Lake Placid, NY, Jan 30, 2013 — The New York State Police held informational meetings with gun owners and dealers yesterday around the state. The meetings were designed to answer questions about how New York's tough new gun control law will be implemented.
That law, signed by Governor Cuomo earlier this month, includes strict regulation of assault rifles, closer tracking of gun sales, and a phased-in ban of high-capacity ammunition magazines.
At a meeting in Lake Placid, gun owners from the North Country asked for clarification about how the rules would affect their gun collections.
Rensselaer, NY, Jan 30, 2013 — Organizers of the New York State Arms Collectors Association annual gun show say they saw a slightly bigger crowd in 2013 in the wake of a new gun control law passed in New York and potential changes at the federal level. Video courtesy of New York NOW and the Innovation Trail. Go to full article
Rensselaer, NY, Jan 30, 2013 — A rift is appearing in the New York State Senate's new bipartisan leadership coalition. Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos says he's strongly opposed to Gov. Cuomo's reproductive health act, saying it would lead to too many late term abortions.
Pro-choice lawmakers and advocates say they disagree with the Senator's interpretation. And the leading Democrat in the leadersship council has been a strong supporter of the act. Go to full article
Rensselaer, NY, Jan 30, 2013 — When Gov. Andrew Cuomo put forward his economic development agenda in his State of the State address in early January, he outlined his plans to grow innovation and... Go to full article
Glens Falls, NY, Jan 30, 2013 — The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a public museum this year. Todd Moe talks with Hyde chief curator and interim co-director Erin Coe... Go to full article
Elizabethtown, NY, Jan 30, 2013 — An award-winning jazz trumpeter who grew up in rural New Hampshire, then lived for many years in New York City, has returned to rural life right here in the North Country. ... Go to full article