Assistant Managing Editor
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Andy Flynn joined Denton Publications as Assistant Managing Editor in January 2011.
From 2001 to 2009, Flynn was employed as the Senior Public Information Specialist at the Adirondack Park Agency Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC) in Paul Smiths. He operates Hungry Bear Publishing and was self-employed in 2009 and 2010.
Flynn is an award-winning journalist, garnering merits of excellence from the National Newspaper Association, New York Newspaper Publishers Association and the New York Press Association (NYPA). He was a writer, city editor and managing editor for the Adirondack Daily Enterprise in Saranac Lake and the Lake Placid News (1994-2001), a correspondent for the Plattsburgh Press-Republican (1994), an announcer for WNBZ 1240-AM in Saranac Lake (1994), and a general assignment news reporter and radio documentary producer for North Country Public Radio in Canton (1992-1994). He is a graduate of the SUNY College at Fredonia (1991) and the Tupper Lake High School (1987).
Flynn lives with his wife, Dawn, in Saranac Lake.
Voters Tuesday, June 18 approved the Minerva and Newcomb school budgets four weeks after they denied spending plans that exceeded the state’s mandated tax cap.
Voters head back to the polls Tuesday, June 18 to decide the fate of the Newcomb and Minerva school budgets, which failed to pass the first time on May 21. If the budgets don’t pass, the school boards will be required to adopt contingency budgets, which would mean even more cuts.
New York State Police recently arrested an Indian Lake Central School custodian for allegedly raping a student at the school during his evening shift.
The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) began a series of public hearings this week to collect comments for state land classification alternatives for former Finch Pruyn lands in the Central Adirondacks.
Budget process scrutinized
The New York State Comptroller’s Office recently issued an audit for the Bolton Central School District that was critical of its budgeting process.
Volunteers needed for Indian Lake event
Tourism officials in Hamilton County last week began preparing for the July 21 Adirondack Challenge whitewater races and festival.
The Newcomb and Minerva school districts are sharing more than sports teams this spring; they’re sharing the pain caused by defeated school budgets.
Superintendents and board members of the five True North school districts recently met to discuss sharing services to keep costs and taxes down while maintaining scholastic standards for local children.
Other local budgets pass
Members of the five True North school districts had mixed results during the May 21 budget vote.
The Gibson Brothers are maintaining world-class caliber performances this spring while promoting their newest album thanks to a succession of professional guests on the mandolin.