The SeaComm Shirley J. Eagles scholarships are awarded each year to college bound students in memory of long time SeaComm employee Shirley Eagles, who lost her life in a tragic car accident in 2004. Winners are selected based on a wide variety of criteria including academics, volunteer servi…

One of our main goals as 4-H educators is to help foster the youth’s interests in a positive way that can help lead the youth to a career path they will excel in. It is my great honor to join these long term 4-H members in celebrating their achievements throughout their time in Franklin County 4-H.

BURLINGTON – The Fourth of July typically means gathering with family and friends, firing up the grill and enjoying the unofficial launch of summer. Unfortunately, sometimes it also means an unexpected trip to the Emergency Department due to burns or other injuries. Although this year’s Inde…

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the Malone Auto Club to cancel its annual show. Instead, the club, in conjunction with the Malone Rotary Club, is putting together the 2020 COVID 19 virtual Auto Show.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on our communities,” Franklin County Industrial Development Agency CEO Jeremy Evans said. “As we move forward, we must be rooted in a community-first culture in order to support our local economic recovery. One way for us to do this is to serv…

The Potsdam Public Museum, in accordance with New York State phase four reopening guide, will be open by appointment Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 30. Visitors must wear masks and practice social distancing in the museum. Masks will be provided at the door for visitors.

Is your property located within a National Register Historic District or listed in the National Register individually? If so, you might be eligible for state or federal historic tax credits.

This Independence Day, law enforcement in Franklin County is participating in the July Fourth Crackdown enforcement campaign. During the holiday weekend, law enforcement will work to put an end to drunk driving. In support of law enforcement’s dedication to protecting the lives of residents …

Snorts, yips, growls and groans –– pet dogs make a variety of sounds that can entertain or worry their owner, depending on the circumstance.

SARANAC LAKE — Since the May 25 killing of George Floyd by white police officers in Minneapolis, thousands of people have taken to the streets to protest racial inequities and systemic oppression that continues to disproportionately impact Black Americans. Across northern New York, communiti…

On July 4, we celebrate our nation’s independence. For nearly 85 years, Social Security programs have helped provide financial independence. We continue to make it easier for you to access our programs and benefits. Today, applying online is a convenient way to apply for benefits.

The spotted wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, is a vinegar or fruit fly native to Southeast Asia. It’s been in Hawaii since the 1980s and was first detected in North America in 2008 in California. In 2010, it was discovered in Florida, the Carolinas, Michigan and Utah; eventually tu…

A free three-part webinar series discussing the identification, safety recommendations, historical usage and sustainability of wild edibles will be available both as a recorded series or a live presentation by Cornell Cooperative Extension educators Pat Banker, John Bowe and MB Mitchumon Thu…

POTSDAM-The following students have been named Presidential Scholars for the spring 2020 semester at Clarkson University:

I just finished cutting the grass. It took me back to the days when I was living at home and cutting grass at the family home and for various paying customers in the area. There is something about the smell of fresh grass to transport you to other times and other places.

Jayson Spaulding, son of Eric and Heidi Spaulding of Constable, graduated May 2020 Cum Laude from Ithaca College with Bachelor of Science degrees in Exercise Science and Medical Science. While at Ithaca College he played intramural soccer and club basketball. Jayson was a student intern at t…

This is Ally Cat- he is a light orange and white neutered male. He is 3-4 yrs old, he showed up as a stray to a home and would not leave, but the people had to give him to the Cat Palace. Ally Cat had a rough start in life and was very sick, but through that time he found in his heart to lov…

The following students received 2020 FA TRUSTEE SCHOLARSHIPS by - via streaming - by high school principal Brandon Pelkey:

The Adirondack Artists Guild will present “Now and Then,” a collection of recent paintings by Jeanne Danforth, during the month of July. Her work will be hung on the featured artist wall at the gallery, which is now open with limited hours. The exhibit will be on display from July 1 through Aug. 3.

The Wead Library is getting ready to reopen on June 29. Things are going to look different, as the building is not open to the public, but the staff remains committed to offering the public as many services as possible as conditions allow in a gradual phased reopening. Here is information ab…

People with disabilities who have low incomes and few resources, and people who are age 65 or older without disabilities who meet the financial limits, can receive monthly Supplemental Security Income to money you receive, such as wages, Social Security benefits, and pensions. Income also in…

AUBURN –– Beardsley Architects + Engineers has announced that the Environmental Education Center at Green Lakes State Park in Fayetteville has been selected by the American Institute of Architects New York State to receive a 2020 Excelsior Award of Merit, in the Historic Preservation categor…

The Malone Central School District has announced its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Meals will be provided to all children 18 years and under without charge.