Mar 28, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) State and federal inspectors have completed a second round of safety checks of train tracks and oil tanker cars in an effort to prevent disastrous derailments and spills of volatile crude from North Dakota's Bakken region.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Thursday the inspection "blitz" is part of a proactive safety effort launched in January after several severe accidents across the U.S. and Canada. Go to full article
Canton, NY, Jun 07, 2012 — Spring cleanup is a major feature of life in the North Country. After even a light winter like the one we just had, there's a lot of grit, leaves and mud to contend with. For Bruce Reynolds, it's a day's work: Reynolds cleans up trash, dead animals, and beaver dams for the state Department of Transportation.
Nora Flaherty caught up with Reynolds by the side of the road near Canton last spring, and he's today's "Heard Up North." Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Aug 18, 2011 — U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced Plattsburgh International Airport is set to receive about $760,000 in U.S. Department of Transportation funds to support long-term improvements. Go to full article
Waddington, NY, Apr 27, 2011 — Spring cleanup is a major feature of life in the North Country, but for the Department of Transportation's Bruce Reynolds, it's a day's work. Reynolds cleans up trash, dead animals, and beaver dams; and North Country Public Radio's Nora Flaherty caught up with him by the side of the road for this heard up north. Go to full article