Canton HS grads celebrate

Canton's Williams High School graduates celebrate by throwing their hats into the air at the conclusion of Friday night's ceremony. Photographer Denny Barr has more photos at

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By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- A recent evaluation found that the Massena Central special education program is doing a good job with the students who need it, but it’s understaffed, according to Superintendent Pat Brady. He said a company called Futures Education discussed their findings with the Board of Education on Thursday. “They found the district has a good culture around our special education... Read More >>
Showers have moved east out of the North Country this morning and the sun will dominate the sky today, with highs a few degrees above normal at around 78 and west winds at 10 to 14 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Rain will move back into the region tonight, NWS says, with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms and lows around 57 and winds from the southwest 5 to 10 mph. On Sunday... Read More >>
By THOMAS LUCKIE III OGDENSBURG – While the Ogdensburg City School District Board of Education approved various sports merger requests from Heuvelton Central School District for the upcoming fall and winter sports seasons at Monday’s meeting, questions concerning the district’s current merger policy were raised by several board members. The discussion took place before the board voted on a merger... Read More >>
North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, says a measure she sponsored to protect student health by banning electronic cigarettes on school grounds has received final passage and is now headed to the governor’s desk to be signed into law. The measure (S.750) would ban the use of electronic devices that are widely known as “e-cigarettes” on school buses and school-owned property. While... Read More >>
POTSDAM -- A group of 11 engineering and management students from Clarkson University recently provided a healthy dose of procedural savvy to Canton-Potsdam Hospital while honing their own real-world skills. Following a tradition started three years ago, assistant professor of engineering and management Cecilia Martinez developed five projects where students could improve various processes at the... Read More >>