rail-trail decision

February 12, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — This community lies at the junction of the rail-trail plan the Adirondack Park Agency approved Thursday, and the prevailing sentiment in these parts seemed to be summarized in a post o... more »»

APA set to vote today on rail corridor

February 11, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency may make a final vote today on a state plan to shake up an Adirondack railroad corridor, and may also allow more work to be done at a historic great cam... more »»

Delay of clean power plan stokes worries about Paris treaty

February 11, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration asserted Wednesday that a Supreme Court order delaying enforcement of its new clean-power rules will ultimately have little impact on meeting the nation's... more »»

Right-to-die legislation renews debate in Albany

February 10, 2016 ALBANY — Two Assembly members and other advocates of letting the terminally ill end their lives said Tuesday their proposed law would limit suffering and has safeguards to prevent mistakes and abuse. more »»

Once-a-year homeless count draws criticism, defenders

February 10, 2016 NEW YORK — Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation’s largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number o... more »»

Franklin County legislature calls for rails with trails

February 5, 2016 The Franklin County Board of Legislators added its voice to the rail/trail debate Thursday by unanimously resolving that it supports keeping and upgrading the rail line. more »»



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