From NCPR Blogs:
So often I’m blogging about stories and trends in our region that are disturbing, or sad, or outright criminal. But of course that’s not always the way, particularly around the holidays when people tend to really get their nice on. Over...
Updated, 3:00, to reflect conversation with SUNY Potsdam’s program coordinator for the MS program in community health. One of the things that’s interesting about rural life is that everyone you know has the same doctor. Here in the...
We’ve reported in the past on the Canton Central and Potsdam Central School Districts considering a merger. Now the state will fund a joint merger study to the tune of $25,000, a press release from State Sen. Patty Ritchie says....
With local food, music, and community events, Potsdam’s Summer Festival drew crowds from across the county last Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Vendors and families celebrated the arrival of this much-anticipated local celebration–and it...
We’ve reported a lot here in the last year or so about the financial problems North Country schools are facing and how they’re dealing with them, and that story continued last night with a meeting between school board members and...
News stories tagged with "potsdam"
Jun 29, 2001 — The Orchestra of Northern New York prepares for 2001: A Musical Odyssey--its Summer Pops Concert. Todd Moe talks with conductor Ken Andrews. Go to full article
Jun 21, 2001 — A conversation with violinist and composer Mimi Rabson. She returns to the North Country tonight for a concert in Norwood with her sister, Ann Rabson. Since graduating from Potsdam High School in the late '70s, Mimi Rabson's musical career has taken her around the world. Todd Moe. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
May 22, 2001 — Wednesday night, the public gets a look at a possible blueprint for the future of the Village of Potsdam. Jodi Tosti has more on the first of two public hearings scheduled to unveil the plan for future development in the community. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
May 15, 2001 — We hear from some students at SUNY Potsdam who spent Spring Break on-the-road. Lots of students spent Spring Break on the road, but these students kept journals of their travels as part of a final project for a class on North American literature and the open road. Go to full article
May 04, 2001 — The Crane Opera Ensemble's production of Sondheim's musical Assassins begins tonight. Todd Moe talks with Crane Opera Director Carleen Graham, and Crane student Jim Harrigan, who portrays John Wilkes Booth in the production. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Apr 27, 2001 — Nearly 1500 high school students from 18 school districts in St. Lawrence and Lewis Counties had a chance to take part in mock job interviews during the 7th annual "Gateways to Careers" event at Clarkson University. Jody Tosti spoke with students as they prepared for the inevitable. Go to full article
Mar 30, 2001 — The Pointercounts, SUNYPotsdam's all-male acappella group, is hosting its annual A Cappella Jam, Saturday, March 31 at 8 pm in the Snell Music Theater on the SUNYPotsdam campus. It's a celebration of acappella music featuring The Pointercounts, as well as Ithaca College's Ithacappella, and A# Arrangement, also from SUNY Potsdam. The Pointercounts joined Todd Moe in the studio for a live performance. Go to full article
Mar 26, 2001 — In the 1990s a National Science Foundation study found that U.S. middle schoolers lag behind their peers in other countries in science and math preparation. The findings provoked national concern that U.S. students will be ill prepared to compete in the high-tech global economy. Many educators believe the problem is that students need to be more involved in real scientific inquiry, solving dilemmas they find in the world around them. David Sommerstein reports on two Clarkson University programs in local schools that are giving kids hands-on experience in the world of science. Go to full article