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ELIZABETHTOWN | U.S. Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer has become the latest lawmaker to blast the storage of unused rail cars in the Adirondacks. more

Jan 23, 2018 12:27 PM The Sun 2 Comments


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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state faces an uphill climb, noting his eighth annual agenda is the "most challenging agenda that I have ever put forth." more

Jan 3, 2018 5:50 PM The Sun 1 Comments

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MINERVA | As many as 65 unused rail cars will be removed from tracks in the central Adirondacks following state action. more

Dec 27, 2017 12:05 PM The Sun


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ALBANY | The state Department of Environmental Conservation has sent a cease and desist letter to the railway that is transferring rail cars to the Adirondacks for storage. more

Dec 19, 2017 4:05 PM The Sun

In reference to the proposal by Mayor Blais of Lake George to legally remove Iowa Pacific’s oil tanker junkyard on the Tahawus rail spur, the Adirondack Council and its consulting lawyers might have found a way. more

Dec 13, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Adirondack Council is encouraging residents to directly lobby Warren Buffett to intervene on a controversial rail car storage plan. more

Nov 28, 2017 4:58 PM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | A congressional candidate is calling for federal authorities to investigate the plan by a railroad company to store unused rail cars on 22 miles of tracks within the Adirondack Park. more

Nov 14, 2017 9:30 AM The Sun 1 Comments


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MINERVA | The Adirondack Park Agency and Department of Environmental Conservation are against a rail car storage plan. more

Nov 7, 2017 7:30 AM The Sun


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Two years after first being proposed, plans by the Saratoga & North Creek Railway to store unused train cars on state land in the southern Adirondacks has reignited controversy. more

Oct 11, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

We are very concerned with the Iowa Pacific’s plan to move and store old rail cars in the Adirondack Park. more

Oct 7, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor


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NORTH CREEK | Hundreds of railcars are making their way to the Adirondack Park for long-term storage. more

Oct 3, 2017 7:30 AM The Sun 1 Comments

NORTH CREEK — The Saratoga-North Creek Railway will be running its passenger trains on weekends only this summer due to low ridership, a move that has prompted Warren County officials to re-examine the contract with the railway. more

May 19, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments

NORTH CREEK — It resembled a roller coaster ride, rather than a train ride, to get Warren County’s contract with Saratoga & North Creek Railway approved last week. more

Mar 23, 2016 2:00 PM The Sun

NORTH CREEK — A five-year contract with Iowa Pacific Holdings LLC, operators of Saratoga & North Creek Railway was approved by Warren County Public Works Committee this week, ensuring train service to the area. more

Mar 3, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments

NORTH CREEK — The Saratoga North-Creek Railway will be boosting its schedule of dinner trains this summer and fall after such service has been popular in recent years, according to a company official. more

Feb 4, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun

As if thousands of oil tankers clattering through the North Country wasn’t enough, movement is underway to store them here, too. more

Sep 9, 2015 6:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments


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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County lawmakers said Tuesday they need more information before sounding off on the Saratoga & North Creek Railway’s plan to store a fleet of decommissioned oil tanker cars on the tracks between Newcomb and Saratoga Springs. more

Sep 8, 2015 2:30 PM The Sun

NEWCOMB — Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve appealed to Governor Andrew Cuomo to take action on a proposal by a private rail company to store hundreds of discarded oil tank cars on railroad tracks in the High Peaks. more

Sep 5, 2015 8:00 AM The Sun

Governor Cuomo, We write on behalf of Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve to urge your administration to take immediate action to assert jurisdiction over the ill-conceived proposal by the Saratoga and North Creek Railroad, LLP... more

Aug 25, 2015 10:04 AM Letters to the Editor

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