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Happy Monday! Sure, it’s cold and grey (at least here in Canton), but perhaps a lovely glass of North Country wine would help? David Sommerstein reports today on the growing industry (hearty grapes, people!), centered in Clinton County. We...
So no surprise here: the weekend opinion pages are all about 9/11. The most elegiac take on the terror attacks and what came after is in the Burlington Free Press, an editorial that reads like poetry. Here’s the final bit, but I...
Hundreds gathered in Ottawa on Friday to remember area firefighters who have died in the line of duty and to pay special tribute to firefighters lost in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The Ottawa Fire Department Band was followed by about...
Ten years ago this Sunday, a nightmare of terror-driven destruction was unleashed on the U.S. The impact of what we’ve come to call “9/11″ was undoubtedly felt around the world. At least twenty-four Canadians died in the attacks....
First of all, yesterday’s health bill victory in the Senate goes to the 9/11 responders. They earned this with their blood, their sacrificed health, and their courage in those days after the attack. But leadership in Washington also...
News stories tagged with "911"
Dec 07, 2001 — In the days since September 11, observers and government officials have found two primary reasons for the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon--misguided religious zealotry and hatred of freedom. Commentator Paul Willcott, who has lived in Baghdad, Teheran and Amman wants another matter to be included in the list of causes. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Nov 15, 2001 — Jody Tosti profiles Chris Anthony, one of 18 Salvation Army officers from upstate New York to be called to Ground Zero, just six days after the September 11 attacks. Go to full article
Nov 09, 2001 — In the weeks since the September 11 attack, thousands of people in the North Country have helped with the recovery in New York City. Red cross workers, state police, firemen and paramedics have joined the effort. No one has done more than members of the National Guard, who've left their jobs and their families to go south. Brian Mann has this profile of one family in Saranac Lake. Go to full article
Nov 06, 2001 — Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, the federal government has been re-thinking its website policies. Anything that the government feels could be used by terrorists was removed from the Internet. Now, the EPA is considering putting back some information about the risks communities face because of nearby industrial plants. But some industry groups were glad to see the information removed and don't want it put back on the internet. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Nov 02, 2001 — Senator Schumer is hoping a bill he's sponsoring will give greater access of information to local law enforcement agencies. Current law restricts federal authorities from sharing data on possible terrorist attacks, which Schumer says undermines the important role police agencies play. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
Nov 01, 2001 — A major development project in Plattsburgh has lost more than two-million dollars in annual state funding. Lawmakers say redeveloping the Plattsburgh Air Force Base lost the money because of the September 11 attacks. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article
Oct 29, 2001 — The terrorist attacks on September 11 shocked even the most worldly adults. But for parents, trying to explain the crime to children has been particularly hard. Brian Mann found that many new books for young people are addressing tough, painful issues. But even the best children's writers say this crisis will be a daunting story to tell. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Oct 25, 2001 — This evening at seven, North Country Public Radio presents a performance by musicians from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, recorded three weeks ago as part of a memorial concert for victims of last month's tragedy. Joel Hurd talks with Daniel Gordon, who conducted the Crane Chorus and Orchestra, along with members of the Potsdam Community Chorus and faculty and students of the Crane School of Music, in the October 3 concert. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Oct 22, 2001 — The Adirondack Artists' Guild in Saranac Lake devotes one of its walls to a special exhibit in response to the attacks on September 11 and the ongoing events since then. Todd Moe talks with organizer Eleanor Sweeney. Go to full article
by Karen DeWitt
Oct 19, 2001 — Governor Pataki's chief economist says there was some bad economic news in the September 2001 job reports, but he predicts that next month's job reports will be even more dire when the full impact of the WTC disaster on the economy is known. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article