Stopping the spread in Brasher

Helena and Brasher firefighters extinguish a chimney fire on Friday at Tracy and Joe Barney's residence in Brasher Center. "Super fast response," wrote Cindy Edwards, who submitted the photo. "Big thank you to all the volunteers and neighbors that came to aid."

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Performance Screening for Runners/Joggers at CPH Physical Rehabilitation

Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s physical therapy department offers screenings for runners and joggers of all levels and all ages, from beginners to elite competitors at CPH’s Physical Rehabilitation, located in the Helen Snell Cheel Medical Campus, 49 Lawrence Avenue, Potsdam.

The screening is designed to analyze a runner or jogger’s form—proper musculoskeletal alignment—during movement.

It will include a video analysis to identify areas of improvement and an individualized review with follow-up recommendations, if appropriate.


By MATTHEW LINDSEY POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Holiday Fund will once again help hundreds of local families through the Giving Tree Program and Food Basket Program. This year there are more Giving Tree locations than ever before. The purpose of the Giving Tree is to provide gifts to hundreds of children in St. Lawrence County. “Last year, we provided gifts to 613 children…we also provided 336 food bask... Read More >>
MALONE -- Titus Mountain will have its earliest opening ever with lifts spinning this Saturday at 9 a.m. The Nov. 22 opening allows skiers and riders the opportunity to hit the slopes two weeks earlier than the 2013-2014 season, which ran for 107 day... Read More >>
At least three of the Canton-Potsdam area’s colleges will be warning students about a continuing scam that fleeces grandparents with a phone call telling them a loved one needs money fast. Clarkson University, SUNY Potsdam and SUNY Canton have taken... Read More >>
OGDENSBURG – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Ogdensburg’s request to extend the runway at the airport there by 1,200 feet. The announcement was made by New York Sen. Charles Schumer, who promoted the idea in a visit to Ogd... Read More >>
Republican Congresswoman-elect Elise Stefanik says that President Obama is ‘overreaching’ with the executive orders on immigration he spoke about Thursday night. Outgoing Democratic Rep. Bill Owens, whom Stefanik is replacing in Congress, said he bel... Read More >>