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NY lawmakers OK budget: more school money, ethics rules

April 1, 2015 ALBANY — New York state lawmakers approved a $142 billion state budget early Wednesday, April 1 that increases funding for schools, revises teacher evaluations and enacts new legislative disclosure... more »»

Last day for HoJo's in Lake Placid

March 31, 2015 LAKE PLACID — It’s been a roller coaster week of emotions for the owners, employees and fans of Howard Johnson’s in Lake Placid, which will close at 8 p.m. today. more »»

New York lawmakers rush to beat midnight budget deadline

March 31, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — Lawmakers plan to vote Tuesday on the final provisions of the state budget, including changes to teacher evaluations and an ethics proposal intended to clean up Albany's pernicious... more »»

Mirror Lake Inn invests $4M into renovation

March 30, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa is undergoing a massive renovation that plans to spotlight one of the hotel’s best assets —its view. more »»

Towns join together for flood and disaster planning

March 30, 2015 AUSABLE FORKS — Towns along the AuSable River are still on guard about the possibility of floods damaging their communities, four years after Tropical Storm Irene hit the region. more »»

Stefanik rallies around Fort Drum, Olympic bid, this month

March 30, 2015 Rep. Elise Stefanik has spent much of this month advocating to save Fort Drum from sequestration cuts. She also announced her support for a proposed New York Winter Olympic bid and skied during Gov. more »»

Bridge work to begin this week in Keene

March 30, 2015 KEENE — The state Department of Transportation will begin working on a bridge in Keene this week, but the major overhaul of seven Keene Valley bridges is still in the works. more »»

NCCC IDs properties for tax-free program

March 30, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College has identified the properties near its campuses that it plans to submit to the state for inclusion in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Start-Up NY program. more »»

Comfort Inn is now Quality Inn in Lake Placid

March 30, 2015 The Comfort Inn in Lake Placid changed its name March 24 to the Quality Inn. The hotel will remain under the ownership of the Butler famil. more »»

SWEET SEASON: Time for Maple Weekend

March 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Spring is the sweetest season in the Adirondack Park, and this weekend residents and visitors get a taste of what maple syrup producers have to offer. more »»

Liquid gold behind the scenes

March 27, 2015 PAUL SMITHS — In 1948, Paul Smith’s College began producing maple syrup for purpose of education. more »»

Pub owner looks to open new restaurant

March 26, 2015 LAKE PLACID —A local pub owner is interested in expanding his brewing business here. more »»

UP CLOSE: Keene’s Tony Goodwin a force of nature

March 26, 2015 KEENE — If you’ve hiked in the High Peaks, you’ve probably walked all over Tony Goodwin’s work. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: The healing arts: Dr. Karen Kan

March 26, 2015 LAKE PLACID — I had no idea what I was walking into when I met Dr. Karen Kan in her Lake Placid office for an interview. It wasn’t the first time I had met Dr. more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: Lake Placid principal inspires students to read

March 26, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid Elementary School’s interim principal is putting his hair on the line in order to encourage his students to read more. more »»

Family rescued after night on Mt. Marcy

March 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A mother and her two sons were rescued after spending the night on the slopes of New York’s highest peak in what state officials described as “extreme weather conditions. more »»

Harvard skates past Colgate for ECAC title

March 22, 2015 LAKE PLACID, New York – The Harvard Crimson certainly didn't look like the lowest seed of the four teams that reached this year's Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's ice hockey championship... more »»

Howard Johnson’s being sold to Simply Gourmet owners

March 20, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The owners of Simply Gourmet and Big Mountain Deli & Creperie have purchased the historic Howard Johnson’s restaurant and plan to expand Simply Gourmet and open a new restaurant there. more »»

Coroner: Jay fire victim died of asphyxiation, but investigation continues

March 20, 2015 JAY — An autopsy of a Jay woman was completed Friday morning, but state fire investigators are still searching for evidence to determine whether the fire that killed her was accidenta. more »»

Talking tourism in Lake Placid

March 20, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Local government and business leaders met Thursday night at the Lake Placid Club Boat House to talk about opportunities and issues within North Country’s tourism industry. more »»

 
 

 

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