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State officials say a nasty invasive species has been identified in the Champlain Canal and the Glens Falls Feeder Canal. According to the state Department of Environmental Conservation, the “spiny water flea” was identified in water...
While traveling last week, I was reading about the battle at Saratoga, one of the fabled turning points in our War of Independence. In the early going of the account, I stumbled across the tale of Benjamin Franklin’s diplomatic mission from...
I put over 300 miles on my car one day earlier this week–left DeKalb, where I live in St. Lawrence County, drove through Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake to Essex and Westport, then back through Elizabethtown to Lake Placid, St. Regis Falls,...
News stories tagged with "lake-champlain"
Nov 16, 2001 — A consortium of groups have come together to try to attract reactional walkers to the area. The group hopes to develop a walking trail system that connects communities on the New York and Vermont shores of Lake Champlain. Beth Schmidt reports. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Oct 29, 2001 — North Country Congressman John McHugh meets at the Champlain Port of Entry this morning with his congressional colleagues to show them first-hand the security challenges he says New York and other border states face. Martha Foley reports. Go to full article
Sep 07, 2001 — The Battle of Plattsburgh--what was once seen as a frontier skirmish may have been a defining moment in America's history. Brian Mann has the third part of our series on Lake Champlain's maritime history. Go to full article
Aug 28, 2001 — This month--225 years ago--Benedict Arnold launched his fleet of ships on Lake Champlain. The history of that campaign is now being rediscovered and re-evaluated. Archeologists are pulling long-lost artifacts from the muddy silt near the battle of Valcour Island. Re-enactors are bringing to life a desperate, brutal struggle that helped to launch the American Revolution. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article
Aug 27, 2001 — A trip into history beneath the waters of Lake Champlain--Brian Mann joins a team of divers exploring Lake Champlain's underwater historic preserve. Go to full article
Aug 22, 2001 — A giddy production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is currently running at the Depot Theatre in Westport. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng made the trip to check out last Sunday's matinee. Go to full article
Jul 18, 2001 — The lively musical Swingtime Canteen is currently running at the Depot Theatre in Westport. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng drove down for last Sunday's performance. Go to full article
Jul 17, 2001 — Another $500,000 has been added to the funding pot created for upgrades to the international border crossing at the Champlain Port of Entry, thanks to the efforts of Congressman John McHugh. He says the money will go a long way in creating a safer border crossing. Go to full article
Jul 03, 2001 — Balmoral, currently running at the Depot Theatre in Westport is a riotous comedy that is well worth a visit. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the Sunday matinee and has this review. Go to full article