Saturday marks the end of the 2013 Legislative Session in New York State and Governor Cuomo says the work continues to transform New York and show that government can confront – and solve – the state’s toughest problems. In his first year as Governor, the state closed a $10 billion budget deficit, established a property…
The 2013 Legislative Session ends in Albany over the weekend and the Adirondack Council says they were pleased that it included partial restoration of the Environmental Protection Fund At the close of the session, the Legislature approved the Governor’s Adirondack Park Agency appointments; two proposed Constitutional Amendments that would add to the Adirondack Park’s public…
According to Lake Placid’s Interim School Superintendent Roger Catania, “It’s important to take a step back and look at all of the weeks events leading up to graduation”
Lake Placid’s Emergency Department gets the nod from the State Senate to adjust hours of operation.
The New York State Assembly passes the Women’s Equality Act which contains 10 sweeping reforms to ensure fairness, equality and safety for women.
Brian Latella will start July 1st as Principal of the Lake Placid Elementary School. Lindsey Keyser is also appointed by the school board as a Special Education teacher beginning September 1st. Superintendent Roger Catania says he knows the selection committee was pleased to make the recommendations.
Saranac Lake Superintendent Jerald Goldman is retiring and will make room for Bloomingdale Principle Diane Fox on July 1st. At their regular board meeting, President Deb Lennon presented him with a placque and a resolution of thanks for his commitment to the district.
The 2013 legislative session is nearing its end in Albany, but Environmental Advocates of New York is holding out hope that several environmental measures will make it to the Senate floor for a vote. Deputy Director David Gahl said there is legislation concerning hydrofracturing, climate change and child safety ready for an “up or down”…
A Split decision in Tupper Lake. According to Superintendent Seth McGowan, 53% voted Yes to approve the revised school budget but the Bus Proposition fails. The numbers don’t seem to add up..
Saranac Lake Village Manager John Sweeney says “don’t be surprised if the high water and the risk of flooding continues for several more weeks.” The high water mark so far this year was 19 inches and occurred just last week. Sweeney says there’s a lot of water which is still up stream from Lake Flower..
The New York State Senate passes a comprehensive legislative package that provides relief to people and communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The group of 22 bills will aid rebuilding efforts, and increases disaster preparedness while providing needed financial assistance to homeowners, businesses, local governments, school districts, and others still recovering from the storm
The Lake Placid Middle School Celebrates tonight with an evening of recognition following three years of hard work for the Class of 2017.. Middle School Students will be recognized for their achievement and accomplishments. Monday evening, The Lake Placid Central School Class of 2013 were honored at the Senior Project, Art & Technology, and Scholarship…
The Board of Trustees of the Trudeau Institute has announced the election of its newest member, Julie A. North, a 1980 graduate of Saranac Lake Central High School. Ms. North is a partner in the litigation department of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York City. Her broad litigation practice encompasses general commercial, securities, and mergers and acquisitions litigation, among other areas.
Tupper Lake Residents will vote Tuesday (June 17th) for the second time on whether or not to approve the School Board’s Budget Proposal. Polls will be open from 12 Noon until 8pm at the Tupper Lake Middle / High School. Click here for Details of the Proposed Budget
Visitors to the region spent $82 for every occupancy tax dollar spent on marketing in 2012, According to the latest leisure travel information study coordinated by The Lake Placid Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism.
What do Traffic Safety and Monarch Butterflies have in common – It’s not the traffic signs that’s for sure..
Believe it or not, In July, It’s a question of Traffic Safety versus the Monarch Butterfly and in the Town of Harrietstown, Public Safety wins.. The Board heard a presentation on just those topics Thursday evening…