On Jan. 23 through 25, come see, sit in, and provide your input on what may be the future of transportation here in Potsdam. Individual pods traveling on a monorail can take you directly to your destination, protected from the weather –– no need to find a parking spot.

The Association on Aging in New York (AgingNY) Board of Directors has announced that Rebecca Preve has been appointed as executive director. Preve started in her new role Jan. 6 at the not-for-profit membership organization, which provides leadership for New York’s expansive aging services n…

Franklin County Personnel Office announces the following Civil Service examination dates for the 2020 Continuous Recruitment Exams:

Graduation rates for students who entered ninth grade in 2015 in the five northern Franklin County high schools matched or exceeded the statewide average, according to figures released Thursday by the state Education Department.

MALONE – Physician Assistant Erika Thompson is the newest member of the University of Vermont Health Network–Alice Hyde Medical Center medical staff. She joins family nurse practitioner Kathleen Lauzon in the Leroux Health Center, 577 County Route 1, Fort Covington, NY 12937, phone 518-481-8470.

MALONE – The Crimson Phoenix Club recently donated 10 hand-made fleece blankets and crocheted throws to the Ruth House in Malone. Members of the club make the blankets on a regular basis, and in the past have donated them to Alice Hyde Medical Center and the Alice Center. The Ruth House prov…

AKWESASNE — The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is continuing to develop initiatives that enhance and protect the overall health and safety of the Akwesasne community. The most recent measure implemented on Jan. 1 saw the expansion and re-designation of the Emergency Planning Office to the Office of …

Nonprofit organizations in upstate New York can apply for Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Community Health Award grants totaling $115,000 to help fund the health and wellness programs they offer residents of upstate New York.

Ogdensburg, — The Frederic Remington Art Museum announces the opening of its 23rd Annual Middle School & High School Art Exhibit with a reception on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 from 2 to 4 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

In spite of this having been one of the most unusual winters in memory, plans are going ahead on weather sensitive events at the Park. Fortunately, through the efforts of Park staff and volunteers, the Park can provide quality skiing and snowshoeing with minimal snow cover.

Auditions will be held at the LPCA Theatre 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. (Please enter through the Performers Entrance door at the back of the building to sign up, fill out audition forms, etc.) All auditionees should wear/bring clothing that you will be able to move/dance in as short cho…

Every year for the past thirty years photographer Mark Kurtz has covered the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, capturing the highlights of multiple events --- from the coronation, and lighting the Ice Palace, to the frying pan toss, and the parade --- and condensing the whole ten days of Carniva…

The Franklin County Personnel Office has announced the following Civil Service examinations, which will be given on March 28:

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, the 28.8 million small businesses in the United States represent 99.7% of all U.S. businesses, and employ 56.8 million people.

Massena – Each year, the IRS joins partners nationwide to launch EITC Awareness Day and the Super Saturday outreach campaign to ensure that millions of low-and moderate-income workers get the credit they deserve.

Just a couple of weeks into the new year and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) is reaching out to New York state youth for a very important mission – serving on the New York State Youth Council.

The following are the duplicate bridge standings for Jan. 13, 2020 played at the Malone Adult Center, with four tables in a Howell movement:

Saranac Lake — The Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) has announced the addition of three new members to its board of directors: J. Daniel Mohr, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Adirondack Bank; Kevin Richardson, executive vice president of sales and operation…

Though goats are often associated with an agricultural lifestyle, these animals are being kept as pets more and more frequently. The owner of a pet goat benefits from companionship, the potential for milk production, land management by grazing, and more.

AKWESASNE — The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council announced they have adopted a tribal pesticide regulation through the signing of Tribal Council Resolution 2020-01 on Jan. 8. Led by the tribe’s Environment Division, the tribal regulation’s development and adoption helps ensure the protection …

PLATTSBURGH — Locally-made Bombardier subway cars are temporarily out of service after the New York City Transit Authority reported some operation troubles downstate.

A daughter, Nora Grace Sturgen, was born on December 2, 2019 at Alice Hyde Medical Center weighing 7 pounds 6.5 ounces, measuring 19.5 inches, to Kari Martin and a Jorden Sturgen of North Bangor. Maternal grandparents are John and Paulette Martin of Brushton. Paternal grandparents are Sam an…

Mr. and Mrs. Scott and Martha Sturgen of Moira, NY., announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Elyse Marie Sturgen to Grant Christopher Andrews, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald and Cheryl Andrews of Clifton Park, NY. The future bride graduated from Brushton-Moira Central School District in …

The Farm Service Agency’s Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) program provides low-interest financing to producers to build or upgrade storage facilities and to purchase portable (new or used) structures, equipment and storage and handling trucks.

MALONE – Obstetrician and gynecologist Daniel Laury, MD, is the newest member of the University of Vermont Health Network – Alice Hyde Medical Center medical staff. He joins Stephen Kessler, MD and Certified Nurse-Midwives Tina Colwell and Megan Gagner in the Alice Hyde’s Women’s Health Cent…

“We at North Country Community College, part of the State University of New York (SUNY), share in the excitement and support for Governor Cuomo’s proposed expansion of the Excelsior Scholarship, his increased investment in workforce development training and his ongoing support for higher edu…

MALONE –– The Malone Winter Carnival parade –– which was resurrected in 2012 after a decade-long absence, went on hiatus in 2018 and returned in 2019 –– will not take place this year, or in the foreseeable future.