Two days after George Pataki was re-elected, the never off-message Governor went off-schedule, secretly slipping away to Essex, New York (population 716), where he looked at the 300-acre south farm property, overlooking Lake Champlain. The Governor's schedule indicated he would be in New York City on November 7, but instead he was as far away from it as he could get and remain in the state—all the way up to the Canadian border. While neither the governor's office nor the realtor who owns the farm is discussing its possible sale to Pataki, Essex town supervisor Ronald... More >>>