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Dari Whitehouse with her son, Jerry Peckham, at Dari's birthday party in 2013. Photo: Zach Hirsch
Dari Whitehouse with her son, Jerry Peckham, at Dari's birthday party in 2013. Photo: Zach Hirsch

In Boston marathon bombings, psychological trauma just as real

It's now a year since the Boston marathon bombings. Three people died that day. More than 260 people suffered injuries. This anniversary week, we've heard lots of heartening stories of how far many have come since that frightening day.

Not all of the wounds are physical. Last year, Zach Hirsch profiled two survivors dealing with the psychological aftermath.  Go to full article
A huge crowd sets out in silence for the first half-mile of Lake Placid's Boston Strong tribute run Monday night. The event was held to honor and show support for the victims of last week's Boston Marathon bombings. Photo: Chris Morris via <a href="http://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/">Adirondack Daily Enterprise</a>
A huge crowd sets out in silence for the first half-mile of Lake Placid's Boston Strong tribute run Monday night. The event was held to honor and show support for the victims of last week's Boston Marathon bombings. Photo: Chris Morris via Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Lake Placid run honors Boston

Hundreds of people circled Lake Placid's Mirror Lake Monday night to raise money for the victims of last week's Boston Marathon bombings, and to show their support for a city still reeling from the deadly attacks.

Among the 500 or so people who ran, walked and biked around the lake in the Boston Strong tribute were three Lake Placid residents who ran in last week's marathon.  Go to full article

A renewed interest in songs unsung

Crane School of Music tenor Donald George tells Todd Moe why he chose to record a second volume of music by Boston composer Margaret Lang, who was the first woman to have had her music performed by a major American orchestra. She wrote more than 130 songs during the early 20th century. Though much of her music was popular during her lifetime, Lang was her own toughest critic, sometimes destroying pieces she didn't like.

Donald George and pianist Lucy Mauro have spent the last few years researching Lang's life. They produced a first volume of Lang's music last winter. With this second recording, New Love Must Rise, released this month, the two musicians continue to revive an interest in her nearly forgotten music.  Go to full article

A love of little known songs

Crane School of Music tenor Donald George tells Todd Moe why he chose to record the music of Boston composer Margaret Lang, who was the first woman to have had her music performed by a major American orchestra. She wrote more than 130 songs during the early 20th century. Though much of her music was popular during her lifetime, Lang was her own toughest critic, sometimes destroying pieces she did not feel confident of. Donald George and pianist Lucy Mauro have spent the last few years researching Lang's life and reviving an interest in her nearly forgotten music.  Go to full article

Cape Air flights from SLC and Jefferson County set to start

Commercial airlines have a tough time doing business in the North Country. Recently, three different carriers found that Northern New Yorkers are used to driving, not flying. And long, cold winters can force numerous flight delays and cancellations. But Cape Air seems to be making a go of it. For more than six months now, the Massachusetts-based airline has been flying non-stops to its hub in Boston from Saranac Lake and Plattsburgh. Travellers and airport administrators say they're pleased with the service. And the airline will soon start direct flights from Massena, Ogdensburg and Watertown to Albany. Jonathan Brown brings us an update on North Country air service.  Go to full article

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