Skip Navigation

Southern Adirondacks

on:

NCPR is supported by:

Adirondack News Bureau
E-mail: brian@ncpr.org
Phone: 518-891-9708
Fax: 315/229-5373

Special Reports

Stoddard photo
Audio Slideshow
Following Photographer Seneca Ray Stoddard
In the late 1800s, photographer Seneca Ray Stoddard captured some of the most iconic scenes in north country Now another Glens Falls native, Mark Bowie, has spent two years photographing the exact same scenes.
Audio Slideshow
On Great Sacandaga Lake, State Land For Lease Cheap
Adirondack real estate prices have soared in recent years, thanks to a boom in vacation homes. Small lake front parcels sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars. But along Great Sacandaga Lake, in the southern Adirondacks, people can lease 100-foot sections of shoreline property from the state for just $56/yr. Brian Mann reports.
Audio Slideshow
Historic Hyde House Reopens in Glens Falls
After 18 months of expansion, renovation and restoration, the Hyde House in Glens Falls has reopened to the public. Built in 1912 by Charlotte and Louis Hyde, the home has been a centerpiece of the Hyde Collection of fine art and antiques for decades. Todd Moe tours the restored home with Museum Director Randall Suffolk. 
Photo Audio Essay
Arts & Healing: Living Well In the Shadow of Cancer
Brian Mann traveled to a retreat in the Adirondacks for women living with cancer. He found that many of the women still see joy and hope in a world filled with uncertainty.
APE sponsored a storytelling event, "The Black Fly", in Glens Falls last Friday night. Photo: APE
APE sponsored a storytelling event, "The Black Fly", in Glens Falls last Friday night. Photo: APE

How a Glens Falls group is connecting the community through art

An arts group is bringing new traditions to the streets, businesses and vacant storefronts in Glens Falls. The all-volunteer arts group Art in the Public Eye (APE) celebrates its 5th anniversary this year, and it's growth from a monthly community arts walk to connecting artists, businesses and young people through cultural activities and public exhibits.

Todd Moe talks with Liz Wilcox, one of the founding members of the group.  Go to full article

Glens Falls dad gets maximum in son's death

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) A 30-year-old upstate New York man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the murder of his toddler son.

Local media outlets report that Gary Waite of Glens Falls offered no apology at his sentencing Thursday for the death of his 15-month-old son, Jesse Smith. The boy died of a head injury after being hospitalized on Feb. 13, 2012.  Go to full article
Eric Andrus working on his farm-to-market sailboat. Photo: Sarah Harris

Sail barge Ceres brings Champlain Valley produce to NYC

Vermont farmer Eric Andrus just completed a major voyage. Andrus built a sail-powered, carbon-neutral cargo barge called the Ceres. He filled it with produce, and sailed it from Vermont to New York City last month.

The idea was to bring farm products from the Champlain Valley to new markets via historical waterways.  Go to full article
Looking across Lyons Falls to the old Gould Paper Mill in Lyons Falls, NY. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/roys-stuff/4496716472/">Roy Saplin</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Lyons Falls, Glens Falls, Fort Edward awarded money for brownfields

Three North Country communities were awarded grant money from New York State yesterday to address contaminated sites called brownfields.  Go to full article
<i>Postmortem</i> cast (L-R)<br />Dan Studnicky (Bobby), Hannah Jay (May), Dennis Wilson (Leo), Judy Stafford (Louise), Maryann Sauro (Aunt Lilly), Barbara Westbrook (Marion), Eric D.<br />Potter (William Gillette).  The show opens Friday night (7:30 pm) in North Creek.  Photo:  OTTG<br />

Preview: "Postmortem" in North Creek

All the classic murder mystery elements -- shots in the dark, knives, deathbed letters and a seance -- come together in the next production by the Our Town Theatre Group in...  Go to full article
Like an inverted ship's hull, the barn's gambrel roof is a distinctive feature.  The old barn will be unveiled to the public during the Thurman Fall Farm Tour on Saturday.  Photo:  Nettle Meadow Farm

Warren county barn gets a facelift

One of Warren county's oldest barns will be open to the public this weekend after years of restoration work. The century-old barn near Thurman was state-of-the-art for...  Go to full article
Joe Wiegand, as Teddy Roosevelt, at the North Creek Depot Museum earlier this month.  Photo: Andy Flynn

Adirondack Attic: Teddy Roosevelt returns to North Creek

As part of the Adirondack Attic series, Andy Flynn catches up with Joe Wiegand, the country's premier Teddy Roosevelt reprisor at the North Creek Depot Museum. It was to the...  Go to full article
Charlie Brennan.   Photo: Cynthia Brennan

Charlie Brennan: returning to his roots in classic rock

Todd Moe shares music and conversation with Glens Falls singer/songwriter Charlie Brennan. He's out with a new CD, ...look far..., and we'll hear more about his brand...  Go to full article
Charles Guerin.  Photo: Hyde Collection

Hyde Collection celebrates 50th anniversary, new director

The Hyde Collection art museum in Glens Falls is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and also welcomed its new director. Charles Guerin is the former leader of two...  Go to full article
Les and Erica Goodman. Photo: Sarah Harris

From milk to beer: Dairy family switches to hops

Agriculture in the North Country is changing - and the evidence is everywhere. For the Goodmans, a longtime dairy family in Fort Ann, in Washington County, it's time to get...  Go to full article

1-10 of 367  next 10 »  last »