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That headline's a little factoid I culled from the trailer for new a documentary about bees and the mystery of colony collapse. It's called More Than Honey, and it's playing tonight at Potsdam's Roxy Theater at 7:15pm. If the trailer (at the bottom...
Julie and I have been working on some reporting for future stories on this issue. We'd like you to help us. On one hand, the massive and much vaunted Greek yogurt boom in New York gives the dairy industry what many call a once in a lifetime...
News stories tagged with "schumer"
Aug 04, 2004 — Senator Charles Schumer will be in Watertown this morning to unveil a plan to crack down on methamphetamines, or 'crystal meth'. As David Sommerstein reports, Watertown has become a hotspot of a problem that's growing across rural New York. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Jun 18, 2004 — There's more than a year left before a controversial federal milk program expires. But Northeast lawmakers are already pressing their Midwestern counterparts to support a new version. Representatives like Congressman John McHugh and US Senator Charles Schumer hope to replace the current Milk Income Loss Contract or MILC program, which expires next year, with the National Dairy Equity Act. In an interview yesterday, Schumer said the legislation probably won't pass in the next few months, but there is gaining support for it across the nation. Go to full article
by Chris Knight
May 31, 2004 — Senator Chuck Schumer was in Lake Placid on Friday to outline a number of North Country issues at a government affairs breakfast. New York's senior senator discussed the economy, tourism, acid rain and rising fuel prices with leaders from across the region. Later, Schumer met with officials in Tupper Lake. Chris Knight reports. Go to full article
May 20, 2004 — New York State's Republican Party members gathered in Syracuse to select a challenger to U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, who's seeking re-election. Candidate Howard Mills admits he has a tough race against a popular incumbent. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
May 18, 2004 — New York's Senator Charles Schumer spoke at the State Democratic Party convention, where he is to easily win the nomination to run for a second term. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
May 14, 2004 — The Republican likely to challenge Senator Charles Schumer in November made a brief swing through the North Country yesterday. After an appearance at a diner in Keene Valley, downstate Assemblyman Howard Mills courted the St. Lawrence County Conservative Party's endorsement at an event in Canton. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Apr 27, 2004 — Howard Mills, an assemblyman from Orange County, has formally kicked off his candidacy for the U.S. Senate with a 4-day, 10-city blitz around New York State to introduce himself to voters. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Feb 20, 2004 — New York State Republicans this week finally found a candidate to run for Senate against Charles Schumer. His name is Howard Mills, and he's a little known Assemblyman from Orange County in the Hudson Valley. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Apr 25, 2003 — Officials are confirming a suspected case of sudden acute respiratory syndrome in Hamilton County. It's the fourth SARs case identified in the North Country. As Brian Mann reports, health officials say all the patients have recovered and there's no public risk. Go to full article
Apr 18, 2003 — Senator Chuck Schumer outlined his agenda of North Country issues in two appearances yesterday. New York's senior senator discussed a statewide snowmobile insurance plan in Brantingham in Lewis County. Then he met with local officials in Massena, where he pledged to aid the ailing dairy and aluminum industries. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article