Several Lisbon students were honored for their 'outstanding cooperation' during a Dec. 22 school bus fire. From left, Dmitri Ben, Chris Scott, First Student Location Manager; Michelle Jerome, Hunter Martin, Damon Wilkinson, Caleb Wilkinson, Ken Nicholas, Owen Jerome, Tanner Martin, Henrik Ben and Valeria Muniz. Photo submitted by First Student dispatcher April Smith. See story for more details.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
Due to an extremely warm winter, many winter activities and events have been put on hold or cancelled, including the annual St. Lawrence River Walleye Association Northern Pike Challenge event.
What winter activities do you miss doing most as a result of a warmer North Country winter?
Results will be posted Monday, Feb. 15.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
Police and emergency responders who administered Naloxone to people suffering opiate or opioid overdoses in St. Lawrence County have saved at least five lives since 2014. The drug neutralizes the effect of narcotics like morphine, fentanyl, oxycodone and heroin, but some police agencies in the county do not carry it.
Do think all law enforcement officers and emergency responders should be trained to administer Naloxone?
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Makyla and Marayna Phillips of Norwood both participated in figure skating at the the Empire State Winter Games 2016. Makyla earned a silver medal in high beginner freeskate. Marayna earned a silver medal in beginner freeskate.View enlarged photo.
"I was pleasantly surprised to see a gentle cloudbow this morning on my way to Potsdam. It was quite subtle, but the intensity of the color bands increased a bit between Sanfordville and Potsdam, enough so I could get a decent image of it. I guess it's just another part of our winter beauty," Don Straight of Brasher Falls.View enlarged photo.
Barstow Motors in Potsdam recently donated funds to purchase Potsdam Varsity Hockey team practice jerseys. Pictured from left Bill Bergen, Noah Thomas, Barstow Motors sales representative Charlie House, Keenan O' Gorman, Potsdam Varsity coach Dan Dorothy, Jacob Crary, Riley Clark, Jacob Keleher, and assistant coach Mike LaSala.View enlarged photo.
Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center employees joined the American Heart Association’s 13-year celebration 'Go Red for Women Day' recently. Claxton-Hepburn’s Employee Wellness Team, The Hepburn Health Nuts, planned activities around the hospital on 'Go Red for Women Day' to help raise awareness and educate staff, patients and visitors about the dangers of heart disease in women. Employees were encouraged to wear red and additional messaging was displayed in the medical center’s main lobby, Cornerstone Cafe and on the employee email system. Above are the some of the employees who dressed in red.View enlarged photo.
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