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All Before Five: 7/26/07

Governor Spitzer tries to steer talk away from what's come to be called "Trooper Gate"... Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy issues a subpoena for White House political operative a subpoena... And we hear about a friendly milking competiton between town supervisors at the Essex County Fair.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Passing the torch with SLAP

It was a sweltering night in the Fields coffeehouse in Potsdam, with a loud buzz of traffic, fans, ice-grinders and table talk competing for the microphone--but that didn't deter folks from coming out to hear a group reading by members of SLAP, the St. Lawrence Area Poets. Dale Hobson sat down with SLAP member JeanMarie Martello to find out more about the new writers' group.  Go to full article
Jim and Gwen Tracy

Open Studio (complete program)

We talk about leaving an arts legacy with teachers, students, mentors and protégés. At Schroon Falls Farm, art and garden design are a family affair. We chat with a fiber artist from St. Lawrence County who works with young people. Choreographer Rebecca Kelly, who calls the North Country home in the summer months, tells us about her early years as a dance student. St. Lawrence Area Poets (SLAP) talk about receiving and passing the torch on Giving Voice, and musician/composer Sue Grimm pays tribute to her musical mentors. Gwen Tracy and her father, guitarist Jim Tracy, join us live with a mix of jug band, old-time and '60s era music.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: SLAP poets

It was a sweltering night in the Fields coffeehouse in Potsdam, with a loud buzz of traffic, fans, ice-grinders and table talk competing for the microphone--but that didn't...  Go to full article

Bruno wants more investigations into Governor's office

State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, says the scandal that resulted in the disciplining of two top Spitzer aides is not going to go away any time soon. The Senator says...  Go to full article

Essex Fair opens with a milk race

It's county fair season in the North Country. Yesterday in Westport, the Essex County Fair opened with an ATV pull, a prize sheep exhibition, carnival rides, and a milking...  Go to full article

Department stores merge in surprising buy out

Yesterday we reported that Wise Buys discount department stores will buy fellow northern New York retailer Hackett's. The two companies have stores across the region, with a...  Go to full article

Preview: Bee-Fest in Saranac

The New Land Trust in Saranac is sponsoring the First Annual Bee-Fest, August 3-5. The New Land Trust is a 287-acre site that's been practicing ecological land management in...  Go to full article

All Before Five: 7/25/07

State Senator Joe Bruno accuses Governor Spitzer's Administration of "political espionage"... Hackett's department store - one of the oldest retailers in the nation - is...  Go to full article

Scandal could derail agreements on reform in Albany

State Senator Betty Little says she was upset to hear a report from the state Attorney General that a pair of high-ranking aides to Governor Eliot Spitzer conspired in a plot...  Go to full article

Scandal raises questions over Spitzer?s ability to govern

The New York State Attorney General's investigation of Governor Eliot Spitzer's Administration found two high-level staffers used State Police to put together reports on the...  Go to full article
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