Pre-schooler Cameron Hartigan plays doctor with a member of the Clarkson Physician's Assistant program.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
With the Christmas and New Year’s holidays right around the corner, St. Lawrence County residents are getting into the spirit of holiday traditions. Certain smells are iconic of the holiday season. What is your favorite holiday scent?
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LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
The Massena Drug Free Coalition recently issued 120 drug test kits to the Massena Central School District as part of the “Trust But Verify” initiative to promote drug abuse prevention and intervention. The kits are available to parents who wish to test their children at Rose Hill Treatment Center, the county probation office, the police department, or at the school nurses’ offices. Do you think it is appropriate for parents to drug test their children?
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The children in the Brasher Home Based Head Start program read 'Mouse Paint' and made mice recently. Kylee Sweet, left, and Nevaeh Logan were among the children at the session.View enlarged photo.
The inaugural 'Ogdensburg’s Own Movember Walk' raised more than $1,000 for the Richard E. Winter Cancer Center in Ogdensburg. From left are Scott Wright (Pepsi of Ogdensburg and CGSW Racing), Amy Wright (nurse at Cancer Center), Kay Zimmer (patient navigator and social worker for the Cancer Center), Gary Hammond, and Connor Sutton (CGSW Racing).View enlarged photo.
Ogdensburg City Council showed their support for keeping all services and making the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center a Rural Center of Excellence under OMH’s proposed Center of Excellence plan by wearing their SAVE SLPC t-shirts at recent council meeting. From left Councilors Jennifer Stevenson, William D. Hosmer, Mayor William D. Nelson, Councilors Wayne L. Ashley, Daniel E. Skamperle, and Michael D. Morely.View enlarged photo.
The Potsdam Girls Varsity and JV Basketball Teams recently helped out the Salvation Army by ringing bells for the red kettle drive at the Price Chopper in Potsdam. Twenty girls volunteered for the past two weekends. From left to right Jade Garfield, Emiley Berger, Sarah VivlamoreView enlarged photo.
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