Plattsburgh, NY, Dec 21, 2012 — Lawmakers in Washington are still deadlocked in budget negotiations, with automatic spending cuts and tax hikes set to kick in early next year. North Country hospital leaders say that if the nation goes over the so-called fiscal cliff, regional hospitals will face major cuts.
Administrators from CVPH, Adirondack Health, and Elizabethtown Community Hospital gathered in Plattsburgh yesterday to discuss those cuts. Their tone was grim. Go to full article
Dec 21, 2012 — Thursday we reported that the North Country was one of the top winners of grant money and economic development funding in Governor Cuomo's statewide competition.
The region won $90.2 million for everything from waterfront development in the Thousand Islands to tourism marketing in the Adirondacks. But one of the biggest single investments that New York will make is in new housing, including apartments and multi-family homes, for the area around Fort Drum.
Brian Mann spoke about that effort, and other details of the Regional Economic Development Council spending plan, with Martha Foley. Go to full article
Canton, NY, Dec 21, 2012 — The end of the year can be stressful. There's shopping to be done, cookies to be decorated, gifts to be wrapped, and holidays to be celebrated. And for college students,... Go to full article
Lake Luzerne-Hadley, NY, Dec 21, 2012 — You don't have to be a child to enjoy a simple winter treat -- sliding down a hill on a toboggan. A snowy backyard hill has been hard to find this month, but that didn't... Go to full article