Film series features black history in the U.S.

Hiding outside of the kitchen, Frederick Douglass heard desperate screams of help.

Climate change to be discussed in Chazy

The impact of climate change on Northern New York agriculture is on the agenda of the 2014 North Country Crop Congresses, Tuesday, February 18 at W.H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, in Chazy.

Mountain Lake PBS launches KIDS writers’ contest

Mountain Lake PBS is once again encouraging early elementary-aged students to stretch their creative wings by hosting the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

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Scholarship supports CVPH nurses’ continuing education

Since 2010 the Foundation at CVPH has been helping to finance continuing education for registered nurses through a special in-house scholarship.

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New director at War of 1812 museum

The War of 1812 Museum, operated by the Battle of Plattsburgh Association, will be ringing in the New Year with a new museum manager.

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Cuomo: boost education, spur industry, promote biomass — and cut taxes

In his State-of-the-State speech Jan. 8, Cuomo proposed a wide array of initiatives — many of them targeting vital upstate issues.

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SUNY Plattsburgh faculty members awarded for excellence

SUNY Plattsburgh honored adjunct lecturers Dr. Andrew Black, Dr. Marco Turco and Nora Montanaro with the college’s Teaching Excellence Award for Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers this fall.

Northern NY Research evaluating parasite control

Seventy-three percent of 273 sheep and goat farmers responding to a Cornell survey indicated problems with barber pole worm, a major cause of death in small livestock.

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Dairy Challenge held at Miner Institute

119 Students from 14 Colleges Participate in 11th Annual Northeast Regional Dairy Challenge

The William H. Miner Agricultural Institute hosted a successful Northeast Regional Dairy Challenge that drew 119 students from 12 northeast colleges and two Canadian universities to Plattsburgh Oct. 31—Nov. 2.

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History buff receives Knapp North Country Scholarship

North Country native Morgan Judkins has a passion for local history, and, now — thanks to a scholarship — she’ll be able to breathe a little easier while she pursues that passion.

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Mooers students in the spirit of Christmas giving

Students at Mooers Elementary have given up their tradition of exchanging gifts, and instead have worked for weeks to raise food for the local food pantry.

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SUNY professor selected as a Franklin Fellow

SUNY Plattsburgh Assistant Criminal Justice Professor Dr. Sharon Melzer has been selected as a Franklin Fellow with the U.S. Department of State.

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Language funding available

The deadline to apply for funding through the Adirondack Foreign Language Enhancement Fund at Adirondack Foundation is 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15.

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Annual Chazy Central Holiday Concert to be held Dec. 8

The annual Chazy Central Rural School music department holiday Concert will be held on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m. in the school auditorium.

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PSU Fishing Club garners national attention

With Lake Champlain in their backyard, it makes sense that Plattsburgh State’s fishing club is making a splash with their bass fishing talents.