Bailey Elizabeth LeBlanc spent her Saturday morning reading to the calves at the Kelly Farm in Rensselaer Falls. "I am making them so happy," she said. Photo submitted by her mother, Johanna LeBlanc of Canton.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
Open enrollment for the New York Health Exchange is now open and offers the new plans for low income families who do not qualify for Medicaid. It also increases penalties to a minimum of $695 for those who don't have health insurance.
Have you or do you plan to purchase health insurance on the exchange?
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LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
Do you plan on spending the Thanksgiving holiday in St. Lawrence County?
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From left, Sen. Charles Schumer, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and NYPA President Gil Quinones address the press in Massena this morning after announcing a deal with Alcoa to maintain 600 jobs at the Massena west plant in exchange for a large corporate welfare package. See story for more details. NorthCountryNow photo by Andy Gardner.View enlarged photo.
A half-mile long line of fire trucks and other emergency vehicles traveled from Potsdam to Canton for the funeral of late Pierrepont Volunteer Fire Department First Assistant Chief Brett Grandaw, who died last Wednesday at the age of 55. NorthCountryNow.com will have a story about Grandaw later today.View enlarged photo.
Mrs. Cowen-Wilson's health class at A. A. Kingston Middle School recently held an anti-tobacco museum. Students presented to other students, teachers, and parents. Pictured are Gabe Matthis and Matthew Phippen with their project.View enlarged photo.
Nearly 60 pieces of donated artwork sold during St. Lawrence County Arts Council’s 'Art for Animals' exhibit raised over $300 for the Potsdam Humane Society. The exhibit was held in October at the Potsdam Town Hall. Pieces of artwork from the "Art for Animals" exhibit which are still available for purchase may be found at www.slcartscouncil.org. The arts council will donate 70 percent of proceeds from the sale of these pieces to the humane society. The council will host an 'Art for Animals' benefit next year from Dec. 2, 2016 through Jan. 13, 2017.
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