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Morgan granted bond

The embattled Essex town clerk has been granted conditional bond following his arrest last month on a series of federal pornography charges.

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Essex County drawn into battle between growing rifts in hospitality biz

Traditional hoteliers are pressuring Essex County to close what they view as a bed tax loophole on vacation rental properties.

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Assemblywoman Duprey holding conference on bringing openness, accountability to gov’t

Assemblywoman Janet L. Duprey (R,I – Peru) joined Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C – Canandaigua) at a press conference to present a 17-point reform package that would bring openness and accountability back to state government.

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Lt. Gov. Hochul visits Glens Falls to unveil Cuomo’s new initiatives

Area community leaders hear about the proposals in Gov. Cuomo's Opportunity Agenda from Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul in her recent visit to Glens Falls — and Hochul along with many of Cuomo's initiatives receive a warm welcome.

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Area legislators call for Sheldon Silver to step down

Area state legislators Dan Stec and Betty Little, reacting to the corruption charges filed against state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, say its time for Silver to give up his post so the state can get back to business at hand.

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Gov. Cuomo proposes $1.66 billion property tax break

Identifying high taxation as a longstanding problem in the state, Cuomo proposes a program that should return an average sum of $781 to 543,300 upstate homeowners and renters through an income tax credit.

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U.S. Rep. Gibson says he's giving up his seat in Congress

Beloved by upstate voters, U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson makes the surprise announcement that he's retiring from Congress — at least temporarily.

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Rep.-elect Stefanik briefs Willsboro, Essex residents on upcoming term

Representative-elect Elise Stefanik (R-NY) met with future constituents in Willsboro on Thursday, Dec. 18.

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What’s next for the Greens?

Although they fell short of winning office in last week’s state and federal elections, Green Party officials say the best is yet to come.

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NY21 Stefanik wins the district but (narrowly) loses her backyard

While the Congresswoman-elect scorched her Democratic opponent by 20 points, the GOP rock star failed to pull off a victory in Essex County.

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NY21: Elise Stefanik wins big in resounding victory

Republican Elise Stefanik makes history in becoming the youngest woman elected to serve in the US House of Representatives.

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NY21: In Glens Falls, stunts, students and stars as campaigns march towards endgame

With hours until Election Day, the three congressional hopefuls spent Saturday locking down support in Glens Falls.

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GOP rallies for Astorino in Plattsburgh

Just days before next week's general election, GOP gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino touched down in Plattsburgh to rally the faithful.

Bisso files ethics complaint against Duprey

Karen Bisso, Conservative challenger in New York’s 115th Assembly district, has filed a complaint alleging ethics violations against incumbent Janet Duprey (R, I).

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NY21: Stefanik talks small biz in Elizabethtown

Elise Stefanik, the Republican candidate for Congress, touched down in Elizabethtown on Wednesday morning to meet with local business owners.

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