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Hungry for the Woolf

Since Aaron Woolf was selected by Democratic officials to run for the congressional seat being vacated by Bill Owens on Feb. 12, the candidate has not publicly spoken with the press.

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Officials gather for NY Legislative Breakfast

The North Country Chamber of Commerce hosted a standing-room-only crowd of local business people and politicians for their annual New York State Legislative Breakfast Feb. 28.

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Navtours sailing away from future city marina project

Confidence is running high within the City of Plattsburgh’s political apparatus that a deal can be brokered on a city marina project in time to have something in the water by summer, but a major player in the process is pulling out.

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Sewer still backs up Horace Nye sale

Legal wrangling continues to drag out the official handover of the former Essex County-owned Horace Nye nursing facility to the NYC-based Centers for Specialty Care (CSC), county attorney Daniel Manning told lawmakers Monday, March 3.

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What Cuomo’s proposed tax overhaul means for the North Country

As the pressure ramped up last week for state lawmakers to deliver a budget by March 31, Governor Andrew Cuomo launched a campaign to push his proposed property tax cuts.

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Search for county medical director, psychiatrist mirror national trends

Essex County has been without a full-time medical director and staff psychiatrist since the mental health department’s medical director, Dr. Kausar Chaudhry, resigned last December.

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Bill to add family court judge in Warren Co. advances in NYS Senate

For years, Warren County's family court system has been overloaded. Now, it looks like relief is on the horizon.

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Public hearing set on Hurricane, St. Regis Mt. fire tower

The APA announced that the proposed final drafts of the Hurricane Mountain and St. Regis Mountain Fire Tower Historic Area Unit Management Plans (UMP) would be the topic of a public hearing Wednesday, March 12, at 6 p.m. with attendees being able to review the document starting at 5 p.m.

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Westport residents learn cost for new, renovated buildings

Almost 60 residents in the town of Westport turned out for the third time to hear the price tags for bringing three community service buildings into the 21st Century.

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County to hold meth workshop

Methamphetamine use is apparently on the rise in Essex County and is no longer unavoidable, District Attorney Kristy Sprague told the Board of Supervisors last month.

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Doheny enters NY-21 race

Matt Doheny announced his bid for New York’s 21st Congressional District seat Feb. 19.

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Dems choice keeps quiet

Members from the Democratic committees met in Long Lake two days before Valentine’s Day to quietly make their choice for a candidate to replace the current incumbent Congressman, Democrat Bill Owens of Plattsburgh, who announced earlier this month that he would not be seeking re-election.

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Sen. Schumer to visit Glens Falls, talk about securing $700,000 brownfield cleanup grant

Sen. Schumer is to announce lobbying for money he says will boost Glens Falls' economic development and mitigate potential public health hazards from exposure to chemical pollution.

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Lake George town & village sign joint services agreement

To boost efficiency and save taxpayers' cash, the town and village of Lake George agree to consolidate an array of their municipal services.

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Essex County needs psychiatrist... but they're not alone

Essex County's ongoing search for county medical director, psychiatrist mirror national trends