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Emmy win gives "Songs to Keep" new life

A project giving a large piece of the North Country's cultural heritage new life is gaining larger recognition. A TV documentary about Adirondack song collector Marjorie Lansing Porter has won a New England Emmy.

Songs to Keep: Treasures of an Adirondack Folk Collector, was produced by Mountain Lake PBS as part of a regional project spearheaded by TAUNY - Traditional Arts in Upstate New York.  Go to full article
Kodi Kadeem Beckles. This photo was used in the missing poster issued by lostnmissing.com
Kodi Kadeem Beckles. This photo was used in the missing poster issued by lostnmissing.com

Vigil held for Kodi Kadeem Beckles

A vigil was held last night in Plattsburgh for Kodi Kadeem Beckles, the SUNY Plattsburgh student found dead on Monday morning after a city-wide search.

Arlene Sabo, head of SUNY Plattsburgh's university police, spoke with WPTZ Channel 5 television.  Go to full article
The Plattsburgh Cardinals after their big win on Saturday. Photo via <a href="http://www.gocardinalsports.com/index.aspx?path=whockey">SUNY Plattsburgh</a>.
The Plattsburgh Cardinals after their big win on Saturday. Photo via SUNY Plattsburgh.

SUNY Plattsburgh: the other big North Country victory

While Clarkson was duking it out for the Division I championship on Sunday, the Division III Women's Ice Hockey team at SUNY Plattsburgh was already celebrating.

Over the weekend, the Cardinals beat Norwich University, 9-2, for their third national title.  Go to full article
Sydney Aveson stopped 37 of the 39 shots she faced in Plattsburgh State's 9-2 win over Norwich. Photo via <a href="http://www.gocardinalsports.com/news/2014/3/22/WHOCKEY_0322141839.aspx?path=whockey">SUNY Plattsburgh</a>
Sydney Aveson stopped 37 of the 39 shots she faced in Plattsburgh State's 9-2 win over Norwich. Photo via SUNY Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh women score Division III ice hockey title

Plattsburgh State women won their national Division Three hockey championship this weekend, beating Norwich 9-2 in the final Saturday.

Ali Vakos, Chelsea VanGlahn and Bridget Balisy combined for 11 to earn the Cardinals' third national crown -- on home ice at the Stafford Ice Arena Saturday night.  Go to full article
Bassmaster Elite angler Randy Howell reels in a small mouth during a tournament practice session near Ogdensburg last summer. Photo: David Sommerstein
Bassmaster Elite angler Randy Howell reels in a small mouth during a tournament practice session near Ogdensburg last summer. Photo: David Sommerstein

How much do Bass fishing tournaments hurt the fish?

Last summer, the country's top professional anglers were catching hundreds of pounds of Bass in the St. Lawrence River for the Bassmasters Elite tournament. Elite series officials deemed it a big success. A study found it generated $1 million to $3 million for the region.

But are tournaments like Bassmasters Elite bad for the fish? The number of catch-and-release tournaments on the St. Lawrence, Lake Champlain, Black Lake, and other bodies of water has been increasing. Years of research has led to protocols and rules that protect fish stock. But a team of researchers at Lake Champlain Sea Grant has found it does indeed stress out the fish, and it can take them months to recover.  Go to full article
The first issue of the Saranac Review
The first issue of the Saranac Review

Saranac Review poems nominated for Pushcart Prize

The Saranac Review is a literary journal published at SUNY Plattsburgh. Since 2004, the journal has slowly built a name for itself in the literary community. And this spring it received a big honor: two poems featured in the journal were nominated for the prestigious Pushcart Prize. Sarah Harris has our story.  Go to full article
<i>Eastern Wind</i> dancers at last year's "Night of Nations" in Plattsburgh.
Eastern Wind dancers at last year's "Night of Nations" in Plattsburgh.

SUNY Plattsburgh celebrates international education, awareness

SUNY Plattsburgh is celebrating International Education Week with a series of workshops, lectures, debates and the "Night of Nations" cultural showcase on Saturday. Todd Moe talks with Student Association president, PJ Shah, an international student from Nepal, about the lure of attending college in Plattsburgh.  Go to full article
The recital featuring Ann Ellsworth, Katharine Dain, Ranate Rolfing and Alicia Choi is Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.
The recital featuring Ann Ellsworth, Katharine Dain, Ranate Rolfing and Alicia Choi is Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall.

Preview: Plattsburgh recital features rare horn

A rare brass instrument will be a part of a concert at SUNY Plattsburgh Friday night. SUNY Plattsburgh's Ann Ellsworth and her guests will take the stage for a faculty recital that will feature music by Mozart, Wagenseil, Eberlin and others. Ellsworth owns one of only eight soprano horns in the world. It's a rare instrument made by German horn maker Alexander Mainz. She told Todd Moe that it was designed specifically for playing the extremely high register found in certain Bach cantatas.  Go to full article
Japanese students performing at last year's "Night of Nations".
Japanese students performing at last year's "Night of Nations".

Plattsburgh celebrates International Education Week

SUNY-Plattsburgh is celebrating its annual International Education Week. Activities include lectures, music, films, literature and food. The week culminates with the "Night of Nations" event on Saturday night. Evan Mills, International Student Advisor at SUNY Plattsburgh, tells Todd Moe that the events help foreign students share their cultures with the local community. It's also part of Plattsburgh's long tradition as an international gateway for trade, immigrants, visitors and ideas. Mills says the school has a large international student body.  Go to full article

Preview: "She Loves Me"

The Book and Blanket Players' production of the romantic comedy, She Loves Me opens New Year's Eve in Jay and continues this weekend in Keene Valley. She Loves Me is the tale of a couple who feud in real life, but unknowingly become pen pals and fall in love. Jack Cassidy won a Tony for Best Actor in the original 1964 Broadway version. The North Country production features a talented community theater cast and SUNY Plattsburgh students. Todd Moe spoke with two of the local cast members about the show.  Go to full article

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