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Port Henry set to hold another dissolution vote

Residents in the Village of Port Henry will go to the polls later this year to decide if the government structure should be dissolved.

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IRONMAN volunteer grant opportunities available

IRONMAN Lake Placid is only weeks away, but officials have announced that volunteer opportunities are still available, including those for local non-profit charities to qualify for Ironman Foundation Grants.

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Retired army colonel to challenge Stefanik in ‘16

A retired Army colonel has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik in the 2016 election for the 21st Congressional District seat.

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital lands top hospital nod

Report: Hospital ranks within top 100 critical access hospitals

University of Vermont Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital has been named among the top hospitals in the nation by iVantage Health Analytics.

Free breakfast, lunch schedule announced

The Essex County Community Resources has announced its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

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Jubilee Riots to perform at Mirror Lake

The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series has announced the third performance in the seven week series, scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, as Celtic Night with Jubilee Riots.

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Local author introduces new ‘girly thoughts’ book

Join Dr. Patricia O’Gorman, local psychologist in Saranac Lake, and author of nine books, for a book signing of her latest book “The ‘girly thoughts’ 10 Day Detox” Saturday, July 11, at The Bookstore Plus from 7 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m.

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New superintendent, procedures announced at Clinton Correctional

Just one day after a dozen prison staffers were placed on administrative leave, the state has announced a new superintendent and a number of policy changes.

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'Wild Walk' to be unveiled Saturday, July 4

The Wild Center is preparing to open its latest addition to the public this Saturday — 1,270 feet of elevated walkway snaking through the Adirondack tree canopy called Wild Walk.

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It's time for the Best Fourth in the North!

Events run today through Saturday

Details have been announced for the upcoming 2015 Best 4th In The North Celebration beginning on July 1.

No free lunches this summer in Jay

The Jay/Black Brook Youth Commission summer playgrounds will not have free lunches available this year as once anticipated, reported the town on Tuesday.

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Guard charged in connection with escape appears in court

Gene Palmer, the guard arrested in connection with the inmate escape from maximum security prison earlier this month, has waived his right to a felony hearing.

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Sweat captured, authorities eager for answers

Remaining prison escapee David Sweat was shot by a state trooper and taken into custody on Sunday. Authorities are keen for answers.

Autopsy: Matt died from skull fractures, brain injuries

Richard Matt died from severe skull fractures and brain injuries after three gunshots to the head, according to his autopsy report.