Forty years ago this month, New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller launched his campaign for what came to be known as the Rockefeller drug laws.
Rockefeller demanded tough prison sentences, even for low-level drug dealers...
I was a kid during what I think was the first really big Bigfoot craze in the 1960s and 70s.
I lived in those years in the Midwest and I remember walking anxiously through fields of corn stubble, scrutinizing distant windbreaks in fear of seeing a...
Paul Smiths, NY, Sep 14, 2010 — Writers have been busy adding their thoughts, words and plot spins to an on-line writing project this season. The Adirondack Center for Writing's Nathalie Costa Thill talks with Todd Moe about the community writing project, "Adirondack Summer Shorts: And then what Happened?" It's a collaborative short story open to contributions from everyone. Since June, we've followed the adventures of Carl and Charlene on their summer trip to the Adirondacks. Writers pick up the story where a previous writer left off. Nathalie Costa Thill says the community writing project is a big success. Go to full article
Dermot and "Dew Drop" Morgan are the first Saranac Lake interview
Jun 20, 2008 — The StoryCorps oral history project rolled into Saranac Lake yesterday. The mobile recording studio which is housed in an Airstream trailer offers local people a chance to record their stories and their experiences. The effort is co-sponsored by North Country Public Radio. The recordings will be archived at the Library of Congress and some of the interviews will be aired here on NCPR. Brian Mann was at yesterday's opening ceremony in Saranac Lake and sent this audio postcard. Go to full article