Mar 26, 2014 — New York state is sending hundreds of letters to homeowners in Long Lake offering to settle land claims as part of the "Township 40" deal approved by voters last November.
The move is part of an effort to resolve boundary disputes around the tiny community of Raquette Lake that date back to the 1800s.
In all, more than 1,000 acres of land around Raquette Lake are affected by the boundary dispute, which was sparked originally by conflicting title claims, decades of lawsuits, and poor survey maps. Go to full article
Mar 12, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York State has purchased an additional 8,451 acres of former timber company lands on 14 parcels in Fulton, Warren, Essex, and Hamilton counties.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday the state will pay $5.7 million to acquire the former Finch, Pruyn tracts from The Nature Conservancy, using money from the Environmental Protection Fund. Go to full article
Jan 09, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The people who advocate for New York's system of parks and trails are liking what they heard during Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address. ... Go to full article
Dec 11, 2013 — RAY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) The Adirondack Park Agency has expanded its monthly meeting to three days rather than the usual two this month, to make time for discussion of land-use... 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