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Bill Frenette, Tupper Lake historian, dead at 80

One of the North Country's leading historians and outdoorsman passed away last week. Tupper Lake's Bill Frenette was a St. Lawrence University graduate, a businessman, and an activist. He was eighty years old. Brian Mann has our remembrance.  Go to full article

Civil Rights Murders Brought Racial Struggle Home

In the summer of 1964, the civil rights struggle in the South seemed remote and unreal to many North Country residents. African Americans were rare in this part of New York State. Andrew Goodman's murder brought the conflict home for many people. On June 25, 1964, the Tupper Lake Free Press ran a local story about the case. Bill Frenette reads the entire article that ran that day.  Go to full article

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