Essex County lawmakers have signed off on the sale of alcohol at this year’s county fair.
Living in our free society has many perks and benefits. All too often we never really appreciate how good we have it until we face that unexpected event that could change ones life dramatically.
We all know the tide of opinion regarding marijuana is changing, particularly where its medicinal properties are concerned.
In the world in which we live today, opinions are no longer left at the water cooler, corner bar or on the front porch.
We’ve all heard the warnings from state environmental personnel and local search and rescue officials: Be prepared when entering the backcountry or potentially face dire consequences that could turn an enjoyable trek into a life or death experience.
Life is never easy. That statement is true for all of us, even those who seem to live gifted lives. Everyday life is full of challenges and difficult to understand, frustrating events.
A schism within the hospitality industry has spilled out into the public with the decision by a group of traditional hoteliers to urge Essex County lawmakers to regulate vacation rental units.
President Obama recently floated the idea of making it a mandatory requirement for United States citizens to vote in elections, while speaking to a civic group in Cleveland.
You don’t have to be a New Yorker—or necessarily a sports fan—to have heard of the NCAA’s levying of penalties on Syracuse University men’s football and basketball programs two weeks ago.
Earlier this week the country celebrated Freedom of Information Day. This week is also celebrated as Sunshine Week.
There has been a lot in the news over the past couple weeks about the dangers of the internet, especially for younger individuals.
It seems each day we wake up to some strange news story that causes us to shake our heads in wonder and amazement. Some positive and others, well not so.
Small communities throughout the North Country have one commonality — their center of community is anchored by a stately, often historic school facility where a bedrock of learning has long been fused with the laughter of children.
Last year I stated the hand writing has been on the wall for some time. That our great fears are coming to pass and no one is taking the proper steps to fix what is clearly a bad and ill conceived law.
Medical marijuana is here to stay in New York, and Plattsburgh is stepping up to the plate in a big way to grab that brass ring for the benefit of the entire North Country.Medical marijuana is here to stay in New York, and Plattsburgh is stepping up to the plate in a big way to grab that brass ring for the benefit of the entire North Country.