Jul 18, 2014 — The company that wants to build a controversial high-end waterfront hotel in the Village of Saranac Lake has revised its design.
Lake Flower Lodging has reoriented the building on the lakefront site and dropped its height by roughly 12 feet. The changes come in response to concerns raised by village residents and members of Saranac Lake's Planning Board.
But some still aren't convinced that the Lake Flower Spa and Resort's is a fit for the community. Go to full article
Jul 17, 2014 — TORONTO - It turns out a video which had many wondering whether a shark was lurking in the waters of Lake Ontario was all an elaborate marketing ploy.
Discovery Canada, which is owned by broadcasting giant Bell Media, says a finned creature which momentarily surfaced while three men fished off a dock was in fact a life-like prosthetic model of a shark. Go to full article
Jul 17, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The Department of Environmental Conservation is giving the public an additional seven days to comment on the management plans for the Essex Chain Lakes and nearby snowmobile trail in the Adirondacks.
The plan for the Essex Chain Lakes near Newcomb proposes to allow mountain bikes on some woods roads, allow seasonal motorized access for big game hunting, construct parking areas and designate canoe carries. Go to full article
Jul 15, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A state judge has dismissed two lawsuits challenging the state's delay in finishing its health and environmental analysis of the potential impact of... Go to full article
Jul 15, 2014 — WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) -- Meteorologists with the National Weather Service have confirmed that a tornado touched down in the Finger Lakes during violent storms over the... Go to full article
Jul 14, 2014 — It's illegal to fertilize a lawn with phosporous in New York State. The Department of Environmental Conservation sent a press release around last week with that reminder... Go to full article