Claxton-Hepburn donation

The Putney-Martin-Chaudhry family recently donated masks and supplied flowers to staff at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center. ‘Such a beautiful reminder of what it means to be North Country strong,’ said CHMC Interim Executive Director of Marketing and External Relations Amanda Hitterman.

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MASSENA -- The Board of Education's Facilities Committee is considering allowing high school seniors to pay for a personal parking spot and decorate it for their last year of school. "All the nuances of that are being vetted through the administration," committee chair Kevin Perretta said. "It would be a set part of the parking lot, and they'd pay for a space and decorate it with their families... Read More >>
St. Lawrence County’s unemployment rate went down in February, compared to the same month last year, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Labor. DOL reports the February 2020 unemployment rate in St. Lawrence County was 6%, down from 6.4% in February 2019. There were 2,700 people receiving benefits last month, down 100 from the same month last year. And there were 41,400... Read More >>
A North Country state senator is applauding state corrections authorities for allowing corrections officers to wear their own personal protective equipment at work. On Tuesday, March 31, Sen. Patty Ritchie released a statement calling on NYSDOCCS to make the exception. "I am pleased today to have received word that effective immediately, the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (... Read More >>
St. Lawrence County will see increasing clouds across the region today associated with a low pressure system, then light rain and snow spreads into our area from the east tonight through early Friday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Highs today will be around 46 with wind gusts as high as 21 miles per hour, NWS says. An overnight low of 32 with a chance of drizzle is predicted.... Read More >>
CANTON -- The Unitarian Universalist Church of Canton is calling for nominations for their annual Rachel Somers Grant Social Action Award. Every June the church recognizes a person in the wider North Country community with this award. The award serves to honor individuals who: • Promote local grassroots efforts as a means of achieving social change • Advocate on behalf of social justice,... Read More >>