Nov 14, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A week after Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to authorize seven Las Vegas-style casinos was approved in a statewide referendum, people in one of the most lucrative potential locations continue to balk.
Saratoga County officials have canceled a vote Thursday to support casino gambling. Under Cuomo's plan, one casino would be built in the Albany-Saratoga region. The owners of the harness racing track and video slot "racino" in Saratoga Springs want to turn it into a full-fledged casino. Go to full article
Nov 13, 2013 — We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. NCPR is collaborating with Andy and his sources at the Adirondack Museum and other historical associations and museums in the region to bring local history stories to air.
Today, Andy talks with at Adirondack Architectural Heritage director Steven Engelhart about an endangered historic property in the Adirondacks -- Aiden Lair. It's located in the town of Minerva, and was one of the way stations Teddy Roosevelt used during his night ride to the presidency in 1901. Go to full article
Nov 12, 2013 — NYCO Minerals spent more than half a million dollars to win support for a controversial land swap with the state approved by voters statewide last week. That's according to... Go to full article
Nov 06, 2013 — Long-time Assemblyman Tony Jordan has claimed the district attorney's post in Washington County, handily defeating sitting DA and fellow Republican Kevin Kortright. ... Go to full article