Sep 02, 2014 — This is the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Summer, one of the pivotal moments in America's struggle for civil rights.
One of the darkest chapters of that fight was the brutal murder of three activists, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner. They were killed by whites in Mississippi who hoped to prevent African-Americans from voting. Go to full article
Sep 02, 2014 — Primary day is coming up. In New York's 116th Assembly District, which stretches along the St. Lawrence River from Massena to south of Watertown, there are two primaries, Republican and Conservative. Three candidates are vying to oppose Democrat Addie Russell in the general election in November. Go to full article
Sep 02, 2014 — A new invasive insect that devastates berry crops threatens millions of dollars worth of the fall harvest in the northeast. It's called the Asian spotted wing fruit fly was confirmed in the North Country late last month.
In a press release, Paul Hetzler, of the Canton office of Cornell Cooperative Extension, says a female fruit fly was caught in a monitoring trap near Canton on August 25. Go to full article
Sep 02, 2014 — Next summer visitors to the Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks in Tupper Lake, N.Y., will able to view the surrounding landscape at treetop level. Construction on the... Go to full article
Sep 02, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) With children heading back to school this week, state police are urging New Yorkers to support the AAA's annual "School's Open_Drive Carefully" campaign.... Go to full article
Sep 02, 2014 — ESSEX, Vt. (AP) Officials from Vermont's largest utility and a national renewable energy company are going to announce plans for a project that they say would make the state... Go to full article