Apr 18, 2014 — Documents obtained by a group opposed to hydrofracking show that the Cuomo Administration's is conducting a thorough and comprehensive health study on the controversial natural gas drilling process.
The Finger Lakes based organization is wondering, why then, the review has been conducted almost entirely in secret. Go to full article
Apr 18, 2014 — It's now a year since the Boston marathon bombings. Three people died that day. More than 260 people suffered injuries. This anniversary week, we've heard lots of heartening stories of how far many have come since that frightening day.
Not all of the wounds are physical. Last year, Zach Hirsch profiled two survivors dealing with the psychological aftermath. Go to full article
Apr 18, 2014 — Clyde Rabideau has been a political fixture in the North Country for decades, first as the long-time mayor of Plattsburgh, and for the last four years as mayor of Saranac Lake. As he begins his second term as village mayor, Rabideau says he has a long list of projects he hopes to push to completion in the next four years.
Topping the list are two new hotels and a parking garage proposed for the downtown area. One of those hotels, on the shore of Lake Flower, has sparked questions about the size and the environmental impact, as well as concerns that the project might lie inside the Saranac River's flood plain.
Rabideau sat down this week with Brian Mann to talk about those challenges. Go to full article
Apr 18, 2014 — UPDATE - 2 P.M. High water in the Black River continues to fall. According to the the National Weather service, the water level at Watertown reads 11.5 feet at this hour. The... Go to full article
Apr 18, 2014 — Sometimes spending a college semester abroad means just a few miles down the road. St. Lawrence University junior David Smith, a Potsdam native, is one of nine students... Go to full article
Apr 18, 2014 — VERNON, Vt. (AP) The company that owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant wants to do away with the 10-mile emergency planning zone surrounding the reactor after it... Go to full article