When my parents first began spending winters in Florida, my mom admitted that the topic of conversation at a dinner with friends was, “Do you think our kids wonder what we do here all day?”
So, I’m asking: If you’re a retired North Country...
Lake Placid, NY, Aug 18, 2011 — Journalist and author Bernard Moran has been visiting Lake Placid and the Adirondacks since 1946. He lives the rest of the year in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, close to the setting for his first book, Love and Treachery in Palm Beach.
You can pick up a signed copy of the book and meet Bernard Moran at Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid Saturday at 3 pm. Todd Moe spoke with him about the book, which contains fifteen short stories. Go to full article
Sep 04, 2007 — Tomorrow, a low-cost air carrier is expected to announce non-stop flights from Plattsburgh to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Executives with Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air have been touring the North Country since the Clinton County Airport moved to the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base. Rodney Brown is Clinton County's interim airport manager. He says, with longer runways, the new airport can accommodate large passenger jets. And, as he told Jonathan Brown, Allegiant Air's service could make Plattsburgh much more attractive to travelers in the North Country, Vermont and Canada. Go to full article
Nov 03, 2005 — In the second program in our Northern Borderlands series, we talk with Adirondack author and boatbuilder Mason Smith. His latest novel Florida, published earlier this year, has been described as "quintessential North Country." Ellen Rocco, Chris Robinson and Dale Hobson host. Go to full article
Feb 27, 2003 — The New York State Lobbying Commission issued its largest fine ever against a prison services company for failing to file a truthful lobbying report and for giving free rides and gifts to some lawmakers. Karen Dewitt reports. Go to full article