Apr 23, 2013 — Author Siobhan Fallon talks with Ellen Rocco, Chris Robinson and Phil LaMarche about her collection of stories on the lives of military families, You Know When the Men are Gone, before an audience at Fort Drum's Robert C. McEwen Library. This collection of loosely related stories is set at Fort Hood, in Texas, and deftly explores how army families are affected by the absence of their soldiering husbands and fathers. Go to full article
Apr 23, 2013 — Canadian officials say they have disrupted a "major" terror plot involving two men in Montreal and Toronto who were planning to derail a VIA passenger train.
According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the pair were working with support from Al Qaeda elements based in Iran. Sources in the US say the men were planning to attack a train traveling from Toronto to New York City.
This news comes at a time when concerns are rising about terrorism activity based in Canada. Go to full article
Apr 23, 2013 — The City of Elmira is just seven miles from the Pennsylvania border. And for four years, the natural gas boom in Pennsylvania's Northern Tier crossed over the border and boosted Elmira's economy.
But that natural gas rush has slowed down, and there's disagreement in Elmira about whether a temporary boom is worth the costs. Go to full article
Apr 23, 2013 — Environmentalists hold their annual earth day lobby day at the State Capitol today. Hydrofracking remains the number one issue of concern. New York has been polarized over... Go to full article
Apr 23, 2013 — What to do about corruption in the ranks is the dominant topic for the New York State legislature for the second week in a row. The furor comes after bribery charges against... Go to full article
Apr 23, 2013 — The Vagina Monologues, a celebrated play about female empowerment, will be performed at St. Lawrence University this weekend. The performances are Friday and Saturday... Go to full article