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Local Government Conference in Potsdam

Martha Foley talks with Potsdam Mayor Ruth Garner about the 10th Annual Local Government Conference, at SUNY Potsdam. Wednesday's Conference theme is "Managing Local Government: Listening, Learning, Leading," and Vermont Governor Howard Dean will be the keynote speaker.  Go to full article

Commentary: Thoughts on the 9/11 Disaster

Rosemary Kriescher is a writer and lives outside Potsdam, NY.  Go to full article

Baptist Group Outfits Disaster Relief Truck

Jody Tosti reports on a statewide effort by the American Baptist Men's organization to outfit a disaster relief tractor trailer. Local donations to support the project are being taken at the First Baptist Church in Potsdam.  Go to full article

Commentary: Thoughts on the 9/11 Disaster

More listener reflections on the events of the past week-and-a-half. Today we hear from Ray Toland, a 20-year veteran of the Army Signal Corps.  Go to full article

Commentary: Thoughts on the 9/11 Disaster

More listener reflections on the events of the past week-and-a-half. Today we hear from and Peggy Mooers of Potsdam, NY.  Go to full article

Visitors: Al-Haji Papa Susso, Mandinka Griot and Kora Player

An interview and in-studio performance from a West African Griot and master Kora player. Al-Haji Papa Susso will perform this weekend in Canton and Potsdam. David Sommerstein reports.

Al-Haji Papa Susso performs Friday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m. in SUNY Potsdam's Snell Theater and in Canton, Saturday, September 22 at 8 p.m. in St. Lawrence University's Sykes Common Room.  Go to full article

Commentary: Thoughts on the 9/11 Disaster

David "Hopi" Wolf of Potsdam offers his thoughts and concerns about last week's terrorist attacks and the possible consequences. Over the next few days, we'll share thoughts from more listeners.  Go to full article

Potsdam Mayor Ruth Garner Stopped at Hancock Field by Terror Attack

Potsdam Mayor Ruth Garner's plans to travel to Washington DC were halted Tuesday morning after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon. Todd Moe reports.  Go to full article

Green Thumb Honors Potsdam Mayor Ruth Gaynor in Washington

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

Never Too Old to Learn

"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

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