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County clerk petition challenge enters courtroom

The petition challenge against Luke Hudak, the Democratic challenger attempting to unseat Essex County Clerk Joseph Provoncha, has entered the courtroom.

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Patricia Higgins-Bollman a candidate for Chester’s town clerk post

A Pottersville resident whose family has a long tenure in public service announces her candidacy for the Chester Town Clerk post.

Essex County office-seekers step forward

Essex County voters will hit the polls this fall to sound off on their local officials, everyone from council members to supervisors.

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Some candidates face rejection as ballot lineup takes shape

Political controversy and petition challenges abound this month as candidates for local public offices jockey for their positions on the ballot in September and November.

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Lake Placid resident joins race for county clerk

Lake Placid resident Luke Hudak has filed petitions to run against Essex County Clerk Joseph Provoncha, who is up for re-election this year.

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Retired army colonel to challenge Stefanik in ‘16

A retired Army colonel has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik in the 2016 election for the 21st Congressional District seat.

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Garcia throws hat in ring for Supreme Court

One of four candidates seeking Fourth District judgeship

 The Former District Attorney of Essex County has put her hat back into the political ring, announcing a run for state Supreme Court.

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Brace yourselves: The Republicans are coming

Essex County Republicans are fired up and ready to go as election season sees liftoff.

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Keene lawmaker takes helm of Essex County

Essex County Chairman William Ferebee said while he would follow the path laid by his predecessor, he will not be afraid to chart a new path forward if necessary.

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Stefanik introduces first bill

If passed, Stefanik's Common Sense Waiver Act will allow municipalities to slash some of the red tape surrounding the demolition of unsafe buildings.

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Ferebee, Preston to lead Essex County board of supers

Essex County lawmakers have selected Bill Ferebee to lead the board of supervisors and Randy Preston as his deputy. Both will be sworn in next week.

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Douglas’ resignation to see supers shuffle

Essex County Board Chairman Randy Douglas’ resignation at the end of the week will lead to a shakeup in the board’s leadership, the first in nearly four years.

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Fort George Alliance to honor earliest unknown soldiers buried on American soil

The Fort George Alliance will honor the collective grave of four unknown American colonist soldiers discovered in 1931 with a wreath laying ceremony on Memorial Day, May 25.

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GOP faithful rally for Meyer in Lake Placid

Supporters gathered at a Lake Placid fundraiser last week to rally for incumbent Essex County Judge Richard Meyer, a Republican who is running for re-election against Lake Placid-based attorney Brian Barrett.

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Assemblyman Stec provides Albany perspective on Adirondack Tourism

Assemblyman Dan Stec attended a NYSHTA-sponsored legislative roundtable breakfast at the Queensbury Hotel last Friday, May 8, to provide an update on tourism-related legislation at the capitol.

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