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Rules slated for shale gas drilling in NY

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has issued preliminary regulations that would permit hydraulic fracturing of natural gas wells in the state’s vast Marcellus Shale region. more »

Oct 3, 2011 3:47 PM Articles

Village OK’s vacation buyouts for employees

The village unanimously voted Monday to codify the practice of paying its non-union employees for vacation time they’ve earned. more »

Oct 3, 2011 3:44 PM Articles

Border security act trumps environment

A controversial bill that would grant Homeland Security broad powers over federal lands within 100 miles of an international border has caused a backlash among a variety of groups in Border States. more »

Oct 3, 2011 3:42 PM Articles

October is fire prevention month

The American Red Cross of Northeastern New York is emphasizing fire safety this October during National Fire Prevention Month. more »

Oct 3, 2011 3:39 PM Articles

Village considering zoning changes to attract new businesses

In other business, the village of Saranac Lake will hold a public hearing next week on a zoning change that could attract new businesses to the area. more »

Sep 23, 2011 12:18 PM Articles

Lawmakers seek to end county contributions to Medicaid

Lawmakers in Albany are pushing to get New York State to take over County Medicaid costs. more »

Sep 23, 2011 12:15 PM Articles

Village nears deal for waterline project

Mayor Clyde Rabideau laid out the facts surrounding a deal to run a water main through the campus of the Adirondack Management Association in a special meeting earlier this week. more »

Sep 23, 2011 12:13 PM Articles

$8 Million Grant Program Launched

Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward has announced an $8 million appliance grant program more »

Sep 23, 2011 12:07 PM Articles

Russian skater charged in absentia

A Russian figure skater accused of stealing a car in Lake Placid last year and driving it while intoxicated has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. more »

Sep 23, 2011 12:04 PM Articles

Jobs act will extend $55 million in loans to small businesses

Funding for more than $55 million in loans to small businesses across the state will come through a small business jobs act that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Fought to Pass Last Year. more »

Sep 23, 2011 12:03 PM Articles

Adirondack Harvest Festival at the Adirondack Museum

The Adirondack Museum’s annual Harvest Festival begins on the first of October. more »

Sep 23, 2011 12:01 PM Sports

Dewey Mountain Recreation Center trail work day

Dewey Mountain Recreation Center will host a ski trail work and cleanup day more »

Sep 23, 2011 11:59 AM Sports

EPA staffer briefs APA on new air pollution regs

A top official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was in the Adirondacks over the weekend to meet with environmental professionals about a variety of regional threats, from air pollution to invasive species. more »

Aug 24, 2011 2:45 PM Sports

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