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Stefanik wants 401K-style program for student loan debt

June 13, 2016 Retirement dreams are unrealistic when facing the nightmare of paying off college debt, suggested U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro. more »»

New York could end session without addressing corruption

June 13, 2016 ALBANY — New York lawmakers are nearing the end of their 2016 session and it’s looking like they will once again fail to address, in any significant way, the wave of corruption that has made Albany... more »»

Green Party presidential candidate holds rally in Fort Edward

June 11, 2016 FORT EDWARD — Some 43 million Americans struggling to pay student loans are the Green Party’s “secret weapon” in this year’s presidential election, said Jill Stein, the party’s “presumed nominee”... more »»

Young hunters in New York may get to wear fluorescent pink

June 11, 2016 ALBANY — State lawmakers have approved a new color to protect young hunters in forests and countryside: fluorescent pink. more »»

Amendment would clear old prison for sale

June 10, 2016 State Sen. Betty Little is drafting a constitutional amendment that would make it easier for the state to sell the former Camp Gabriels prison in the town of Brighton. more »»

Planning board OKs Verizon Wireless store move

June 10, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The village Planning Board has green-lighted Verizon Wireless’ plan to relocate its retail store to the former Wilson Farms gas station and convenience store at the busiest... more »»

Cuomo: Expand help for addiction

June 10, 2016 ALBANY — Limited opioid prescriptions, greater funding for addiction treatment and more support for people trying to stay clean: those are some of the proposals for attacking New York’s heroin and... more »»

Bill would create Adirondack, Catskill land bank

June 10, 2016 State Sen. Betty Little has announced a proposed constitutional amendment and corresponding enabling legislation to create a 750-acre land bank for the Adirondack and Catskill parks. more »»

NY Senate confirms George Beach to lead state police

June 9, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — Lt. Col. George Beach has been confirmed as the next superintendent of the New York State Police. Beach, a 33-year veteran of the agency, was confirmed by the state Senate today. more »»

Resort plan panned, praised

June 8, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Critics of a proposed shoreline hotel on Lake Flower keyed on the removal of a River Street property from the project Tuesday, saying the plan has been changed and should be sent back... more »»

Green Party presidential candidate to visit Glens Falls

June 8, 2016 GLENS FALLS — Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein will hold a public rally, fundraiser and speech on Thursday in this city and nearby Fort Edward. more »»

Congresswoman, coalition highlight invasives control

June 8, 2016 LAKE GEORGE — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, who has made invasive species control a priority issue, visited this village on Friday to learn firsthand about local management efforts. more »»

Court OKs extended jail for child support non-payments

June 8, 2016 ALBANY — People who deliberately refuse to pay court-ordered child support can go to jail for consecutive six-month sentences for repeat violations, New York’s highest court ruled Tuesday. more »»

Revamping the Tupper Lake image

June 8, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — What do you imagine when you think of this town? A third public forum hosted by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism and Adworkshop showed that this is a complicated question... more »»

Youth ski helmet requirement passes NY Senate

June 3, 2016 ALBANY — The state Senate passed legislation Thursday that would require any skier and snowboarder under 14 years of age to wear a protective helmet when skiing at state ski areas. State Se. more »»

Funiciello says ‘year of the outsider’ could help him win

June 2, 2016 GLENS FALLS — Green Party congressional candidate Matt Funiciello said he has mixed sentiments about the dynamics of the presidential race. more »»

House Democrat whom Stefanik saw as ‘kindred spirit’ endorses Derrick (update)

June 1, 2016 A Democratic congressman from Massachusetts that U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, has said she shares a “kindred spirit” endorsed her Democratic challenger on Tuesday. Rep. more »»

No federal primary on June 28

June 1, 2016 MALONE — There is no competition within parties in the race for New York's 21st Congressional District, and therefore there will be no federal primary on June 28 in the North Country. U.S. Re. more »»

New York lawmakers: State should track nonfatal overdoses

May 28, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — New York state may soon begin tracking the number of nonfatal heroin and opioid overdoses. more »»

Lt. gov.: Opioids now kill more than car crashes

May 27, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Lt. Gov. more »»



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