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In Adirondacks, some communities struggle to find health insurance

Health insurance advocates in the northern Adirondacks say the number of people living without medical coverage is holding steady at around 12%. The Tri-Lakes Uninsured Task Force has been working for seven years to connect more locals with low-cost insurance plans and government programs. But as Brian Mann reports, a new study found hotspots in the region where far more families lack basic coverage.  Go to full article

Local Schools Fear Invisible Costs

Martha Foley has the regional view on today's school budget votes.  Go to full article
<i>Fusia</i>, sculpted by Chris, Mike and Bill Woodward
Fusia, sculpted by Chris, Mike and Bill Woodward

Snow Fantasies in St. Regis Falls

Despite freezing rain, sleet and snow over the weekend, nine teams from across the state showcased their talents by carving eight ton blocks of snow during the 18th annual New York State Snow Sculpting Championships in St. Regis Falls. Judges awarded 1st Place to the sculpture Fusia, carved by Chris, Bill and Mike Woodward, of St. Regis Falls and Dickinson Center. They'll compete next winter in national snow sculpting competition in Wisconsin. Todd Moe caught up with the winning team Sunday.  Go to full article

Diocese of Ogdensburg Settles Priest Abuse Case

The Diocese of Ogdensburg will pay a total of 180 thousand dollars to four women, who accused a Roman Catholic Priest of sexually abusing them as children. The settlement follows a 17 million dollar lawsuit filed against the Diocese last year. Brian Mann has details.  Go to full article

Former North Country Priest Accused of Child Sexual Abuse

A Catholic priest that served in small towns across the North Country has been accused of sexually abusing children. A lawsuit filed by two women in Syracuse hopes to win a damage award of seven million dollars. As Brian Mann reports, the same priest has been accused of sexually abusing girls over a period of twenty-five years—in Canton, Sackets Harbor, and St. Regis Falls.  Go to full article
The NCPR logo as rendered by snow artists Todd Moe, Jody Tosti and Connie Meng.
The NCPR logo as rendered by snow artists Todd Moe, Jody Tosti and Connie Meng.

Snow Art in St. Regis Falls

A team from Dickinson Center won the 2002 New York State Snow Sculpting Competition in St. Regis Falls yesterday. Jody Tosti spoke with some of the sculptors.  Go to full article

Snow Sculpture

The 2002 New York State Snow Sculpting Championships get underway in St. Regis Falls today. North Country Public Radio will have a team of sculptors at the contest this weekend. Todd Moe talks with a team at last year's competition.  Go to full article

Quebec Brook: Canoeing in the Northern Adirondacks

A good place to get away from summer crowds--Brian Mann paddled solo up Quebec Brook, halfway between Paul Smiths and St. Regis Falls, and sent back this audio postcard.  Go to full article

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