Water work

Local News

BLOOMINGDALE — The air was a chilly 40 degrees on Monday morning when Alex Santo, up to his knees in water, broke up a beaver dam on the side of state Route 3. He was wearing only waders and a T-shirt, but he said he didn’t mind the cold. “I’m an outdoors guy,” he said. “It’s ...

Boosting boosters: Hochul & de Blasio get extra jabs

New York news

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio separately received COVID-19 booster shots Monday as part of their efforts to promote widespread vaccinations. The two Democrats, who received their shots at different events, were eligible because they had ...

Two dead in Tupper camper fire

Local News

TUPPER LAKE — A fatal camper fire at the Township 19 Recreation and Game Club on Pitchfork Pond Road is under investigation by state and local authorities, and a community is grieving the loss of two friends, family members, advocates and co-workers whom New York State Police have ...

Lake Placid board plans cannabis law opt out

Local News

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Village Board is planning to opt out of allowing cannabis dispensaries and on-site consumption licenses within village boundaries. While the board hasn’t formally voted to opt out yet, local officials unofficially agreed to start that process during last ...

Raoul Peck honored at John Brown Farm

Local News

LAKE PLACID — Documentarian Raoul Peck, who created “I Am Not Your Negro” and “Exterminate All the Brutes,” was honored by a local volunteer organization during a visit to John Brown Farm on Sunday. The event followed Peck’s appearance at the Lake Placid Film Festival on ...