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Councilman questions French signage

May 2, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Should this village push a “Hola, Adirondacks” program in addition to its “Bonjour, Adirondacks” bilingual signage initiative? That’s a question Harrietstown Councilman Ed Goetz... more »»

Wild Center program director wins EPA award

May 1, 2015 A local resident has been named an “Environmental Champion” for leading an annual event that brings together hundreds of high school and college students to learn about climate change and... more »»

Spying vote to test Stefanik’s campaign promise

April 30, 2015 An upcoming vote in Congress to either extend domestic spying provisions within the Patriot Act or rein them in will test Rep. Elise Stefanik on part of her campaign platform. more »»

Stefanik’s missile defense site amendment passed

April 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — Rep. Elise Stefanik offered and passed her first amendment to a bill as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesda. more »»

Village: Lake Flower beach cost not so high

April 30, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The Lake Flower beach study has been done. Now what? That’s the question village officials wrestled with this week. more »»

Village considers more code enforcement staff

April 30, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Some village officials want to beef up staff in the village code enforcement office. Last month, the village hired Patrick Giblin as its new code enforcement officer. more »»

LP library budget vote next month

April 30, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Public Library will hold its budget and board election at the library on Tuesday, May 12. Voting will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the library at 2471 Main St. more »»

Lake Placid treasurer taking new position

April 29, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Peggy Mousaw, this village’s treasurer since 2008, has accepted a new job. Mousaw expects to start as Cortland County’s budget officer by May 18. more »»

House pushes East Coast missile site, possibly Fort Drum

April 29, 2015 House Republicans, including Rep. more »»

Tupper village board adopts budget

April 29, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — The village board adopted its 2015-16 budget at a special meeting Tuesday morning after one last review session Monday evening. more »»

APA taking comments on Pepperbox, Jessup

April 29, 2015 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency is accepting public comment on amendments to management plans for the Pepperbox Wilderness Area and the Jessup River Wild Forest. more »»

November trial date set for indicted ex-Assembly speaker

April 29, 2015 NEW YORK — A November trial date was set Tuesday for the corruption case against former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who after pleading not guilty insisted that he will be... more »»

State Senate OKs new environmental crime

April 29, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — The New York state Senate has voted to create a new crime to go after those who damage the environment while committing another offense. The Senate passed the bill on Tuesday. more »»

Upstate development forum Thursday

April 29, 2015 SYRACUSE (AP) — The Central New York Regional Economic Development Council is hosting its first public forum. more »»

State Assembly approves mental health tax check-off

April 29, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — New York’s Assembly has voted for a new tax check-off intended to help end the stigma around mental illness, which advocates say is common, treatable and far too often unaddressed. more »»

Stec hopes teacher evaluations aren’t implemented

April 28, 2015 ALBANY — State Assembly Dan Stec said it was encouraging to hear that Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch wants to delay the implementation of a new teacher evaluation system for a year. more »»

Stefanik to speak at Paul Smith’s College grads

April 28, 2015 PAUL SMITHS — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik will deliver the commencement speech at Paul Smith’s College on Saturday, May 9. It’s the 68th commencement in the college’s history. more »»

Trustees lobby state lawmakers for bed tax

April 27, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Village officials traveled to Albany today to push for a bed tax for Franklin County. more »»

Senator pushes for online voter registration nationwide

April 27, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says every eligible voter in the United States should be able to register to vote online. more »»



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