New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced that several small game hunting seasons –– including special youth hunts and new hunting opportunities for active-duty military members and veterans –– open Oct. 1 across the state.

Malone –– Five programs in two hospital departments at the UVM Health Network–Alice Hyde Medical Center have received grants from the Alice Hyde Medical Center Auxiliary as part of the group’s effort to support high-quality care and patient experience in Malone.

SARANAC LAKE -- North Country Community College, John Brown Lives!, Lake Flower Landing and Bluseed Studios are co-sponsoring a free virtual screening of the award-winning short film, “Ohero:Kon (Under the Husk)” by Katsitsiooni Fox.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced that the DEC will begin enforcement of the state’s ban on single-use plastic carryout bags on Oct. 19.

The life of a daddy is always an adventure.

WPTZ-TV, the Hearst Television-owned NBC affiliate in the Plattsburgh, NY/Burlington, VT, TV market, has recently completed updating a new northern New York facility. NBC5 Studios features updated broadcast technology and offices located at 308 Cornelia Street in Plattsburgh.“WPTZ is proud t…

The Temporary Authorization Order from the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, issued by the Hon. Elizabeth A. Garry, Presiding Justice, and entered on Today’s date, September 11, 2020, which authorizes Grace M. V. Nichols to engage in the practice of law subject to…

It’s starting to feel very much like fall around here. Days are getting shorter, leaves are changing color, temperatures are cooler (some of us have already seen a frost or two; even a freeze), air conditioners are silent, pumpkin-spiced food and beverages are available at several coffee sho…

It’s that time of year again –– corn harvesting season is here! There are many methods by which farmers harvest their corn. These various harvest methods result in various forms of corn. The forms of corn include high moisture shelled corn, snaplage, dried ear corn and corn silage.

As the days get colder and the daylight time shortens, soup season approaches.

It is time again for the scary antics and thrills of the Bangor Volunteer Fire and EMS Department’s 14th Annual Haunted Trail. The dates for this year’s event are October 16, 17, 23, and 24. The spookfest will again take place in the eerie and creepy woods of Eggleston Memorial Park at 672 C…

Officials are clashing over projected broad 20% cuts to New York’s education budget after the state teachers union filed a lawsuit against the state Wednesday. The suit challenges the executive authority behind budget officials’ anticipated spending reduction amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Llamas and alpacas are closely related animals, both hailing from South America. Although they may have an exotic allure, they are commonly kept as companion animals and can make rewarding and unexpected pets for owners with the space and time.

AKWESASNE — Owners of electric and hybrid vehicles can now charge their vehicles for free while visiting Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort (AMCR). Funds from a 2015 Volkwagen lawsuit were used to purchase and install the two (2) new Clipper Creek Electric Vehicle Charging Stations located on th…

In this weekend’s Gospel, all Catholic’s look at forgiveness, not an easy pill to swallow but –– if you truly forgive –– it gives new life.

Mr. and Mrs. Bradley and Lorraine Fenoff of Constable New York, announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Marie Fenoff to Korey John Cook, son of Mark Cook and the late Irving Cook of Malone.

Adding more vegetables to your diet is part of a healthy lifestyle. This quick and easy recipe for a broccoli-cauliflower salad recipe includes dried cranberries, cheddar cheese, bacon bits, red onion and a homemade dressing.

4-H and county fairs are as much a part of Americana as country songs and denim jeans. 4-H youth work on a host of hands-on projects, gardens, community service programs, raising and training animals of all sorts, and a slew of science discovery programs throughout the year –– all with the h…

LEWIS –– Adirondack Harvest and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County are excited to announce this year’s Free Range Adirondack Harvest Festival. By this we mean exploding beyond our traditional festival at the Essex County Fairgrounds and scattering the fun throughout the community …

The 2020 growing season has brought plenty of stress and challenges. I guess this is keeping with the general tone that 2020 has taken on, right?

Community Connections of Franklin County and the Franklin County Suicide Prevention Coalition have partnered to provide a free online suicide prevention training, Livingworks’ Start.

The Wead Library has begun offering StoryWalk, a self-guided five-week children’s program that began Sept. 8.

Many of the medications that improve our daily lives were first found in nature—the discovery of aspirin began with willow tree bark, penicillin was first extracted from a common species of mold, and countless other life-improving compounds have roots in the natural world.

A Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) for Fish Creek Pond Campground and Day Use Area located in Franklin County is now available for public review. The state Department of Environmental Conservation encourages the public to provide input on the draft plan, which will guide future management of…

ALBANY — The state’s anticipated, broad 20% cuts to education are disgraceful, educators, union representatives, parents and students said outside the Capitol on Thursday, demanding officials stop school funding slashes that devastate the poorest districts.

Gouverneur- Kinney Drugs, a 100% employee-owned leading pharmacy chain in New York and Vermont, announces the opening of this year’s voting period for the company’s annual Favorite Pharmacist & Employee Contest. The contest winners are announced each October to celebrate American Pharmac…

The meteorological summer (June, July, and August) of 2020 was the second warmest since the Malone weather station opened in October, 1982. The mean temperature for the three months was 68.4 degrees, exactly three degrees above normal. Only the summer of 2005, with a mean of 68.8 degrees, wa…

NEW YORK — Parents and caregivers of school-age children can monitor the number of students and staff infected with COVID-19 when classes resume this week as the state launches an additional coronavirus tracker today.

The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels program for the week of Sept. 7 to Sept. 11: Monday the Adult Center will be closed in observance of Labor Day.; Tuesday: Crispy Monterey chicken, baked potato, corn, angel food trifle; Wednesday: Creamy turkey macaroni, zucchini and tomato, …