From NCPR Blogs:
This is part of a series of farmers writing about life on the farm , week to week, through the season. Courtney Grimes-Sutton is co-owner of Mace Chasm Farm in Keeseville. Read all of Courtney’s journal entries here. And you should check out her...
Think back to fall. We started spending more time inside, but talked (happily) about the crisp air, holidays and family gatherings. It’s always a sentimental season. Now, that crisp air that dries out everything but our floor mats,...
The idea of facing winter uncertain about what you’ll do about heat is terrifying. For many people, the federally-funded Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) means not having to make decisions like whether they should spend money on food or...
When Pierre Nzuah arrived at the Syracuse airport exactly two years ago, he was in the same clothes he’d been wearing when he left equatorial Cameroon 24 hours earlier. Luckily, someone from SUNY Canton met him at the airport and took him over...
When my parents first began spending winters in Florida, my mom admitted that the topic of conversation at a dinner with friends was, “Do you think our kids wonder what we do here all day?” So, I’m asking: If you’re a retired North Country...
News stories tagged with "winter"
Dec 18, 2003 — Christmas tree sellers are in the height of their season right now. Truckloads of spruces, pines and firs are being delivered to stores and Christmas tree lots all across the region. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports. Go to full article
Dec 15, 2003 — Horticulturist Amy Ivy has tips on using nature's natural bounty indoors this holiday season. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
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
Nov 03, 2003 — Autumn and winter are challenging seasons for birds as they search for food to fuel their long journey south or to help them survive the harsh North Country winter. Horticulturist Amy Ivy says not all birds will visit feeders. Some eat ornamental berries, like Winterberry and High Bush Cranberry. Amy has some planting tips to help attract winter birds to the backyard. Go to full article
by Chris Knight
Oct 22, 2003 — New York state's 9,000 miles of snowmobile trails won't be shut down like they were last winter, when an insurance crisis kept many snowmobilers home. Governor Pataki and the New York State Snowmobiling Association announced yesterday that a new insurance policy will cover individual snowmobile clubs this winter. Chris Knight 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 Brian Mann
Apr 17, 2003 — Stiff winds that rattled the north country Wednesay damaged docks and boathouses on Lake George. The Glens Falls Post Star is reporting that the gale topped 30 miles per hour, ramming lake ice against the shore. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article