THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
A Canadian farming company is teaming with Akwesasne, Ont.-based consultants to possibly grow medical marijuana in Bombay. New York in 18 months will allow medical marijuana on a very tight basis under the Compassionate Care Act. They will license five growers that can each operate four dispensaries. Growing must be done indoors in a secured facility.
Would you support a medical marijuana plant coming to St. Lawrence County?
Results will be posted Monday, Dec 1.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
St. Lawrence County is among the top nine counties in New York with the highest lung cancer rate, according to a Surgeon General’s report. St. Lawrence County has a rate of approximately 88 cases of lung cancer per 100,000 people. The average across the state is about 64 cases per 100,000 people, the report shows.
Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with lung cancer?
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A bull moose wanders near a hunter's tree stand in Buck's Bridge on Friday morning. "Needless to say, [I] was a little surprised when he figured out what it was," Brian Bush wrote, who submitted the photo. Buck's Bridge is near the Potsdam-Madrid town line.View enlarged photo.
Ogdensburg Free Academy senior Andy Refici's artwork was chosen for the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary Foundation's Christmas card. The runner-up was OFA student Yazhou Zhou.View enlarged photo.
The Girl Scouts from Massena troop 50178 and Brasher troops 50194 and 50103 had their annual Thanksgiving dinner and a movierecently. "As each girl has so much to be thankful for, they give back to those who are less fortunate this holiday season. Each girl brought new hats and mittens to donate to the Salvation Army for their Christmas baskets," said Michelle Yanacheak, who submitted the photo. Pictured are the girls and Captain Cynthia from the Salvation Army.
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Thirty-two SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University students recently volunteered over 120 hours for Helping Hands of Potsdam collecting the equivalent of two shopping carts of food for their food pantry, cutting and stacking 8 cords of wood, and cleaning and organizing inside the Helping Hands center in Hannawa Falls. Josh Williams and Ryan McHerron cut wood while volunteering for Helping Hands of Potsdam.View enlarged photo.
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