Announcement ensures a united GOP in run-up to November’s general election
Ending months of speculation, Matt Doheny has endorsed Republican candidate Elise Stefanik in the race for New York's 21st District.
Officials are working behind the scenes to ensure the next sale to auction off tax-delinquent properties goes off without a hitch
New York Gov. promotes tourism, state unity in Adirondack Challenge
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spent the weekend in the North Country talking tourism, economic development, state unity
Eyewitnesses report instant flames, pilot trouble in single aircraft disaster
Three are dead following a single plane crash in Lake Placid this morning.
One person is dead and 55 have been taken to area hospitals after a tour bus overturned on Interstate 87 early Friday morning.
In a swing through the region, Matt Funiciello connected with voters and discussed the three issues underpinning his campaign
An informal Q&A regarding Elizabethtown's proposed comprehensive plan on Wednesday, July 9 was sedate despite persistent acrimony
Voters will tentatively head to the polls in November to give the town permission to purchase the disputed former theme park
Essex County lawmakers have approved a budget bump for North Country Community College
A new fencepost-driving machine from Scotland has the potential to revolutionize local agriculture, says a local farmer.
Plaintiff in Frontier Town lawsuit steps out as battle heats up
George Moore, the local recycling magnate entrenched in warfare with Essex County and North Hudson over his rejected bid for Frontier Town, has stepped out.
Residents and environmental watchdogs had NYCO officials and Adirondack Park Agency reps up against the ropes during a public hearing July 2 designed to discuss NYCO’s plans to expand mining operations at their facility in Lewis.
The Whallonsburgh Grange will now serve alcohol after the Essex Town Board gave them their blessings on Thursday, June 26.
New York State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in solving a burglary last week in Rouses Point.
GOP candidate for Attorney General visits Lake Placid to discuss issues facing the North Country, including guns, drugs and the Clean Water Act
As the town that serves as the Essex County seat grows closer to finalizing a plan to guide future development, a civic watchdog urges caution.
Elise Stefanik has defeated Matt Doheny by a wide margin, concluding a contentious Republican primary race for the 21st Congressional District seat.
As the fight over the fate of Frontier Town enters the courtroom, local residents rally in support of what they say is their town's last chance.
New York State Police were called to an incident at the third hole on the Cobble Hill Golf Course in Elizabethtown shortly after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18 when three golfers reported finding a male body.
With a week to go before registered Republicans head the polls on Tuesday, June 24, Essex County election workers are hard at work
As the Elizabethtown-Lewis and Westport school districts move towards merging their boys varsity and girls modified soccer teams, state guidance on shared services remains unclear.
Essex County will continue its occupancy tax for at least three more years. But towns want a bigger cut.
Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting formally announced his candidacy for re-election June 3 at a press conference at the Government Center in Elizabethtown
While the Essex County Board of Supervisors has officially voted to pass the former Frontier Town property to the town of North Hudson, obstacles remain.
In an unprecedented maneuver, a powerful political action committee is now injecting cash into a Republican primary race
ELIZABETHTOWN — Three area residents were arrested on felony drug charges in Elizabethtown on Tuesday. Authorities say this just a symptom of a larger opiate problem facing the North Country.
Three weeks from primary, Matt Doheny is hitting the pavement, one doorbell at a time
With the Republican primary on June 24 just three weeks away, Matt Doheny and Elise Stefanik, met in the state capital for their first televised debate.
Three weeks after the Essex County Board of Supervisors moved to reject a local businessman’s bid for the former Frontier Town property, legal teams are bracing for a fight
On Monday, May 12, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to reject Moore’s bid and kick the property, which is located at the intersection of Blue Ridge Road and Route 9, over to the town of North Hudson for $60,000.
As the race for New York’s 21st grows increasingly ill-natured, it’s easy to forget that the sprawling district, which encompasses parts of 12 counties and covers some 16,000 square miles, faces real, concrete issues that demand leadership
GOP hopeful Elise Stefanik, a Willsboro-based businesswoman and policy wonk, is solidifying her support in Essex County
A long-simmering property dispute came to a head last month when lawyers for a local resident filed suit against Essex County ahead of an auction designed to sell off their tax delinquent properties.
The county’s brain trust, otherwise known as the Essex County Bar Association, packed the Deer’s Head Inn on Thursday, May 1 to pay homage to a certain non-lawyer citizen in the local community: a private citizen who stimulated a deep sense of individual responsibility and civic duty.
Despite the wealth of factors in favor of the Lewis Family Farm, owner Sandy Lewis is frustrated at the one commodity that has slipped through his grasp.
As the internecine fight between the two Republicans in the race to replace outgoing Congressman Bill Owens heats up, Matt Funiciello steps out
Following last week's train derailment in Virginia, Essex County officials continue to move forward with rail safety, but remain wary
Democratic Congressional candidate Aaron Woolf has nabbed a pair of endorsements from Bill Owens and Congressman Paul Tonko (NY-20)
Rural visit seeks to foster greater opportunities for students who run the risk of falling between the cracks
Congressional candidate Matt Doheny opens up as Republicans brace for primary battle
A generation of fighters are aging out of the profession and there’s no one waiting in the wings to replace them.
One of the two Republicans seeking her party’s nomination in the race to replace outgoing Congressman Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh), Elise Stefanik sees herself as the small business candidate.
Within spitting distance of this town’s water treatment plant at the edge of Bartlett Pond is a sprawling half-acre abandoned eyesore that the supervisor of this rural town says is a threat to public health.
Proposed natural gas spur to benefit county’s largest private employer
International Paper (IP) passed a major hurdle towards developing a new energy source for their mill in Ticonderoga on Wednesday, April 9 when the Addison County Regional Planning Commission (ACRPC) voted to support a pipeline that would direct natural gas to the plant.
Everything you need to know about the race to replace outgoing Congressman Bill Owens as the candidates enter the next phase of the race.
If you’ve got a knack for the natural world, then local scientists have a job for you
It's a long and lonely road to the Democratic primary, says the other candidate in the race to replace outgoing Rep. Bill Owens
Some of the roofing in the sprawling Essex County Government Center in Elizabethtown needs to be inspected and possibly replaced.
If the state legislature steps on the gas, local officials will now have the ability to hit the brakes when it comes to setting speed limits in their towns.
For the past 17 months, Tracy Spooner has been quietly sawing, hammering, painting, polishing and prepping the old pharmacy building on Court Street in Elizabethtown for the next phase of its existence.