North Country News

North Country News
8:37 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Remains Are Missing St. Lawerence County Couple

State police say bodies dug up behind a mobile home in northern New York have been identified as a missing couple in their 80s.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Resolutions To Bar Fracking And Associated Waste Materials Considered

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Clinton County legislators and councilors in the city of Plattsburgh are poised to limit hydraulic fracturing, the divisive gas drilling process, and associated materials in the area.

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North Country News
8:40 am
Fri March 21, 2014

VT Transportation Authority To Meet With Union

The Chittenden County Transportation Authority in Vermont says it will attend a mediated meeting this weekend with the bus drivers' union in hopes of ending a strike.

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New England News
11:30 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Weather Service Warns of Floods in VT And NY

Spring flooding 2011 Clinton County NY
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The National Weather Service is warning of an increased threat of spring flooding in Vermont because of the continued cold temperatures that has kept the deep snow from melting.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Demolition Begins On Irene Flooded Homes

Irene damage in Ausable Forks NY
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More than two and a half years after Tropical Storm Irene raged through the region, homes that were made unliveable are finally being demolished.

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New York News
11:30 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

NY College Student Dies Snowboarding At Whiteface

Whiteface and Esther Mountains seen from Jay Ridge
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Authorities say a 22-year-old college student from western New York has died in a snowboarding accident at an Adirondack ski area.

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

Forum Updates Public On Common Core

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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

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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
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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
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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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