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 …

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.

Brushton- Moira Central Elementary School has been promoting Character Education through the Positivity Project and working on bravery for the month of November. The following students were recognized at our monthly P2 assembly because they were displaying an abundance of bravery in their cl…

Elmira College released its Dean’s List for Academic Achievement for the Fall 2019 Term. The Dean’s List recognizes full-time undergraduate students who were registered for at least 12 computable credit hours and who earned a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher. Students recognized inc…

The Malone Chamber of Commerce announces its winners for the 2019 Star of the North Holiday Decorating Contest. Residents nominated private homes or businesses in the contest and the Chamber Board drove to the locations and scored the presentation. 12 homes were nominated and 9 businesses. S…

Casella Waste System Inc. completed a promotion in which they donated $25 to United Way of the Adirondack Region Inc. for every customer that signed up for trash and recycling pickup for the months of September and October. The funds will be used for high priority health and human service ne…

Students at the Salmon River Middle School have been participating in the Student of the Month Program. The program focuses on the featured character trait from the Book of the Month. The books of the month are chosen based on content that addresses human feelings and encourages the values o…

Legislation providing clear legal direction for campground owners needing to remove long-term guests who are disruptive has been signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. State Sen. Betty Little and Assemblyman Billy Jones sponsored the measure (S1944a/A1659a) at the request of Campground Owners…

Franklin County American Legions donated $500 to the North Country Honor Flight Dec. 4 at its monthly meeting. The honor flight organization gives veterans of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam and members of their families a chance to travel to Washington, DC, to “experience the thanks of a g…

Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES Career & Technical Education students sharpened workplace and professional skills at Project Workplace Workshop sessions at the Adirondack Educational Center (AEC) in Saranac Lake on Nov. 25 and the North Franklin Educational Center (NFEC) in Malone on Nov. …

SeaComm employees recently held a toy drive to support the Toys-for-Tots program. The year-long employee fundraising efforts raised nearly $4,000, which has been used to purchase and donate toys to the program, organized through the Salvation Army. The toys will be delivered to less-fortunat…

Through a partnership with Hamilton, The Rockefeller Foundation and the NYC Department of Education 11th grade American history classes were invited to a special student matinee in NYC of Hamilton on Broadway. Chateaugay Central had 6 students volunteer for this special opportunity. Students…

Students at the Salmon River Middle School have been participating in the Student of the Month Program. The program focuses on the featured character trait from the Book of the Month. The books of the month are chosen based on content that addresses human feelings and encourages the values o…

“The entire staff and Board of Directors at North Country Home Services extend congratulations to the Personal Care Aides that graduated on November 18th,2019. The Personal Care Aide Certification prepares the graduates to join a team of over 200 paraprofessionals, at North Country Home Serv…

TJ Toyota made a $1,000 donation to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Intensive Prevention Program (IPP) in conjunction with its Community Giving Calendar. The IPP serves as a complementary program that provides intensive parental and youth supports, alternatives to residential care, education …

SeaComm recently donated $1,000 to the JCEO Food Services Program. The funds will be used to assist the program in supplying food to low-income residents throughout Franklin, Clinton, and St. Lawrence Counties. The program delivers this food to over 25 food pantries in the North Country.

MALONE –– The line stretched the length of the coolers as people gripped carts and baskets, waiting patiently to sort through movies stacked in purple boxes with color coded prices ranging from $1.96 to $19.96.

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Diversity Initiative (ADI) has hired its first director. The Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) announced this week that Nicole Hylton-Patterson of Bronx, N.Y. will take on the leadership position for the Initiative, which aims to make the Adirondack re…

ELMIRA- Haley Raville, of Malone, NY, is among the newest students recognized with the 84th awarding of the Elmira College Key.

MALONE –– Wesley Reynolds, in his self-designed “man’s room,” steadied himself with one hand on his walker and nodded toward his right hand, which was holding a copy of True, a now out-of-print magazine he collects.