Dec 17, 2013 — Last month Centerstate CEO, a Syracuse-based economic development group, released a plan for a region they call central New York. It stretches from the Finger Lakes to Massena and includes Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. It doesn't include the Adirondacks or the Champlain Valley.
The plan was prepared by the Brookings Institution and identifies ways in the region can compete on a global scale. But some critics argue that the plan doesn't represent the western half of what we call the North Country. Go to full article
Dec 09, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced the recipients of the 2013 New York State Historic Preservation Awards.
The Buffalo Neighborhood Preservation Initiative was cited for its work getting a group of Buffalo's largest and most significant residential and commercial areas listed on the New York and National Registers of Historic Places. Go to full article
Nov 27, 2013 — On the surface, Canton Central School is really vibrant: happy kids talking in the hallway and laughing at lunch, teachers engaged in their work. But the school is also deep... Go to full article
Nov 13, 2013 — For a long time, Greg Caron ran Greg and Molly's, a gas station and restaurant in Hopkinton. Now he's retired and spends his days tracking down old objects and bringing them... Go to full article
Nov 01, 2013 — Banford Elementary School in Canton takes Halloween very seriously. The annual Halloween parade is one of the school's biggest events. For half an hour, the school totally... Go to full article
Oct 11, 2013 — For 35 years, Art Sennett taught ceramics at SUNY Potsdam. He inspired generations of students to work with clay and create art. And he made a lot of his own pottery from raw... Go to full article
Aug 02, 2013 — Lake Champlain is a lot of things: It's a border between Vermont, Quebec, and New York. It's where people go to fish, swim, and boat. People cross it to get to work or see... Go to full article