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Development ideas floated for AMA lands

January 28, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Ski-in, ski-out townhouses. Multi-family housing. Low-income housing. Senior housing. Art studios. more »»

 
 
 
Assembly speaker to vacate post amid criminal charges

January 28, 2015 ALBANY — Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, will relinquish the position he has held for 21 years in the wake of federal corruption charges, a top lawmaker announce... more »»

Lake Placid trustees are unopposed in re-election

January 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Two incumbent village trustees are not facing any challengers so far in their bids for re-election, but there are still two weeks for other candidates to file to run. more »»

Hospitals vie for consolidated funding program

January 27, 2015 The field of play for the state’s new consolidated hospital funding program has been revealed — and the stakes are high. more »»

Gov. names Clarkson president to airport panel

January 27, 2015 POTSDAM — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has appointed Clarkson University President Tony Collins to a New York City airport advisory pane. more »»

Lawmakers weigh speaker’s fate after charges

January 27, 2015 ALBANY — Democrats in New York’s state Assembly are debating whether to call for the ouster of their longtime leader, Speaker Sheldon Silver, following federal corruption charges. more »»

Stefanik: Republican health care plan is coming

January 26, 2015 LAKE PLACID — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik spoke with members of the Medical Society of the State of New York Saturday in Lake Placid about a Republican-led effort to reform the Affordable Care Act. more »»

Silver to temporarily cede power as he fights charges

January 26, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — The speaker of the New York state Assembly plans to temporarily cede power to a small group of top lawmakers as he fights federal corruption charges. more »»

Stefanik says Republican health care plan is coming

January 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID - U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik spoke with members of the Medical Society of the State of New York Saturday in Lake Placid about a Republican-led effort to reform the Affordable Care Act. more »»

Social savvy #EliseStefanik to visit Placid

January 24, 2015 Elise Stefanik, the North Country’s new U.S. representative and the youngest member of Congress, will no doubt be posting social media updates during her trip to Lake Placid toda. more »»

North Country aims to win Upstate $500 million

January 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul “feels really good” about the North Country’s chance of winning $500 million in state economic development funding, part of a new competition proposed by Gov. more »»

Arrest prompts calls for ethics overhaul

January 24, 2015 ALBANY — There was the assemblyman who took a bribe from a carnival promoter. The former Senate leader accused of using envelopes stuffed with cash to grease his bid for New York City mayor. more »»

Facing bribery charges

January 23, 2015 NEW YORK — Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who bent state government to his will for more than 20 years as one of New York’s most powerful and canny politicians, was arrested Thursday on charges of... more »»

Silver's arrest prompts calls for ethics overhaul

January 23, 2015 ALBANY — There was the assemblyman who took a bribe from a carnival promoter. The former Senate leader accused of using envelopes stuffed with cash to grease his bid for New York City mayor. more »»

North Country lawmakers call on Silver to resign

January 23, 2015 The three state lawmakers who represent northeastern New York are calling on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to resign after he was charged with corruption and bribery. more »»

Local educators dislike teacher evaluation plan

January 23, 2015 Local teacher union reps are not happy with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for tougher teacher evaluations, tied more than before to test scores. more »»

Local investments in Cuomo’s budget

January 23, 2015 The Adirondack impact of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Budget, before the Legislature changes it, would include funding bumps for state agencies that are prominent in the Park. more »»

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul tours Olympic venues

January 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Who says you can’t mix business with pleasure in the Adirondacks? Lt. Gov. more »»

Lake Placid attorney to run for Essex County judge

January 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Attorney Brian Barrett wants to be Essex County’s new court judge. Barrett announced this week that he will run on Democratic Party line against incumbent Judge Richard Meye. more »»

Assembly speaker’s arrest throws Legislature into turmoil

January 23, 2015 ALBANY — Top Democratic lawmakers in New York stood by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on Thursday after the arrest of the longtime leader threw the Legislature into turmoil. more »»

Assembly speaker arrested on bribery charges (update)

January 22, 2015 NEW YORK — New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested today on charges he used his position as one of the state's most powerful politicians to collect millions of dollars in bribes and... more »»

 
 
 

 

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