PA training in Potsdam

Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center’s Josh Caruso, orthopedic physician assistant, recently instructed the Clarkson University’s physician assistant program on proper leg casting techniques, as well as applying a short arm cast. Above with Caruso are physician assistant students from the school.

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Above is 2224 State Rte. 420 on Thursday morning following the fatal fire. North Country Now photo by Andy Gardner. MASSENA -- St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal Wednesday night house fire. The victim was Aiden M. Riley, 5. He died when the Shari Caza residence at 2224 State Route 420 burned around 10 p.m. that night. St. Lawrence County and New York state... Read More >>
POTSDAM -- A jamboree to benefit Jeff James and his family will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, from 1-10 p.m. at the Barking Dog Saloon, West Parishville Road. James has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer and will be undergoing chemotherapy and radiation at Sloan Kettering in New York City. Music at the jamboree will be provided by Matt Jock of Backdraft at 2, Amy Rivera at 4,... Read More >>
Here are the top five North Country Now stories for Friday, Feb. 24, determined by number of page views and our editorial staff: • Ogdensburg man charged with making meth in Belmont Courts • Potsdam hobby shop Misty Hollow will close • Massena, Star Lake, Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur areas under flood watch from Friday through Sunday evening • All Winter Chill events in Louisville and... Read More >>
The Price Chopper Foundation has donated ten child-sized shopping carts to the North Country Children’s Museum. Accepting the donation from Potsdam Price Chopper store manager Mike Petroffski, right, is Museum intern Jordan Sheridan. POTSDAM -- The Price Chopper Foundation has donated 10 new miniature shopping carts to the North Country Children's Museum. The carts will be used in a play grocery... Read More >>
CANTON – County officials are urging residents to take precautions as flooding is expected this weekend near rivers and streams. Increased rainfall and expected warmer temperatures over the next few days will produce hazardous ice conditions and possible flooding in parts of the county, reports the St. Lawrence County Emergency Services office. The weather conditions will have an impact on the... Read More >>