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Politics

Stec talks prison closures, reforms

GABRIELS — When state Sen. Dan Stec toured the long-shuttered Camp Gabriels state prison last week, he had prison closures on his mind. On Nov. 8, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the closure of six more state prisons, including Ogdensburg Correctional Facility and Moriah Shock Incarceration ...

Federal judge tells lawyers to pay in US election fraud case

DENVER (AP) — A federal judge has ordered two lawyers who filed a class action lawsuit alleging the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump to pay more than $180,000 in attorney’s fees for defendants Dominion Voting Systems, Facebook and others, saying the lawsuit was ...

Voters elect Dwyer to Keene justice seat

Barbara Dwyer has won the race for Keene town justice, according to unofficial election results. Newcomer Chris Daly’s 254 votes on Election Day and during the early voting period gave him a five-vote lead over long-time Keene resident and incumbent Town Justice Dwyer’s 249 votes. The ...

Maroun wins Tupper mayor race

MALONE — Paul Maroun has won reelection as mayor of Tupper Lake against challenger Eric Shaheen by a margin of 16 votes, unofficial results from the Franklin County Board of Elections show. The two candidates ended election night on Nov. 2 tied, with exactly 371 votes apiece. On Monday, ...

Derek Doty clinches North Elba super seat

LAKE PLACID — Derek Doty is North Elba’s new town supervisor. While the results won’t be certified until around Thanksgiving, according to Essex County Deputy Republican Commissioner Shona Doyle, the Essex County Board of Elections reported a 58-vote lead for Doty on Monday after ...

Maroun wins Tupper mayor race

MALONE -- Paul Maroun has won reelection as mayor of Tupper Lake against challenger Eric Shaheen by a margin of 16 votes, unofficial results from the Franklin County Board of Elections show. The two candidates ended election night on Nov. 2 tied, with exactly 371 votes apiece. On Monday, ...