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Rep.-elect Stefanik briefs Willsboro, Essex residents on upcoming term

Representative-elect Elise Stefanik (R-NY) met with future constituents in Willsboro on Thursday, Dec. 18.

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Common Ground Alliance issues updated Blueprint for the Blue Line

The Adirondack Common Ground Alliance (CGA) has released the updated Blueprint for the Blue Line, a set of legislative priorities for the Adirondack Park for 2015 and beyond.

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Fish trap expected to pay dividends for salmon fishery

A significant upgrade at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle is expected to pay dividends for the health of the salmon population in Lake Champlain.

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Cuomo launches solar initiative

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced the launch of Community Solar NY, a new effort under the NY-Sun initiative to make implementing solar easier and more affordable for communities across the state.

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ARISE plan Snowball Gala to benefit Big Tupper Ski Lodge

ARISE of Northern New York will host the Annual Snowball Gala on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 8pm-12am at the Big Tupper Ski Lodge.

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Local United Way seeks partner agencies

SEFA applications now available

The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc serving Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties is currently accepting applications from agencies and organizations wishing to become a partner agency of the United Way for fiscal year 2015.

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Kitten hidden inside truck engine compartment adopted

A young cat is down to eight lives, after a harrowing trip in the engine compartment of a GMC truck.

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Keeseville residents angered over tree cutbacks

The neighborhood has a new close-cropped look, but not all residents are pleased.

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Ti goes 2-0 in girls’ tourney, SL and ELCS notch wins

Sentinels claim Alzheimer’s Awareness Basketball Tournament girls’ title

Ticonderoga beat Saranac Lake in the opening round and Elizabethtown-Lewis two days later to win the Alzheimer’s Awareness Basketball Tournament championship Dec. 3.

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Elmore says things are looking up for shelters’ animals

Spirits are running high at Elmore SPCA this holiday season, and Santa is on his way to lend a helping hand.

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New identities mark new era in regional health care

New names for the four-hospital affiliation known as Fletcher Allen Partners, and its individual members, were made official last month in recognition that the partnership has become one organization focused on delivering academic medicine to the people of Vermont and northern New York more efficiently and as close to home as possible.

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Cuomo, local officials announce progress on crude oil rail transport

A new report says while state and local officials are making progress on addressing the increase in crude oil rail transport, feds need to pick up the pace.

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83 year-old shot while hunting upgraded to stable

83-year-old Joseph R. Rodriguez of Mineville was shot in the abdomen with a 12 gauge deer slug by another hunter while hunting in an area off Bartlett Pond Road.

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Cuomo: Home energy assistance now available

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that households needing heating assistance can begin applying for New York’s Home Energy Assistance Program on Monday, Nov. 17.