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  1. Teacher shortage gives NNY schools grief during hiring seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Northern New York school officials find it difficult to fill teaching positions as the state faces a shortage of students coming out of teacher preparation programs, but they have several opinions about what is causing the problem. Now that the summer season has begun, districts statewide will be competing for a shrinking pool of teachers certified under New York's strict standards.

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  2. Teacher shortage gives NNY schools grief during hiring seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Northern New York school officials find it difficult to fill teaching positions as the state faces a shortage of students coming out of teacher preparation programs, but they have several different opinions about what is causing the problem. Now that the summer season has begun, districts statewide will be competing for a shrinking pool of teachers certified under New York's strict standards.

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  3. Catch the craze: North country gamers get up and go, go, go for a Pok mon GoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Kimberly J. Mauro, and her husband, Sgt. Nicholas J. Mauro, returned from a cruise to the Bahamas last Sunday, and when they stepped back on land in Manhattan, they discovered that the world as they knew it had changed.

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  4. North Country Regional Economic Council discusses other options for downtown revitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    North country communities that are unsuccessful in the competition for $10 million in downtown revitalization funding may have other funding options available to them. That is the message Clarkson University President Anthony “Tony” G. Collins delivered Monday during a public forum hosted by the North Country Regional Economic Council at the Dulles State Office Building.

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  5. Ritchie bill, aimed at protecting rural hospitals, passes SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Legislation proposed by state Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, to ensure the financial stability of rural hospitals has passed the Senate. The bill , which seeks to amend state public health law, calls for critical access hospitals across the state to be reimbursed by Medicaid at 101 percent of cost, just as they are by Medicare.

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  6. Joseph GyoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    WATSON – A committal service for Joseph Gyore will be on Friday, May 6th at 1:00PM at Lowville Rural Cemetery with Deacon Kenneth Seymour officiating.

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  7. Lowville women turn airline discomfort into opportunity with Sky Skarf productRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    When they invented a silk scarf to make traveling by air a warmer, quieter, more germ-free experience, Lowville area residents Heather E. Hlad and Amber Stevens never expected that their invention would get as much feedback as it has - or that it would be used for purposes outside an airplane cabin. Marketed under the brand name Sky Skarf, the “skarves,” which hit the market this spring, are made to give airline passengers more comfort on flights and help them to “enjoy the journey, not just the destination,” according to a recent Clarkson University release.

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  8. New imaging equipment gives Canton-Potsdam Hospital a a clear viewa of the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    New medical imaging equipment at Canton-Potsdam Hospital is giving physicians a clearer view of patient care and the future of medicine. In late January, the hospital purchased two new magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, machines - a Siemens Skyra 3-Tesla for its Canton Imaging Center, 80 E. Main St., and a Siemens Espree 1.5-Tesla for its hospital's imaging center at 50 Leroy St. Dr. G. Michael Maresca, chief of radiology at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, said the equipment was expensive, but the effect has been priceless.

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  9. NNY school administrators give thumbs-up on bill to create teacher...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A bill in the Assembly could help Northern New York schools plan for the future by allowing them to make a reserve of teacher retirement contributions, school administrators said. Currently school districts can create a reserve fund for the Employee Retirement System, which is for non-teacher school employees, but not for the Teachers Retirement System.

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  10. St. Lawrence County may require clear or translucent plastic bags for trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    All St. Lawrence County residents and businesses will be required to use clear or translucent plastic bags for their trash under a proposed solid waste law that will be considered by county lawmakers. County Solid Waste Director Larry R. Legault said the goal of the proposed new county law is to improve compliance with existing state regulations that require recyclables - paper, plastic, glass and metal - to be separated from other solid waste.

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  11. Nicholas S. GiannoucosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Nicholas-Nick S. Giannoucos passed away on 12/19/2015. He was born on December 6, 1926 in Zoupena, Sparta .

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  12. North country fans have high hopes going into earliest showings of a Star Wars: The Force AwakensaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The force was strong with fans out for Thursday night's premiere of “The Force Awakens,” a film which promises to be a throwback to the roots of the Star Wars franchise. Though shows were not sold out as of 6:45 p.m., turnout Thursday at Canton's American Theater was steady for the evening's first screenings at 7 and 7:20 p.m. To the south, hundreds of people lined up at Watertown's Salmon Run Mall to catch the film on opening night, and special screenings were held at the Bay Drive-In in Alexandria Bay and the Town Hall Theater in Lowville.

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  13. DANC to consider offering incentives to counties for single-stream recyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Development Authority of the North Country will consider offering incentives to counties to go toward the implementation of single-stream recycling. People are more likely to recycle when they can toss plastic containers, cardboard, glass and paper products into the same bin, according to the authority, which believes an increase in single-stream recycling will reduce inbound trash at its regional landfill in Rodman.

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  14. Following new FDA beer nutrition guidelines expensive for breweries; could hurt salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Food and Drug Administration's proposed guidelines requiring restaurants and brewery chains to list nutritional values of beer could have a costly impact on New York venues that produce and sell the beverage. The guidelines require that a beer's nutritional information be listed to customers in full, but the catch is the cost to do so.

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  15. Meth Addicts Tell Story Of SlaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    He wasn't a patient; he was an emergency medical technician on duty in Buffalo, getting high with another EMT. Six months later, Mr. Simpson was wearing his EMT uniform when he was charged with felony drug possession, by then severely addicted to the homemade stimulant.

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  16. Heritage Awards celebrate north country culture at TAUNY eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    About 100 people turned out for Traditional Arts in Upstate New York's North Country Heritage Awards on Sunday, lauding this year's recipients for significant roles in shaping and preserving the region's culture. This year's ceremony, held at the TAUNY center at 53 Main St., honored the accomplishments of two organizations and two individuals.

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  17. North country school districts will ask for extension on teacher evaluation plan deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    North country school district superintendents say they need more time to negotiate a new teacher evaluation plan which is due next month. The deadline to submit a plan to the state Education Department is Nov. 15, but school districts can apply for a hardship waiver, which would extend the deadline by four months without fear of losing state aid increases.

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  18. ADK Laurentian Chapter announces fall, early winter outings scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    If you've questions about or want to go on a particular event, contact the leader/organizer for that event. If you've questions about the overall program or about the ADK, contact Marianne Hebert at 315-265-0756 or [email protected] .

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