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Keith Lobdell returned to the Valley News in December of 2010 after spending four years as a reporter with the Whitehall Times. Lobdell previously worked at Denton Publications from 2000-2004. He lives in Westport with his wife and three children.
Under an agreement reached May 21 between the State of New York and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, the county, along with seven others, will not be eligible to house one of three new gaming casinos proposed earlier this year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Almost 200 people made their way into the main screening room at the Palace Theatre in Lake Placid April 26 to help launch a campaign to keep small town movie cinemas in the Adirondack region alive.
Essex County is joining with its neighbors to keep invasive plant species out of Lake George.
The Adirondack North Country Association and local theaters are hosting a kickoff event for the “Go Digital or Go Dark” fundraising campaign Friday, April 26, from 5 to 6:15 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in Lake Placid.
Tom Tyler was watching an episode of “Cops” in his home along State Route 9 in the town of North Hudson around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, March 5.
Troop B Troopers Leston W. Sheeley and Marcia L. Pooler were identified by officials as the two officers who followed Howard J. “Joey” Aubin into the woods in North Hudson after his black 2005 Chevrolet Colorado truck was stopped with the use of spike strips at the end of a high-speed chase.
Two New York State Police officers were involved in a high speed chase that ended with the suspect being shot and killed Tuesday, March 5.
During the Feb. 25 Ways and Means Committee meeting, county supervisors talked about pursuing a resolution that would be sent to the state concerning the SAFE Act, which set a band on guns deemed as assault weapons, magazine capacities and extends background checks on weapons and ammunition.
Morning commuters were faced with high winds and rain that caused problems throughout the region the morning of Jan. 31, knocking down trees and closing Route 9N between the towns of Lewis and Chesterfield.
Denton Publications recently sat down with Dennis Tarantino and Dan Stec, candidates for the vacant 114th Assembly District, to discuss several key issues that relate to the district, state and 2012 election. We asked each candidate six questions on the same topics and allowed them to respond. Here is some of what they had to say: