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Kegs of St. Lawrence Brewery beer are ready to ship out on Monday. Photo: David Sommerstein
Kegs of St. Lawrence Brewery beer are ready to ship out on Monday. Photo: David Sommerstein

Filling the kegs at Canton's first brewery

From Glens Falls to Sackets Harbor, new breweries have been churning out local beer across the North Country.

Starting this weekend, St. Lawrence County will have its first microbrew. St. Lawrence Brewery's first beer tasting is tomorrow night at the Parkview in Canton. And dozens of kegs are going out to bars across the region on Monday.  Go to full article
Larry Bennett of Ommegang Brewery, Cooperstown, and Jennifer Clark of Eminence Winery Wednesday at the capitol. Photo: Karen DeWitt
Larry Bennett of Ommegang Brewery, Cooperstown, and Jennifer Clark of Eminence Winery Wednesday at the capitol. Photo: Karen DeWitt

Cuomo convenes wine, beer and spirits summit

Following a day-long special summit in Albany, Governor Cuomo has pledged to invest more money into promoting the state's growing wine, beer, and spirits industries.

The "summit" came as New York's conservation department has yet to decide whether hydro-fracking for natural gas will be permitted in New York.
As Karen DeWitt reports, a protest at the capitol highlighted the conflicting interests of brewers and gas drillers.  Go to full article

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