North Country war zone
May 11, 2013 ONCHIOTA — David Fitz-Enz, a retired Army colonel and active military historian, doesn’t see the same things most of us do when he drives to Plattsburgh, or Ogdensburg, or Sacketts Harbor. more »»
To build or not to build?
May 4, 2013 TUPPER LAKE — On Tuesday, village residents have a big choice to make. A public vote will decide whether the village will borrow $3.2 million to build a $4. more »»
From Model Ts to love seats
April 20, 2013 UPPER JAY — Decades ago, workers pieced together the now-iconic Ford Model T automobile at a plant in this picturesque Adirondack community. more »»
Having a blast
April 13, 2013 When the gun debate started to heat up last year after the shootings in Newtown, Conn., I was confused. more »»
Cutting into the bottom line
April 6, 2013 TUPPER LAKE — Scott Lizotte pulled his iPhone out of the pocket of his flannel shirt. “It’s going to be 6 degrees tonight,” he said, studying the 10-day forecas. more »»
College for all?
March 16, 2013 ESSEX — A national organization that works to send low-income students to college hopes to expand its presence in the North Countr. more »»
March 2, 2013 TUPPER LAKE — Tupper Lake is working on a shift to more of a tourism-based economy, and many in town see snowmobiling as one of the keys. more »»
Change at the bedside
February 23, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — The days of your family doctor tending to you at your bedside at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake may be numbered. more »»
Winter Carnival memories
February 2, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival kicked off Friday night with Coronation and will continue for another week, highlighted by the Gala Parade next Saturday. more »»
January 26, 2013 It’s 6:30 p.m. on a cold, clear, early January nigh. more »»
Answering the call
January 12, 2013 (Editor’s note: Athena Pepe, 18, lives in Keene and is a senior at Keene Central School. She and her mother, Aline Pepe, went to New York City Nov. 17 to 19 to help out after Hurricane Sandy hit Oc. more »»
Wilderness? Wild forest? Canoe area?
December 8, 2012 Environmentalists, sportsmen and local elected officials are debating how much public access should be allowed on the 18,294-acre Essex Chain of Lakes tract in the central Adirondacks once it’s... more »»
Long Lake Lights
December 1, 2012 Bill Ellick was concerned that there wasn’t enough Christmas spirit in Long Lake. more »»