Washington, DC, Feb 07, 2013 — The House Ethics Committee announced yesterday that it is extending its review of Congressman Bill Owens' controversial trip to Taiwan in 2011. The panel also released a preliminary report from investigators.
That probe found that the Democrat from Plattsburgh may have violated congressional guidelines by making a trip paid for by a foreign government.
Investigators are also calling for subpoenas to be issued in the next phase of the probe. Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Feb 07, 2013 — While in Potsdam Tuesday, Governor Cuomo threw cold water on the decades old idea of a new Interstate between Watertown and Plattsburgh. But he left open a sliver of hope for supporters of the so-called "rooftop highway." Go to full article
Paul Smiths, NY, Feb 07, 2013 — During the last Ice Age North America was home to many varieties of "super-sized" mammals, megafauna. Giant beaver, 'possums, bears, sloths and other creatures joined the more familiar wooly mammoth in the land bridge migration. Dr Curt Stager and Martha Foley look at the question, "Why so big?" Go to full article
Lake Clear, NY, Feb 07, 2013 — Like the protagonist in his debut novel, Here Be Monsters, Jamie Sheffield spent his childhood in New York City, and "escaped" to the Adirondacks later in life. ... Go to full article