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Lamar mowing --one of the photos in TAUNY's new photo exhibit
Lamar mowing --one of the photos in TAUNY's new photo exhibit

Preview: new photo exhibit at TAUNY

Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, TAUNY, opens a new exhibit that tells the story of North Country life with pictures this weekend. Finding the North Country: Stories of Local Life Through Photographs opens Saturday and the photographs will remain on display through November 25th. The show brings together dozens of images of typical North Country scenes and activities captured by people who live here. Todd Moe talks with Jill Breit, TAUNY's program director and curator of the exhibit.  Go to full article

Massena to state: keep power here

More than 150 North Country leaders and residents had an urgent message for a state task force Friday in Massena. They said selling cheap power downstate would crush the region's future. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Heard up North: Drowned Cities

The St Lawrence River Power Project forever changed the landscape of the North Country. The hydro power dams erected almost 50 years ago expanded the Seaway, flooding 100 square miles of land on both sides of the river. St Lawrence County leaders who now argue for cheap power to stay here in the North Country say the state should remember that sacrifice.

Most of the flooding was on the Canadian side; we'll hear about the '10 lost villages' in a moment. On the American side, parts of Waddington and Massena were flooded, and hundreds of farmhouses along the old Route 37 were moved. Dale Hobson was an eyewitness. He spoke with Gregory Warner.  Go to full article
Site plan for the Lost Villages Museum in Ault Park, Ontario

Heard up North: "Inundation Day"

So, what's it like to watch your town go underwater? Gregory Warner spoke with Jane Craig. She's director of the "Lost Villages Museum" in Ault (ALT) Park, Ontario. It's a...  Go to full article
Juliet Schor

Liberal values in an age of consumerism

It's probably no surprise that the U.S. is the most consumer-oriented nation in the world. Juliet Schor, a critic of American Consumerism, says we work longer hours, save...  Go to full article

Poetry: Friends are like vegetables

It's harvest season. Earlier this year we began a string of conversations and stories about gardening and art. We visited a West Potsdam gardener and artist on her farm -...  Go to full article
Anneke and Ryan Larrance

StoryCorps: A career in humanitarian aid

Conversation by conversation, interview by interview, StoryCorps is collecting the stories and voices of our time. At permanent StoryCorps booths in New York and mobile...  Go to full article
The Rev. William Sinkford

U-U president hopes for tolerance

The Rev. William Sinkford, preseident of the Untarian-Universalist Association, brought a message of pluralism, tolerance and justice to Canton this week. He spoke with...  Go to full article
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Preview: "The Slick of '76" at St. Lawrence

The Slick of '76: A Musical Catastrophe will be performed in Gulick Theater at St. Lawrence University this week. Performances are free but tickets are required for...  Go to full article

St. Lawrence County GOP names new leader

St. Lawrence County Republicans chose a new leader last week. Janet Kelly will try to help the GOP maintain its 10 to 5 advantage in the county legislature. David...  Go to full article

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