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Politics

Cobb says Stefanik silent on US soldier bounties

Democratic congressional candidate Tedra Cobb says incumbent Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik has been “silent” on recent reports that Russia offered the Taliban bounties on the lives of American soldiers in Afghanistan. Stefanik did not respond to interview requests for this story, but on ...

Stefanik, Cobb take opposite sides on police reform bills

The two candidates for New York’s 21st Congressional District seat — incumbent Republican Elise Stefanik and returning Democratic contender Tedra Cobb — support two different police reform bills passed by the House, but despite increased pressure to pass police reform legislation ...

OK, now we’re in Phase 2

The North Country region has now been given the green light to move forward into Phase 2 reopening, effective immediately. Phase 2 includes hair salons and barber shops, office-based jobs such as insurance and financial services, real estate and rental leasing, and some in-store retail. ...

New York nixes Democratic presidential primary due to virus

In an unprecedented move, New York has canceled its Democratic presidential primary that was scheduled for June 23 amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Democratic members of the State's Board of Elections voted Monday to nix the primary. New York will still hold its congressional and ...

New York delays presidential primary

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo postponed New York’s presidential primary from April to June to keep people from gathering — even to vote — amid of the state’s coronavirus outbreak. With cases expected to mushroom toward a mid-to-late-April peak, nurses made anguished pleas Saturday ...

Governor postpones all village elections, including Saranac Lake’s

SARANAC LAKE — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday issued an executive order delaying village elections statewide — including Saranac Lake’s — until April 28, coinciding with the state’s presidential primary. Saranac Lake’s village election was set for Wednesday, with polls at the ...