Canton, NY, Oct 07, 2011 — All summer long, seafood lovers in St. Lawrence and Jefferson counties keep their eyes open for a white truck with a big red lobster on its side.
It's Larry's fish truck. Larry LaRue is actually the second Larry - he took over the business about 20 years ago and has been selling fresh fish packed in ice from Maine and Boston ever since. But this is Larry's last week. The business is for sale, but the next fish guy won't be Larry, unless another Larry takes over. David Sommerstein produced this Heard Up North in 2006. Go to full article
Annis Holmes, of Chestertown, models a pair of hand knit Adirondack buff mittens.
Dec 15, 2010 — Sometimes our stories and conversations kindle memories from listeners. Andy Flynn's "Adirondack Attic" segment this month about a pair of vintage mittens at the Adirondack Museum inspired a phone call from Milda Burns, a longtime listener and local historian in North River.
For today's Heard Up North, Milda recounts how her father learned a valuable lesson as a young woodsman in the southern Adirondacks in the 1880s. Go to full article
Oct 06, 2010 — Today's Heard Up North comes from Low's Ridge, a granite monolith overlooking the most jagged terrain of the Adirondacks.
It's not hard to reach. Dave West drove just a few minutes from his home in Long Lake and, just before reaching Tupper Lake, turned toward the Bog River Flow. It's about an hour's paddle through the wilderness to Hitchens Pond and the trailhead to the ridge.
Wilmington, NY, Feb 25, 2010 — If you haven't seen it yet, our Photo of the Day shows a large totem poll, apparently smiling amid an Adirondack North Country winterscape. The totem pole's caretaker--who also sent us the photo--is today's Heard Up North. Go to full article
Potsdam, NY, Dec 24, 2009 — Just before the semester ended at SUNY Potsdam, some students got together for what's become a kind of ritual. Standing outside the student center, they cajole their classmates into a mix of interactive street theater and community building. It lasts for only a moment and it's today's Heard Up North. Go to full article
Canton, NY, Sep 15, 2009 — It's hard to be certain, but Jonathan Brown may have been part of an historic event recently. He went to his barber, Bob Hallida, in Canton to get a straight-razor shave. As you'll hear, they were both a little nervous as they made today's Heard Up North. Go to full article
May 05, 2009 — Go to the Massena Public Library on the first and third Saturdays of any month, and you'll find teenagers dueling, Yu Gi Oh style. Yu Gi Oh is a trading card game based on Japanese anime cartoons. It's like a Dungeons and Dragons for a new generation. James Roscha sponsors the regular tournaments. He and one of his Yu Gi Oh proteges are the subjects of today's Heard Up North. Sarah Minor produced this story. Go to full article