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Frontier Town could headline property tax sales

Essex County officials wrapped up the last of their three task force meetings to determine the fate of the former Frontier Town property in North Hudson on Monday, March 3.

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Essex County Bridge work to continue

The new Moriah Center Bridge is open to traffic, Department of Public Works chief Anthony LaVigne said in his report to the DPW committee Feb. 12, and the project will go into winter shutdown until weather conditions permit construction to restart.

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County on track with flood buyouts

The last real estate closings for Essex County’s flood buyout program should be done by the end of the week, county attorney Daniel Manning told county lawmakers Monday, March 3.

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Cuomo energizes state lawmakers at 2014 Adirondack Winter Challenge

With an aim of boosting tourism, Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited Lake Placid and Lake Clear and joined about 400 public officials and community leaders in the Adirondack Winter Challenge Event that featured friendly competition in outdoor sports.

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Owens reaches out

Guns, min wage, retirement hot topics at town hall Wednesday, Feb. 26

Congressman Bill Owens (D-NY) held a telephone town hall Wednesday, Feb. 26, with constituents of New York’s 21st Congressional District to discuss policy in Washington, his recent work in the district and issues reflecting both national and local concerns.

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Two York?

Grassroots movement calls for state to split into pair of autonomous regions

Grassroots movement calls for state to split into pair of autonomous regions

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Hungry for the Woolf

Since Aaron Woolf was selected by Democratic officials to run for the congressional seat being vacated by Bill Owens on Feb. 12, the candidate has not publicly spoken with the press.

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Sewer still backs up Horace Nye sale

Legal wrangling continues to drag out the official handover of the former Essex County-owned Horace Nye nursing facility to the NYC-based Centers for Specialty Care (CSC), county attorney Daniel Manning told lawmakers Monday, March 3.

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What Cuomo’s proposed tax overhaul means for the North Country

As the pressure ramped up last week for state lawmakers to deliver a budget by March 31, Governor Andrew Cuomo launched a campaign to push his proposed property tax cuts.

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Search for county medical director, psychiatrist mirror national trends

Essex County has been without a full-time medical director and staff psychiatrist since the mental health department’s medical director, Dr. Kausar Chaudhry, resigned last December.

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Bill to add family court judge in Warren Co. advances in NYS Senate

For years, Warren County's family court system has been overloaded. Now, it looks like relief is on the horizon.

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Doheny enters NY-21 race

Matt Doheny announced his bid for New York’s 21st Congressional District seat Feb. 19.

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Dems choice keeps quiet

Members from the Democratic committees met in Long Lake two days before Valentine’s Day to quietly make their choice for a candidate to replace the current incumbent Congressman, Democrat Bill Owens of Plattsburgh, who announced earlier this month that he would not be seeking re-election.

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Sen. Schumer to visit Glens Falls, talk about securing $700,000 brownfield cleanup grant

Sen. Schumer is to announce lobbying for money he says will boost Glens Falls' economic development and mitigate potential public health hazards from exposure to chemical pollution.

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Essex County needs psychiatrist... but they're not alone

Essex County's ongoing search for county medical director, psychiatrist mirror national trends