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  1. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Thursday | North Country Now

    Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center medical director and chief of psychiatry Dr. Pakkam Rajasekaran was honored as a 2018 "Community Health Hero" Tuesday afternoon during an award lunch in Clayton. The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization and North Country Health Compass Partners made the award based on the nomination by his colleague Kimberly McKnight.

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  2. Opinion: SLC Legislator Acres says vote for Stefanik is vote for North Country, vote for AmericaRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 1 | North Country Now

    There have been many claims and charges by supporters of Tedra Cobb, concerning Elise Stefanik's record. A record they say of absence, neglect and of not being representative of North Country values.

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  3. North Country Matters discusses 'River District' with Jenne and WalczykRead the original story

    Monday Oct 29 | North Country Now

    As part of the Conversations with Candidates voter education series that North Country Matters does each fall, they recently brought the two Assembly candidates for the 116th "River District" into the studio to discuss some of the issues in the campaign. The 116th takes in the northernmost townships of Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties and is the largest of the four Assembly districts that serve St. Lawrence County.

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  4. Opinion: Vote for Stefanik is vote for defense, jobs, activism, says Potsdam manRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 25 | North Country Now

    Our nation is the leader of the free world and plays an invaluable role in world affairs. Playing such an important role has made the United States a target from hostile foreign powers.

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  5. $50,000 to Gouverneur Hospital for 'safe patient handling' equipmentRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2018 | North Country Now

    The equipment will "help hospital staff lift and move patients, keep patients warm and comfortable, monitor their vital signs and use a bladder scanner to prevent unnecessary and painful urinary catheters," Ritchie's office said. "We are proud of the high quality services we offer to Gouverneur and the surrounding communities," David Bender, CEO of Gouverneur Hospital, said in a prepared statement from the senator's office.

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  6. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2018 | North Country Now

    State Senator Patty Ritchie is encouraging seniors throughout St. Lawrence County and her district to attend one of her annual Senior Health and Wellness Fairs. The St. Lawrence County fair will be held Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at Richard Lockwood Civic Center, 141 W River St. The free events - co-hosted by the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization -- will feature various exhibitors offering health screenings, wellness tips, flu shots , live entertainment and more.

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  7. Opinion: Patriotism appreciated at Freedom Festival in PotsdamRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2018 | North Country Now

    On behalf of Edward C. Seymour VFW Post 1231 Auxiliary I want to thank all who were a part of our second family Freedom Festival. We were honored to again have a 10th Mountain Division band from Fort Drum attend and provide music for us.

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  8. Family and Freedom Festival' in Potsdam on Sept. 15Read the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | North Country Now

    Amvets Post 282 and Auxiliary is hosting the Family and Freedom Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the post at 6771 U.S. Highway 11, next to Hospice between Canton and Potsdam.

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  9. New nurse practioner seeing patients in EdwardsRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2018 | North Country Now

    He will begin seeing patients on Monday, Sept. 17, with colleague nurse practitioner Mona Giffin at the Edwards Health Center, 8 Church St. Welborn earned his master of science in nursing at SUNY Upstate Medical University, and his registered nursing degree from SUNY Canton.

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  10. SUNY Canton getting $298,000 for 'Solar Ready Vets' program at Ft. DrumRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2018 | North Country Now

    SUNY Canton will receive $298,000 in state funding to enhance its Solar Ready Vets program on site at Fort Drum. The training provides a "micro-credential program in renewable energy specifically for veterans transitioning to civilian life," said a press release from the state.

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  11. Opinion: Stefanik deserves congrats for organizing Trump visit, says Canton residentRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2018 | North Country Now

    Great job Congresswoman Stefanik. What a great moment for the North Country and especially for Fort Drum to have both the president and vice president of our country to come here together for the signing of this historic Defense Appropriations Bill.

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  12. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch in Massena will be closed Aug. 24Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | North Country Now

    The Frank S. McCullough Jr., Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch will be closed on Friday, August 24, to accommodate a NYPA-hosted community celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project. The August 24 celebration of NYPA's St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project will begin at 4 p.m. with ice cream served from 4 to 6 pm, followed by a performance of Fort Drum's Rock Band.

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  13. Hawkins Point Visitors Center in Massena closed Aug. 24-25 for 60th anniversary celebrationRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 | North Country Now

    The Frank S. McCullough Jr., Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch will be closed Friday, Aug. 24, to accommodate a NYPA-hosted community celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project. The celebration of NYPA's St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project begins at 4 p.m. with ice cream served until 6 p.m., followed by a performance of Fort Drum's Rock Band.

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  14. New running shoe store opening in downtown PotsdamRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2018 | North Country Now

    They are using a soft opening so they will have a couple of weeks "to work out the kinks, make sure we've got all our stock," Arthur Ford said. He is retiring from the Army soon after 20 years' service and he and Renee had been thinking for some time about what they would do then.

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  15. More than 70 elected officials in St. Lawrence County endorse Elise StefanikRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2018 | North Country Now

    The Elise Stefanik campaign today announced more than 70 elected officials in St. Lawrence County have endorsed her candidacy to be re-elected to Congress. In a prepared statement from Stefanik's campaign, Democrat Fowler Town Supervisor Michael Cappellino said, "For delivering on her promises to work towards securing our borders and to defend the Second Amendment, I proudly support Elise Stefanik for re-election."

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  16. Public invited to grand opening of Fountain Park in NorwoodRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2018 | North Country Now

    Save The Fountain committee welcomes the community to celebrate the grand opening of Fountain Park June 8, at 6 p.m. Save The Fountain was able to complete the wishes of the Norwood community in restoring the fountain and enhancing the grounds surrounding the fountain. With donor funds, the committee purchased memorial bricks, park benches, and flowering shrubbery with stone markers.

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  17. North Country assemblywoman: Legislation supports, protects New Yorkers with disabilitiesRead the original story

    May 31, 2018 | North Country Now

    Assemblywoman Addie A.E. Jenne, D-Theresa, recently helped pass a series of bills she says will strengthen anti-discrimination protections and expand access to critical resources for people with disabilities. "New Yorkers living with disabilities face a host of challenges on a daily basis, and it's our duty to help our fellow community members lead the best possible lives," Assemblywoman Jenne said.

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  18. Morristown, Indian River, Evans Mills students win Historical Writing ContestRead the original story

    May 29, 2018 | North Country Now

    The contest, sponsored by Assemblywoman Addie Jenne and NorthCountryNow.com, offers aspiring authors an opportunity to share stories based on the region's long and rich history. The writing contest was open to people of all ages with three age brackets: children up to age 12, young adults from age 13 to 18, and adults 19 or older.

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  19. Story from NorthCountryNow.comRead the original story

    May 23, 2018 | North Country Now

    State Senator Patty Ritchie recently received a tour of the newly reopened Empire State Zinc Mine in St. Lawrence County. On the visit, Senator Ritchie was able not only learn about new operations, but also speak with company officials about her support of a special training program that would give local residents the chance learn the skills needed to gain employment at the mine.

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  20. Endless opportunityRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | North Country Now

    As a Hopkinton resident I'd like to thank the people from Parishville, Potsdam, Lawrenceville, Winthrop and any other town who cared about our wellbeing. I've been reading all the letters to the editor and a good portion of the authors don't even live in Hopkinton.

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