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County Legislators to vote on support of Chatham Plant Tonight

St. Lawrence County legislators will vote tonight on whether to actively support the proposed Chatham Forest Products plant in Lisbon.  Go to full article

Jetski Curfews in St. Lawrence County Divide Neighbors

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

Zinc Corp. of America Lays off 141 in St. Lawrence County

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

Stalking Wild Turkey

Thousands of hunters head into the fields and woodlands this month to stalk the wild turkey. David Sommerstein went along on a hunt in the woods of St. Lawrence County.  Go to full article

New Tourism Stategy for St. Lawrence County

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

St. Lawrence County Asks New York for Better Cancer Data

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

St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties Collaborate on Transportation Issues

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

The New PINS Law

Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence County Probation Director Francine Peretta about new legislation giving parents legal control of 17- and 18-year-olds. The new "PINS" law is being praised by parent groups, but will be complicated and expensive for counties.  Go to full article

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