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Former Cell Science Center may become housing

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 LAKE PLACID — The town of North Elba has inked a deal with a local property owner that could pave the way for a new affordable housing complex — if a developer agrees to the price and use restrictions. In an agreement brokered by Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism CEO Jim McKenna ...

Local pols also ask state to buy Big Tupper

TUPPER LAKE — Local politicians support a proposal that the state buy and run the long-closed Big Tupper Ski Area, and they are trying to keep up the momentum started last week by a change.org petition. Village Mayor Paul Maroun said he is sending a letter to the governor’s office ...

Snowstorm causes some outages, school closures — and more coming today

LAKE PLACID — Customers walking into the Starbucks on Main Street Friday afternoon were met with a peculiar sight. Half of the coffee shop was lit; half was in the dark. A snowstorm swept through northern New York this week, downing power lines and causing an interruption of service for ...

No penalties until April for stores handing out plastic bags

ALBANY — New York state will wait until April 1 to penalize stores that violate a new ban on single-use plastic bags that is embroiled in litigation, the state’s top environmental official said Friday. New York will officially prohibit stores from handing out most thin plastic bags ...

Harrietstown, Spectrum negotiate new cable contract

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 SARANAC LAKE — The Harrietstown Town Council and the Spectrum cable company are currently in negotiations for a new franchise contract. The franchise contract gives Spectrum permission to operate in the town. Spectrum Director of State Government Affairs Kevin Egan presented ...

Tug Hill could see 4 feet of snow by Sunday

WATERTOWN (AP) — More than 2 feet of blustery snow has fallen on parts of upstate New York’s largely rural Tug Hill Plateau, and another 2 feet is possible through the weekend. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday he was dispatching 15 additional snow plows to the region east of Lake Ontario. ...

Mercy Care for the Adirondacks seeks volunteers to visit the elderly

LAKE PLACID — Do you know an elderly person in your community who could use a neighborly visit? Someone to take them out to the library, a community event or a meal? Or someone who is vision impaired and needs someone to read their mail or a good book to them? Perhaps you know someone who ...

Curated compilations

SARANAC LAKE — Peter Seward crouched down, opened the drawers of his catalog cabinet and fingered through hundreds of musical memories. The mixtapes and live recordings had names such as “Wild Girl’s Last Ride,” “Great American Psychedelia” and “Country Killers,” which ...

Mother Nature not done with us just yet

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 SARANAC LAKE — A winter weather advisory remains in effect here until 4 p.m. today. The National Weather Service in Burlington, Vermont on Thursday warned of possible additional snowfall today of six to eight inches along, and south of state Route 3. Three to seven inches of snowfall is ...

Tupper waterfront plans previewed

TUPPER LAKE — On Tuesday the village showcased for public input a draft map of planned improvements and additions to the Municipal Waterfront Park. The master plan is going to take a still to be determined amount of money, and the village will be applying for grants to pull it off. ...

Cobb: ‘I would have voted to convict the president’

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 PLATTSBURGH — New York 21st Congressional District candidate Tedra Cobb, a Democrat, now says she would have voted to convict President Donald Trump. In a statement to the Press-Republican Tuesday, Cobb expressed her frustration with the Senate trial and “its foregone ...

Avoid corona and flu, practice good hygiene

With reports of the coronavirus outbreak continuing to dominate the news cycle and the flu being a regular threat this time of year, there many ways people can take precautions to ensure a healthy community, according to Adirondack Health: • Wash your hands often. Wet, lather, scrub for ...

Funding is rolling in for victims of Halloween storm

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 Members of Congress and the governor have announced funding and low-interest loans for infrastructure and homes or businesses damaged by storms and flooding which occurred this past Halloween. U.S. Reps. Elise Stefanik and Anthony Brindisi have announced federal infrastructure funding to ...

Stefanik questions DoD officials on missile defense, coronavirus

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 WATERTOWN — Rep. Elise Stefanik questioned Department of Defense officials Wednesday morning on missile defense and the coronavirus outbreak. Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, has been pushing to appropriate funds for an East Coast Missile Defense Site at Fort Drum, especially after the base ...

Snowmobile causeway washouts are fixed

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 SARANAC LAKE — A causeway crossing Lake Colby that is frequently trafficked by snowmobiles has been in disrepair with washouts and erosion for over a decade. Earlier this month, the state Department of Transportation filled the path in, and it is safer for trail grooming machines to pass ...

State Fair tickets drop to lowest price in 30 years

To prepare for an 18-day run this year, the New York State Fair slashed admission prices and altered its ticket sales program. Tickets sold online will cost $3, and the gate admission price will be $5 — the lowest prices since 1990, according to the state fair. Before the change, it ...

Governor’s rep touts budget proposal to Franklin Co. leaders

MALONE — New York State Director of the Office of Victims Services Elizabeth Cronin and her team typically work with people who are victims of domestic violence, involved in mass shootings or other traumatic events. But on Monday, Cronin was at the Franklin County Courthouse to brief ...

Local housing nonprofit group is now partnering with Fuller Center

SARANAC LAKE — The local affordable housing organization formerly known as Adirondack Habitat for Humanity is now operating under the umbrella of the Fuller Center for Housing. The Fuller Center of the Adirondacks’ mission remains the same — to provide adequate and affordable housing ...

Crows killed in Watertown in move to discourage flocks

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 WATERTOWN — The crows have not returned to roost along northern Washington Street since wildlife biologists shot and killed 18 of the birds Thursday night. Geoffrey Urda, who arranges for a consultant to conduct the hazing, has noticed that the crows have not been back roosting in ...