Preparing for Ebola in Massena

Massena Memorial Hospital chief nursing executive Sue Beaulieu gives a demonstration of equipment used in the treatment of the Ebola virus to the hospital’s Board of Managers. Senior director of practice management Zachary Chapman dons a full face protective mask with a respirator that is worn around the waist. See story for more details about steps MMH is taking to address potential Ebola cases. photo by Andy Gardner.

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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.


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All candidates for St. Lawrence County Legislature were recently asked, “What is your vision for St. Lawrence County for the next ten years in terms of the local economy and the environment? And, how do you see implementing that vision?” The question... Read More >>
Front, from left Cassandra VanGuilder of Massena Central, Bethany Belmore of Norwood-Norfolk Central, Elizabeth Oney of Canton Central and Selina Cullen-Lazore, Sandra Snyder and Brittany Vaughn, all of Massena Central. Second row, Monica Bice of Ca... Read More >>
MASSENA -- State troopers have identified a partially wrapped body found off state Route 420 on Aug. 29.Lacey Yekel (Photo from Facebook) Troopers say the deceased is Lacey L. Yekel, 25, who resided in the Massena area. Yekel had not been reported as... Read More >>
By ANDY GARDNER MASSENA -- A Massena Business Development Corporation representative says the Army Corps of Engineers temporarily stalled work on their rail spur project, but his organization is looking to overcome the obstacle and hopes to be up and... Read More >>