Jun 23, 2006 — 30 years ago today, Thousand Islanders woke up on a foggy morning to one of the largest inland oil spills in history. Today, the first in a two part series on the "Slick of 76." Also in the news: A multi-billion dollar computer chip plant will bring thousands of jobs to Saratoga Springs. Alcoa workers sign a contract, but the deal is bittersweet. Governor Pataki and legislative leaders reach a last minute agreement on the budget, which includes incentives for alternative energy, as well as the first step necessary for a Tupper Lake powerline.