Clarkson students recently donated teddy bears to local hospitals following the university’s Physician Assistant Student Society’s Inaugural Teddy Bear Toss. The toss was held at the Clarkson vs. Union Men’s Hockey Game on Feb. 1, 2014 at Cheel Arena in Potsdam. Payton Toohey (above) son of Kevin and Patricia Gotham was all smiles after receiving a teddy bear donated to Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center courtesy by Clarkson physician assistant students. From left: Riane Fletcher, George DeVita, Travis Callahan, Morgan Libruk and Emily Peck.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
The St. Lawrence County K-9 unit has been suspended indefinitely due to rising expenses and lack of manpower, according to media reports. A Facebook page and an online petition dedicated to preserving the St. Lawrence County K-9 unit and its police dog Hershey have been established.
Do you think St. Lawrence County should eliminate its K-9 unit?
Results will be posted Monday, March 17.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
Many St. Lawrence County maple producers have begun tapping trees and cooking down sap to make syrup. Do you like maple products?
Have you ever been involved in the maple sugaring process?
The NCNow Survey is an unscientific poll of visitors to NorthCountryNow.com who choose to participate. Submit suggestions for future NCNow Survey questions
To submit an item, visit Honors & Recognition Submissions.
Five junior students and one adult were promoted recently at the Massena Zen-Do Kai class. Classes are held at the Massena High School gym on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 6 p.m.View enlarged photo.
This lone bird was captured by Melissa Lee Brown of Edwards.View enlarged photo.
The Fresh Air fund seeks families interested in hosting children from New York City during the summer months. The Ashley family from Norwood has hosted Amaya for two summers. Brittany Ashley first thought about becoming a host when her mother hosted a Fresh Air child. The Ashley family has allowed Amaya to experience many firsts; feeding a cow, fishing and swimming in a pond. Anyone interested in hosting a family should visit www.freshair.org.View enlarged photo.
To submit your milestone, visit our Submitting a Milestone page.
Lotto, Mega Millions, Take 5, Win 4, Numbers, Quick Draw, Pick 10, Raffles to Riches NYS Lottery Web Site