Chris LaBarge describes an architectural rendering of his proposed 90-room hotel on Lake Flower at Wednesday night's Saranac Lake planning board meeting. Photo: Chris Knight, courtesy Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Dec 11, 2013 — In Albany, Governor Cuomo's tax commission is recommending a $2 billion package that includes a temporary freeze on property taxes, and a cut in corporate taxes to a 40-year low. Elsewhere in the region, 16 projects are vying for state funding from the Regional Economic Development Council. Among them are projects to rebuild the historic hotel in downtown Saranac and upgrade Plattsburgh's airport potential.
In Cape Vincent community members are growing frustrated with the ongoing proposed wind farm project in their town, which soon might force taxpayers to contribute to the lengthy deliberations and mounting legal fees. We also hear about world famous spaghetti dinners in Dekalb Junction and a recent book published by St. Lawrence University's Arthur Clark, about the importance of early memories in our development.