The following are the duplicate bridge standings for Feb. 24, 2020, played at the Malone Adult Center with 3 1/2 tables in a Howell movement:

MALONE – General surgeon Tanya Castelino, MD, FRCSC, is the newest member of the University of Vermont Health Network–Alice Hyde Medical Center medical staff. She joins Christopher Brandy, MD, FACS; Stuart Hoffman, MD, FACS; and Nikalesh Reddy, MD, FACS, in Alice Hyde Surgical Services, 16 T…

PLATTSBURGH –– SUNY Plattsburgh accounting majors will once again make themselves available to help North Country residents file their federal and state taxes free of charge as part of the AARP-Tax-Aide Tax Internship Program.

For many people, making efforts to reduce their environmental impact is important, but some pet owners may find that making this lifestyle change can be a complicated process because of the additional supplies needed to care for their animals.

This past Saturday, my wife informed me that one of our friends from church had offered to take the children for a few hours so that she and I could have some free time together.

SeaComm recently honored ten distinguished employees with the President’s Award for Service Excellence. This prestigious award is given to individuals who receive the highest member survey scores or internal service survey scores in a given year, and the top employees are treated to lunch an…

Students at the Salmon River Middle School participated in the Student of the Month Program. The character trait identified for January was acceptance. Students were recognized with a certificate and a gift bag from the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Alcoholism/Chemical Dependency Prevention Program.

Recently, a local community member donated a homemade toy-box and various toys to the Ruth House Homeless Transitional Shelter for Woman & Children. If an individual, group, organization or business is interested in donating to Ruth House Homeless Transitional Shelter, they may contact D…

PLATTSBURGH – SeaComm recently delivered a check for $6,000 to Hospice of the North Country. The donation will help provide quality care for those who are facing the challenges of advanced illness.

Steven G. Gokey, Malone, has attained his third college degree online; second at SUNY Empire State College with an Associate in Science degree in Computer Science in January 2020. He had attained two previous degrees online and this is his third online degree. He had used credit earned in th…

Today’s photo, taken in 1904, is of Chris Bashaw’s great-grandparents Frank Lamb and Letticia Ellis, who lived in Chasm Falls.

4-H is the youth development program of the nation’s Cooperative Extension System. It’s almost certainly the most highly recognized of all Cooperative Extension programs and, without question, one of the leading youth organizations in the United States and Canada. In fact, 4-H is the nation’…

We often hear that eating vegetables can be quite the task because they are bland and boring. The SHINE (Senior Health Improvement and Nutrition Education) program has put a big emphasis on increasing our fruit and vegetable consumption. In order to make those vegetables more tolerable, it i…

Did you know that when calves are born, they weigh around 80 pounds?

Assemblyman Billy Jones, D-Chateaugay, has announced he is seeking nominations for his fourth annual Women of Distinction Awards. The ceremony, which honors and recognizes extraordinary local women, will take place on Saturday, April 25. Nominations must be received by Sunday, March 29.

Come join the conversation at the 2020 Gender, Sex, and Sexuality Conference being held Feb. 27-29 at St. Lawrence University. This year’s theme is Equity and Inclusion. Individuals from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines will discuss themes of gender, sex, and sexuality from multiple …

The following blood drives are open to the public during the month of March:

PLATTSBURGH — Registration is open for SAT prep classes being held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning March 30 at SUNY Plattsburgh in Room 100 Sibley Hall.

MALONE – Applications for scholarships offered by the University of Vermont Health Network–Alice Hyde Medical Center Auxiliary are now available, the group announced this week. Applications are available at the Alice Hyde Gift Shop as well as in the guidance office at participating schools a…

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is composed of some of America’s top brass musicians dedicated to bringing the joyous experience of great music to a wide range of audiences. Ogdensburg Command Performances presents this internationally acclaimed brass ensemble Tuesday Feb. 25th. C…

Skiers will have an opportunity to learn race techniques at Whiteface Mountain from three-time Olympian and two-time Olympic medalist Andrew Weibrecht. Register to free ski with the Olympic legend on March 15 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. – then compete against him in a recreational dual giant slalo…

On March 7 and 8, at the St. Lawrence Sportsman Club on 58 Sports Club Road, Ogdensburg, NY. The event is open to all Black Powder enthusiasts. The participants follow a trail which goes through the woods, with five shooting stations, while wearing snowshoes. All black powder long arms are e…

LAKE PLACID –– Lake Placid continues to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Olympic Winter Games this Saturday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Lake Placid’s High Peaks Resort, when four-time Olympic speed skater Dan Jansen shares his emotional journey to an eventual Olympic gold medal.

POTSDAM –– There is an old saying that the best way to learn is to teach. This month, students at SUNY Potsdam are following this age-old creed, as they help to empower Malone Middle School students through a series they’re calling Mentoring Madness.

TICONDEROGA – Job seekers in the area will get the chance to meet with employers and learn about employment opportunities in the region when North Country Community College hosts a Career Fair on March 12.

MALONE –– Gerald Cahill, MD, is the newest member of the University of Vermont Health Network–Alice Hyde Medical Center medical staff. His primary care office is located in the Hastings Medical Building, 20 Fourth St., Malone, NY 12953, phone 518-481-2294; fax 518-481-2678

The following are the duplicate bridge standings for Feb. 17, 2020, played at the Malone Adult Center with 2 1/2 tables in a Howell movement:

After months of hype only a handful of people attended the grand opening of Gordmans. The retail store is not a new business but just replaced the existing Peebles store that was located in the Runnings Plaza off US State Route 11 in the Village of Malone. The first 100 guests in line at the…

Paul Smith’s College’s Global Center for Rural Communities (GCRC) and the Adirondack Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) have partnered to launch an “Idea Lab” at Paul Smith’s College to support entrepreneurial efforts in the Adirondack region.

PITTSBURGH — For night owls used to popping into the grocery store after midnight, the options for avoiding crowds or picking up a quick meal after a night shift are slowly changing.