We can’t let this week go by without mentioning the St. Lawrence County Fair in Gouverneur. It’s on through August 5th. I have fond memories of exhibiting at the Anoka County Fair in my home state, Minnesota.
I was active...
The Watertown Daily Times is reporting that Planned Parenthood of the North Country New York recently lost $95,000 in Teenage Services Act funding from the state. That means the program to assist pregnant and parenting teenagers has been...
Oct 15, 2001 — Ellen Rocco talks with Nathalie Costa, Executive Director for the Adirondack Center for Writing about the first annual regional writing contest, sponsored by NCPR and the Adirondack Center for Writing. Go to full article
Oct 02, 2001 — We revisit the case of the boy in Ontario who was suspended from his school and arrested for writing a story for drama class about a boy who blows up his school. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Aug 17, 2001 — Top awards for new music will be handed out Sunday afternoon at the Newcomb Young Composers Contest. Todd Moe talks with the first prize winner and the director of the contest. Go to full article
Jul 23, 2001 — The New York State-funded Liberty Partnership Program, which targets students at risk of dropping out of high school, sponsored its first summer camp at SUNY Canton last week. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
Jun 07, 2001 — True accounts of living with alcohol collected and read by Students Against Destructive Decisions, or SADD, from Massena High School. Martha Foley reports.
The Massena Central School students reading in this story are shown above: (l. to r.) Robbie Witkop, Brandon Johnson, Nick Toth, Meagan Carey, and Kristin Murphy. They stand in front of the "Wall of Support," a collaborative project among art teacher Chad Simpson's sculpture students and SADD participants. Go to full article