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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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TAA,TPA and TPP: Confusing package raises concerns in the North Country

Former gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout and members of the Working Families Party are urging U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Fast Track.

Republican LaForest to run for Plattsburgh Town Supervisor

The Town of Plattsburgh Republican Committee announced the candidacy of Vasso LaForest for Plattsburgh Town Supervisor.

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Youth Court program gives voice to teens

The Youth Court program will be accepting applications for new members to be part of a youth justice system.

Seats fill up for Clinton County Legislature

Candidates for the five Clinton County Legislature seats up for election this year have started to emerge. Republicans, so far, have candidates in three of the five races and Democrats have contenders in all five, including three incumbents.

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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.

Duprey supports legislation that delays, reforms teacher evaluations

Assemblywoman Janet Duprey expressed satisfaction with the passage of legislation (A.7303A) that will delay and reform the controversial teacher evaluations reforms enacted in this year’s budget on May 20.

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Two Clinton County school budgets fail

Chazy Central and NCCS await new election June 16

Every school district in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties saw successful passage of their budgets except Chazy Central Rural School (CCRS) and Northeastern Clinton Central School (NCCS).

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Essex County Chair to take state job, announces resignation

Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas will resign to accept an appointment from the governor, he announced this morning.

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Saranac Lake skatepark project in the final stages

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.

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Cashman announces candidacy for the office of Plattsburgh Town Supervisor

Plattsburgh Town Councilman Michael Cashman announced his candidacy for the office of Plattsburgh Town Supervisor on April 13.

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(WITH AUDIO) Sandy Lewis talks William Morgan, other topics on radio

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.

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NYSUT endorses opt-outs following landmark education reforms

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.

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FAQ: Key issues surrounding the state's sweeping education policy

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.

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State legislature approves bump in oil spill fund

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.

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