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  1. Little: state reversing Sunmount 'per diem' layoffs in Tupper LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | North County Public Radio

    State Senator Betty Little said New York will reverse a policy that had led to the lay-offs of dozens of workers at the Sunmount home for people with developmental disabilities in Tupper Lake, N.Y. The State sent letters to part-time, "per diem" workers who were also drawing New York State pensions, that said they would no longer be employed at the home. Little said that decision has been overturned.

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  2. Is the staffing and overtime crisis at Sunmount about to get worse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | North County Public Radio

    Over the next month, we'll be looking in-depth at operations at Sunmount. That's the state-run home for people with development disabilities in Tupper Lake, which has been plagued in recent months with arrests and scandals.

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  3. No major investment in Big Tupper ski area this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | North County Public Radio

    Yesterday we reported on the future of the Adirondack Club and Resort, the huge project now in development in Tupper Lake, N.Y. One of the most emotional questions in the debate over the resort's future involves the Big Tupper Ski Area. In recent years, volunteers have operated the popular mountain with salvaged equipment and donated labor.

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  4. Firefighters tackle numerous brush and wildfires throughout regionRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | North County Public Radio

    Firefighters across New York's North Country and Vermont grappled with brush and wildfires, including a blaze in the St. Lawrence County town of Hopkinton that burned more than 16 acres. State officials said state forest rangers and local fire crews based out of Tupper Lake battled that fire near the Carry Falls Reservoir.

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  5. As community waits, Adirondack Club and Resort still faces big challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | North County Public Radio

    The massive Adirondack Club and Resort proposed for Tupper Lake won a major victory in court last December. The ruling cleared the way for the $500 million project to move forward.

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  6. Adirondack musicians gather to remember Pete SeegerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | North County Public Radio

    Pete Seeger with grandson Tao Rodriguez at the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, August 16, 2000 . Photo: D.F. Baker, Clayton, NY Folksinger Pete Seeger will be remembered with an evening of music at the First Presbyterian Church of Saranac Lake on Saturday night at 7 pm.

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  7. Three more Sunmount employees charged with assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | North County Public Radio

    State police say three Sunmount employees have been arrested and are charged with assaulting a 35-year-old resident of the facility in Tupper Lake. Callum King was charged with Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent Person 1st Degree, a class E Felony, Assault 3rd Degree, a class A Misdemeanor, and Official Misconduct, a class A Misdemeanor.

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  8. Adirondack communities get money for trails, repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    New York state is awarding $443,000 in grants to eight communities in the Adirondacks to help them preserve their history, appeal to tourists and expand their recreational opportunities. The money will pay for a new exhibition at the Adirondack Museum, new recreational trails in the towns of Willsboro, North Elba and Lewis, repairs to a historic 19th century church in the town of Duane, and help for local businesses in Tupper Lake who want to upgrade their websites.

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  9. Are the North Country's economic development gurus actually boosting jobs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Governor Cuomo shakes hands with Kevin Bushey and Mitchell Graham workers at Bombardier plant in Plattsburgh in 2012. Governor Cuomo has cited growth at the Bombardier plant as a sign of economic vitality in the North Country.

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  10. Five Sunmount workers indicted after alleged assault, cover-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    State officials on Friday indicted five workers at the Sunmount Developmental Center in Tupper Lake on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges. The case stems from an alleged assault on a resident of the home.

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  11. Adirondack residential center for struggling Vets links PTSD, addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    David Birdman has graduated from the program, has his own apartment and is attending North Country Community College, but he still visits with his counselors weekly. Photo: Brian Mann North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik was in Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake yesterday talking about veterans issues.

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  12. Pro-golfer Greg Norman shows interest in Big Tupper resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Golfer Greg Norman visited Tupper Lake, N.Y., Tuesday to tour the proposed resort site. Photo: Wikipedia via US Navy/public domain Sources in Tupper Lake, N.Y., said veteran pro-golfer Greg Norman, a native of Australia, was in the village on Tuesday to look at the Adirondack Club and Resort.

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  13. High-efficiency wood heating systems winning convertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The wood pellet boiler at The Wild Center in Tupper Lake. Photo: The Wild Center , Creative Commons, some rights reserved ATHENS, N.Y. _ Financial incentives and technological advances have led a growing number of schools, local government buildings, nature centers and homes to switch from fossil fuels to renewable wood heat in Northern states.

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  14. This weekend in the AdirondacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    This is the first weekend of spring, but winter still has its grip on the Adirondacks. Rivers and streams are slowly beginning to thaw and rise, and winter conditions persist with deep snow and mostly below freezing temperatures.

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  15. Volunteer fire department treasurer charged with stealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The state comptroller's office says the former treasurer of the Tupper Lake Volunteer Fire Department has been charged with stealing up to $20,000 from the department for his own personal expenses. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says 53-year-old Timothy Brown of Tupper Lake was arrested on Monday and charged with grand larceny.

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  16. This weekend in the AdirondacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Many maple syrup makers have begun tapping trees and the sap is expected to run this week as warmer temperatures move in, but for now winter keeps hanging on. Trails are in excellent condition.

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  17. A snowshoe trek on a day so cold the trees crackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    It's been a long rough winter, often bitter cold with a lot of snow and ice. The North Country is grappling with an epidemic of frozen and burst water pipes.

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  18. This weekend in the AdirondacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The days are getting considerably longer now. Sunrise will be about 6:35 on Saturday morning and sunset about quarter to six.

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  19. This weekend in the AdirondacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Conditions remain very good around the region for winter activities and more seasonable temperatures, and a little fresh snow, will offer winter sports enthusiasts come excellent opportunities. The best day this weekend will be Sunday when temperatures rise to near 30. Trails remain in excellent condition after at least a few inches of fresh snow fell around the region this week.

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  20. Another Sunmount employee arrested for assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    New York State Police arrested a Tupper Lake, N.Y., man on Tuesday for allegedly assaulting a resident of the Sunmount home for people with development disabilities. Thirty-eight-year-old Thomas Burns allegedly dropped his knee onto the chest of a male resident which caused extensive bruising and swelling. 1 comment

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