THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain has cut services to local municipal courts after the Legislature voted against filling a vacant assistant district attorney (ADA) position in her office. Rain says ADAs will appear in local courts only for official hearings and trials
Legislature Chairman Joseph Lightfoot says Rain’s policy will cause problems for local town justices.
Do you think the policy change was warranted due to the staff reduction?
Do you think the policy will create a backlog for local court cases?
Results will be posted Monday, Sept. 7.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
Fishing and hunting licenses went on sale earlier this month which means whitetail hunting season is right around the corner in St. Lawrence County.
If you hunt deer what is your preferred weapon?
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As part of ongoing efforts to improve maternal and child health, St. Lawrence Health System’s Canton-Potsdam Hospital (CPH) reminds the community of its breastfeeding amenities for patients, visitors, and staff.Upon request, private lactation areas are available to the public for those seeking a closed space. Alyssa Dishaw, RN, and her son Oakley are pictured in The Birthplace at Canton-Potsdam Hospital. See story.View enlarged photo.
'Tonight's 89 percent waning gibbous had a distinctly orange hue as it rose in the sky, returning to a more normal coloration as its elevation increased,' said photographer Don Straight of Brasher Falls. 'I couldn't help but capture it as it began its ascent,' he said.View enlarged photo.
'Chipsy J. Munkus performs a preflight inspection on her chopper in preparation of providing air support to thousands of hummingbirds and Canada geese heading south,' wrote Rick Lloyd of Fine, who submitted this photo.View enlarged photo.
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