NEW YORK — School districts must come up with a plan to safely resume in-person classroom instruction in case New York officials decide to reopen schools and universities amid the COVID-19 pandemic this fall, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday.

MALONE –– While Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has decreed that sleepover summer camps will not open this summer because of the COVID-19 virus, he gave the go-ahead over the weekend for day camps to offer programs beginning June 29.

Editor’s note: The Telegram traditionally publishes stories about the top two students in the graduating class of each of the five school districts we cover. For the past several years, officials in the St. Regis Falls school district asked if we would be open to letting their valedictorian …

ALBANY — Schools across New York will remain closed for the rest of the academic year as the state continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Friday.

Cornell Cooperative Extension has been partnering with the Malone YMCA for eight years now to provide Malone and surrounding towns with their very own local day camp. With the current situation, we are staying positive and still planning for a full force summer of fun and learning. Camp Akal…

Camps are starting to scrub down everything and prepare for campers, who are itching to get out of the house. As we all prepare, here is a list of things you can do to start preparing for this camp season.

WATERTOWN — Following Monday’s announcement from the state Education Department that the administration of the June 2020 Regents exams has been canceled, the department released guidance Tuesday on modifications to requirements that will allow for students to graduate and earn their high sch…

ST. REGIS FALLS –– Members of the St. Regis Falls Central School District Board of Education –– who have been criticized by the state in the past for maintaining an overly large fund balance –– are hoping that balance will allow them to weather the economic storm created by the COVID-19 coro…

SARANAC LAKE –– The effect of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus on the finances of North County Community College has so far been small, but its impact on an already-tight 2020-21 budget remains uncertain, college leaders told the Board of Trustees on Friday.

With 173 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday all SUNY and CUNY schools will move to remote learning from March 19 through at least the end of the spring semester.

MALONE –– For the past four weeks, students from Franklin Academy High School have been putting down the textbooks and picking up the doughnuts. It was all part of a program organized by Dunkin’ in which students and teachers became celebrity coffee makers. In return for their hard work, sto…

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 –– 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.