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Former Rep. John McHugh to retire as Army secretary

June 8, 2015 The Department of Defense has announced that former North Country Congressman John McHugh will resign after serving roughly six years as the Army's most senior officia. more »»

Lake Placid nears deal to buy three fire trucks

June 8, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Board of Trustees is finalizing a $1.2 million deal to purchase three new fire trucks for the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department. more »»

Volunteer describes possible hole in Clinton prison screening

June 7, 2015 Authorities have mentioned construction workers as a possible source of the power tools that a pair of prisoners used to escape from Clinton Correction Facility in Dannemora Friday night, but could... more »»

Search intensifies for escaped inmates

June 7, 2015 DANNEMORA - There was no word from authorities Sunday, the second day of a manhunt, on the whereabouts of two convicted murderers who escaped from the maximum security portion of Clinton Correctiona... more »»

Daring prison break has police seeking 2 convicted murderers

June 7, 2015 DANNEMORA (AP) - The brother of a slain sheriff's deputy had forgotten the names of those involved in the killing more than a decade ago. more »»

State police search for escaped prisoners at Dannemora

June 6, 2015 DANNEMORA — New York State Police troopers continue to search for two inmates convicted of murder who were found missing from the Clinton Correctional Facility Saturday, June 6. Meanwhile, Gov. more »»

Bike headquarters

June 4, 2015 WILMINGTON — With a mix of road bike, mountain bike, uphill, downhill, serious competition and family fun, the annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest is set for June 5-7. more »»

PEOPLE AT WORK: Keene supervisor takes on more responsibility

June 4, 2015 KEENE — There’s a new boss in Essex County. For about a decade, Bill Ferebee has been known as Keene’s supervisor, a job he relishes. more »»

Lake Placid Central presents ‘Beauty & the Beast Jr.’

June 4, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Elementary School this year invited sixth graders to be part of its annual spring musical production, Disney’s “Beauty & the Beast Jr. more »»

Ferebee takes over for Douglas on county board

June 4, 2015 ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County’s new chairman, Keene Supervisor Bill Ferebee, was sworn in Tuesday, June 2 at the Old County Courthouse. more »»

Depo takes over for Douglas in Jay

June 4, 2015 AuSABLE FORKS — Members of the town of Jay council selected longtime board member Archie Depo to become its next supervisor. more »»

Village names Mirror Lake Beach House conference room after David Ackerman

June 4, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A group of local residents have gathered together to rename the village-owned Beach House’s conference room after David Ackerman, a co-founder of the Mirror Lake Watershed Association. more »»

To charge or not to charge for oval use?

June 4, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Members of the Lake Placid Board of Education discussed their school facilities policy Tuesday, June 2, which could require more community groups to pay a fee for the use of the Olympi... more »»

Keene honors a postmistress extraordinaire

June 4, 2015 KEENE — Neither rain nor sleet nor gloom of night, — much less blizzards, ice storms, floods, Christmas rushes, seasonal residents trying to forward or unforward mail, customers grumpy over postal... more »»

Local professor studies types of diseases carried by ticks

June 4, 2015 Black-legged ticks are in the Adirondacks, and the illnesses they can carry go beyond the well-known Lyme disease. more »»

Lake Placid Central hires new elementary principal

June 3, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Members of the Lake Placid Central School District Board of Education Tuesday, June 2 appointed Sonja Franklin to serve as the new elementary school principal. more »»

National Sports Academy holds final graduation

June 1, 2015 LAKE PLACID — National Sports Academy held its final graduation ceremony Saturday, May 30 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. more »»

Missing hiker found dead in Lake Arnold area

June 1, 2015 An interior caretaker with the state Department of Environmental Conservation found the body of a missing hiker Sunday afternoon in the High Peaks Wilderness Area. more »»

Tug of war over Olympic Oval

June 1, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A school district policy has caused a stir because more organizations may be charged a fee to use the Olympic Speed Skating Oval, which the school co-owns with the town of North Elba. more »»

Town of Jay to appoint new supervisor

June 1, 2015 JAY — The town of Jay will hold a special board meeting Tuesday to appoint a replacement for longtime Supervisor Randy Douglas, who is resigning in order to accept a state jo. more »»



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