Health officials have reported multiple new COVID-19 cases in recent days in Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Clinton, Essex, and Warren Counties. Despite the low infection rate, the spread of COVID-19 in the North Country is impacting reopening plans for schools.
The coronavirus pandemic has stretched on for more than half a year now, taking its toll on people's health and economic well-being. It's also straining the network of not-for-profits that look out for those peopleâ€™s basic needs of food, health, and housing.
New Yorkâ€™s Governor Andrew Cuomo is dismissing as â€œpoliticalâ€� President Donald Trumpâ€™s Justice Department move to classify New York City, Seattle and Portland as â€œanarchyâ€� jurisdictions, and withhold billions of dollars in federal funds.
(Aug 19, 2020) On the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote, New York State is moving forward with the creation of a historical complex at the site of Susan B. Anthonyâ€™s childhood home in Greenwich. [full story]
(Aug 17, 2020) Todd Moe and NCPR book reviewer Betsy Kepes talk about the book Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists, a fun and fascinating graphic novel-style primer that covers the key figures and events that have advanced women's rights from antiquity to the modern era. [full story]