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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...
Long Point State Park in Lyme and Crane Point State Park in Redwood both have new boat launches. Keewaydin State Park near Alexandria Bay also has two new buildings: a...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Firefighting crews from New York and four New England states are in Oregon battling numerous wildfires that have charred more than 600,000 acres. Gov....
PROVIDENCE, N.Y. (AP) The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office says a 29-year-old man has drowned after he fell into Sacandaga Lake while docking a pontoon boat. The sheriff's...
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...
ELLENBURG, N.Y. (AP) State police say autopsies are planned for a Clinton County couple after an apparent murder-suicide. A concerned relative called troopers Saturday...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to revise New York's signs showing access points for disabled individuals. The measure calls for removing the word...
At a press conference Friday afternoon in Lake Placid, State Police said that 20-year-old Trevor Sisto of Fort Covington had spoken of suicide before Thursday's deadly crash....
The man charged for the 2011 murder of a 12 year-old boy in Potsdam has been ordered released on bail.
One-click online shopping is changing how we shop. Stores with leases as short as a day are proliferating — meaning a storefront can be a designer clothing store one...
Calling the matter "very serious," an Obama administration official says Russia violated the pact by testing a ground-launched cruise missile.
A switch to pass-fail grading is curbing the "perfection" culture among U.S. nuclear missile forces. Critics of the old way say striving to be perfect invited cheating by...
Each day this week will bring new decisions and reports that could have a big impact on the nation's economy.
A California judge gave the green light to the sale of the team, which Donald Sterling's estranged wife had arranged in May.
Ignoring calls for a cease-fire, Israel's prime minister said the country's incursion into Gaza wouldn't halt until its "mission is accomplished."
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,...
We’re picking tomatoes from our garden and the early corn is getting very close (by August 1, I’m guessing). On the other hand, the flower gardens around my house...
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,...
          Click below to hear Lucy singing Blue Moon Of Kentucky, backed up by the Grey Fox Karaoke House Band: 1 BGKaraoke GF14   There are all...
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...
It's generally agreed by scholars that "The Tempest" is Shakespeare's last play. One can see the play as Shakespeare's farewell to the theatre, particularly Prospero's...
This atmospheric Norwegian band draws the listener in with mysterious lyrics and a yearning sound. Also: See a flugabone!
Join us as we walk through New York's Spanish Harlem alongside DJ Turmix. He gives us a tour of El Barrio and one of the amazing musical genres born there: Boogaloo.
The Walkmen went on hiatus at the end of 2013. In this three-song set, singer Hamilton Leithauser demonstrates that he's lost none of his power, even as he's matured and...

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Cast of "Ring of Fire: the Music of Johnny Cash." (L to R, Larry Tobias, Andrew Ross Crowe, Amanda Ryan Paige, Mike Rosengarten, Chris Blisset). Photo: Brian MacDonald. "Ring of Fire" closes the season at St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester, VT with performances July 30 through August 9.
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