Sep 11, 2013 — It's the end of the growing season, and farmers are in their final weeks of big business. It's also the peak of apple season.
For Walter Shyne of J & W Orchard in Norfolk, this will be his last one. Shyne is a regular vendor at the Canton Farmers' Market, and he's retiring. For today's Heard Up North, Sarah Harris caught up with him as he was closing up his stand. Go to full article
Sep 11, 2013 — Serving locally grown food in college dining spots is nothing new, but Clarkson University has taken the concept one step further. Todd Moe checks out an eatery at Clarkson where every ingredient comes from a farm within 200 miles of the Potsdam campus: beef from Brasher Falls, goat cheese from Vermont and vegetables from Quebec.
Clarkson executive chef Kyle Mayette says the challenge will be creating a menu at the Main Street Grill in the Cheel Campus Center that changes seasonally. Go to full article
Sep 11, 2013 — Whatever the outcomes of yesterday's primaries, most mayors who win a new term in cities across the state will face a big challenge: how to get their municipalities back on secure financial footing.
The next political leaders of New York City, smaller cities upstate, and even large suburban counties like Nassau County, will all face a big test once they take office- how to solve mounting fiscal difficulties. Go to full article
Sep 11, 2013 — For more than thirty years, most of the historic rail line between Old Forge and Lake Placid has seen little use. A tourism train operates on two different stretches of... Go to full article