Everything you need to know about the race to replace outgoing Congressman Bill Owens as the candidates enter the next phase of the race.
A Constitutionalist group that lobbies to protect property rights is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a banquet — and all are invited.
Legislators in the lower Adirondacks say the tax cuts and some of the appropriations in the 2014-15 budget are welcome, but taxpayers and businesses need substantial tax relief to for the area to have a vital, healthy economy.
It's a long and lonely road to the Democratic primary, says the other candidate in the race to replace outgoing Rep. Bill Owens
A poll by the Siena Research Institute shows New York State residents give Gov. Andrew Cuomo mixed grades. According to the poll there was slippage in Cuomo’s job performance and generic re-elect ratings. By a 64-28 percent margin, voters say Cuomo has been an effective governor. However, on seven of eight specific issues, only between 15 and 26 percent of voters said that issue has improved since Cuomo’s been governor, while between 24 and 45 percent of voters said it has gotten worse. The poll was based on the opinions of 813 registered voters. The poll asked about ensuring equal rights for New Yorkers, New York’s business climate, lessening corruption in state government, state government effectiveness, personal economic well-being, quality of public education, economic well-being of most New Yorkers, and fairness of the state’s tax policy.
Representatives from Canadian Pacific (CP), the railroad operator responsible for shipping crude oil from North Dakota through the North Country on its way to a processing center at the Port of Albany, told the Essex County board of supervisors, first responders and members of the public at a meeting on Tuesday, March 11, at the Government Center they were working closely with local officials in drafting emergency response plans in the event of an accident.
Meet Joe Gilbert, a Republican seeking his party's nomination for the race to replace outgoing Congressman Bill Owens.
Despite their festive attire — including comically-large bow ties and wardrobe choices that protected all participants from Leprechaun pinches — the Essex County board of supervisors was all business at their meeting on Monday, March 17 at the Government Center.
Meet Matt Funiciello, a local baker seeking to land the Green Party’s nomination in the race to replace outgoing Congressman Bill Owens, a Democrat who announced in January that he is retiring from his four-year stint as the federal representative of New York’s 21st District.
County attorney Daniel Manning asked Essex County lawmakers March 10 for a resolution to recruit assistant public defenders and assistant district attorneys from adjoining counties.
Stefanik, who has worked in her family’s plywood business in Broadalbin, said their company has supplied materials for the Dick Sherman-led company for many years.
Jim McKenna, head of the office that spearheads tourism efforts for Essex and Hamilton counties, dazzled lawmakers from across the North Country on Thursday, Feb. 27 with a lively presentation that stressed the importance of tourism in growing the region’s economy and why local officials need to be ahead of the curve when it comes to marketing their communities.
NY-21 candidate meets with Denton Publications, other news outlets
Democratic congressional candidate Aaron Woolf said it was an “enormous release” to finally go public with his campaign.
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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