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N.Y. launches campaign to combat campus sex assaults

February 26, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — New York has begun a statewide campaign to raise awareness about campus sexual assault and support Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s call to expand a new sexual consent policy to private colleges. more »»

Mental health advocates: more housing is needed

February 26, 2015 ALBANY — Several hundred advocates for better mental health treatment for New Yorkers rallied Wednesday at the state Capitol for more housing with staff support. more »»

Essex County subcommittee begins workforce study

February 25, 2015 ELIZABETHTOWN — A new subcommittee created by the Essex County Board of Supervisors has begun to study county employees’ salaries. more »»

Yet another court delay for ex-Sunmount director

February 25, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — The former Sunmount director’s day in court has been pushed back for a fourth time. more »»

Governor’s administration to raise tipped wage to $7.50

February 25, 2015 ALBANY — Hundreds of thousands of restaurant servers, hotel housekeepers and other tipped workers in the state will soon make $7. more »»

More scrutiny for hotel

February 24, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Much more feedback, but no vote. more »»

Rep. Stefanik visits soldiers in Middle East

February 24, 2015 Rep. Elise Stefanik returned from a congressional delegation visit to the Middle East on Friday. more »»

Upgrading Olympic facilities

February 21, 2015 LAKE PLACID — There is a spirit here in the Olympic village that miracles can happen twice in the same place. more »»

Lake Flower hotel debate swirls

February 21, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Fred Roedel’s attempted takedown of the proposed Lake Flower hotel has plenty of people talking. more »»

Judge Demarest announces retirement

February 21, 2015 On Feb. 18, Supreme Court Justice David Demarest of the Fourth Judicial District publicly announced his intention to retire on July 2. more »»

ROOST outlines county tourism strategy

February 20, 2015 MALONE — James McKenna, CEO of the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism, shared a few of his thoughts on the future of Franklin County tourism with the Board of Legislators Thursday. more »»

Village vets candidates for code enforcement officer

February 20, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The village is close to hiring a new code enforcement officer, and it may add a second position to the office. more »»

Hotel faceoff

February 19, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The owner of the Hotel Saranac has dropped a bombshell on the eve of a key vote by the village Board of Trustees on the proposed Lake Flower hotel project. more »»

Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver indicted on 3 charges

February 19, 2015 NEW YORK — Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was indicted today on three charges after his arrest in a federal bribery case. more »»

Lake Placid passes best-value bidding law

February 18, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The village no longer is required to award competitive contracts to the lowest bidder. more »»

Gillibrand talks up veterans act in upstate cities

February 17, 2015 WATERTOWN (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will speak in Watertown and Utica as part of a tour to publicize enactment of the federal “Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act. more »»

‘Experts’ battle at marina hearing

February 13, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Supporters of the Saranac Lake Marina’s proposed expansion got a little testy at the close of Monday night’s Harrietstown Planning Board meetin. more »»

Duprey named to bipartisan ethics search committee

February 13, 2015 ALBANY — North Country Assemblywoman Janet Duprey will be the only Republican on a search committee to find someone to run an new legislative ethics office. more »»

Governor makes budgeting trickier for school districts

February 12, 2015 School districts across New York have not received aid estimates from the state this year because of an education reform push by the governor. more »»

 
 
 

 

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