Canton, NY, Dec 11, 2009 — Four St. Lawrence University students will be in Copenhagen for international climate change talks next week. The Environmental Studies majors are following different aspects of the climate summit: transportation, forests and carbon trading. They'll meet with other college students from around the world, attend workshops and blog about their experiences. Todd Moe spoke with senior Jordan Garfinkle about why climate change policy is an important issue for young people. Go to full article
Tim Burroughs of Lowville (left) fears he's too deep in debt to survive.
Copenhagen, NY, Nov 26, 2009 — Today we celebrate food, plenty, and family. But dairy farmers are warning of a crisis. The price farmers are paid for their milk has been below the cost of production for almost a year. Farmers say without changes to dairy policy, today's farms won't be able to survive. The dire economic reality in dairy country is sparking a grassroots movement. Some North Country farmers are travelling to Washington next week to make an urgent appeal for reform. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Larry Lago (left) and friends burn a wood shed outside Copenhagen.
Copenhagen, NY, Oct 28, 2009 — A rural tradition is now a thing of the past, or at least, so says the law. Two weeks ago, New York outlawed burn barrels and many other types of open burning. You can still burn brush and small tree limbs and have small campfires. The question is will people obey the new burn ban? David Sommerstein surveyed some residents and has our story. Go to full article
May 14, 2003 — Watertown City Councilman and businessman Paul Simmons has announced he'll run for mayor of the city. He's the second candidate seeking to replace Mayor Joseph Butler, who says he won't seek another term. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Apr 14, 2003 — Copenhagen, the award-winning drama by Michael Frayn, is currently running at Syracuse Stage. Resident Theatre critic Connie Meng was at a recent performance and has this review. Go to full article