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It's the summer of 1958 in a fictional resort town in the Adirondacks. Seventeen-year-old Kevin Boyle is itching to get out on his own but he makes a couple of bad decisions...
Corning Incorpoarted's Canton Facility is getting a boost from the New York State Power Authority--2.1 megawatts to be exact. The low-cost St. Lawrence hydropower comes in...
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North Creek singer/songwriter Alex Smith has spent the last month touring the U.S. in support of his new CD, "Hamilton County." The tour concludes this weekend with dates in...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's considering a visit to Israel, despite that nation's ongoing conflict with the militant group Hamas in Gaza. The...
ELLENBURG, N.Y. (AP) State police say autopsies have confirmed that a northern New York man fatally shot his wife, then committed suicide by turning the weapon on himself. ...
TUNBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) The Vermont town of Tunbridge is trying to come up with ways to protect its five covered bridges. The bridges were built between 1845 and 1902. The...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The Republican challenger for New York attorney general is calling for incumbent Democrat Eric Schneiderman to break his silence on reports that the...
Sardines and other small, oily fish are some of the most nutritious in the sea. Now there's another reason to eat them: Fishermen use a lot less fuel to catch them than many...
Obama said further sanctions against Russia's defense, banking and energy sectors were "closely coordinated" with action taken by European allies.
Israel broadened its bombing campaign on Tuesday, bringing the Palestinian death toll above 1,200. Brief hope for a cease-fire was quickly dashed.
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A small cadre of officers is responsible for keeping America's nukes on alert 24/7. Here's a peek into their world, and what it takes to do the job.
Amid ongoing fighting in Ukraine and stepped-up U.S. and EU sanctions on Russia, the deal has met with little criticism in the shipbuilding town of St. Nazaire, where it has...
Earlier this week the most emailed story from the New York Times asked “Why do Americans stink at math?” It’s a worthwhile article, if long. But, in general...
Special artists attain enough fame to draw crowds on their reputation alone. You know, ones like Picasso, Rembrandt, da Vinci or Monet. Others are also important, but just...
Many of us followed the events very closely a couple of weeks ago, as State Police, Forest Rangers, and local volunteer crews worked urgently to try to locate Donald Combs,...
What you and I are reading this summer What titles have you been reading at the beach, or at the camp, or maybe on your Kindle in the back seat during that long day trip? Do...
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I happen to be on the high side of middle-age. So, naturally, a friend sent me Donnalou Stevens’ “Older Ladies.” I loved its quirky, upbeat joie de vivre,...
It's the summer of 1958 in a fictional resort town in the Adirondacks. Seventeen-year-old Kevin Boyle is itching to get out on his own but he makes a couple of bad decisions...
North Creek singer/songwriter Alex Smith has spent the last month touring the U.S. in support of his new CD, "Hamilton County." The tour concludes this weekend with dates in...
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) Novelist, poet and Middlebury College instructor Julia Alvarez has won a National Medal of the Arts. Alvarez, who lives in Weybridge, will receive the...
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This atmospheric Norwegian band draws the listener in with mysterious lyrics and a yearning sound. Also: See a flugabone!
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