State, nation seek to improve farmers’ earnings By Gwendolyn Craig New York’s top agricultural leader said he is concerned about compromising the state’s farmland for renewable energy projects, something the Adirondack Park Agency has discussed … [Read more...] about Agricultural leaders weigh in on solar arrays on farmland
ORDA votes on six-year pact for union workforce By James M. OdatoMore than 160 employees of the state’s skiing and sledding mountains will be receiving a series of raises over the next four years under a contract recommended by the leaders of the … [Read more...] about Series of raises set for employees at Olympic facilities
Legislation to preserve land and water passed in May to quell “climate crises” By Gwendolyn Craig In a sea of Climate Week announcements from Gov. Kathy Hochul’s administration, legislation encouraging state protection of 30% of its lands and … [Read more...] about Where’s the 30-by-30 bill?
Secretary of State takes part in paddling, hiking excursion to celebrate Adirondack tourism By Jamie Organski Adirondack Hamlets to Huts (a non-profit organization based out of Saranac Lake) went from a concept in 2014 to incorporating in … [Read more...] about Hamlets to Huts gears up for program expansion, thanks to grant support
Cutting okayed despite state climate goals By Gwendolyn Craig The Adirondack Park Agency unanimously approved 824 acres of timber harvesting in the Perkins Clearing Tract, lands owned by Lyme Timber Co. in the Town of Lake Pleasant. The … [Read more...] about APA approves 824-acre timber harvest in Hamilton County
State readying mine property for 62,000 panels By Gwendolyn Craig The Adirondacks is one step closer to hosting the state’s first “build ready” solar project , about 62,000 panels generating 20 megawatts of energy to the grid, from the tailings … [Read more...] about APA approves 20-megawatt solar array in Clifton