North Country News

WAMC/Pat Bradley

Former Governor George Pataki was in Essex Tuesday to talk to educators from across the globe.  Before his presentation, he spoke with reporters, including WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley, about his presidential aspirations and other state issues.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

The city of Plattsburgh Charter Commission held a public meeting Monday evening to present draft reports on potential changes to the document that guides city government.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

Former New York Governor George Pataki was the keynote speaker at an education conference Tuesday.

A 30-year-old woman has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for killing her 65-year-old ex-boyfriend in a Saranac Lake apartment building.

Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is calling for a 12 percent funding increase for programs that provide meals, transportation and other services to senior citizens.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was at the Nova Bus manufacturing plant in Plattsburgh this morning where she announced legislation to enhance manufacturing education at the nation’s four-year colleges.

Carl Heilman II

The annual local government day conference between the Adirondack Park Agency and diverse interests within the park began this afternoon.

Michael Cashman for Plattsburgh

Just days after the long-time supervisor of the Town of Plattsburgh announced he will not run for re-election this fall  a candidate has come forth seeking the seat.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

Another sign that spring is really here: The Lake Champlain Transportation Company says ferry service between Charlotte, Vermont and Essex, New York is preparing to resume.

State authorities say five staff have been charged in the assault on a disabled teen and a subsequent cover-up at the Sunmount Developmental Center in Tupper Lake.