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Council change up in Minerva

At the June 19 town board meeting a correspondence was received by the board from councilman Robert Lee. The letter, read by Supervisor Steve McNally, was a request for the board to accept Lee’s resignation as councilman effective immediately.

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Stefanik wins GOP primary for New York's 21st District

Elise Stefanik has defeated Matt Doheny by a wide margin, concluding a contentious Republican primary race for the 21st Congressional District seat.

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North Hudson residents speak out as Frontier Town sale enters litigation

As the fight over the fate of Frontier Town enters the courtroom, local residents rally in support of what they say is their town's last chance.

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Essex County Board of Elections gears up for GOP primary

With a week to go before registered Republicans head the polls on Tuesday, June 24, Essex County election workers are hard at work

Essex County renews occupancy tax as towns push for bigger cuts

Essex County will continue its occupancy tax for at least three more years. But towns want a bigger cut.

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Essex County Sheriff announces re-election bid, gets approval for COPS grant

Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting formally announced his candidacy for re-election June 3 at a press conference at the Government Center in Elizabethtown

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Primary election candidates night to be held

The public is invited to attend a Primary Election Candidates’ Night for the Twenty First District Congressional seat on Wednesday, June 11, at the Hague Community Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a meet and greet session.

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County votes to hand Frontier Town to North Hudson

While the Essex County Board of Supervisors has officially voted to pass the former Frontier Town property to the town of North Hudson, obstacles remain.

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American Crossroads has entered the ring in the fight for NY21

In an unprecedented maneuver, a powerful political action committee is now injecting cash into a Republican primary race

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Pending county ethics law to be reviewed soon

A law that is expected to assure that politics remains above-board is under consideration soon by Warren County leaders.

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On the road with NY21 GOP candidate Matt Doheny

Three weeks from primary, Matt Doheny is hitting the pavement, one doorbell at a time

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Five takeaways from the GOP debate for NY21

With the Republican primary on June 24 just three weeks away, Matt Doheny and Elise Stefanik, met in the state capital for their first televised debate.

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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