Lowville, NY, Jan 14, 2013 — Democratic US Senator Charles Schumer was at Lewis County General Hospital on Friday, touting the return of funding for New York's rural hospitals.
The funding had been suspended for three months by Congress, and Schumer worked with Republican Senator of Iowa Charles Grassley to reinstate the funding as part of Congress's fiscal cliff deal. Go to full article
Boonville, NY, Oct 08, 2012 — Environmental issues can be tough to convey to the public, and to policymakers, because they're landscape scale, not human scale.
Flying high above, say, a forest, a factory, or a wetlands complex can give better perspective. But few environmental groups can afford to pay for private flights. For 30 years, the not-for-profit organization Lighthawk has been bringing together volunteer pilots and environmental causes. Go to full article
Lowville, NY, Sep 13, 2012 — The largest cheesecake in the country will be the centerpiece of the 8th annual Lowville Cream Cheese Festival on Saturday. The event celebrates the region's dairy industry and the village's cream cheese plant. The day's events include music, activities for kids, contests, lots of food and the gigantic cheese cake. Todd Moe spoke with organizer Eric Virkler. Go to full article
Aug 06, 2012 — Like many other local governments in New York, responding to the bizarre behavior of people using the drugs known as "bath salts," Lewis County is considering a ban on many... Go to full article
Boonville, NY, Apr 12, 2012 — A spring water company plans to add 60 jobs at its bottling plant near Boonville. Right now, Nirvana Water employs about 125 people in the area. With help from US Senator... Go to full article
Apr 05, 2012 — At one time, there were four mills located at the Croghan Dam, on each side of the Beaver River. John Martin is owner and operator of the last remaining, the Croghan Island... Go to full article
Apr 05, 2012 — People working to save the small, historic dam in Croghan from demolition recently got something of a reprieve. The state Department of Environmental Conservation has... Go to full article
Watertown, NY, Mar 16, 2012 — Two North Country not-for-profit agencies will get nearly $500,000 from the Federal department of Housing and Urban Development, to fund programs for the homeless. Go to full article
Lowville, NY, Oct 11, 2011 — We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. You may know Andy from his series of "Adirondack Attic" books on local history. He uses the objects people... Go to full article
Lowville, NY, Sep 15, 2011 — NCPR is media sponsor for Saturday's 7th annual Lowville Cream Cheese Festival in downtown Lowville. The event celebrates Lowville's distinction as home of the world's... Go to full article