Cuomo Visits Saranac Lake: After the state delivers some early Christmas presents, Governor Cuomo visits the Adirondacks to help the region celebrate several projects that will benefit from the North Country Regional Economic Development Council winning 81.3 million dollars in state aid in this year’s competition among New York’s 10 regions.
Hotel Saranac Under New Ownership: Jack LaDuke talks with the recipient of one of those gifts, who has big plans for the landmark Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake.
Drug Sweep: More than 60 suspected drug dealers and users are facing charges in what police are calling the largest drug sweep ever in Clinton County.
On A Roll: The Nova bus factory in Plattsburgh lands a nearly 200-million dollar contract to build 414 busses for New York City.
Santa’s Helpers: Volunteers with the Christmas bureau collect & deliver thousands of toys to make Christmas brighter thousands of kids and their families in Clinton County.
To learn more/volunteer/donate:
The Christmas Bureau, P.O. Box 1253, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Or visit the Facebook page by clicking here.
Mega Jackpot: Lottery players go wild in hopes of winning a record mega-millions jackpot.
Common Core Review: With all the controversy surrounding the state education department’s push to adopt the new common core academic standards in New York schools, the board of regents chancellor announces she is appointing a group of regents to review how it’s being implemented in New York State.
On The Road to Sochi: We catch up with some Olympic hopefuls, including Saranac Lake ski-jumper Peter Frenette, who are gearing up for the 2014 winter games in Sochi, Russia.