'Thanks' for help with Amish girls' kidnap case

Nearly 200 people showed up at a ‘thank you’ event in Heuvelton to recognize those who helped in the search for the two young Amish girls who were kidnapped in August. On Friday, law enforcement officials, emergency responders, businesses, volunteer organizations, members of the media and local residents were honored for their efforts by Sen. Patty Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, at the Heuvelton Fire Hall, above. See more on the event here.

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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.


WADDINGTON -- Thousands are expected in Waddington today through Friday as more than 200 anglers in the Bassmaster Eastern Divisional compete for big bass on the St. Lawrence River. Accompanying the tournament will be Waddington’s Party at the Park, which will feature vendors, live music and fireworks. “Listen to the sounds of top bands as they rock the weekend away. Eat great food, enjoy cold bev... Read More >>
CANTON -- Rotarians from Canton recently stained the two “Welcome” signs on the way into Canton. Pictured are Rotarians Tom Lee, Margery Pasko, Bob Degraaff and Lance Rudiger. Also pictured is Brent Phillips, manager of Boudeau Bros., holding a crab... Read More >>
MASSENA -- The Boys & Girls Club of Massena is getting closer to launching their part-time program at Jefferson School. To fill out their paid staffing needs, they seek high-energy program assistants to lead activities and provide positive superv... Read More >>
Aaron Woolf has released his federal effective tax rate which was filed jointly with his wife. The rate is 29.53 percent, placing him at or near the proposed “Buffett Rule” threshold. Woolf’s New York effective tax rate is 8.82 percent, placing him i... Read More >>
CANTON -- North Country Savings Bank has announced that president and CEO David Swanson will retire late in 2016. Appointed to that position in 1989, Swanson began his career at North Country Savings Bank (then Canton Federal Savings and Loan) in Dec... Read More >>