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Voter suppression in Essex County? Unlikely, says Board of Elections

While nearly one-third of Essex County voters failed to fill in the propositions on their ballots on Election Day, Board of Elections brass says voter suppression is not to blame.

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Local biz to state: Sign off on signs!

Local stakeholders are renewing calls for signage variances as state land master planning process moves forward.

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Missed water project deadline leads to EPA warning

The report, issued by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), stated Ticonderoga had failed to provide proper treatment for Cryptosporidium at its Gooseneck Pond source, a single-celled protozoan parasite commonly found in lakes and rivers, especially when the water is contaminated with sewage and animal waste. 

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What’s next for the Greens?

Although they fell short of winning office in last week’s state and federal elections, Green Party officials say the best is yet to come.

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BOE schools supers on spoiled ballots; Westport council race still too close to call

Essex County Board of Elections gives lawmakers crash course in spoiled ballots as two local races hang in the balance.

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Stec blasts Cuomo's veto of bill that benefits veterans

New York's lawmakers are urged to override Gov. Cuomo's veto of a bill that helps veterans earn retirement benefits for time served in the military.

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Video-recording Thurman town meetings is now quelling unruly behavior

Angry outbursts, threats and accusations have occurred often at Thurman Town Board meetings, prompting calls to police to restore order. In response, the town board has begun videotaping meetings — with one camera pointed at the crowd — and posting the videos on YouTube.

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NY21 Stefanik wins the district but (narrowly) loses her backyard

While the Congresswoman-elect scorched her Democratic opponent by 20 points, the GOP rock star failed to pull off a victory in Essex County.

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NY21: Elise Stefanik wins big in resounding victory

Republican Elise Stefanik makes history in becoming the youngest woman elected to serve in the US House of Representatives.

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NY21: In Glens Falls, stunts, students and stars as campaigns march towards endgame

With hours until Election Day, the three congressional hopefuls spent Saturday locking down support in Glens Falls.

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GOP rallies for Astorino in Plattsburgh

Just days before next week's general election, GOP gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino touched down in Plattsburgh to rally the faithful.

Bisso files ethics complaint against Duprey

Karen Bisso, Conservative challenger in New York’s 115th Assembly district, has filed a complaint alleging ethics violations against incumbent Janet Duprey (R, I).

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NY21: Stefanik talks small biz in Elizabethtown

Elise Stefanik, the Republican candidate for Congress, touched down in Elizabethtown on Wednesday morning to meet with local business owners.

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Woolf tours Plattsburgh Housing Authority

Congressional candidate Aaron Woolf’s (D, W) campaign made a swing through the Plattsburgh Housing Authority this week.

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NY21: Woolf rallies troops at GOTV effort

With seven days until Election Day, the Woolf campaign is putting their boots to the pavement.