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?

Take the NCNow Survery.

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?

View survey results and comments from survey participants.

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Clarkson breaks from ECAC play with series at Merrimack

Community swim program at SUNY Potsdam is canceled on Wednesday

Massena Boys and Girls Club off to 'dynamic start' with over 100 members after only one month

Saints men's squash team beat #5 Rochester 6-3, win Liberty League title

Sign up for co-ed volleyball tournament fundraiser at Edwards-Knox Central School Dec. 20

Man charged with drug sale felony for allegedly attempting to give away pills in Madrid, deputies say

Story from NorthCountryNow.com, Nov 27, 10:38 am

Winter road hazards highlighted as they arrive early in St. Lawrence County

Massena at night, including footage of recent lightning storm

Tastes of the New World make Thanksgiving a holiday of the Americas

Stefanik names staff

Potsdam native Danny Gotham's new CD set ‘Repast’ is a feast of music

Mohawk administration, preparing tribe's budget, highlights benefits of Akwesasne casino profits share

Opinion: Potsdam resident asks: why not skip turkey this Thanksgiving?

St. Lawrence County chapter of AARP to meet Dec. 16 in Potsdam

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to hold annual Work Group meeting in Canton Dec. 10

Former North Country Congressman McHugh a contender in search for new defense secretary

Story from Yahoo News , Nov 26, 5:27 pm

NYSDOT says St. Lawrence County motorists should consider forecast of winter weather when planning travel

Ogdensburg K of C serving turkeys, compassion and humor

Story from WWNY-tv , Nov 26, 5:28 pm

St. Lawrence County highway departments face skyrocketing road salt cost

Story from WWNY-tv , Nov 26, 5:28 pm

Red Cross offers tips for a safe Thanksgiving in St. Lawrence County

Beehive Design Collective to present 'Mesoamérica Resiste' in Canton on Monday

Learn how to do research using NYS Historic Newspapers in Potsdam on Tuesday

Amish man, horse injured in car-buggy accident in Potsdam; woman ticketed

New Village of Potsdam administrator is former Heuvelton mayor and Massena village administrator

'World famous' holiday dining in DeKalb Junction

Ogdensburg K of C to host 24th free Thanksgiving dinner

Akwesasronon presentation at Adirondack Youth Climate Summit

Story from Indian Time , Nov 26, 2:31 pm

Sign up for management systems workshop in Canton on Dec. 4

SUNY Empire State officials to answer questions in Canton on Monday

Chance of snow today and tomorrow could cause travel problems for St. Lawrence County residents

Story from NorthCountryNow.com, Nov 26, 11:27 am

Several free Thanksgiving Day dinners to be held across St. Lawrence County

Story from NorthCountryNow.com, Nov 26, 11:16 am

Corning in Canton has vital role in new space telescope project

Collaboration brings much needed transitional housing to Akwesasne

Story from Indian Time , Nov 26, 11:16 am

Opinion: WIC program can provide assistance to St. Lawrence County women, children

Morley Volunteer Fire Department accepting names for its memory tree

Story from NorthCountryNow.com, Nov 26, 11:16 am

Potsdam Public Library to host introduction to computers class Dec. 2

Story from NorthCountryNow.com, Nov 26, 11:16 am

Gas prices down in St. Lawrence County, but still higher than state average

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne responds to article on plan for $92 million electronic surveillance border fence

Story from Indian Time , Nov 26, 9:04 am

View the latest Potsdam-Canton edition of North Country This Week

Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2014 issue , Nov 26, 8:57 am

Thanksgiving to do: 5k run/walks in Waddington, Heuvelton, meals offered in O'Burg, Potsdam, Morristown, Gouverneur, Hannawa Falls

Heuvelton Snowmobile Club to offer children's safety course Dec. 1

United Helpers hires new therapist in Ogdensburg

WIC clinics coming to Canton, Massena, Ogdensburg, Canton, Brasher, Norfolk, Gouverneur and Potsdam

Ogdensburg to receive $225,000 to repair damage to Maple City Trail caused by flooding, improve city’s waterfront

American Red Cross to host Tuesday blood drive in Canton

Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg and hospital in Alexandria Bay discuss shared services

Story from WWNY-tv , Nov 26, 5:49 am

Reservations being accepted for Orchestra of Northern New York's annual Holiday Brunch and Silent Auction Dec. 7

Bill Owens as a moderate 'the rarest breed in Washington'

Ogdensburg Public Library children's room to be closed for maintenance through Nov. 29

Potsdam College Foundation Board of Trustees electes three new members at fall meeting

Heuvelton Amvets Post 1997 to serve hot pork sandwich lunch Nov. 30

  • Found: Female pit bull mix, 2-3 yrs. old. Brown w/white chest. Pierrepont area.
  • Missing cat from Madrid - safely home. Thanks to all who shared, prayed and cared!
  • Missing male black and gray tiger cat with white markings from Jay Street in Canton.
  • 8 month kitten. She is black and white. Missing since November 14. County Route 50 in Brasher Falls.
  • Cat missing from Main Street Madrid earlier this week. Wearing black spike color with name Gambit.


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