MALONE — I’ve heard it many, many times by now. Wherever I am, whether I’m attending meetings, or even at the store, I keep hearing the same thing when I mention my new job around here.

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MALONE – Following Section 10’s decision to move forward with low- and moderate-risk fall sports for Fall Season I, northern Franklin County school districts are able to begin varsity practices on or around Sept. 21.

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association released a 49-page document on Friday outlining the guidelines for the return to interscholastic athletics. The document is intended to be easily read with much of the information already well known around the state of New York.

The attached pictures are from October 1997 in Grindstone Creek. Laura just had to pet the fish, and all of them were caught, not snagged, which was well done by then. The seated shot was spontaneous by the two of them. It was 80 degrees and a good slog back to the car, including up a steep …

Adirondack Championship golf tournament set for Malone

The accompanying photo has very little to do with the stories other than this fish, a nice fresh female chinook, was caught in the same general lower river area as my weird steelhead and where much of the action (or inaction) in Joan’s Odyssey took place. That, and I looked dang good back 25…

The North Atlantic Conference, of which SUNY Canton is a member, as well as the SUNYAC, which includes SUNY Potsdam, announced Monday afternoon that they are canceling fall sports for the upcoming school year.

In lieu of the annual Men’s Member/Guest Golf Tournament at the Malone Golf Club, the Pro Shop arranged for a one-day net better ball event, which was called the 2020 Hartson Open. The event had 29, two-person teams scheduled with 26 teams taking to the course with the opening foursome teein…

The results of the 2020 New York County Fair Sire Stakes, which were held at the Franklin County Fairgrounds. This event is normally held during the County Fair, but with that 10-day long event getting cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 14 races were held on Friday. No winning…

When the New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation (hereinafter DEC) introduced pacific salmon – chinook/kings and cohos – into Lakes Erie and Ontario in the early 1970s, they were sure that once the fish entered the tributaries to spawn in the fall they would not take a lure…

Most golfers should know the answer to this question; what is the hardest score to achieve on an individual hole? The majority of folks would perhaps reply with a hole-in-one. Actually, the correct answer is a double eagle 2.

In the fall of 1980, my wife, the best financial aid director Paul Smith’s College ever had, attended a conference in Binghamton. On the way home on I-81, I asked if we could stop in this Pulaski place as I’d read in Field and Stream magazine about some big Pacific salmon in the Salmon River…

Albany – The Sage Colleges’ Department of Athletics recently announced the recipients of the department’s annual awards. Named the 2019-2020 Sage men’s golf Gator of the Year was junior co-captain Blake Pritchard (Franklin Academy). With this year’s selection, Pritchard has earned three stra…

Graduating seniors sometime have difficulty choosing a college or university to further their education. Franklin Academy Class of 2020 Valedictorian Zachary Barkman is no different.

Sports Editor’s note: With the ongoing restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of local sports happening because of those various rules and regulations, one of The Telegram’s advid readers approached the sports editor with an idea of sharing with the public some of his fishing…

Editor’s note: Due to mechanical malfunctions during the printing of the Monday, June 15, edition of The Telegram, multiple copies of page B1 had photo imperfections on it. With that said, the Sports Department is re-running the senior salute for the Franklin Academy girls track and field te…

The Telegram Sports Department concludes its salute to the northern Franklin County seniors with the final two seniors who missed out on their spring sports season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As we continue to move through the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it even began for all of our northern Franklin County scholastic and youth-level teams and programs, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is continu…

State Assemblyman Billy Jones, D-Chateaugay Lake, announced that he has presented a proclamation to the Chateaugay boys varsity basketball team in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments during the past winter season. He also presented Chateaugay senior Jonah McDonald with a proclam…

The Telegram Sports Department continues its salute to the 2020 seniors from northern Franklin County. The next group of student/athletes to be recognized are the members of the Franklin Academy varsity baseball team, of which only two of the seniors – Callahan Rogers and Keith Shafer – resp…

Now that we have moved past the middle of the month of June and with the state relaxing most of its COVID-19 restrictions that brought an immediate stop to the spring sports season even before it began, the Malone Telegram Sports Department will continue with its recognition of the northern …

As we enter the middle of the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that brought an immediate stop to the spring sports season even before it began for all of the scholastic teams throughout the nation, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is recognizing the northern Franklin …

As we continue to move deeper into the middle of the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it even began for all of our northern Franklin County scholastic and youth-level teams and programs, the Malone Telegram Sports Dep…

As we move deeper into the middle of the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it even began for all of our northern Franklin County scholastic and youth-level teams and programs, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is c…

As we move into the middle of the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it ever began for all of the scholastic teams in the area, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is recognizing all of the northern Franklin County hi…

As we continue to get deeper into the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it even began for all of our northern Franklin County scholastic and youth-level teams, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is continuing with i…

Latham – The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) held its first meeting of the COVID-19 Task Force on Wednesday. The task force is composed of school district superintendents, high school principals, athletic directors, NYSPHSAA officers, as well as a representa…

As we continue to get deeper into the month of June amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a virus that put a stop to the spring sports season even before it even began for all of the scholastic, college, professional and youth-level teams worldwide, the Malone Telegram Sports Department is continuin…