Madrid man re-elected

Madrid farmer David Fisher was recently re-elected to his second two-year term as state Farm Bureau president. See story for details.
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By ADAM ATKINSON North Country This Week CANTON – Members for a joint ethics committee have been chosen by the town and village boards here. Former legislator and recent Democrat congressional candidate Tedra Cobb and Maryann Dimarco Temkin have been appointed by the town board. Serving at the behest of the village will be Katie Halleron Murphy and Natasha Komarov, both of whom were appointed by... Read More >>
CANTON – The town and village boards of Canton have both approved several agreements between the two municipalities which outline how they share services. Shared services between the village and town include the offices of Historian, Code Enforcement, Economic Development Services, Assessor, and Canton town court and the municipal building itself. The boards are reviewing similar agreements for... Read More >>
POTSDAM -- In the first year of adding TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) to their program, the Master of Arts in Teaching Program at Clarkson University’s Capital Region Campus has received the Clinically Rich-Intensive Teacher Institute TESOL grant from the New York State Department of Education.  The grant provides a $4,500 scholarship for students pursuing the Master of... Read More >>
By CRAIG FREILICH North Country Now POTSDAM -- The Town of Potsdam is considering a moratorium on approval for some solar electric installations so they can devise appropriate building code provisions. The Town Council has approved a resolution calling for moratorium on such projects that will be presented at a public hearing Jan. 8 at the Town Hall. The moratorium, if approved after that hearing... Read More >>
Attending the opening of the “Land of Silk and Dragons” exhibit were several Scheyer family members. From left are Hannawa Falls residents Alfred and Marguerite Scheyer, and Jill, Mason, Hans and Karen Scheyer from Clifton Park. By CHERYL SHUMWAYNorth Country This Week POTSDAM - A former Potsdam doctor, who served as personal physician to Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek, is being remembered with a... Read More >>