Brian Mann http://wrvo.org en North Country baker turned Green Party candidate "angry in a nice way" http://wrvo.org/post/north-country-baker-turned-green-party-candidate-angry-nice-way <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's just over four months before the November election and Green Party candidate Matt </span>Funiciello<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is making his first campaign stops around the </span>21st<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Congressional District.</span></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:38:56 +0000 Brian Mann 58219 at http://wrvo.org North Country baker turned Green Party candidate "angry in a nice way" Stefanik wins GOP 21st Congressional District primary http://wrvo.org/post/stefanik-wins-gop-21st-congressional-district-primary <p>After entering the race as a complete unknown last year, Elise Stefanik won the Republican Party primary in New York's 21st Congressional District Tuesday night by a commanding margin over Matt Doheny.<br /><br />Stefanik, a 29-year-old political analyst, overcame non-existent name recognition, opposition from some senior GOP leaders, and claims that she was a "carpetbagger" from outside the North Country district.<br /> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 04:52:04 +0000 David Sommerstein & Brian Mann 57867 at http://wrvo.org Stefanik wins GOP 21st Congressional District primary Cuomo cheerleads Adirondack, Lake Placid tourism http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-cheerleads-adirondack-lake-placid-tourism <p></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:36:59 +0000 Brian Mann 52435 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo cheerleads Adirondack, Lake Placid tourism Adirondack land swaps rally support, create opposition http://wrvo.org/post/adirondack-land-swaps-rally-support-create-opposition <p></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:03:19 +0000 Brian Mann 46621 at http://wrvo.org Adirondack land swaps rally support, create opposition Cuomo hosts "Adirondack Challenge" to promote upstate tourism http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-hosts-adirondack-challenge-promote-upstate-tourism <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in the Adirondack Park yesterday, where he joined some of the state's most powerful politicians and business leaders on a whitewater rafting trip down the Indian River.<br><br>Cuomo says his "Adirondack Challenge," held in the town of Indian Lake, is meant to draw attention and more visitors to destinations in Upstate New York.<br><br>"I want to expose this part of the state of New York," Cuomo said. "It is a magnificent part of the state, as you can see. Tourism is a big business for us, it's a big part of the economy and this has great potential."</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 12:14:57 +0000 Brian Mann 41436 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo hosts "Adirondack Challenge" to promote upstate tourism Governor Andrew Cuomo enjoys the Adirondacks to promote historic land purchase http://wrvo.org/post/governor-andrew-cuomo-enjoys-adirondacks-promote-historic-land-purchase <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo traveled to the Adirondacks on Sunday, bringing with him most of his executive cabinet and dozens of downstate reporters. He made the trip to promote a new $50 million land purchase that will add tens of thousands of acres to the park's forest preserve.</p><p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:48:04 +0000 Brian Mann 26473 at http://wrvo.org Governor Andrew Cuomo enjoys the Adirondacks to promote historic land purchase Owens and Doheny debate agricultural issues http://wrvo.org/post/owens-and-doheny-debate-agricultural-issues <p>Democrat Congressman Bill Owens from Plattsburgh says passage of the federal farm bill that has stalled in Washington is one of his top priorities. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 20:17:10 +0000 Brian Mann 25578 at http://wrvo.org Bill Owens' $20,000 trip to Taiwan is questioned http://wrvo.org/post/bill-owens-20000-trip-taiwan-questioned <p>Congressman Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh) says he will repay more than $20,000 for a junket that he took last December to Taiwan.<span>&nbsp; </span>The trip was paid for by a university in Taiwan.<span>&nbsp; </span>But it was planned and organized by a New York lobbying firm, which is no longer allowed under House of Representatives ethics rules.<span>&nbsp; </span></p><p> Fri, 11 May 2012 21:08:46 +0000 Brian Mann 19129 at http://wrvo.org New Rule Cracks Down On Bear Poaching In New York http://wrvo.org/post/new-rule-cracks-down-bear-poaching-new-york A new rule that took effect this year in New York state is designed to stop the illegal sale of black bear parts for use in Asian medicine and cooking. While the sale of parts is still allowed, hunters will now have to document that they were taken legally.<p>The tiny village of Keene, N.Y., in the Adirondack Mountains is part of a trade network that supplies Asian apothecaries and restaurants from New York City to Seoul, South Korea.<p>"We're one of the largest buyers in the East," says Bud Piserchia, who runs North Country Taxidermy, filled with deer heads and stuffed bobcats. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 07:33:00 +0000 Brian Mann 18085 at http://wrvo.org New Rule Cracks Down On Bear Poaching In New York