Watertown, NY, Feb 08, 2013 — Until recently, the only way to drive between Route 11 and Interstate 81 near Fort Drum was a two-lane road, Route 342. As the Army base grew, local businesses flocked there to serve the increasing traffic.
But the state built an $87 million bypass to ease traffic and give military vehicles a direct route to Fort Drum's main gate. I-781, as it's known, opened last December. Local shop owners have had mixed reactions to the new road. Go to full article
Feb 08, 2013 — Schools in upstate NY close ahead of major storm. New Yorkers embrace the storm while still recovering from Superstorm Sandy. NY convenience stores criticize minimum wage... Go to full article
Canton, NY, Feb 08, 2013 — Five members of the Seattle Baroque Orchestra will share their passion for early music at a concert tonight (8 pm) in the Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall at St. Lawrence... Go to full article
Chestertown, NY, Feb 08, 2013 — John Warren of the Adirondack Almanack checks in each Friday morning with a look at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks for the weekend. Good news for winter... Go to full article