If passed, Stefanik's Common Sense Waiver Act will allow municipalities to slash some of the red tape surrounding the demolition of unsafe buildings.
In Jay, it's business as usual as the town navigates a once-in-a-decade shift in power.
Essex County lawmakers have selected Bill Ferebee to lead the board of supervisors and Randy Preston as his deputy. Both will be sworn in next week.
Essex County Board Chairman Randy Douglas’ resignation at the end of the week will lead to a shakeup in the board’s leadership, the first in nearly four years.
Supporters gathered at a Lake Placid fundraiser last week to rally for incumbent Essex County Judge Richard Meyer, a Republican who is running for re-election against Lake Placid-based attorney Brian Barrett.
Essex County officeseekers and hopefuls will hit the streets within the next few weeks to start collecting signatures as part of the petitioning process.
The Westport Republican Committee is actively seeking candidates for a variety of positions that include two town council positions, one judge and one supervisor.
Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas will resign to accept an appointment from the governor, he announced this morning.
Design and concrete companies beginning work in May
After 11 years of fundraising and planning, the Saranac Lake SkatePark Committee has reached the final stage of a long push for a park in the heart of the village.
A vision created in 1990 is one hurdle away from becoming a reality, bringing new life to the pits and underground tunnels that put Mineville on the map.
Essex farmer appears on Fred Dicker show
Essex County reached Capital-area airwaves this morning when Essex-based cattle farmer Sandy Lewis appeared on Fred Dicker’s Talk 1300 radio show to discuss a variety of local issues.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said last week's state’s education reforms will be a bedrock of his legacy. But for one powerful union, they’re a disgraceful sham.
Following the passage of the state budget on Tuesday, New York’s education system is set to implement some of its most dramatic and fundamental reforms in years.
Essex County lawmakers and environmental groups say the approved increase to the state's oil spill fund is crucial as more oil tankers roll through the region.
The embattled Essex town clerk has been granted conditional bond following his arrest last month on a series of federal pornography charges.
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