Jul 09, 2014 — Student archaeologists excavating a site along the Raquette River in Potsdam have unearthed pieces of prehistoric Native American pottery, stone tools and part of a spear tip that could be 5,000 years old.
The SUNY Potsdam Anthropology Department is overseeing the summer school program on college property along the river. It allows budding young scholars the chance to get their hands dirty while learning more about uncovering buried artifacts, mapping and field research.
Todd Moe stopped by the dig site recently to watch the students search for more clues to the North Country's ancient past. Go to full article
Jul 03, 2014 — The Norwood Village Green Concert series continues this Sunday evening with the All Star Big Band under the direction of Wally Siebel. Next Wednesday, the Susquehanna String Band will be on stage in the bandshell.
Barb Heller talks with series director Joe Liotta about the performances and how these two groups are collaborating with the Crane Youth Music summer program at SUNY Potsdam. Go to full article
Mar 03, 2014 — A recent federal ruling is bringing back memories of surveillance in Potsdam's Muslim community.
Since 9/11, the New York City Police Department has played an increasingly aggressive role in domestic counter-terrorism efforts. The NYPD has investigated mosques and entire ethnic communities, a point that raises concerns among civil liberties advocates. Undercover agents have also monitored the websites of Muslim Student Associations at more than 15 universities.
Feb 26, 2014 — SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam Vice President for Business Affairs Natalie Higley is pleading not guilty to charges of theft. Higley's been accused of stealing from Bainbridge... Go to full article
Feb 13, 2014 — The woman in charge of finances at both SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam has been indicted on theft charges in Georgia. Natalie Higley is charged with stealing from the state... Go to full article
Jan 29, 2014 — Harpist, singer and songwriter Mikaela Davis is not your average college student. She's making a big name for herself as an indie-pop harpist. She's just released her new EP... Go to full article
Jan 23, 2014 — Yesterday, singer-songwriter Mikaela Davis came to our studios for a brief recording session. Davis has an unusual set up: instead of singing over the standard acoustic... Go to full article
Jan 03, 2014 — Dance and theater students at SUNY Potsdam will return to a new Performing Arts Center later this month. The $55-million facility is the first new academic building at SUNY... Go to full article