Dec 17, 2012 — The Adirondacks' beloved icon, the Common Loon, has left for its winter home on the Atlantic coast.
Loons have enjoyed unprecedented population growth over the last 30 years. They outlived DDT and a time when people used to shoot loons for sport. But a recent study says things could have been even better. This time the culprit is mercury pollution. Go to full article
Washington, DC, Dec 17, 2012 — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is joining with leaders of New York's congressional delegation to urge Congress to finally act on a federal aid package for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
It's been seven weeks since the destructive storm. The debate is set to begin Monday, and the measure faces complications and political hurdles. Go to full article
Watertown, NY, Dec 17, 2012 — While lots of industries turned to information technology long ago to improve efficiency, accuracy and collaboration, until now, health care has lagged behind. Now, a big... Go to full article