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Patricia Higgins-Bollman a candidate for Chester’s town clerk post

A Pottersville resident whose family has a long tenure in public service announces her candidacy for the Chester Town Clerk post.

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Some candidates face rejection as ballot lineup takes shape

Political controversy and petition challenges abound this month as candidates for local public offices jockey for their positions on the ballot in September and November.

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Retired army colonel to challenge Stefanik in ‘16

A retired Army colonel has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik in the 2016 election for the 21st Congressional District seat.

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Garcia throws hat in ring for Supreme Court

One of four candidates seeking Fourth District judgeship

 The Former District Attorney of Essex County has put her hat back into the political ring, announcing a run for state Supreme Court.

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Former Essex DA Garcia throws hat in ring for Supreme Court

One of four candidates seeking Fourth District judgeship

The Former District Attorney of Essex County has put her hat back into the political ring, announcing a run for state Supreme Court.

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Stefanik introduces first bill

If passed, Stefanik's Common Sense Waiver Act will allow municipalities to slash some of the red tape surrounding the demolition of unsafe buildings.

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Fort George Alliance to honor earliest unknown soldiers buried on American soil

The Fort George Alliance will honor the collective grave of four unknown American colonist soldiers discovered in 1931 with a wreath laying ceremony on Memorial Day, May 25.

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Mindy Conway announces Chester Town Clerk candidacy

Mindy Conway, now serving as the local school district tax collector and Chester-Horicon Youth Commission Director, has announced her candidacy for the position of Town Clerk for the town of Chester.

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Assemblyman Stec provides Albany perspective on Adirondack Tourism

Assemblyman Dan Stec attended a NYSHTA-sponsored legislative roundtable breakfast at the Queensbury Hotel last Friday, May 8, to provide an update on tourism-related legislation at the capitol.

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Essex County Chair to take state job, announces resignation

Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas will resign to accept an appointment from the governor, he announced this morning.

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Mineville hydro project in final stages

A vision created in 1990 is one hurdle away from becoming a reality, bringing new life to the pits and underground tunnels that put Mineville on the map.

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(WITH AUDIO) Sandy Lewis talks William Morgan, other topics on radio

Essex farmer appears on Fred Dicker show

Essex County reached Capital-area airwaves this morning when Essex-based cattle farmer Sandy Lewis appeared on Fred Dicker’s Talk 1300 radio show to discuss a variety of local issues.

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NYSUT endorses opt-outs following landmark education reforms

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said last week's state’s education reforms will be a bedrock of his legacy. But for one powerful union, they’re a disgraceful sham.

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FAQ: Key issues surrounding the state's sweeping education policy

Following the passage of the state budget on Tuesday, New York’s education system is set to implement some of its most dramatic and fundamental reforms in years.

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State legislature approves bump in oil spill fund

Essex County lawmakers and environmental groups say the approved increase to the state's oil spill fund is crucial as more oil tankers roll through the region.

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