pThe American Economic Association has done a survey of Facebook to see how connected our communities are with all the other communities in the United States, and the results for the north country are interesting to note, thanks to a href="https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/09/19/upshot/facebook-county-friendships.html"interactive maps on the New York Times website/a./ppThe share of Jefferson County residents’ Facebook friends […]
pFor Chris Smith, whose North Carolina farm is home to 30,000 chickens and 150 acres of sweet potatoes, the fight to survive Hurricane Florence is not yet over./ppAs torrential rains from the storm filled local waterways and flooded nearby roads, Smith, one of hundreds of local farmers in a state known for its poultry and […]
pSCHENECTADY — Watertown’s Bob Hughes claimed the 62nd New York State Men’s Senior Amateur Title on Thursday after prevailing on the second playoff hole at the Mohawk Golf Club./ppHughes, representing the Ives Hill Country Club, defeated Wade Sarkis of Canandaigua Country Club in the playoff after each finished the three rounds at 2-over-par 215./ppSarkis caught […]
pJoseph Percoco, a former top adviser and confidante to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday in a case that cast a spotlight on the culture of graft and secret dealing that has pervaded the state capital./ppMr. Percoco, 49, was convicted in March of soliciting and accepting more than […]
pHERMON — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Thursday charged James E. Russ, 32, of 2149 County Route 21, with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree grand larceny, possession of burglar’s tools and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property./ppDeputies charge the arrest stems from a Sept. 3 burglary of a residence at 716 Pond Road by Mr. Russ. […]
In recent months, North Country Public Radio has struggled to cover the activities of North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik. Our reporters are rarely able to reach the Congresswoman in a timely way for interviews about her re-election campaign, about her activities representing the 21st district, or about developments in Washington. Her official spokespeople often donâ€™t […]
More talk of Governor Andrew Cuomo seeking the Presidency in 2020 has been fueled by the governor's decisive victory over a candidate from the progressive left of his party. But the governor still says he's only running for a third term to lead New York State.
The Seagle Music Colony is a co-commissioner of a new opera that explores the experiences of wounded U.S. veterans. The opera ensemble, based in Schroon Lake, will take the production on the road to five venues across upstate New York, starting this Sunday in Old Forge. "The Falling and the Rising" chronicles the imagined journey […]
David Klepper, Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The campaign of a Republican Congresswoman from upstate New York is seeking to tie its Democratic challenger to organized crime, warning staffers to beware to strangers following them or tampering with locks.
(Sep 14, 2018) History, nature, and early 20th century presidential politics come together in Newcomb, NY, this weekend. The town celebrates its connection to the 26th President of the United States with its annual Teddy Roosevelt Weekend. Roosevelt visited the Adirondacks in the late 1800s and became president in 1901 after William McKinley's assassination. Todd […]
(Sep 12, 2018) For over a century, White Pine Camp, near Paul Smiths College, has been famous for its unique architecture, design, and history. It served as the Summer White House for President Calvin Coolidge and his family in 1926. The complex includes guest cottages, boat houses, a Japanese tea house on an island, and […]
(Aug 24, 2018) The 2nd Annual Blue Mountain Lake Flotilla will set sail from Prospect Point on Blue Mountain lake this Sunday evening, highlighting a day of music, food and Adirondack history. It recreates an event that took place in August of 1882 when the guests of the newly opened Prospect House - the first […]
(Aug 24, 2018) I met David Duff outside of a barn in Hammond. But not just any barn, it was a barn owned by the Hammond Museum and David was there to participate in a North Country at Work Story Slam. He spoke with me - before the event - about his introduction to Northern […]