Inauguration in Potsdam

SUNY Potsdam today installed Kristin G. Esterberg as its 16th president and the first woman to lead the college. See story for more details. SUNY Potsdam College Council Chair June O'Neil, left, introduces Esterberg, during today's ceremony. photo by John Basham

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Protecting Ourselves from the Threat of Ebola: Lessons from History


CPH Board Certified Allergy Asthma, Immunology Specialist

Doses of ZMapp that helped cure two Americans at Emory in Atlanta are exhausted. TKM-Ebloa has showed some promise and is on fast track for development.

Brincidofovir, another antiviral did not help Mr. Eric Duncan in Dallas; maybe it was belated by too many days. No, there is no cure for Ebola yet! Two vaccines (one developed in the USA and the other in Canada) are being tested, and only time shall tell — time, however, is not plentiful, especially for the people of West Africa..


By MATT LINDSEY POTSDAM -- The Maple Street bridge will receive a larger roadway and sidewalk as part of a $3.7M project that is scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 28, and last through fall. The bridge will receive a major overhaul with improvements to include new structural steel and concrete. "The road will be wider and the sidewalks will be too," said Michael Flick, NYSDOT Region 7 Public Inform... Read More >>
By CRAIG FREILICH State legislators from St. Lawrence County say they want changes to state school programs, in the face of protests by parents refusing to let their children take the Common Core assessment tests. And most of St. Lawrence County’s re... Read More >>
CANTON -- Peter Kornbluh, foreign affairs author and director of the Cuba Documentation Project at the National Security Archive, visited St. Lawrence University April 22 and 23. Kornbluh visited a class Thursday taught by Evelyn Jennings, associate... Read More >>
The St. Lawrence County Environmental Management Council is hosting upcoming events throughout the county. • The EMC will partner with the SUNY ESF Ranger School, the Massena Nature Center, Massena High School and New York Power Authority to hold an... Read More >>
MASSENA – A Massena girl came in second in the New York State Scholarship Bowling Tournament in Glens Falls on Saturday. Alexandra Convertini received the award for girls grade 5 through 8. She finished with a three-game total of 729 pins with handi... Read More >>