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County rejects private bid for parcel, moves towards government takeover

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.

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Essex County lawmakers, NY21 candidates sound off on the issues facing their communities

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

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GOP Essex County lawmakers fall behind Stefanik

GOP hopeful Elise Stefanik, a Willsboro-based businesswoman and policy wonk, is solidifying her support in Essex County

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Ahead of tax auction, resident wages war against 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.

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Videos of Warren County meetings soon to be on YouTube?

it's no secret that decisions made by Warren County leaders are made primarily in committee meetings, and not at the monthly Board of Supervisors sessions. While the monthly board meetings involve final decisions that are sometimes controversial, the extensive discussion of the issues occurs in the dozen-or-so committee meetings that precede the full board sessions — and they are likely soon to be videotaped and posted on YouTube to keep everyone informed.

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NY21 Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello launches campaign as GOP fight turns rancorous

As the internecine fight between the two Republicans in the race to replace outgoing Congressman Bill Owens heats up, Matt Funiciello steps out

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Save Our Schools to meet May 13 in Minerva

A crowd of 19 Minerva citizens gathered at the Minerva Town Hall on Tuesday, April 29 to find out information and ask questions concerning the upcoming Minerva School District budget vote, set for May 20.

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Railway sale comes as a shock to county officials

Communication with Iowa Pacific leaves a lot to be desired

Iowa Pacific Rail, the parent company to the Saratoga & North Creek Railway, has agreed to sell an 80 percent interest to Chai Trust Co. LLC and EGI Fund Investors.

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Family Dollar in Contract for North Creek Property

Westlake Development LLC, a development company from East Syracuse, is in contract with The Holiday Organization, Inc., of Long Island for the purchase of a 5.5-acre piece of land in the hamlet of North Creek, across from the train depot.

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Woolf talks small business background, Owens endorsement

Democratic Congressional candidate Aaron Woolf has nabbed a pair of endorsements from Bill Owens and Congressman Paul Tonko (NY-20)

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GOP storm clouds gather as Doheny opens up

Congressional candidate Matt Doheny opens up as Republicans brace for primary battle

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 Indian Lake Town Board Focuses on First Place Win

As part of Indian Lakes’ April Town Board Meeting, Supervisor Brian Wells announced the fact that during the Adirondack Park Local Government Day Conference on April 10, Indian Lake was recognized with a First Place Award for Best State-Community Partnership with the 2013 Adirondack Challenge Festival.

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GOP’s pick for Gov. appears in North Country

Rob Astorino, the presumed Republican candidate for Governor, met with constituents at the brewery and restaurant and spoke to them about why he should be elected to the top administrative position in the Empire State.

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Boat washing program set for May debut

Those wanting to learn more about the new boat washing program on Lake George can visit a new website created through the Lake George Park Commission.

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Ahead of primary, GOP NY21 hopeful Elise Stefanik talks tax reform, small business growth

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.