North Country News

New York News
6:30 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Several Candidate Petitions Invalidated In 21st Congressional Race

The New York State Board of Elections has finalized its review of candidate petitions for the June federal primary ballot.

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New York News
1:30 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Forum On Energy And Environment Held In Plattsburgh

People for Positive Action, an advocacy and environmental action group in Plattsburgh, hosted a “People’s Summit on Energy and the Environment” at SUNY Plattsburgh Tuesday evening.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

21st District Republican Congressional Candidates Challenge Primary Petitions

The leading Republican candidates running in New York’s 21st Congressional district race are sparring over the validity of petitions one campaign has filed for the Conservative and Independence Party primaries.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Energy And Environment Summit Planned In Plattsburgh

A people’s Summit on Energy and the Environment is planned in Plattsburgh next week.

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New York News
11:15 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

21st District Republican Rivals Trade Barbs

NY 21st Congressional District

A Republican candidate in New York’s 21st Congressional district race may file suit against petitions filed by another Republican.

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New York News
12:45 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

New Report Profiles Essex County, NY Economy

Credit Blue Line Group Consulting

A new report has been issued on the economy of Essex County, New York. While it indicates the year round population is declining and Essex County is moving towards a tourism-based economy, most of the data doesn’t surprise the region’s economic leaders.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

City Council Approves Compromise Allowing Prayer Vigil

Plattsburgh City Hall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

City councilors in Plattsburgh reversed themselves this week and approved a compromise that will allow a prayer vigil in front of Planned Parenthood on Good Friday.

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WAMC News
6:30 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Quebec Elections Oust Parti-Quebecois In Stunning Defeat

Quebec flag
Credit Dark Evil/Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

On March 5th, Quebec Premier Pauline Marois called a provincial election in hopes of gaining a majority government for her Parti Quebecois.  But her campaign faltered, and the results of Monday’s election delivered a crushing defeat to the P-Q and gave Quebec’s Liberals a majority government. As WAMC’s Pat Bradley reports, the results are closely watched in the North Country.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Environmental Groups Raising Alarms Over Rail Transport Of Crude Oil Through Adirondacks And Hudson

DOT-111 rail car
Credit Harvey Henkelmann/Wikimedia Commons

The number of crude oil tanker cars being hauled on trains south from Canada to the Port of Albany has increased substantially over the past year.  Several environmental groups are expressing concerns over potential accidents and demanding action.

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North Country News
8:42 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Body Found In Plattsburgh Woods Identified As College Student

An autopsy has confirmed that a body found in woods behind a Plattsburgh business was that of a missing 20-year-old college student.

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