North Country News

New York News
12:30 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Forum Updates Public On Common Core

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The North Country Alliance for Public Education held a forum on the progress of implementation of New York’s Common Core education standards last night. The meeting was intended to update the public about emerging information on the standardized test controversy.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

New York’s North Country And Vermont Brace For Winter Storm

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

What could be the biggest snowstorm of the season in Vermont and New York’s North Country has begun. Utilities and responders have been preparing well in advance.

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New York News
12:00 am
Tue March 11, 2014

CP Rail Gives Safety Presentation To Essex County Officials

CP Rail presentation to Essex County Supervisors
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Canadian Pacific Rail officials were in Essex County this afternoon to explain the company’s safety and maintenance procedures to county leaders.

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New York News
6:45 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Governor Promotes Winter Tourism With Adirondack Challenge

Adirondack Winter Challenge
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Lake Placid was filled with state legislators, regional and local officials and their families Sunday. They had accepted New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's challenge to try winter sports activities available in the North Country in order to showcase upstate recreational tourism opportunities.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Hearing Scheduled On Adirondack Fire Towers Plan

Saint Regis Fire Tower 2010
Credit John Sweeney/Wikimedia Commons

A public hearing is planned this week for plans to restore two Adirondack fire towers that have been designated as historic sites.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

New Adirondack Digital Tourism Platforms Unveiled

Credit Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages

Adirondack tourism interests have launched two new digital platforms to entice people to visit the region.

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New York News
11:15 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

2 Parades Set For Adirondack Winter Olympians

Lake Placid, NY
Credit Doug Kerr-Dougtone/Flickr

Two parades are scheduled later this month in the Adirondacks to honor the region's athletes who competed at the Winter Olympics in Russia, including medal winners Andrew Weibrecht and Erin Hamlin.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Adirondack Watershed Institute Receives Federal Grant For Aquatic Invasive Prevention

Student inspecting boats
Credit Adirondack Watershed Institute

The Adirondack Watershed Institute at Paul Smith’s College has received a half-million dollar federal grant to continue its invasive species spread prevention efforts.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Owens Holds District-Wide Town Hall

Congressman Bill Owens
Credit photo provided

New York Congressman Bill Owens held one of his periodic telephone town halls with constituents Wednesday evening.

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New York News
3:15 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Business Survey Shows Confidence In State And Local Economy, Anxiety Over Federal Policies

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Plattsburgh North Country Regional Chamber of Commerce released its annual business survey and confidence index this morning. 

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