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7:45 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

NY Agency To Revise Plans For New Adirondack Lands

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Department of Environmental Conservation says it's revising its proposed recreation plans for new state land in the Newcomb area of the central Adirondacks in response to public comments.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Protect the Adirondacks and Sierra Club Request Appeal of Adirondack Club and Resort Decision

Two environmental groups are appealing an appellate court decision that rejected their challenge of a development project in the Adirondacks. The appeal request is not sitting well with supporters of the project.

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New York News
5:55 pm
Thu August 7, 2014

Preservation League Adds Building On Former Plattsburgh Air Force Base To Its 'Save' List

Old Stone Barracks
Credit Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain

An historic building on  the grounds of the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base has been added to the Preservation League of New York's list of the most threatened historic sites in the state.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Proposal To Create Oil Train Task Force Withdrawn By Sponsor

Oil train passing through Plattsburgh. Photo taken from the steps of City Hall.
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

A proposal to create an oil train task force put before Plattsburgh City Councilors was withdrawn last night by its sponsor.

Two weeks ago, city councilors in Plattsburgh considered a resolution to create an oil train task force. The measure was tabled after several concerns were raised, including its clarity and process.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Stefanik Meets With Adirondack Government Officials

Republican 21st district candidate Elise Stefanik at the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board meeting in Keene Valley
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Elise Stefanik, the Republican candidate for Congress in New York’s 21st district, attended the monthly meeting of the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board on Wednesday to discuss regional issues.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Adirondack Village's Drinking Water Cited for Lead

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

State health officials say an Adirondack village's drinking water has too much lead.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Gillibrand Tours Trudeau Institute Lyme Disease Labs

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand at Trudeau Institute laboratories
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand toured the Trudeau Institute in Saranac Lake earlier this week.  The research center is famed for its study of lung diseases, but a new arm of the institute will be dedicated to immuno-engineering studies of Lyme disease.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Gillibrand Discusses Federal Invasive Species Legislation

State Senator Betty Little (left) and NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand at the Lake Placid Beach House July 28, 2014
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York’s junior U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was in Lake Placid Monday to discuss federal legislation that would help control the spread of invasive species.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Man Charged In Adirondack Crash That Killed Couple

Authorities have charged the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a car in the Adirondacks while fleeing police, killing a couple and injuring their daughter.

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New York News
2:45 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Doheny Won't Pursue Northern NY Congressional Seat

Elise Stefanik (left) and Matt Doheny

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Businessman Matthew Doheny will not pursue a northern New York congressional seat on a third-party line and is endorsing Republican candidate Elise Stefanik.

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