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Tupper town’s tax hike is 5%

November 20, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — The town council adopted a 2016 budget that will raise spending, the tax levy and the tax rate by about 5 percent from 2015, well over the state-mandated tax levy cap of 0.7 percent. more »»

Tupper village hires, promotes familiar faces

November 20, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — The village hired and promoted three employees who are well known locally The village police department hired retired Saranac Lake Police Chief Bruce Nason as a part-time police... more »»

Competing plans for business map in Placid

November 20, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Two local business organizations are pursuing separate, possibly redundant plans to make use of a village parking lot to better inform tourists about local businesses. more »»

Senior meals moving

November 19, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Essex County nutrition program for senior citizens at the North Elba Town Hall will be relocated early next month. On Dec. more »»

Tupper extends electric heat moratorium for now

November 19, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — The village Board of Trustees extended its electric heat moratorium for another two months at its monthly meeting Monday, buying time for a public hearing. It set Dec. more »»

Replacing bridges could take most of ’16

November 18, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The state Department of Transportation expects to spend at least half of next year replacing a pair of 83-year-old bridges near the 1980 Olympic ski jumps. more »»

Cuomo: Allowing refugees part of American dream

November 18, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says rejecting Syrian refugees would be akin to letting terrorists win by “conceding defeat of the American dream. more »»

Village OKs fire truck buy amid negotiations with town

November 18, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — The village Board of Trustees voted to purchase a fire truck for the Tupper Lake Volunteer Fire Department at its monthly meeting Monday. more »»

Trustee Donah thankful for Emergency Services Building

November 18, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — At his last regular meeting Monday, outgoing village Trustee Rick Donah said constructing the new Emergency Services Building for the police and fire departments was the highlight of... more »»

Lawmakers look to make voting easier

November 18, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — A panel of New York state lawmakers is looking for ways to make voting easier. more »»

Shop owners grill Cuomo about rail-trail (update)

November 17, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Gov. Andrew Cuomo got an earful when he and his girlfriend stepped into Carla Sternberg’s downtown shop Saturda. more »»

Vets make up much of 21st District

November 16, 2015 PLATTSBURGH — New York’s 21st Congressional District has more veterans than any other district in the state. more »»

Essex County’s proposed budget would raise taxes

November 13, 2015 The Essex County tax levy would increase by eight percent this year, if the Board of Supervisors approve the proposed budge. more »»

North Elba budget under tax cap

November 12, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The town of North Elba passed its budget Tuesday night, meeting its state mandated tax cap. The tax levy for 2016 is set at $4,227,220, a 1.3 percent increase over the 2015 tax lev. more »»

New York to give the critically ill faster access to medical marijuana

November 12, 2015 ALBANY — New York will give patients with certain serious illnesses faster access to medical marijuana under legislation signed Wednesday by Gov. more »»

Fire contract heats up hearing

November 11, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — The fire services contract between the village and the town proved to be the hottest topic of conversation at a public hearing the town held on its proposed 2016 budget Thursday. more »»

Zukin buys Broadway buildings

November 11, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — In a little less than two years, Wayne Zukin has invested nearly $1 million in downtown Saranac Lake properties. more »»

Village reconsiders its role in youth program

November 11, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The village Board of Trustees considered taking back administration of the Saranac Lake Area Summer Youth Program this week before ultimately deciding not to. more »»

Gov. Cuomo raising minimum wage for state employees

November 11, 2015 NEW YORK — New York Go. more »»

APA to discuss rail/trail

November 10, 2015 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency will consider whether to put the final draft of the Remsen-Lake Placid travel corridor unit management plan out to public comment during its monthly... more »»

 
 

 

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