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Questions persist as lawmakers, Cuomo aim for budget deal

March 28, 2016 ALBANY — A long debate over whether New York should enact the highest minimum wage of any state is likely to be settled within days as lawmakers and Gov. more »»

Quebec mayor suggests multi-city Olympics

March 26, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The mayor of Quebec City called Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall Monday inquiring if Lake Placid has preliminary interest in being a part of a potential Quebec City 2026 Olympic bid. more »»

Special dinner to honor Adirondack Health

March 26, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Village Mayor Clyde Rabideau and Franklin County Legislator Barbara Rice will host a civic testimonial to honor Adirondack Health Tuesday, April 5. The event will last from 6 to 8 p. more »»

Ethics board: No need for public vote to hire Cuomo ally

March 25, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — A state ethics board says it was not required to hold a public vote before hiring a former top aide to Go. more »»

Village tax levy would increase, but barely

March 24, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The village tax levy would rise slightly under the proposed budget for the next fiscal year. As the budget stands now, the levy would increase 0. more »»

Top court to consider paddle access

March 24, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — New York’s highest court will decide a case pitting landowners’ property rights against the public’s right to paddle down a stream through private lan. more »»

Lawmakers, Gov. Cuomo mull $15 minimum wage compromises

March 24, 2016 ALBANY — Top lawmakers are considering several compromises when it comes to Gov. more »»

Jones challenges Duprey for Assembly

March 23, 2016 David “Billy” Jones, chairman of the Franklin County legislature and a former mayor of Chateaugay, announced on Tuesday that he will challenge Janet Duprey to represent the state’s 115th Assembly... more »»

Placid OKs financing for Main Street projects

March 23, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The village board on Monday approved a round of resolutions to borrow up to $10.5 million and advance Main Street sewer, stormwater and water projects. more »»

Mayor: Vandalism of trail would be prosecuted

March 23, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Mayor Paul Maroun has a stern warning to those who would vandalize the Junction Pass Trail, which the village opened five months ago. more »»

Ex-aide to Cuomo picked for New York ethics position

March 23, 2016 ALBANY — For the third time, an ethics board charged with targeting government corruption in New York has picked a former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo as its new director. more »»

Democrat Billy Jones challenges Duprey for Assembly (update)

March 22, 2016 David “Billy” Jones, chairman of the Franklin County legislature and a former mayor of Chateaugay, announced on Tuesday that he will challenge Janet Duprey to represent the state’s 115th Assembly... more »»

Some want more alumni on PSC board

March 22, 2016 PAUL SMITHS — Paul Smith’s College’s Board of Trustees appointed two new trustees at its February meeting, and some in the PSC community were upset that neither is an alumnus. more »»

Senate votes to outlaw leaving young kids in cars alone

March 22, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — New York state would make it illegal to leave a child younger than 8 in a vehicle alone under legislation that has won passage in the state Senate. more »»

Sample ballots for April 19 presidential primary

March 22, 2016 The Franklin County Board of Elections on Monday released these sample ballots for New York’s presidential primary April 19. more »»

Two-week spring break will return

March 18, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — In a split vote Wednesday, school board members approved a return to a two-week spring break for the district’s 2016-17 school calendar. more »»

Tupper Lake village barely OKs fire contract

March 17, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — The village Board of Trustees approved a five-year fire protection contract with the town in a split vote at its monthly meeting Wednesda. more »»

Van Cott, Shapiro win Saranac Lake village trustee seats

March 16, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Paul Van Cott will return to his seat on the village Board of Trustees. Rich Shapiro will join him at the board table instead of taking his usual seat in the audience. more »»

Trump, Clinton bolstered

March 16, 2016 WASHINGTON — With math and momentum on his side after more big wins, Republican front-runner Donald Trump called on GOP leaders today to embrace the public’s “tremendous fervor” for his candidac. more »»

 
 

 

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