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A first for the North Country, and a first for St. Lawrence County in particular: Heuvelton farmer Brian Bennett's been named Organic Farmer of the Year by NOFA NY, the Northeast Organic Farming Organization' New York branch. Bittersweet...
Gunnison Memorial Chapel’s steeple came tumbling down around 5 am this windy morning. St. Lawrence University chief facilities officer Dan Seaman says security personnel were on site through last night. He said the steeple was swaying...
A festive weekend in Canton was marred early Sunday morning by a fire that caused heavy damage to the Gunnision Chapel steeple on the St. Lawrence University campus. The fire broke out shortly after 5am, when fire crews from around the area were...
Our neighborhood pressed cider Sunday. As summer turned to late summer, now to fall, we’ve been seeing apples EVERYwhere: along roadsides, in front yards and pastures. How could we pass up a year like this? The cider press is big and old, and...
Dirt Pics is an ongoing series telling the story of agriculture and farmers one photo at a time. Send a photo of your farm, product, field, market stand, or any other aspect of farming – hopefully with a person or people in the picture –...
News stories tagged with "canton"
by Todd Moe
Aug 01, 2001 — The Grasse River Players presents The Bells tonight at 7 p.m. at the Colton Library, tomorrow at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Banford Elementary in Canton. Todd Moe talks with director Barbara Burdick about this interactive theater production for children. Go to full article
Jul 23, 2001 — The New York State-funded Liberty Partnership Program, which targets students at risk of dropping out of high school, sponsored its first summer camp at SUNY Canton last week. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
Jul 10, 2001 — Professors at St. Lawrence University will get help keeping up with new skills for the classroom at a new training center. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Jul 09, 2001 — United Helpers Canton Nursing home workers voted in favor of unionization on Friday, during an election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board. About 140 Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nurses Assistants and other support staff will now be part of the Service Employees International Union. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article
Jun 25, 2001 — The SEIU, which represents hospital and nursing home workers in northern New York is calling on legislators to adopt regulations guaranteeing adequate staffing at nursing homes. Employees at the United Helpers Canton Nursing Home could be a part of that effort, if they vote in favor of unionization next month. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Jun 11, 2001 — Martha Foley catches up with a group of faculty and students from St. Lawrence University who just returned from Nepal. They were in Katmandu when members of the royal family there were murdered. Go to full article
May 28, 2001 — A record number of holiday travelers are expected on the road this Memorial Day weekend despite rising gasoline prices. Soaring oil and gas prices have sparked a renewed energy debate. A group of churches in Canton have settled on the side of conservation. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
May 17, 2001 — To date, 19 million people have died of AIDS worldwide, and another 34 million are infected with HIV, the virus that causes the disease. Like all research projects funding is essential to its progress. So to help raise money, bicyclists from across the nation, including St. Lawrence University, will take part in this summer's Montana AIDS Vaccine Ride. Jody Tosti spoke with students preparing for the 575-mile trek over the continental divide. Go to full article