Jul 17, 2013 — The International Joint Commission, or IJC, that governs water levels on Lake Ontario and St Lawrence River is presenting a new management plan in a series of public hearings in New York and Canada this week.
Plan 2014 aims to strike a compromise between the economic interests of harbor communities and the environmental concerns over current water level management.
The previous draft plan drew praise from environmental groups, but criticism from some shoreline owners, particularly along the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
In Rochester yesterday, about 100 locals weighing in on the conversation showed views are still split. Go to full article
Jul 17, 2013 — Danilo Lopez will be allowed to stay in the country, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) says. Lopez, a Vermont migrant-worker-turned-activist from Mexico, advocated for a new law allowing people without legal status to get drivers' licenses. Lopez was scheduled to be deported on July 5. Go to full article
Jul 17, 2013 — This weekend, tens of thousands of people will inundate the little town of Trumansburg, outside Ithaca, for the Grassroots Music Festival. It's become one of the premier... Go to full article
Saranac Lake, NY, Jul 17, 2013 — Last week, Pendragon Theatre co-founders Susan Neal and Bob Pettee shared thoughts about starting Saranac Lake's professional theater group more than 30 years ago. Earlier... Go to full article