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Reporter Julie Grant was in Ogdensburg today at a meeting at St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center about its future. Julie’s working on a story for tomorrow morning’s 8 O’clock Hour, but she took a moment out to give me some information...
Lots going on today. Some of what we’ve been covering in the newsroom: Vermont has just become the sixth state to grant driver’s licenses to migrant workers — Sarah Harris has a great story today on how some local farmers, and...
Update, 1:35: The Human Services Center is closed for the rest of the day today; it’ll reopen Thursday as usual. *** We just received a press release from St. Lawrence County that the Human Services Center, on State Highway 310 in Canton, has...
The budget isn’t likely to be formally passed until late this week (probably Thursday, it looks like), but information is coming out at this point about what’s in there, and people are starting to respond. For example, North Country Now...
Just as most of us in the office are getting over our spring colds, stomach bugs, etc., some unsettling news has come from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. It turns out St. Lawrence County is one of the least healthy in the state. In fact,...
News stories tagged with "st-lawrence-county"
by Martha Foley
Aug 31, 2001 — St. Lawrence County Democratic Committee Chairman Steven Burke says he'll run for Lieutenant Governor next year. Martha Foley reports. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Jul 30, 2001 — The national group First Book is promoting literacy by giving books to pre-school children from low-income families. Two years ago, a chapter was formed in St. Lawrence County and as Jody Tosti reports, by all accounts, it's making a difference. Go to full article
Jul 02, 2001 — St. Lawrence County legislators will vote tonight on whether to actively support the proposed Chatham Forest Products plant in Lisbon. Go to full article
Jun 26, 2001 — Last year, New York's legislature gave towns the right to regulate jetski use on their home waters—now personal watercraft rules are an issue from lake to lake—David Sommerstein reports on a proposed "curfew" on one St. Lawrence County pond. Go to full article
May 17, 2001 — The Zinc Corporation of America in St. Lawrence County laid off 141 workers Monday, citing high costs and low prices for zinc. David Sommerstein reports employees and area residents alike hope the two month work stoppage is only temporary. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Apr 25, 2001 — Martha Foley talks with Canton Economic Development director Pat Tubbs about plans for tourism in St. Lawrence County. About 75 local business people gathered yesterday to map out a strategy to boost this growing part of the region's economy. Go to full article
Mar 19, 2001 — After giving the state over a year to deliver, St. Lawrence County lawmakers are preparing to renew their request for more detailed data on cancer rates in the county. Early statistics show North Country counties have some of the highest rates of cancer in the state. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Feb 08, 2001 — St. Lawrence County leaders took the show on the road earlier this week to enlist neighboring lawmakers in North Country transportation projects, including a "rooftop highway." David Sommerstein has more. Go to full article