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Deal near for flood gauges in Lake Champlain basin

Officials say an agreement is near to keep a series of U.S. Geological Survey river gauges in the Lake Champlain basin in Vermont and New York from being shut down due to budget concerns. ……….. Source: Deal near for flood gauges in Lake Champlain basin

People’s United Bank: Finding Investment Advisors

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Choosing the right investment advisor can be difficult. People’s United Bank Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President John Conlon explains how to make this decision a little easier. ……….. Source: People’s United Bank: Finding Investment Advisors

Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department Ladder Truck Pump Test

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No putting out fires Thursday Morning. Instead, the Saranac Lake Fire Department attracted some attention with their annual Ladder Truck Pump Tests. The flumes of water created by the two pumps were aimed back into Lake Flower and with the help of the sun, created quite the array of rainbows and from many different points…

Daily Talker: Can Office Dress Codes Be Too Strict?

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Some bosses think “Casual Friday” has morphed into “Casual Monday through Friday.” You may work in an office that allows you to wear jeans and sneakers at the end of the week, but at least one big employer is cracking down on fashion in a big way. The new owners of Newsweek magazine have threatened…

Seen At 11: The Myriad Of New Uses For GPS Technology

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NEW YORK (CBS 2) — For many of us, GPS was a miracle, bringing the days of getting lost to an end. But as CBS 2′s Kristine Johnson reported Wednesday night, GPS is going to new heights, tracking just about anything that moves – including you. Police chases can put pedestrians and other motorists at…

Fiscal stress spreading in state

Albany Comptroller Tom DiNapoli updated his list of municipalities under fiscal stress, adding Nassau, Suffolk and Rockland counties to an existing list of two dozen municipalities. Erie and Schenectady counties were named as susceptible to stress. Rockland tops the list, with a stress score of 86.7 percent. It’s fiscal problems are known: officials there asked…

Metro-North Commuters To Feel More Pain On Morning Commute

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Metro-North will only be able to accommodate about one-third of the regular ridership on the New Haven line for Thursday’s commute and for the foreseeable future due to a power problem that crippled service on Wednesday, the agency announced. The commuter rail will offer limited bus and train service for the…

Vermont still top choice for F-35

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The final report on the F-35 comes out next Friday, but WCAX News has learned that in it, Vermont is still at the top of the Air Force’s list to base the fighter jets. ……….. Source: Vermont still top choice for F-35

Red Sox Beat Rockies 15-5

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The Red Sox used Will Middlebrooks’ two homers and career-high seven RBIs to beat the Colorado Rockies 15-5 Wednesday night. ……….. Source: Red Sox Beat Rockies 15-5

Major milestone for Crown Point Country Club

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The Crown Point Country Club in Springfield is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. But the history behind the golf course goes back long before that, hundreds of years, in fact. ……….. Source: Major milestone for Crown Point Country Club