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PLATTSBURGH | State-level races are coming into focus following the filing deadline for petition signatures last Thursday. more

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ATHOL | The state legislature failed to enact an emergency home-rule measure last week intended to avert a financial crisis in the Town of Thurman, and the local government will be convening a meeting at 6:30 p.m. on June 29 to decide how to respond. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | There is one vote left between Essex County and whether or not it will be able to create a county-wide emergency services district. more

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WILMINGTON | Over 90 years ago, members of the American Legion from across New York state put plans in motion to design and build winding highway up Whiteface Mountain. They sought to pay tribute to veterans. more

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NORTH CREEK | Bob and Kelly Nessle said a project to create a New York State Museum of Skiing & Ski Hall of Fame in North Creek is still in the beginning stages, but future plans include creating an artist’s rendering and hiring an architect. more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed an executive order granting parolees the right to vote in New York. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Emergency Services Department may soon receive $500,000 to go towards a fire training building. more

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TICONDEROGA | Moses Ludington hospital is now officially integrated into University of Vermont Health Network-Elizabethtown Community Hospital. more

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MORIAH | There were no protesters, fiery exchanges and barely a raised voice at Rep. Elise Stefanik’s forum in Moriah on Friday. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Lawmakers passed a $168.3 billion state budget early Saturday. The spending plan closes a $4.4 billion shortfall amid risks to federal aid and includes a $1 billion increase in state education aid. more

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NORTH HUDSON | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has formally approved the Boreas Pond classification, calling the state’s recent acquisition a “national treasure” as he signed the deal recommended by the Adirondack Park Agency last month. more

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. more

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ALBANY | A controversial executive budget proposal that would change how state-owned land is taxed in the Adirondack Park has been stripped from the state Assembly and Senate one-house budget bills released last week. more

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board has voted unanimously to oppose a plan contained within the executive budget proposal to change how the state pays municipal property taxes on its vast land holdings. more

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TICONDEROGA | A large crowd turned out to see the newly-renovated emergency department at Moses Ludington Hospital in Ticonderoga. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The state has pledged to bring universal broadband to localities across the state, and details on the final round of grants for local communities are continuing to trickle out. more

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JOHNSBURG | The Town of Johnsburg Community Development Corporation is hosting a broadband symposium. more

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JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board has voted to renew its contract with the Johnsburg Emergency Squad. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Concerns continue to grow by an expanding coalition over an executive budget proposal to use payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements instead of market value to calculate taxes on land in the Adirondack Park and the Catskills. more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state nearing the home stretch on its universal broadband project, state Sen. Betty Little and Assemblymen Billy Jones and Dan Stec are pivoting to ensure better cell phone reception for local visitors and residents. more

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