Four Canton Lady Bears, from left to right, Bella Jaskowski, Masey Huntley, Dasha LaPoint, and Angelina Domena, broke the old section 10 record for the 200 Medley relay at The State Meet Nov. 21 at Ithaca College. The old record was 1:59.77 set back in 2007. The new record is now 1:58.96.View enlarged photo.
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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Bill LaPoint, of the Potsdam Elks presents Norwood-Norfolk eighth-grader Nick Streeter with the first quarter "Flyer of the Quarter" award.View enlarged photo.
By their powers combined, Girl Scout junior troop 50031 from Madrid and Girl Scout juniors and cadettes from Norwood-Norfolk troop 50203 recently made 200 pink tissue paper flowers. They were used to decorate the Norfolk Arena for the Norfolk-Norwood figure skating club's Heathers Hope, an event that raises money for local cancer patients, in memory of Heather Emlaw Planty.View enlarged photo.
The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner recently at the Gran View Restaurant in Ogdensburg. Award recipients included, seated, Pam Luckie and Citizen of the Year Thomas Luckie Sr. Back, from left Don Ashley, Business Improvement Award Winner Judi Ashley, Senator Patty Ritchie, Shannon Demers, Rose Demers and Community Service Award winner Kim Demers. North Country Now photo by Sean McNamaraView enlarged photo.
The Morristown-Hammond home-based head start children recently visited the Morristown fire station. From left, Joseph Ayen, Kaylie Conant, Landyn Hall and Hailee Dixon.View enlarged photo.
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