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School board elections are Tuesday

May 13, 2016 On Tuesday, voters will take to the polls to vote on their school district budgets for the 2016-17 academic year, choose their school board representatives and approve or disapprove of local... more »»

Ex-Senate leader Skelos gets 5 years in prison for corruption

May 12, 2016 NEW YORK — A once-powerful New York politician convicted of using his position as Senate majority leader to pressure companies to provide hundreds of thousands of dollars for his son was sentenced... more »»

Assemblywoman Duprey says she’ll retire at year’s end

May 12, 2016 PLATTSBURGH — State Assemblywoman Janet Duprey announced the end of her political career, one which spanned more than four decades, at a press conference Thursday morning. more »»

Mediator, moderator, reviewer?

May 12, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Taking a recommendation from the group Voters for Change, North Country Community College’s faculty union wants an independent “reviewer” to investigate the issues it has raised with... more »»

Ex-Senate leader, son face sentencing in corruption case

May 12, 2016 NEW YORK — For the second time in less than two weeks, a once-powerful New York politician is facing sentencing in a spate of corruption cases that have roiled Alban. more »»

How wild will Boreas be?

May 11, 2016 NORTH HUDSON — The sun shone brightly and the black flies were out on the shores of Elk Lake Tuesday as Gov. more »»

Governor: Wait for facts in probes of 2 former aides

May 11, 2016 ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that if ongoing investigations into two of his former aides find evidence of misconduct he will be “the first to throw the book at them. more »»

Top state court declines to rule in paddlers’ rights case

May 11, 2016 ALBANY — A long-running Adirondack navigation rights case remains unsettled after the state’s highest court said Tuesday it doesn’t have enough evidence to determine whether the public has the righ... more »»

Lawsuit: Farmworkers must be allowed to organize

May 11, 2016 ALBANY — The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging a state law that forbids agricultural workers from organizing on behalf of a dairy farm worker who said he was fired... more »»

New right-to-die legislation introduced in New York

May 11, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — New legislation that would authorize people with terminal illnesses to request life-ending drugs from a physician has been introduced in New York state. more »»

Adirondack decisions draw praise, criticism

May 10, 2016 ALBANY — With his frequent trips to fish, boat and snowmobile in the Adirondacks, Gov. more »»

Senate panel briefly considers closing campaign loophole

May 10, 2016 ALBANY — The New York Senate Elections Committee on Monday briefly considered legislation to close a campaign finance loophole for limited liability companies, with its Republicans sending it to... more »»

Cuomo up here today

May 10, 2016 Gov. Andrew Cuomo will make two stops in the Adirondacks today. more »»

Sheldon Silver gets 12 years in prison

May 4, 2016 NEW YORK — Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a backroom master whose name was synonymous with political power in New York for a generation, was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison,... more »»

Trump all but certain

May 4, 2016 INDIANAPOLIS — Once dismissed as a fringe contender, businessman Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign against Democratic front-runner... more »»

Board nears end of resort review

May 4, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The village Planning Board is nearing the end of its review of the Lake Flower resort project, but it’s still got some work to do. more »»

Gibson will not run for governor

May 3, 2016 ALBANY — Republican Rep. Chris Gibson said Monday he will not run for New York governor in 2018, abruptly ending months of public flirtation with the prospect of seeking the office. more »»

Rep. Gibson won't run for NY governor in 2018

May 2, 2016 ALBANY — Republican Rep. Chris Gibson said today he will not run for New York governor in 2018, abruptly ending months of public flirtation with the prospect of seeking the office. more »»

Derrick compares his fundraising to Bernie Sanders’

May 2, 2016 KEENE — About 40 people attended a meet-and-greet event for U.S. congressional candidate Mike Derrick at his sister’s home here Sunday afternoon. more »»

 
 

 

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