Massena Memorial Hospital has received two telehealth units through their affiliation with the North Country Initiative. Telehealth allows a patient to attend a doctor’s appointment via a program similar to Skype. From left in the photo are Sandra Sweet, Caitlyn Huntington, Mark Brouillette, Kim Truax, Corey Ziegler, David Johnson and Abraham Day.View enlarged photo.
THIS 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?
Results will be posted Monday, Aug. 31.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
Many St. Lawrence County families are buying clothing, shoes and school supplies as kids prepare to head back to school Sept. 3.
How much money do you spend on each child for back-to-school items?
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Rainbow Falls flowing strong on the Tooley Pond Road in Cranberry Lake. Photo by John Flint.View enlarged photo.
Despite St. Lawrence County having one of the highest smoking rates in the state, a local anti-smoking organization reports that in the past year more and more businesses, municipalities, housing complexes and recreation areas are going tobacco free. From left, Canton Housing Authority Community Engagement Coordinator Chelsea Bartlett, Canton Housing Authority Executive Director Cynthia Moore, and Advancing Tobacco-Free Communities Program Assistant Elizabeth BillingsView enlarged photo.
Canton and Ogdensburg residents took home the top prizes in the St. Joseph’s Foundation Golf Ball Drop fundrasier. Paty Todd of Canton won the $1,000 top prize. Kimberly Mathers of Canton won second prize of $200. Wayne Ashley of Ogdensburg won the $100 third prize. People entered the contest by purchasing tickets with numbers that corresponded to golf balls with the same digits. The balls were dropped from a helicopter onto Fr. Martin Field in Ogdensburg. The closest to a designated spot was the winner. From left, Kimberly Mathers, Sandy Porter and Paty Todd.View enlarged photo.
Richville Recreation Program participants recently celebrated the end of their 2015 season. They include Jack Riley, Afton Riley, Maxwell Riley, Alyssa Constance, Kayla Constance, David Constance, Ayden Drake, Lillianna Shippee, Hailey Hitchcock, Joel Allen, Christopher Allen and Selah Stearns. "We had a fun filled summer and a great group of kids!" said Rachel Guyre-Riley, who submitted the photo. "Can't wait for next year."View enlarged photo.
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