With sympathy for the majority of folks who are seriously tired of winter, it has been a fabulous season for skiing. I’m strictly cross country so I can’t speak to downhill conditions. But I imagine those have been good...
So, there’s this thing called “Just for cats“, which quips that it offers “all the cattiness of the film fest, but with cats.” As their website puts it, the effort:
…honours our favorite pet with a masterfully...
Last Tuesday Ottawa’s National Arts Center announced a logo make-over, the first such change since the Centre opened in 1969 – Canada’s centennial.
Maybe that announcement strikes some as too boring for words! But I’ve...
People keep sending me stuff about bees, including this from a friend in Connecticut, about an unusual art project.
Go ahead and see for yourself: Artist Aganetha Dyck Collaborates with Bees to Create Sculptures Wrapped in Honeycomb. The article, in...
Here’s a story that pushes all kinds of buttons, concerning a hapless couple from the U.S. who mistakenly approached the Canadian border last September and got into big trouble for forgetting there was a handgun in their car.
As reported this...
May 16, 2002 — The Army Corps of Engineers heard an earful from St. Lawrence River residents last night in Ogdensburg. The Corps presented its draft report on navigational improvements to the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Apr 23, 2002 — There's good news for business owners in Saranac Lake who were worried a bridge construction project set for this summer in the village would negativly affect tourism there. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
Jan 25, 2002 — A Northern New York travel and tourism research center at SUNY Potsdam recently got a financial helping hand from an area Congressman. As Jody Tosti reports, the funding is a key part in getting the center up and running in the next few months. Go to full article
Nov 27, 2001 — SUNY Potsdam will host a new research center dedicated to boosting the North Country's tourism industry. Congressman John McHugh announced $100,000 in federal seed money for the center. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Sep 20, 2001 — The Adirondacks will host fewer tourists seeking the fall foliage following last week's terrorists attacks in New York Washington. Jody Tosti reports the estimated loss of tourism has already reached the million dollar mark. Go to full article
Apr 25, 2001 — Martha Foley talks with Canton Economic Development director Pat Tubbs about plans for tourism in St. Lawrence County. About 75 local business people gathered yesterday to map out a strategy to boost this growing part of the region's economy. Go to full article
Mar 23, 2001 — Towns and villages in the Adirondacks are looking for better ways to spark local economies. For many, that means a shift away from mining and logging and a new focus on tourism. Town supervisors and economic development experts gathered Thursday in Saranac Lake to compare their efforts. For some, these are the best of times. For others, the change means a struggle for survival. Brian Mann has our story. Go to full article
Mar 16, 2001 — For all its natural beauty, the Adirondack Park is a place defined by people. Towns and villages are scattered within the blue line. Laws and regulations protect the environment. As Brian Mann reports, the Adirondack Park Agency is working to reshape one of its Visitor Interpretive Centers. The idea is to bring the human element into sharper focus. Go to full article