LAKE PLACID — The High Peaks area of the Adirondack Park is undoubtedly in the midst of a years-long boom in hikers and visitors to the region. And with that crush of visitors comes a number of problems: parking, safety, search-and-rescue missions, and wear and tear on trails and other resources. Read More ⇒

Two federal lawsuits were filed against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Wednesday in the Southern District of New York, one by New York Attorney General Letitia James and Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, and the second by the Legal Aid Society, among other law firms and org… Read More ⇒

Cheers and screams bounced off the walls of the Capitol Building’s Senate Chamber when the Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act, also known as Green Light NY, was passed by the state Legislature in June. Although the bill was signed into law the same day, Green Light continues to face cha… Read More ⇒

BIG POND — Across their kayaks, the three men passed the green shoot back and forth. Occasionally, one would cradle it in a palm and bring a hand lens to it with the other, inspecting the carnivorous plant that was their bounty. Read More ⇒

MONTICELLO — It was once thought to be a sure thing, a $1.2 billion gambling mecca that carried long-held hopes of revitalizing the Catskills, and more recent expectations of driving Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s upstate development program. Read More ⇒