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For over a year, I have been following the progress on a community mosaic being created in North Creek under the leadership of artist and teacher, Kate Hartley. If you’d like to follow the story from the beginning, here are the links: one,...
Some people go to Florida at this time of year. For me, “south” is anywhere between Glens Falls and North River, the southern portion of our coverage area. Last weekend, I was fortunate to participate in a writing workshop organized by...
Last summer I started tracking a North Creek community mosaic project being spearheaded by artist and teacher Kate Hartley. Yesterday, I received some new photos of the work-in-progress and this message from Kate: “I’ve stopped the...
This summer, we’re following the making of a mosaic on a concrete retaining wall along Main Street in North Creek. The project is led by artist and teacher Kate Hartley. Here are the latest photos (thanks to Kate): Interested in knowing more...
Earlier this month, I wrote an entry about the concrete wall on Main Street, North Creek which artist and teacher Kate Hartley was about to turn into a mosaic, with the help of students and volunteers. Thanks to North River resident Elise Widlund,...
News stories tagged with "north-creek"
North Creek, NY, Oct 21, 2009 — This weekend, the Our Town Theatre Group will present its fall production, the premiere of Tales from the Second Circle Motel: An evening of Original Plays. It opens at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek on Friday night (7:30). The production will feature thematically connected scenes by five local playwrights. Director Stephen Svoboda says the Second Circle Motel is the playwrights' metaphor for purgatory. Go to full article
North Creek, NY, Aug 27, 2009 — Nan and Will Clarkson return to the stage at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek Saturday night for another performance of the play, "Love Letters". The couple performed the same piece 12 years ago for the Our Town Theatre Group's inaugural season. Todd Moe talks with the Clarkson's, long-time summer residents in the southern Adirondacks, about the play. Go to full article
North Creek, NY, Jul 17, 2009 — A poem by Adirondack resident Miriam Kashiwa inspired photographer Carl Heilman and musician Dan Berggren to collaborate on a multi-media production that premieres in North Creek on Sunday night. "I am the Adirondacks" uses spoken words, images and music to celebrate the region's beauty. The event is a benefit for musician Dan Duggan, who's battling cancer. Todd Moe spoke with Carl Heilman and Dan Berggren about the production. Heilmann says it began with Miriam Kashiwa's poem. Go to full article
North Creek, NY, Jul 14, 2009 — Hundreds of runners are expected to compete in the annual "Race the Train" run in North Creek on August 1st. It's a fundraiser for the "Dollars for Scholars" program. Todd Moe talks with organizer Ann Arsenault about the event. For more information: 518-251-2602. Go to full article
North Creek, NY, Jun 11, 2009 — The North Creek Farmers' Market kicks off its first season with music and cake this afternoon. Deb Morris, owner of Barkeater Chocolates, told Todd Moe the market was a grassroots idea by community residents interested in promoting locally grown food and other products. Go to full article
by Chris Knight
May 11, 2009 — A long-awaited plan to connect the state-run Gore Mountain ski center with the North Creek Ski Bowl was given the go ahead Friday at a special meeting of the Olympic Regional Development Authority Board of Directors. The approval of the so-called Gore Mountain Interconnect was hailed by local officials and business owners in North Creek who see the project as the cornerstone of future economic growth in the community. As Chris Knight reports, the project has overcome numerous challenges to reach this point. Go to full article
Apr 30, 2009 — An Adirondack tradition continues with the annual Hudson River White Water Derby in North River and North Creek this weekend. The race was created to underscore the important role that the Hudson River has played locally, most notably for the log drives, moving pulp wood from the North Country up as far as Newcomb, down to the mills in Glens Falls. The last river drive took place in 1953. Todd Moe spoke with Pete Burns, president of the White Water Derby. Go to full article
Oct 23, 2008 — Our Town Theatre Group opens its fall production Friday night at 7:30 at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek. They'll present five short plays under the title, "Something to Laugh About". Filomena Riviello, who teaches theater arts at Adirondack Community College, directs the production. She told Todd Moe that she and the cast of eleven actors chose the five plays from a collection called, "Laugh Lines". Go to full article
by NCPR News
Sep 05, 2008 — The StoryCorps mobilebooth spent nearly a month here in the North Country this summer. During its time in Saranac Lake and Glens Falls dozens of people got to share their stories by interviewing each other. In Glens Falls, Wanda Armstrong chatted with her 91-year-old father, Russell Leigh. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Aug 22, 2008 — Across the North Country, food pantries and soup kitchens are bracing for what could be a season of hunger for many families. High gas and heating oil prices combined with a faltering job market and rising grocery bills have pushed more working people to the edge. As Brian Mann reports, many social service agencies and non-profits say they're already seeing a spike in the number of families seeking help. Go to full article