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Tensions flare as elections commissioner issues belated ruling behind closed doors

Essex County officials are fuming over what they say is a perversion of the election process by a public official.

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County clerk petition challenge enters courtroom

The petition challenge against Luke Hudak, the Democratic challenger attempting to unseat Essex County Clerk Joseph Provoncha, has entered the courtroom.

Essex County office-seekers step forward

Essex County voters will hit the polls this fall to sound off on their local officials, everyone from council members to supervisors.

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Port Henry will ask firms for input on dissolution

Village trustees gave the OK Monday evening to seek bids from firms interested in handling the government’s potential dissolution, although they raised concerns about whether ending the village is in the best interest of residents.

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Lake Placid resident joins race for county clerk

Lake Placid resident Luke Hudak has filed petitions to run against Essex County Clerk Joseph Provoncha, who is up for re-election this year.

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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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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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Garcia throws hat in ring for Supreme Court

One of four candidates seeking Fourth District judgeship

 The Former District Attorney of Essex County has put her hat back into the political ring, announcing a run for state Supreme Court.

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Former Essex DA Garcia throws hat in ring for Supreme Court

One of four candidates seeking Fourth District judgeship

The Former District Attorney of Essex County has put her hat back into the political ring, announcing a run for state Supreme Court.

As Cuomo pushes for tax cap renewal, local leaders offer mixed verdict

As the state legislature preps for the summer recess bell, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing lawmakers to renew the tax cap legislation that has become a keystone of his tenure.

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Brace yourselves: The Republicans are coming

Essex County Republicans are fired up and ready to go as election season sees liftoff.

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Keene lawmaker takes helm of Essex County

Essex County Chairman William Ferebee said while he would follow the path laid by his predecessor, he will not be afraid to chart a new path forward if necessary.

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Stefanik introduces first bill

If passed, Stefanik's Common Sense Waiver Act will allow municipalities to slash some of the red tape surrounding the demolition of unsafe buildings.

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Ferebee, Preston to lead Essex County board of supers

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.

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Douglas’ resignation to see supers shuffle

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.

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