Massena carnival march

Massena Cub Scouts Pack 31 were among the many groups that marched in the Massena Winter Carnival parade this weekend. The event included kid's games, fireworks, a 5k run, ice sculptures and more. Photo by Don Straight of Brasher Falls. See additional photos from the parade here.

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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..


    Abby Marshall, left, and Camille Marshall with their dog, Princess Addie. Photo by AshliMishel Photography. OGDENSBURG -- A charity started by two Ogdensburg girls raised more than $8,000 and collected 1,738 pairs of pajamas for needy children in the North Country. PJs for Xmas was founded six years ago by Abby and Camille Marshall. The program served 1,935 children this year, the m... Read More >>
MASSENA – The Massena Winter Carnival included a frozen 5k run this weekend at Hawkins Point. Medal winners were Virginia Mossow, Phill Chapman, Cindy Smith, and Suzanne Silver Currier. Photo submitted by Cindy Edwards.  Participants in the ra... Read More >>
OGDENSBURG -- City council will hold two public hearings and consider passage of nine resolutions tonight. The hearings will allow the public to comment on the potential lease of 330 Ford Street office space to Sen. Patty Ritchie, and a $400,000 appl... Read More >>
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency’s Canton Business Park is to get $470,000 in state funds through an award from the second round of the Consolidated Funding Application regional competition. The county IDA will use the... Read More >>
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Public Museum winter hours for the remainder of January and February will be Friday and Saturday from 10 4 p.m. and by appointment. The museum staff will conduct inventory on the collections and update records. The curre... Read More >>