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Just a quick reminder that if you're in the Adirondacks tomorrow, go check out Flavor Fest in Tupper Lake. It's all day Thursday at the Wild Center and, according to the official website, spotlights "the tastes of the North":...
I have to say it’s been a while since I’ve been to the movies. But in spite of this terrible lapse, I do love movies and I do love the fact that the North Country has so many small theaters. It’s with this in mind that I return to...
So here’s a weird thing. Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo barnstormed into Tupper Lake this week and no one in our region’s news media knew it was happening. He then dropped by the campus of Sunmount Developmental Disabilities —...
News stories tagged with "tupper-lake"
Oct 23, 2002 — Each year, people come from around the world to study the Adirondack Park. Environmentalists see this region's mix of wilderness and small communities as a model for conservation - especially in the developing world. Usually, these groups meet with scientists and park officials. But this month, a group called "Future Generations" has been meeting with shop owners and home makers and factory workers. Brian Mann spoke with Aditi Kaur, an activist visiting from India. Go to full article
Sep 30, 2002 — The Raquette River has seen several incarnations of economic development in the North Country: first fishing and logging, then sandstone mining and hydroelectric generation. A group of businesses and citizens want to start a new economic era for the state's second largest river based on tourism and recreation. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Sep 09, 2002 — Chris Ortloff and Andy Abdallah aren't the only Republicans fighting for the 114th Assembly seat. Also on the GOP ballot tomorrow will be Tupper Lake businessman Bill King. King is fiercely conservative - a pro-life member of the John Birch Society, who served on Tupper Lake's school board. Through the summer, his campaign has been largely invisible. Talking with Brian Mann, King says his ideas should be heard by voters. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Aug 15, 2002 — Ames Department stores are going out of business. And with 327 stores nationwide and almost 22,000 employees, the impacts reach far and wide. As Jody Tosti reports, hundreds of jobs will be lost in the North Country alone and some communities will lose their only department store. Go to full article
Aug 07, 2002 — It's summer camp season. Hundreds of kids around the north country are swimming and hiking, earning merit badges, practicing their musical instrument--even making radio. This week, at the Town of Altamont Summer Day Camp, kids worked with our Adirondack reporter Brian Mann, learning how to make a story for radio. They interviewed each other, asking about the best parts of summer. Here's our special correspondent, 10-year-old Riti Spada, reporting from the gym at LP Quinn Elementary. Go to full article
Jun 06, 2002 — Parents and faculty at the Holy Ghost Academy in Tupper Lake are recommending that the 99-year-old elementary school close for good at the end of this academic year. The decision follows a decline in enrollment. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article
Apr 05, 2002 — A Baptist minister in Tupper Lake has resigned after distributing a list of local businesses and organizations that he described as "satanic". The list of names included the public library and the Catholic church. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article
Sep 05, 2001 — North Country activist Clarence Petty lives in a house not far from Cold River, between Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake. As a boy, Petty met the famous hermit Noah John Rondeau, who lived and hunted nearby. In this special dialogue, we'll hear Clarence Petty's recollections of Rondeau. Also, we'll hear the voice of the hermit himself, recorded in the early 1950s by Albany radio station WGY. Go to full article
Jul 16, 2001 — For three years, a group in the Adirondacks has been raising money to build a new museum. The facility--based in Tupper Lake--would teach visitors about the Park's natural history and environment. This weekend, Governor George Pataki announced that the state will support the project with a major grant. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article