warren county

Lucas Willard / WAMC

Sheriffs from three upstate counties are pushing for an online emergency response program to be used in schools across New York.

State lawmakers are expecting passage of a bill that would help establish a regional visitor center for the upper Hudson and Hoosic river valleys.

Lucas Willard / WAMC

Public officials and members of the business community from Saratoga, Washington, and Warren counties gathered in Queensbury to get an economic forecast for the region.

At the annual breakfast hosted by EDC Warren County Friday a panel of business leaders discussed the challenges they faced in 2014 and their outlooks for the new year.

Although the economy is improving locally and nationally, the panelists talked about how their industries must become more collaborative and flexible.

Kristine Duffy is president of SUNY Adirondack…

Lucas Willard / WAMC

Warren County lawmakers today approved a plan to provide $750,000 over the course of three years to help support operations at the Glens Falls Civic Center, which is changing hands.

A last-minute attempt by Warren County to halt the sale of the Glens Falls Civic Center at a public auction scheduled for later this month has failed.

A recent traffic stop that led to two arrests for heroin possession in Washington County, New York, near the Vermont border is bringing attention to an ongoing issue of the transport of illegal drugs over state lines.

A traffic stop by state troopers early Tuesday on Route 149, west of the Village of Fort Ann, led to two arrests on charges of heroin possession with intent to sell.

Tipiac-Alain Caraco/Wikimedia Commons

Economic Development officials in Warren County are requesting funding to conduct a feasibility study to expand regional short-line rail service.

Economic leaders in the Southern Adirondack region are gathering in Queensbury Friday afternoon to discuss the importance and presence of the forest-products industry.

At Friday’s annual luncheon of EDC Warren County, members of the business community will gather to hear speakers salute the region’s forest products industry – a vital economic sector both in the past and future.

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited with community leaders in Queensbury, New York, today to hear from local officials their economic development needs.

On the campus of SUNY Adirondack, New York’s junior senator met with leaders of the business community and public officials from Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga counties.

Ed Bartholomew, president of EDC Warren County, addressed the upcoming closure of General Electric’s capacitor manufacturing plant in Fort Edward…

Tipiac-Alain Caraco/Wikimedia Commons

A train derailment earlier this week in Glens Falls has some local officials suggesting it may be time to reexamine the area’s infrastructure.

On Monday afternoon, a train carrying ammonia derailed in Glens Falls, jumping tracks near the Lehigh Northeast Cement Company.

Ed Greenberg, a spokesman for Canadian Pacific, the company that owns the tracks, said emergency protocols were initiated swiftly, the two tanker cars were placed back on the tracks, and traffic was resumed by Tuesday morning.

Pages