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Caucus retake called off

September 17, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — A second Republican caucus slated for Monday is canceled, and the results of the initial event on Sept. 6 will stand, according to the caucus chairman Jim Ellis. more »»

Painkiller politics

September 17, 2016 ALBANY — New York ranked fourth among states whose lawmakers drew the most contributions from the opioid industry but was near the bottom in prescriptions per capita, according to data compiled by... more »»

New area code coming to eastern 518 zone

September 16, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — The days of 7-digit dialing are coming to an end in eastern New York’s 518 area code region. more »»

Lake Placid presents biggest challenge of career for treasurer

September 15, 2016 LAKE PLACID — With a Main Street rebuild on the horizon, Paul Ellis was presented with a tough situation when he moved from treasurer for the village of Saranac Lake to the same position in Lake... more »»

Top court weighs fight among youth hockey spectators

September 15, 2016 ALBANY — New York’s highest court is weighing whether a youth hockey league is responsible for fighting among spectators because it didn’t eject them from the arena as tensions rose. more »»

Residents have a month to register to vote in November

September 15, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — New York residents have one more month if they need to register to vote in November. The state deadline to register in time for the upcoming presidential election is Oct. 1. more »»

GOP lawmaker wins primary days after killing himself

September 14, 2016 ALBANY — Days after killing himself, a vocal advocate for gun rights and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has won a New York primary election. more »»

N.Y. primaries set stage for battle for Senate control

September 14, 2016 ALBANY — New York state primary voters have set the stage for this fall’s struggle for control of the state Senate. more »»

New York settles with 4 companies to stop tracking children online

September 14, 2016 ALBANY — The state attorney general announced settlements Tuesday with Viacom, Mattel, Hasbro and JumpStart Games to stop them from using or allowing tracking technology on their popular children’s... more »»

$600K energy grant awarded to Mohawks

September 14, 2016 ST. REGIS INDIAN RESERVATION (AP) — The U.S. government has awarded $600,000 to the Mohawk Indian tribe to improve energy efficiency and indoor air quality for scores of homes of tribal members. more »»

Armory as recreation center?

September 13, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Village officials are exploring the idea of using the soon-to-be-shuttered National Guard armory as a recreation center, not just as a potential home for its emergency services. more »»

4 Hall of Fame additions

September 13, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Olympic Center Manager Denny Allen, Tupper Lake real estate broker Jim LaValley, alpine skier and philanthropist Caroline Draper Lussi and town of North Elba Supervisor Roby Politi... more »»

Tupper Lake Dems pick trustee candidates

September 13, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Dave McMahon and Clint Hollingsworth were nominated Monday night as the Democratic candidates for two open seats on the village Board of Trustees. more »»

Races to fill empty Senate seats highlight N.Y. primary today

September 13, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — As primary contests for seats in the New York Legislature play out at the polls, voters in some races are deciding who will vie to replace lawmakers who are retiring or bidding for... more »»

County transfers Dewey land to H’town

September 9, 2016 MALONE — The planned expansion of Dewey Mountain Recreation Center’s acreage is one step closer to reality. more »»

Tax auction scheduled

September 9, 2016 MALONE — The Franklin County legislature has set the date for an auction of tax-delinquent properties it has acquired. The auction is scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. more »»

State: Placid must fix water backflow violation

September 9, 2016 LAKE PLACID — This village’s water system was found to be operating properly by the state Department of Health last month, but the DOH said violations remain with programs in place to prevent... more »»

Shapiro ousted from chamber board

September 8, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — A village trustee and local bike company owner says he was ousted from the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors because he reported alleged safety violations by... more »»

Bayruns appointed new president of chamber

September 8, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Area Chamber Of Commerce announced Wednesday the appointment of Bob Bayruns as its new board of directors president. Bayruns is a retired U.S. more »»

Stefanik, Derrick, Funiciello to debate three times

September 8, 2016 The three major candidates vying to represent the North Country’s 21st Congressional District will debate three times next month in advance of Election Day on Nov. 8. more »»



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