Republicans, Democrats clash over impact for those carrying guns on park's public lands By Gwendolyn Craig In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that New York’s concealed carry law was unconstitutional, Gov. Kathy Hochul and state … [Read more...] about What will newly passed firearm legislation mean for the Adirondacks?
Hochul proposes large environmental protection fund, bond act and Olympic venue spending By Gwendolyn Craig Gov. Kathy Hochul’s $216.3 billion budget for 2023 includes an historic $400 million environmental protection fund, a $4 billion … [Read more...] about Environment ranks high in New York’s 2023 budget
Governor lists recreation, roads and energy priorities By Gwendolyn Craig New York’s first female governor presented a State of the State address Wednesday that mapped plans to combat climate change, expand broadband service and boost the size … [Read more...] about Hochul unveils Adirondack plans
Governor fills vacancy with New York City businessman/Elk Lake retreat owner By Gwendolyn Craig For nearly 900 days the agency charged with overseeing public and private lands in the Adirondack Park has operated without a chair. On Wednesday, … [Read more...] about Hochul appoints John Ernst APA chairman
By Gwendolyn Craig The Adirondack Park Agency's virtual board meeting today will allow for live, public comment for the first time in about 18 months of remote meetings. The change coincides with Gov. Kathy Hochul's declarations for more … [Read more...] about APA virtual meeting to include live, public comment
By Gwendolyn Craig The Nature Conservancy and state officials are “in discussion” over the future of Follensby Pond, the historical site of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s philosophers camp and one of the largest privately owned tracts left for possible … [Read more...] about Nature Conservancy, state in talks over future of Follensby Pond