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

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:

Bubba is a very senior cats at 15 years old. Bubba is a neutered male. He is a beautiful creamy orange color with gorgeous golden eyes. He is our resident Persian. Bubba’s owner fell sick and had to go to a nursing home and he was brought to the Cat Palace to be able to find his furever home…

McKenna Spaulding, daughter of Tammie Spaulding and Al Montoya graduated May 2020 Magna Cum Laude from Dickinson College with degrees in Neuroscience, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry along with a Certificate in Health Studies. While at Dickinson College, she was on the women’s cross-count…

The SUNY Potsdam Class of 2020 was honored in an online ceremony and watch party on the traditional Commencement day, until the College is able to safely hold an in-person event honoring all of this year’s bachelor’s and master’s graduates at a later date.

The Northern Border PTECH program is housed at the North Franklin Education Center and is made up of students from Malone Central, Brushton-Moira, St. Regis Falls, Salmon River and Chateaugay Central.

Bangor Volunteer Fire and EMS recently held out annual letter campaign. With the funds raised, we were able to purchase an ELK Lifting Machine and a power stretcher. Appreciation is given to all the members and businesses of the Bangor and Brandon communities who made this fundraiser a success.

The “Adirondack Northway” is the designation given to the current I-87 stretch from Albany to the Canadian border, running through Albany, Saratoga, Warren, Essex and Clinton counties in upstate New York.

On May 13, Amy Gonyo, VP of Operations at North Franklin Federal Credit Union brought lunch from Something Different Pizza and Deli to the Malone Village Police and State Police at Troop B in recognition of National Police Week.

The Village of Chateaugay Youth Committee would like to acknowledge 8th graders Isabella Blair and Angela Dwyer. They were the winners of our 2020 Mayor for a Day contest. The girls both had excellent ideas in their essays of what they would do if they were the Mayor of Chateaugay. One of ou…

The Waverly Youth Council organizes, promotes and enhances positive youth activities for the children of the town of Waverly and the surrounding communities. We provide a safe environment for family fun. We use our funds for activites such as outdoor movies, skating, sliding, swimming, craft…

Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) announced he is seeking accounts of North Country residents helping the community recover from the novel coronavirus pandemic. Jones plans to share stories submitted from residents on social media to show how the community is coming together during the…

PLATTSBURGH — Community Bank has donated $45,000 to support local communities during this unprecedented time. The bank has celebrated National Good Neighbor Day Sept. 28 over the last few years by making donations of time and money to local nonprofits. In response to the impact COVID-19 has …

Dylan Poirier, a graduate of Burgettstown High School in Burgettstown, PA., will be inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2024 in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday June, 25, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of the Plebe Summer.

For the first time in college history, Honors Convocation was held in a virtual format to correspond with stay-at-home directives used to combat COVID-19. Professor Emeritus Fay joined college officials to celebrate students’ success in video presentations.

Two students from St. Regis Falls Central School represented Franklin County American Legion in the 83rd Annual Oratorical Contest. The students were required to speak on some aspect of the Constitution of the United States for not less than eight minutes nor more than ten minutes. In additi…