RSS

Charles “Chuck” Schumer

StefanikVistLGStefAtLectern2.jpg

Photo by Thom Randall

LAKE GEORGE | Local municipal officials and leaders of environmental organizations expressed appreciation to U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik last week for her help in lining up a $500,000 grant to pay toward construction of the village’s new sewer plant... Read more

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | Lake George village’s indebtedness for the pending construction of a new $24 million sewer plant is to be reduced by 2.9 percent, after a new joint federal/state grant announced last week is factored into the plant’s financing. Read more

The Sun

Ovalle_region rdp_5-25-19.jpg

Photo by Nathan Ovalle

PLATTSBURGH | The lifting of import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum brought relief from several local and regional representatives. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

LG_SewerPlantBidOpening.jpg

Photo by Thom Randall

LAKE GEORGE | The bids to construct Lake George’s new sewer treatment plant have turned out to be far higher than anticipated, and local officials have intensified their efforts to lobby to secure more grant money for the project. Read more

The Sun

SchumerBettyNBlaisAtSteelPier.jpgSchumerBettyNBlaisAtSteelPier.jpg

Photo provided

LAKE GEORGE | With wind whipping up waves on Lake George in the background Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer pledged his support in obtaining grant money to build a new sewer treatment plant that is expected to help keep the lake’s water pure. Read more

The Sun

Braymer&SimpsonInWashDC.jpg

Photo provided

QUEENSBURY | Two Warren County supervisors spent time in Washington, D.C., last week advocating for improved broadband and cell coverage — and boosted funding for ambulance services — in the rural areas of the county. Read more

The Sun

Trying to place blame for the government shutdown is an exercise in futility. Read more

Letters to the Editor

DeMola_WIC online_2-9.jpg

Photo provided

ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has breathtaking scenery: Mountains, lakes, farms and forests. Read more

The Sun

vt_012619_welch_declines_pay.jpg

Photo provided

MONTPELIER | Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vermont) is among the estimated 70 members of Congress who have declined pay during the shutdown of the U.S. government, according to a Jan. 10 CNN story... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

DeMola_StefanikCanada_8-12.jpg

Photo provided

WASHINGTON, D.C. | A partial shutdown of the federal government is expected to last past Christmas and until Thursday when the Senate reconvenes. Read more

The Sun

demola_nafta_10-6.jpg

File photo

PLATTSBURGH | President Donald Trump on Monday announced a new trade deal between the U.S., Canada and Mexico that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. Read more

The Sun

demola_tariffs_8-11.jpg

File photo

The U.S. International Trade Commission has nixed tariffs implemented by the Trump administration on imported newsprint. Read more

The Sun

demola_stefanikenvironment_8-25_sm.jpg

Photo by Pete DeMola

WILLSBORO | Walking along a burbling river flowing through her adopted hometown, Rep. Elise Stefanik got a crash course in all-things aquatic, including the migration habits of salmon and habitat restoration. Read more

The Sun

farm_schumer_meets_mark_Sm.jpg

Photo by Kim Dedam

ESSEX | Visiting Essex Farm on Friday, Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer bounced along farm fields in a wagon pulled by farm draft horses Jake and Abbey. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

IMG_6451-1.JPG

Pete DeMola

LAKE CLEAR | Environmental groups are continuing to sound the alarm on what rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan may mean for the Adirondack Park. Read more

The Sun

demola_tariffs_8-11.jpg

File photo

ELIZABETHTOWN |  The U.S. Department of Commerce is moving ahead with tariffs on imported Canadian newsprint, albeit lower than those initially proposed. Read more

The Sun

WASHINGTON, D.C. | President Trump’s decision to tap Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court got high marks from Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro). Read more

The Sun 3 Comments

demola_tariffs_7-14_Sm.jpg

File photo

PLATTSBURGH | President Trump, who has long griped against unfair trade deals, got his proposed trade war last week when his administration imposed tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese products. Read more

The Sun

IMG_0307.jpg

Photo provided

SARATOGA SPRINGS | Sen. Minority Leader Charles Schumer of New York is calling for the Trump administration to reverse tariffs placed on imported Canadian newsprint. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

Six months after a pair of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration raised Canadian newsprint imports prices by roughly 30 percent, the ill-advised policies have begun to extract some scalps. Read more

Editorials