North Country News

New York News
6:30 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

APA To Finalize Adirondack Land Classification

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Adirondack Park Agency will decide this week on the final classification for land the state recently obtained from the Nature Conservancy in the Adirondacks.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Essex County Considers 15% Tax Levy

The Essex County Board of Supervisors is debating whether to implement a 15 percent tax levy to help restore the county’s fund balance.

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New York News
7:30 pm
Thu November 28, 2013

NY Farm Bureau Plans Annual Meeting

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The New York Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting next week.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Adirondack Non-Profit Sector Analyzed

Credit Adirondack Foundation

A forum was held recently assessing the economic importance of the nonprofit sector in the Adirondacks.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

State Provides Funding for Bio-Tech Partnership

Memorandum of Understanding signed between Clarkson University President Tony Collins (left), Empire State Development President, CEO and Commissioner Kenneth Adams (center), and Trudeau Institute President, Director and CEO Ronald H. Goldfarb (right)
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York State will invest up to 35 million dollars over the next five years to bring together two North Country institutions. The goal is to spur commercialization of biotech products.

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New York News
7:15 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Governor Cuomo Makes Adirondack Economic Development Announcements

Governor Andrew Cuomo makes economic development announcement in Lake Placid
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Lake Placid this afternoon to announce state funding for three initiatives in the North Country.

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New York News
7:00 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Standardized Test Forum Held

Our Children are More Than a Score Forum
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The North Country Alliance for Public Education recently hosted a forum on standardized tests on the Plattsburgh State campus to discuss the controversial Common Core requirements and the impact of testing on students, teachers and parents. The forum was held just days ahead of state education Commissioner John King’s visit to Plattsburgh tonight.

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New York News
5:50 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Absentee Ballot Count Begins Amid Allegations of Voter Fraud

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Elections officials began counting absentee ballots in Clinton County on Monday amid allegations of potential ballot fraud in two city wards and one legislative district.

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New York News
1:30 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Owens Holds Telephone Town Hall with Constituents

Congressman Bill Owens
Credit photo provided

Congressman Bill Owens, a Democrat from New York’s 21st district, met with his constituents through a telephone town hall Tuesday evening.

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New York News
7:45 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Veterans’ Day Commemorated in the North Country

segment of Plattsburgh Barracks Veterans Park memorial wall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Veterans ceremonies were held across New York’s north country, including commemorations honoring aging veterans and youth corps.

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