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Back in the day when Emma Lazarus’ “huddled masses” braved dangerous ocean crossings to make a new life in America, they would go on to reference “the old country”, be that Italy, Ireland, Poland or what have...
Newsflash for bird lovers: the Great Blue Herons are back on the nest at the Cornell webcam site. You can see the lovely big birds, hear the sounds of early spring at the Ornithology Lab (including the occasional heron honk and squawk) and follow...
It’s March 1…lion or lamb day. Why March 1? Well, here’s the Farmers’ Almanac take on it. I stopped by the St. Lawrence University bookstore this morning, and shot a couple of campus pictures, trying to decide if...
Oh, spring is getting so close I can almost taste it! Despite the wet snow cover, the days are noticeably longer, the sun is higher in the sky, and the buckets are out. Jeffrey Jenness of Orebed Sugar Shack in DeKalb Junction says it’s been...
Every few years news stories circulate about how advanced the Netherlands is at preventing devastating flooding. Sometimes that’s because of current events like Katrina, or Sandy. Other times the tone of coverage is simple awe at stupendous...
News stories tagged with "weather"
Jan 19, 2004 — An ice jam on the Salmon River triggered a flood through the weekend, forcing residents in Malone to evacuate at least eight homes. As frigid water filled living rooms and basements, rescue crews worked to help people care for pets and recover some of their possessions. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article
Jan 02, 2004 — Satellite imaging shows that spring thaws in the northern latitudes are happening almost a day earlier each year. Environmental scientists worry that faster melts could accelerate global warming. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Corbin Sullivan explains. Go to full article
Dec 18, 2003 — Another winter storm smacked the North Country Wednesday. As of 6:30 this morning, the storm had dropped more than ten inches of snow at the airport in Burlington, with fresh six inches in Saranac Lake and Ticonderoga. Snow combined with freezing rain and ice to snarl traffic across the region, closing a half-dozen highways -- including stretches of I-87. As Brian Mann reports, the heavy precipitation has also triggered flood watches on lakes and rivers. Go to full article
Dec 11, 2003 — A mild fall and early winter is leading officials on both sides of the St. Lawrence Seaway to give shippers an extra two days to transport goods in and out of the Great Lakes. As David Sommerstein reports, officials hope the extension makes up for a slight slowdown in cargo traffic from last year. Go to full article
Nov 14, 2003 — According to state police and the Essex County Sheriff's office, a state of emergency has been declared in the Town of Moriah. Details are sketchy, but the town is apparently experiencing wide-spread power outages. Brian Mann spoke with Moriah town supervisor Walter Rushby. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Oct 03, 2003 — It's not even Columbus Day and already parts of New York are beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Up to two inches of snow fell in the Adirondacks this week and enough snow fell in western New York for the plows to be called out. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
Sep 24, 2003 — For much of the region the warm weather has made for an especially late gardening season this year. But frost is on the way. David Sommerstein talks with frost expert and North Country gardener Phil Harnden. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Sep 08, 2003 — Weather forecasters predict frost late tonight in some of the higher elevations of the Adirondacks. Horticulturist Amy Ivy says this is the time of year to pay extra attention to tender plants in the garden. Go to full article