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What’s the Point of Cuomo’s Abortion Bill? | Guest Viewpoint

In the following days before the next vote on April 9th, furious lobbying was carried out on both sides.

Editorial hit the mark

Your editorial board hit it right on the head with the Bridge/Ferry piece.

It’s deja vu all over again

With a bill passed that will arm rebels in Syria and bombs beginning to drop in Iraq, it feels like the early 2000’s in the Middle East all over again, except this time, it’s a group called ISIS in the crosshairs.

Behaving badly | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Bad behavior has been around from the beginning of time and through the ages in the end it nearly always ends badly for those who use brut force to inflict injury on others and resolve disputes.

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Red Storm holds Chiefs to a safety

Win 30-2 to remain undefeated

The Saranac Lake offense racked up over 300 yards and put up 30 points, but the defense was the story of the day with two sacks, one interception and a goal line stand to lead the Red Storm to a 30-2 victory over the Saranac Chiefs.

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Essex County Cheese Tour to highlight three small-scale local creameries

While big names like the Chateaugay-based MaCadam have put the North Country on the map when it comes to the dairy biz, three small-scale creameries have sprouted in Essex County within the past half-decade.

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NY21: Woolf shifts into offense on environmental issues

Powered by endorsements, Aaron Woolf says he's the eco-friendly candidate for New York's 21st Congressional District

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Adirondack Distance Festival readies for big weekend with national honor

The 18th edition of the festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28, in the towns of Schroon Lake and Chestertown.

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Eagles turn it up against Hornets

Apparently the Eagles were just getting warmed up last week against the Patriots in a 43 - 22 win. The Eagles were hitting on all cylinders on the way to a 63 - 12 romp of PHS. Offense, defense and special teams all chipped in for the win.

Movies and real life

In the movie ”Wag the Dog”, the U.S. president’s popularity rating is dropping as fast as his pants (no pun intended) after he is caught in a sexual encounter with an underage ”Firefly Girl.”

Literacy services important

As the new school year begins, our focus turns to education. While young students return to school, millions of American adults seek personal empowerment through literacy.

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Major rock and country music festival to debut in Lake George

Renowned bands such as NRBQ, Paranoid Social Club, New Riders of the Purple Sage are featured in this weekend's American Music Festival for the Lake — a first-ever event — in Lake George Village. The festival's lineup also features Claire Lynch who has won three 'Female Vocalist of the Year' awards and Robert Randolph & the Family Band, whose leader has won national acclaim for his Hendrix-like rock riffs on his pedal steel guitar.

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Peru runs to 48-2 victory over AuSable Valley (update)

The Ausable Valley Patriots were crushed by the Peru Indians this Friday, Sept. 19, at home. The final score was 48 to 2, with all of the Peru points scored in the first half.

Adirondack Foundation can help

Paying for college is one of the most consistent and persistent financial challenges faced by students and families across the Adirondack region.

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Gore area organizations receive grants from Adirondcak Foundation community fund

The Community Fund for the Gore Mountain Region (CFGMR) awarded $12,530 in grants to 17 organizations at an Aug. 29 ceremony at Garnet Hill Lodge.

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North Hudson votes 80-52 to kill proposal to purchase former theme park

Voters torpedoed the town’s purchase of Frontier Town on Thursday in a vote of 80 to 52. Town officials, who voted unanimously to use funds from their general reserve fund to purchase the park earlier this year, hoped their acquisition of the former Wild West theme park would act as a catalyst for an economic resurgence.

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Local food producer? NYS wants you

New York State Commissioner of Agriculture Richard A. Ball encouraged companies that make food, drink, and other agricultural products in New York on Monday, Sept. 15 to consider exhibiting their products at the Taste NY Harvest Fest at the New York State Fairgrounds on Saturday, Nov. 1.

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NY21: Candidates, incumbent spar over Sept. 11 comments, House vote to arm Syrian rebels

Wednesday's House vote to equip Syrian rebels has entered the discussion in the race for New York's 21st Congressional District

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