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This week marks the 23rd Annual Adirondack Research Consortium in Lake Placid.  The focus will be on energy, water quality, climate change and the economy inside the Blue Line.


Saying the proposed pipelines are all one system, just like the nations rivers or even our arteries, activists from across the northeast gathered on the east steps of New York’s State Capitol to protest the expansion of natural gas pipelines. The environmental rally in Albany, demanded Governor Cuomo not sign the 401 water quality certificate currently sitting on his desk. It would allow the Constitution Pipeline to be built.

Karen DeWitt

High schoolers in Hoosick Falls say they are tired of the slow response by the adults in the community, and government, to toxic substance PFOA which has infiltrated the village water system and made it unsafe to drink.  They took matters into their own hands, holding a press conference and  calling on Governor Cuomo personally to act.

“The adults have done a lot of talking,” said Anna Wysocki , senior class historian. “Now it’s our turn.”

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You've likely heard of the water crisis happening now in Flint, Michigan. Here in New York, one village in Rensselaer County is having one of their own. 

Matt Ryan

Autumn in New York means many things:  Fall foliage, football and deer.  Lots of them.