South Burlington, VT, Oct 05, 2012 — Last spring the Air Force announced that Burlington was one of two preferred sites for a fleet of new F-35 fighter jets. The F-35s are a lot louder than the F-16s that currently take off and land from Burlington International Airport.
Many area residents are worried about the noise from the jets and its effect on their property values. Others are glad that the F-35 would guarantee a continued Air Force presence in Burlington. Go to full article
Gouverneur, NY, Oct 05, 2012 — Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown is waiting to hear whether it will begin assisting the lab at EJ Noble Hospital. The NY department of health forced the Gouverneur hospital to shut down last week because of deficiencies with its lab.
Krista Kittle is spokesperson at Good Samaritan. She says they want to help prevent EJ Noble from closing. Go to full article
Albany, NY, Oct 05, 2012 — A group of public health experts are questioning whether New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's health officials can do a credible job reviewing a health study on fracking, saying independent reviewers would be a better choice.
The over 50 doctors, nurses and scientists include Dr. David carpenter, a former Health department official who now heads The Institute for Health and the Environment at SUNY's School of Public Health. Go to full article
Oct 05, 2012 — Hamilton County District Attorney Marsha Purdue is pushing to have reckless endangerment charges reinstated against a whitewater rafting operator, saying he violated a court... Go to full article
Binghamton, NY, Oct 05, 2012 — A recent study by the consulting firm McKinsey and Company concluded that the U.S. could, by the end of this decade, eliminate about $1.2 trillion in wasted energy every... Go to full article
Lake Placid, NY, Oct 05, 2012 — Helping small-town movie theaters with the upcoming conversion from film to digital projection has been labeled a regional priority by the North Country Regional Economic... Go to full article
Ogdensburg, NY, Oct 05, 2012 — Artist Frederic Remington's bronze sculptures of cowboys, native Americans, and cavalry are considered prized collector's items. The Remington Museum in Ogdensburg is using... Go to full article
Chestertown, NY, Oct 05, 2012 — This is John Warren from the Adirondack Almanack with your look at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks for this Columbus Day and Canadian Thanksgiving... Go to full article
Oct 05, 2012 — A rafting guide is being held in Hamilton County jail following the drowning of one of his passengers. Good Samaritan Hospital is helping E.J. Noble Hospital stay alive. F-35... Go to full article