Canton, NY, Nov 15, 2012 — About fifty parents and others concerned about the Canton Central Schools gathered Wednesday night, to discuss how to avoid another devastating year of state funding cuts.
Superintendent Bill Gregory told them that Canton has gotten a particularly bad deal from the state, when compared with other districts. In the past two years, Canton Central has cut 20 percent of its staff. And still, it's facing a $2 million shortfall this year. Go to full article
Star Lake, NY, Nov 15, 2012 — Many North Country hospitals are facing financial challenges, and looking for ways to ensure a healthy future.
Clifton-Fine is a tiny hospital in the northwest Adirondacks. It's searching for a larger hospital in the region to partner with, in hopes of gaining financial strength and better services. Go to full article
Saranac Lake, NY, Nov 15, 2012 — Robin and Linda Williams are nearing their 40th anniversary of playing music together, and earlier this year released a new album, These Old Dark Hills. It's filled... Go to full article
Paul Smiths, NY, Nov 15, 2012 — Squids are ten-tentacled cephalopod cousins to the octopus. They are remarkable in many ways, but three features stand out for Dr. Curt Stager, who fills in the details with... Go to full article