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Washington, DC – The Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) today announced the availability of grant funding for job creation projects in eligible Northern Border communities. Congressman Bill Owens urged constituents to apply for the funds and issued the following statement: The Northern Border Regional Commission is designed to support projects that will help create or [...]
Out for trout in Lake Champlain | Burlington Free Press | burlingtonfreepress.com.
New York State Historian to Speak in North Country on Civil War on June 1 | Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism.
Watertown Daily Times | Ogdensburg drug store sells $2 million Powerball ticket.
Skiers Seek To Maintain Backcountry Glades On Lyon Mt. – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
APA Schedules Hearings On New State Lands – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
Modern Farmer | Whey Too Much: Greek Yogurt’s Dark Side.
Game of casinos includes Saratoga – Times Union.
Ogdensburg wants news about the psych center; the state’s not talking « The In Box.
Watertown Daily Times | Fort Drum commander tells state Senate about importance of post, potential cuts.
Watertown Daily Times | Commander warns about potential Fort Drum brigade loss.
Jury selection continues on Rivers case » Local News » Press-Republican.
Champlain woman struck and killed by car » Local News » Press-Republican.
Cuomo reaches deal with Mohawks – Times Union.
Is the Adirondack Park an economic engine? « The In Box.
Local History:Warren G. Harding And The Battle of Valcour Island? – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
Housing Authority director removed » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.
Laurentian has new financial adviser » Breaking News » Press-Republican.
Capitol Confidential » Cuomo pledges $60M to boost NYS tourism.
Watertown Daily Times | 40-year-old mystery: Divers find boat of missing Clayton businessman.
Stewarts announces $1.34 million in “Holiday Match” contributions to local charities including $37,127 in Clinton County
30 horses die in truck fire on upstate NY highway – Times Union.
Watertown Daily Times | One of three suspects convicted of murder in Ogdensburg.
Plattsburgh, NY – This week, Senator Patrick Leahy (VT) announced the introduction of an amendment to the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act that would bar the creation of a fee to cross the border. Congressman Bill Owens expressed his opposition to proposed border fees earlier this year and today applauded the Senator’s move as a [...]
Plattsburgh, NY – This week, Pfizer announced that their application to the U.S. Department of Labor for Trade Adjustment Assistance was accepted, opening new opportunities for laid-off workers from Pfizer’s Rouses Point facility. The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program is a federal program that assists U.S. workers who have lost their jobs by providing opportunities to [...]
Watertown Daily Times | Flag flies upside down again at retired Fort Drum soldier’s home.
Watertown Daily Times | U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer seeks change in Medicare law.
By John T. Ryan The Green Acres Restaurant at 3065 North Main Street has a new owner. Donna Rowley opened the doors at her business on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Crowley took over Green Acres from Hanh and Sherry Chung who operated the restaurant for 16 years. Rowley isn’t a a food service novice. She [...]
Plattsburgh, NY – Today, Congressman Bill Owens applauded the announcement that Nova Bus has secured $148 million in new business through the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). According to a press release from Nova Bus, the order constitutes a purchase of 300 buses which will be assembled at the Plattsburgh, New York facility. Congressman Bill Owens offered [...]
New director takes helm at BHSN » Local News » Press-Republican.
Chazy maintains school programs, lowers tax levy » Local News » Press-Republican.
Jury selection begins for Keeseville beating death » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.
Lake Placid elementary principal resigns » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.
An April Morning: Whiteface Mountain from Copperas Pond | The Adirondack Almanack.
Watertown Daily Times | Canton nurse, others charged.
Watertown Daily Times | Two Fort Drum soldiers killed in Afghanistan.
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Watertown Daily Times | City plans $3.6 million upgrade at Watertown ice arena.
Watertown Daily Times | Community shows broad support of Fort Drum at listening session.
State ups stakes for cash to regional councils – Times Union.
Plattsburgh’s economic potential ranks high » Local News » Press-Republican.
Lyon Mountain Correctional to go up for auction » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.
Day of Caring volunteers make a Difference in The Adirondack Region; 70 Projects Reap the Benefits of the Annual Volunteer Event!
On Saturday, April 27th, 2013 volunteers across Clinton, Franklin and Essex counties will lend their hand to the annual Day of Caring event hosted by United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc., North Country Regional Volunteer Center, Project H.E.L.P. at SUNY Plattsburgh and the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau. With the help of more than 400 [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 25, 2013) – Reps. Peter Welch and Bill Owens are urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to abandon a proposal to study whether fees should be assessed on passengers and pedestrians crossing into the United States at land crossings such as the ones in Vermont and New York. In a letter [...]
Watertown Daily Times | Drones support Fort Drum activity at as unit prepares for expansion.
New York state buys Adirondack land from Nature Conservancy | syracuse.com.
City races wide open » Local News » Press-Republican.
City mayor won’t run again » Local News » Press-Republican.
Daffest pops up for two bloomin’ weekends » Local News » Press-Republican.
Buffalo Wild Wings coming to Plattsburgh » Local News » Press-Republican.