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Two stories today out of Malone about Franklin County’s correctional facilities. First, the Franklin County legislature unanimously passed a resolution opposing the planned closure of Chateaugay Correctional Facility next year, the...
Years ago, when I was relatively new in the North Country, I joined former ComLinks director Nancy Reich on a visit to North Creek, where she met with then-Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to talk about a new affordable housing program. ComLinks, in...
News stories tagged with "malone"
Nov 19, 2003 — 170 workers walked off the job yesterday at Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone. The union had planned a 5-day strike, designed to force better healthcare and pension benefits from hospital management. But Alice Hyde officials say striking employees will be locked out and replaced by temporary workers until the company's latest contract offer is accepted. As Brian Mann reports, both sides seem prepared for a long and bitter fight. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Nov 17, 2003 — Health care workers at Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone will begin striking Tuesday. After months of negotiations, hospital officials and employees were unable to agree about health insurance and a pension package. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
by Chris Knight
Oct 15, 2003 — Franklin County legislators are weighing their options after a new redistricting plan was ruled unconstitutional by Supreme Court Justice David Demarest last week. Legislative Chairman Earl Lavoie of Malone told the Malone Telegram it's not likely the county will appeal the ruling. Chris Knight reports. Go to full article
by NCPR News
Jul 23, 2003 — Flyfishing is one of those pastimes that outsiders view with a kind of awe--art, dance and science combine to lay a line and a tiny twist of feathers and hair along the water just right to tease a fish. New York's flyfishing season runs through the middle of October. Last fall, Todd Moe pulled on some waders and tried his hand. Go to full article
May 30, 2003 — It's been a rollercoaster ride this spring for New York's educators. Governor Pataki proposed a billion and half dollars in cuts to school aid. The state legislature passed a budget that restored much of the money. Pataki vetoed that budget. The legislature overrode the veto. School budget votes were delayed by two weeks to give the political wrangling time to run its course. Now people are readying to approve or reject their schools' spending plans next Tuesday. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Mar 25, 2003 — A Malone-based program to boost the morale of U.S. military personnel overseas is flourishing. Gladys Walker runs the non-profit organization called "Have a Heart-Adopt a Soldier". It's a mom-and-pop program that mails supplies and treats to members of the armed services stationed in Kuwait, Afghanistan and other parts of the Middle East. As Todd Moe reports, what began as a request for a chocolate bar has turned into a nearly round-the-clock operation. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Mar 20, 2003 — The Foothills Art Society presents a concert by pianist Christopher Dellen Saturday night at 6:30 at First Congregational Church of Malone. Todd Moe talks with Dellen about his cd In the Beginning, which blends sacred hymns and classical music. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Jan 28, 2003 — An ice jam on the Salmon River is threatening homes in the Franklin County town of Westville. Local officials say the water has been rising for the last week - and could force evacuations. Brian Mann has our story. Go to full article
Dec 06, 2002 — In the midst of change in accepted patterns of farming, it's tempting to think back fondly to the "old days". Commentator Betsy Kepes re-considers an old standard. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Nov 19, 2002 — A doctor who worked at the Bare Hill Correctional Facility in Malone has been stripped of his license by New York's department of health. The doctor was accused of having unprotected sex with an inmate. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article