Area community leaders hear about the proposals in Gov. Cuomo's Opportunity Agenda from Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul in her recent visit to Glens Falls — and Hochul along with many of Cuomo's initiatives receive a warm welcome.
Area state legislators Dan Stec and Betty Little, reacting to the corruption charges filed against state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, say its time for Silver to give up his post so the state can get back to business at hand.
A strong-willed, enterprising woman raised in primitive rural conditions — who changed the course of her mountainous hometown — recalls aspects of her life in vivid detail as she nears her 100th birthday.
Matt Funiciello, the Green Party candidate for New York's 21st Congressional District of — who shook up politics in the Capital Region and lower Adirondacks by winning a historically large portion of the vote — testified before the NY Assembly days after he was helping boost membership in his state's party and setting the course for the organization in Warren County.
Identifying high taxation as a longstanding problem in the state, Cuomo proposes a program that should return an average sum of $781 to 543,300 upstate homeowners and renters through an income tax credit.
Cuomo's proposal of a competition of upstate economic development councils vying for three $500 million grants sparks ideas about what regional projects would be eligible.
The 18 members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to support and editorial written by the editorial board of this newspaper.
Beloved by upstate voters, U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson makes the surprise announcement that he's retiring from Congress — at least temporarily.
Representative-elect Elise Stefanik (R-NY) met with future constituents in Willsboro on Thursday, Dec. 18.
The man who steered Warren County's finances successfully through the dark days of the recession is again chosen — for the third year — to lead the county.
Albany agendas for North County officials include mandate relief, increased infrastructure funding and rollbacks of some of the state's most controversial policies
MINERVA — The school’s cafeteria had determination in the air on Tuesday evening as students, community members and Board of Education candidates gathered for a public forum. On Dec. 2 at 7 p.m., students from Chris Fink’s Participation in Government class sat at a table in the front of the room next to two of the three candidates petitioning for the one spot on the board. Students Jessica Hill and Sydney Baker led the discussion as they read community submitted questions and timed the candidates responses.
With its new Ethics Law, Warren County toughens its standards of conduct for public employees and elected officials, while establishing an independent, non-partisan county Board of Ethics to review allegations of impropriety.
Local stakeholders are renewing calls for signage variances as state land master planning process moves forward.
Although they fell short of winning office in last week’s state and federal elections, Green Party officials say the best is yet to come.
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