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Jack Delehanty Photo: District Attorneys Association of the State of New York
Jack Delehanty Photo: District Attorneys Association of the State of New York

Anti-Semitism charged as Big Tupper rancor deepens

The debate in Tupper Lake over the proposed Adirondack Club and Resort has taken another bitter turn.

For years the community has been sharply divided over the massive real estate project.

Now the local newspaper, the Tupper Lake Free Press, has accused opponents of the development of sending an email that includes an anti-Semitic slur.  Go to full article
Flooding has left this house on Lower Park St. in Malone uninhabitable.  Photo: Julie Grant

Malone looks to buy out damaged homes

Lower Park Street in Malone has been reopened to traffic again. It's been closed numerous times this winter, because flooding has left the road impassable. It's also destroyed a handful of houses. Town leaders have been looking at getting the river dredged, to prevent future floods. But federal officials say it might make sense just to buy out the homeowners.  Go to full article
Advocates for New York State's hungry rally at the Capitol in November of 2012 for an increase in the state's minimum wage. Photo: Karen DeWitt

Why minimum wage increase could hold up the NYS budget

State lawmakers are set to return to the Capitol later Wednesday following a two week break for the President's Day holiday. Lawmakers have plenty to work on in the next few weeks leading up to the start of the state's fiscal year, including whether to pass a minimum wage hike as part of the state budget.  Go to full article
Photo: Sandy Demarest

State fines Price Chopper for "deceptive" coupon practices

The state is ordering Price Chopper to clarify its coupon rules, and pay $100,000 in penalties and costs. And it's led to a war of words between them.  Go to full article
A no-trespassing sign posted at Shingle Shanty Brook. Photo: Brian Mann

Paddler, journalist wins river rights case in Adirondacks

A state Supreme Court judge has ruled that a journalist and paddler wasn't trespassing when he traveled a remote river in the Adirondack Park.

Phil Brown, managing...  Go to full article
<i>Maple tapping in the early spring</i>, butternut, Tom Cote. Photo:  Todd Moe

Artists who look to the forest for ideas, inspiration

Considered America's oldest working woodlands, the Northern Forest -- stretching from the Tug Hill through the Adirondacks to the coast of Maine -- is also home to a...  Go to full article