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"Woodswoman" author, conservationist to be honored with weekend events

Famed Adirondack conservationist and author Anne LaBastille will be honored with a series of multimedia concerts this weekend in Elizabethtown.

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High Peaks Hospice announces Bowling Tourney results

High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care held its first annual bowling tournament Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Willsborough Bowling Center.

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Saranac Lakers prep for Winter Carnival

As the planning for the region's premier winter festival kicks into overdrive, Saranac Lake residents reflect on the long-running tradition.

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Jack LaDuke named Winter Carnival Grand Marshall

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee has chosen Jack LaDuke as its 2015 Grand Marshal for the Gala Parade on Feb. 14.

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Willsboro hero Joe Bruno tells WWII tale

Joe Bruno is a Willsboro fixture. About the only time the 95 year old has left his home town was when he was fighting the Germans across the hedgerows and fields of northern Europe.

North Country optimistic on $500m aid competition

North Country officials say they're optimistic about the region's prospects for landing $500 million in a new competition proposed by Gov. Cuomo.

Essex County lawmakers react to Cuomo's $1.6 billion property tax relief plan

Essex County lawmakers are seeking clarification on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $1.6 billion property tax credit that was rolled out earlier this month.

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Lt. Gov. Hochul visits Glens Falls to unveil Cuomo’s new initiatives

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.

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Westport, ELCS move closer to shared superintendent, administrative services

Westport and Elizabethtown-Lewis Central held a joint board meeting last week to discuss the future of shared services between the two districts.

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Deadlines looming for SLWC parade, vendor, sporting event applications

Application submission deadlines are nearing for those desiring to participate in the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Gala Parade on February 14, as well as vendors who wish to sell items during carnival, and those participating in sporting events which require pre-registration.

Lake Placid High School preparing for winter carnival

The 72nd Lake Placid High School Winter Carnival will take place from Thursday, Feb. 5 through Saturday, Feb. 7.

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Barrett announces candidacy for Essex County Judge

Lake Placid attorney Brian Barrett has announced he will run for Essex County Judge, challenging incumbent Richard Meyer.

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Lt. Gov. tours Lake Placid, vows to carry torch for continued ORDA funding

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul toured Olympic venues last week as part of a tour to familiarize herself with the North Country and its needs.

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Area legislators call for Sheldon Silver to step down

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.