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All Before Five: 10/25/07

Governor Spitzer unveils more money for upstate New York on his "city-by-city" tour... Drawing lines in the sand over the future of the largest single development ever proposed in the Adirondack Park... And a portrait of the artist as a North Country man.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: John Berbrich?poems and stories

Russell poet John Berbrich spent a rowdy youth growing up on Long Island. Many years later the stories and characters of his childhood and teen years have elbowed their way to the front of his poetic imagination. He stopped by the studio this week to read a few of his poems, and to talk with Dale Hobson about what makes a good story, and what makes a good poem. You can order his book Balancing Act from Bone World Publishing, 3700 County Route 24, Russell NY 13684.  Go to full article

Open Studio (complete program)

Our theme is the art of storytelling. We talk with Keene Valley town librarian Karen Glass who tells the tale of a benevolent troll. Potsdam actor and storyteller Ed Clark shares his story of a wizard, a magic crystal and some frogs. Joel Hurd and Jill Breit tell stories of music and the road. They've just finished a year-long recording tour of the North Country, meeting hundreds of musicians, as part of the UpNorth Music Project. In our Giving Voice segment, Russell poet John Berbrich connects poems and stories. Todd Moe hosts.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: John Berbrich

Russell poet John Berbrich spent a rowdy youth growing up on Long Island. Many years later the stories and characters of his childhood and teen years have elbowed their way...  Go to full article

Inaction in Albany blamed on Spitzer-Bruno feud

The legislative session held this week in Albany failed to accomplish much, largely because two essential players--the Governor and the Leader of the Senate--are not speaking...  Go to full article

Tupper Lake resort project faces mediation

More than eight months after the Adirondack Park Agency sent a massive resort project in Tupper Lake to an adjudicatory hearing, there's still no knowing when that process...  Go to full article
The Angel of Inerrancy, by Ted Cornell (Source:  Crooked Brook website)

Sculptor Ted Cornell reinvents self, North Country farm

If you drive down the back roads near Wadhams, in Essex County, you may come across an old farm that straddles Crooked Brook. In the place of corn and hay you'll find...  Go to full article

Taking steps to stop suicide

Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death for men in the U.S. In the North Country, suicide rates are nearly twice as high as in New York City. Experts say isolation and...  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Tree Shapes

Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager explain how tree shapes, like our own physical shapes, are determined by both genetics and environment.  Go to full article

All Before Five: 10/24/07

Governors in New York, Vermont, Massachusetts and four other states want the Environmental Protection Agency to curb mercury pollution in the northeast... Even as review of...  Go to full article

Local boards grapple with the wind

More than a dozen towns along the rooftop of New York State, from Jefferson County to Clinton County, are caught up in a "wind rush". Big corporations from Spain, Portugal,...  Go to full article
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