Sen. Ritchie collected toys, food for North Country, Central NY charities
Thursday, December 26, 2013 - 9:26 am

With help from Central and Northern New Yorkers, state Sen. Patty Ritchie donated nearly 100 food items and nearly 50 toys to local charities this holiday season.

Charities receiving donations include Toys for Tots, the Ogdensburg Neighborhood Center, and charities in other parts of her 48th Senate District, which includes northwestern St. Lawrence County and Jefferson and Oswego counties.

Ritchie is a Republican from Heuvelton who is in her second term as a state senator.