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Stefanik noncommittal on repealing Clean Power Plan

November 21, 2015 U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik still says the Clean Power Plan is an executive overreach, but she didn’t answer how she would vote on a bill on Congress to eliminate i. more »»

Lewis County Dems endorse Derrick for Congress

November 21, 2015 WATERTOWN — Congressional candidate William “Mike” Derrick has been endorsed by the Lewis County Democratic Committee for his run for the seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro. more »»

Keene group sends message for climate action

November 21, 2015 KEENE VALLEY— The Keene chapter of Mothers Out Front organized students and community members at the Keene Central School Friday to participate in a photo shoot for #EarthToParis, a campaign to... more »»

Stefanik votes for tougher refugee screening

November 20, 2015 U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik voted Thursday for a Republican-backed plan that would create stricter requirements for refugees from Syria and Iraq to enter the country. more »»

Stefanik noncommittal on repealing Clean Power Plan

November 20, 2015 U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik still says the Clean Power Plan is an executive overreach, but she didn’t answer how she would vote on a bill on Congress to eliminate it. more »»

Essex Chain plan OK’d

November 20, 2015 The state Adirondack Park Agency approved the Essex Chain Lakes Complex Unit Management Plan in an 8-2 vote last week, but some aspects of it are still being challenged, especially a bridge over the... more »»

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 »»



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