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Happy Friday! As we’re fond of saying here at NCPR, it’s the best day of the workweek. Today for your delectation from the newsroom we have some great stories. Julie Grant has reported extensively on the troubles EJ Noble...
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News stories tagged with "potsdam"
Sep 10, 2001 — A conversation with Potsdam mayor Ruth Garner. The 85-year-old is being honored this week in Washington DC. Garner has been named this year's Outstanding Old Worker by Green Thumb, Inc. Go to full article
Sep 06, 2001 — "You're never too old to learn." That's the motto of Potsdam's Institute for Learning in Retirement. SUNY Potsdam created the program to provide learning opportunities for seniors in an academic setting. Todd Moe chats with Peggy Mooers, who's helping organize class offerings this fall. Go to full article
Sep 03, 2001 — A toast to bread--the Potsdam Food Coop's new wood-fired brick oven is producing crunchy, chewy sourdough and wholewheat breads. Todd Moe talks with the Coop's first baker, Chris Affrey. Go to full article
Aug 29, 2001 — A Clarkson University professor is part of a panel that has determined a controversial rule to reduce arsenic levels in drinking water won't be too expensive to implement. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Aug 29, 2001 — David Sommerstein talks with Dr. Anthony Cortese about sustainable education. Cortese will be in Potsdam tomorrow as part of Clarkson University's year-long exploration of sustainability. Go to full article
Aug 24, 2001 — David Sommerstein talks with Peter Rieke, founder of Mobility Engineering, a business that builds adaptive mobility devices for people with physical disabilities. Rieke was the first wheelchair user to scale Mount Rainier. He's in Potsdam today to collaborate with grad students at Clarkson University. Go to full article
Aug 03, 2001 — Through the month of July, a professor at Clarkson University coordinated the largest air quality monitoring effort ever conducted in this country. David Sommerstein reports the results could drive the next generation of pollution decision-making. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Jul 24, 2001 — Ruth Garner will be honored today as Northern New York's Most Outstanding Older Worker. At 85, Garner is in her sixth term as mayor of Potsdam. Todd Moe asked her what she's most proud of as mayor. Go to full article
Jul 18, 2001 — It's Shakespeare on the air! Todd Moe talks with members of the Repercussion Theatre of Montreal. They're in Potsdam for a performance of Twelfth Night in Ives Park tonight. Go to full article