Roadwork firm to pay $20M in workers’ retirement theft case

New York news

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A major Pennsylvania heavy equipment contractor entered no contest pleas to four theft counts on Tuesday and agreed to pay restitution of more than $20 million over allegations it illegally diverted pension money and other benefits from its workers. Glenn O. Hawbaker ...

Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, probe finds

New York news

NEW YORK -- An investigation found that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women in and out of state government and worked to retaliate against one of his accusers, New York's attorney general announced Tuesday in a finding that quickly renewed calls for the Democrat's resignation or ...

Pendragon fire stalls rehearsal

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — A Camp Pendragon rehearsal of an upcoming play, “The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe,” was cut short Monday when a small fire broke out in the second floor of the Brandy Brook Avenue theater. A group of children in the play waited outside while firefighters with the ...

Saranac Lake Development Board has new member

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — When the Saranac Lake Development Board meets tonight — in person for the first time in over a year — there will be a new face on the board. At its meeting last week, the village board appointed Richard Weber, a Saranac Lake resident and former Adirondack Park Agency ...

Lake Placid considers Main Street closure for ‘23 Games

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LAKE PLACID — As the 2023 Winter World University Games approach, village officials have started piecing together preliminary plans for traffic flow during the event that include the possible temporary closure of Main Street. If the village’s early traffic plan is authorized by the ...

Masks encouraged in New York, but no city or state mandate

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NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio “strongly” urged even vaccinated people to start wearing masks indoors. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said unvaccinated transit employees in the metropolitan area would undergo weekly virus testing. But both Democrats on Monday resisted calls to impose ...