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Heard Up North: A road crew waiting on Albany

Town road crews are out in force across the North Country, getting ready to fix and repave local roads. Many are holding off on bigger projects because they still don't know how much money they'll be getting from Albany. So they're working on smaller things. David Sommerstein caught up with a crew digging a ditch with a backhoe in Pierrepont for today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article
Lacey Bango in Gouverneur.
Lacey Bango in Gouverneur.

Heard Up North: Holding a big P&C sign all day

The imminent, but temporary, closing of five P&C supermarkets in the North Country has unleashed a cadre of roadside sign wavers. You know, the people who are paid to waggle a "shop here - big sale" sign all day to get the attention of passing motorists. One in Gouverneur is today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article
Suk Hui Hi has owned her Korean restaurant in Watertown since 1992.
Suk Hui Hi has owned her Korean restaurant in Watertown since 1992.

Heard Up North: Korean delicacies in Watertown

The U.S. military has had forces in South Korea for decades. Servicemen and Koreans have intermarried. Many soldiers are familiar with Korean food. So it's no surprise that a Korean restaurant has been open in Watertown serving the Fort Drum community for 17 years. Suk Hui Hi's and its owner bring us today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article
Jim McCourt, Syracuse of the CSX repair crew, Albany division.
Jim McCourt, Syracuse of the CSX repair crew, Albany division.

Heard Up North: Fixing a "Pull-Apart"

Every job has its jargon. If you're talking about "pull-aparts," "top-rocking," and "getting a nice peak on it," you are working on a railroad track repair crew. Today's Heard Up North comes from the crossing on Rt. 310 in Canton.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Free High-Five Thursday

Just before the semester ended at SUNY Potsdam, some students got together for what's become a kind of ritual. Standing outside the student center, they cajole their classmates into a mix of interactive street theater and community building. It lasts for only a moment and it's today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article
The front cover of the "Bombshells" calendar.  [credit: Joel Models]
The front cover of the "Bombshells" calendar. [credit: Joel Models]

Heard Up North: a "revealing" military fundraiser

If you're looking for a 2010 calendar, prefer the more "revealing" kind, and want to donate money to wounded soldiers, have we got something for you. Joel Models in Syracuse has produced the "Bombshells" calendar, featuring a dozen scantily-clad models in military scenes. All of the proceeds go to Freedom Is Not Free, a not-for-profit that helps wounded soldiers and their families. Two of the models were selling the calendars at Fort Drum recently. They're today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article
The Bessera family, fishing on the Ogdensburg waterfront.
The Bessera family, fishing on the Ogdensburg waterfront.

Heard Up North: Fishing on the Dock of the River

With summer in full force, or at least as full as it's going to get this year, it's fishing time. Some vacationers visiting their grandparents in Ogdensburg took time to fish on the banks of the St. Lawrence for today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: A trip to DMV with stickers that won't stick

If you're frustrated that your vehicle's inspection or registration sticker is peeling off the windshield, don't fret. It's not your fault, or your mechanic's, for not cleaning the glass first. The state Department of Motor Vehicles says a batch of 2010 stickers are faulty and won't adhere to the windshield. You can fix the problem with scotch tape, the agency says, or you can stop by your local DMV office to get new ones at no charge. That's what David Sommerstein did for today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Sorority sisters have left the building

Springtime means a lot of things in the North Country. But in college towns like Plattsburgh or Burlington or Canton or Potsdam, it means the seniors are getting ready to graduate. And they're making sure everyone knows. David Sommerstein came across a gaggle of celebrating sorority sisters on the streets of Potsdam for this Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Hard-drivin' blues, live on the Blue Note

This afternoon from 3 to 4:45, the Blue Note with Ellen Rocco travels deep into the High peaks, to the Recovery Lounge in Upper Jay, for some raw, no-nonsense blues with Russ Bailey and Crow Party. Joel Hurd profiles the band we'll hear live on the air.  Go to full article

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