Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Gibson, Sayward to host town hall meeting in Lake Placid

A pair of state and federal lawmakers will host a town hall-style meeting in Lake Placid next week.

Chris Gibson, who represents New York’s 20th Congressional District, and Teresa Sayward, who represents New York’s 113th Assembly District, will participate in a town hall forum from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 at the High Peaks Resort on Saranac Avenue.

The event is being hosted jointly by the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce, the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism.

Gibson and Sayward – both Republicans – will make opening remarks, with a question-and-answer period to follow.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

What's your superpower?

Marist College released a poll this week showing that the preferred superpower for Americans is either mind-reading or time travel.

Other top desired powers include the ability to fly and invisibility.

Here's the rest of this afternoon's AP brief:

Time travel and mind reading tied for first place in a Marist College poll released Tuesday. Both superpowers received 28% of the votes out of 5 choices. Flying came in third followed by the ability to teleport and invisibility.