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Preview: international piano competition at Crane

NCPR is media sponsor for the Julia Crane International Piano Competition and Festival this weekend. 17 young pianists from around the world will compete for the top prize. Todd Moe talks with Paul Wyse, who teaches piano at Crane and is director of the competition, which began in 2002.  Go to full article

Botulism spreads in Great Lakes

A disease that has killed tens of thousands of birds is spreading throughout the Great Lakes region. The latest die-off occurred along a Lake Michigan shoreline. Linda Stephan reports officials now estimate that nearly 2600 birds died from that outbreak alone.  Go to full article

David Amram: music, poetry, life

Composer, conductor and musician David Amram has been called "the Renaissance man of American music". Amram and Jack Kerouac collaborated on the first-ever jazz poetry reading in New York City in 1957. Amram has composed over 100 orchestral and chamber works, written two operas, and has worked with Leonard Bernstein, Dizzy Gillespie, Odetta, Arthur Miller and Tito Puente. Amram visited SUNY Potsdam this week to talk with students about music, literature and community. He spoke with Todd Moe about growing up in rural Pennsylvania, his career, music, misconceptions about the Beat Generation and using the internet to share his art.  Go to full article
Assembly-woman Dee Dee Scozza-fava (R-Gouverneur)

Candidates espouse views from "foothills"

The race for the 122nd Assembly district is a rarity these days - no dueling polls, no mudslinging, and relatively small amounts of money. Republican DeDe Scozzafava is...  Go to full article

US Proposes Border Card, like EZ Pass

The Department of Homeland Security sparked controversy earlier this year with a proposal to require passports or similar documents at the US Canadian border. Critics say it...  Go to full article
Bob Andrews and his silos, topped off for winter.

A Year on the Farm: batten down the hatches

This year, David Sommerstein's been sending monthly audio postcards from Bob Andrews' 80-cow dairy farm near Gouverneur. At this time of year, farmers are in high gear to...  Go to full article

After 27 years, Potsdam lumber mill shuts down

Potsdam Hardwoods has shut its doors. The lumber mill opened 27 years ago. But rising costs, and foreign competition, have forced the mill's Canadian owners to consolidate....  Go to full article

Small protest to hispanic laborers

There's been little public opposition in the North Country to the growing number of Hispanic workers on dairy farms. But earlier this month, a small group protested outside...  Go to full article

Mexican corridos: the people's autobiography in song

A St. Lawrence University professor specializes in a genre of Mexican music that tells the stories of how migrant workers get to the United States. Martha Chew-Sanchez is...  Go to full article

Heard up North: The Road with Two Names

We've been talking about place names in the north country. But what about when people try to change those names? Today's heard up north is a cautionary tale of sorts. Bobby...  Go to full article

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