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Malone stepped up for searchers

July 2, 2015 The past week at Titus Mountain has been anything but ordinary; we’ve been the epicenter of the largest national news event in the North Country since the 1980 Olympics at Lake Placid. more »»

From New York Newspapers

July 2, 2015 The New York Times on a Labor Department proposal to update overtime pay, July 1: - The Labor Department’s new proposal to update the overtime-pay rules would give millions of American workers a... more »»

Gun license argument is full of holes

July 1, 2015 Response to J. Andrew Smith re: licenses for guns: Sorry, J. Andre. more »»

Why we sued the state to get the tracks made safe

June 30, 2015 As president of the Lake Colby Association, I want to clarify why we chose to file a suit demanding repairs and inspections before trains try to cross our causeway. more »»

June is LGBT Pride Month

June 29, 2015 June is Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender Pride Month, a time when community members, family, friends and advocates come to acknowledge and celebrate the gift of diversity that is unique to each... more »»

Wrong move on rail corridor

June 27, 2015 An open letter to Dawn Klemm (New York State Department of Transportation) and John Schmid (New York State Department of Environmental Conservation) Re: public comment, proposed 2015 Remsen-Lake... more »»

Why haven’t they caught these convicted murderers yet? The terrain

June 25, 2015 The manhunt for Richard Matt and David Sweat entered its 19th day Tuesday. Over the weekend there was a rush of hope after investigators found DNA evidence in a seasonal cabin in Franklin County. more »»

Reforming my city mouse ways

June 24, 2015 For those who have been keeping close track of the story of the escaped inmates from a maximum-security prison in Dannemora, you have no doubt come across descriptions of the prison’s hometown as... more »»

From New York Newspapers

June 22, 2015 The Daily Gazette of Schenectady on tracking dangerous prisoners with microchips June 16 Reinforced concrete walls, razor wire, electrified fencing, alarm systems, armed guards, security cameras... more »»

It’s not just about maple anymore

June 19, 2015 The first International Birch Conference, hosted by Paul Smith’s College’s Center for Working Landscapes in collaboration with Cornell’s Sugar Maple Research and Extension, started with a tasting. more »»

Town was generous to food pantry

June 18, 2015 The town of Brighton board is responsible and answerable to its taxpayers for the expenditure of municipal funds that are paid by its taxpayers and serve its taxpayers. more »»

Is Adirondack Scenic Railroad expansion a good public investment?

June 17, 2015 New York state has called for converting the 34-mile section of rail corridor connecting Lake Placid and Tupper Lake into a year-round recreation trail that will be a major tourist destination and... more »»

The glass is half full

June 16, 2015 It is now over five years that Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates and the towns and villages along the way have tried to get something, anything, done with the virtually abandoned Remsen-Lake... more »»

From New York Newspapers

June 16, 2015 The Poughkeepsie Journal on medical marijuana legislation in New York, June 4: In the past two years Gov. more »»

Federal lands don’t belong to the states

June 15, 2015 The federal government owns large chunks of the West. It owns 65 percent of Utah, 69 percent of Alaska and 83 percent of Nevada. Some Westerners see unfairness in that. They should not. Sen. more »»

A vote for TPA is not a vote for Obama

June 15, 2015 WASHINGTON — Before presidential politics — the game of getting to 270 electoral votes — completely eclipses governing, there is the urgent task of getting to 217 votes in the House of... more »»

No more green and white

June 13, 2015 My high school colors were green and white. At graduation the boys wore green robes and the girls wore white. No one considered the girls inferior because of the color of their robe. more »»

Lessons from the Lehigh Gorge

June 11, 2015 I’ve enjoyed bicycling and backpacking in my native Pennsylvania since I was a Boy Scout in the 1950s and early 1960s. more »»

From New York Newspapers

June 11, 2015 The Ithaca Journal on the Dannemora prison break and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s priorities, June 9: Add prison breaks to the list of floods, blizzards and fires that New York Gov. more »»

Rails-to-trails thoughts

June 10, 2015 I am writing this from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, where I have done a lot of researching and hiking on rail trails throughout our region for a story that I had recently published. more »»

 
 

 

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