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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
Chuck Eller at the controls in his studio
Chuck Eller at the controls in his studio

Heard Up North: Chuck Eller's Audio Alchemy

One of the hottest New Year's Eve tickets in the North Country is tonight's show at the Higher Ground Ballroom in Burlington. Grace Potter & the Nocturnals is an up and coming blues band developing a national following. They have a couple regional connections. They're graduates of St. Lawrence University. And the band records at the legendary Charles Eller studios in Charlotte, Vermont. Artists from all over the world have laid down tracks there, from bluesman Eric Bibb and jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano, to Malian guitarist Habib Koite and Zimbabwean singer, Chiwoniso. David Sommerstein stopped by last summer as Eller was working his audio alchemy on some recordings by Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. He produced this Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Changing the gas price

The price of a regular gallon of gasoline has dipped below $3.90 in many parts of the North Country. That means gas station employees are scrambling out with a pole and suction cup to change the prices every day. David Sommerstein has this Heard Up North from the Sunoco station in Lowville.  Go to full article
Jean Cornell, Canton, with chocolates and a rose from the Canton Goldenaires.
Jean Cornell, Canton, with chocolates and a rose from the Canton Goldenaires.

Heard Up North: A singing valentine

The music of love was in the air Thursday. Three quartets of the Canton Goldenaires fanned out across St. Lawrence County to deliver more than 50 singing valentines. The group raises money for high school music scholarships. Here's a Valentine's Day Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard Up North: Running out of gas (in good company)

Our next story takes place on a dark, Halloween night. David Sommerstein was coming back from an assignment at Fort Drum. Everything was going great until the village of Philadelphia, when David's car just coasted to a stop. Fortunately, he ran out of gas in front of a house where the gas can was getting plenty of use. Coincidence and the kindness of strangers for today's Heard Up North.  Go to full article

Heard up North: Gone fishin?

Sometimes a job is more than work - it's a life passion. For today's Heard Up North we head to a bait shop in Ontario.  Go to full article

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