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Politics

Sen. Stec outlines priorities ahead of 2022 session

SARANAC LAKE — State Sen. Dan Stec will have no shortage of issues to handle when the state Legislature returns to session in January, and he’s already spent some his time out of session learning about and talking about these topics. Stec’s been in the Tri-Lakes area several times over ...

Village to hold second round of cannabis public hearings

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees hosted public hearings on two proposed cannabis laws Monday, Nov. 15, but because of technical difficulties at the beginning of the meeting, the board will host a second set of public hearings at their next meeting on Dec. 6. The ...

Dwyer wins Keene town justice seat

Barbara Dwyer has won the race for Keene town justice, according to unofficial election results. Newcomer Chris Daly’s 254 votes on Election Day and during the early voting period gave him a five-vote lead over long-time Keene resident and incumbent Town Justice Dwyer’s 249 votes. ...

Stanley is new Jay supervisor; Sauer, Forbes elected to council

Matthew Stanley has secured the seat for Jay town supervisor, and incumbent councilor Knut Sauer and newcomer Steve Forbes will serve on the town council, according to unofficial election results from the Essex County Board of Elections. - Supervisor - Stanley led the supervisor race ...

Doty wins North Elba supervisor race

LAKE PLACID -- Derek Doty is North Elba's new town supervisor. While the results won't be certified until around Thanksgiving, according to Essex County Deputy Republican Commissioner Shona Doyle, the board of elections reported a 58-vote lead for Doty on Monday after absentee and affidavit ...

North Elba to hold public hearing on cannabis law

LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council has scheduled a public hearing on cannabis next month to garner feedback from the community before councilors vote on whether to allow cannabis sales and on-site consumption licenses in town. The board agreed Tuesday, Nov. 9 that the decision to ...