Lisbon residents call for changes

A number of residents are calling for changes or removal of an “inclusion board” in a hallway at Lisbon Central School Board which includes labels for several gender types and sexual orientations. Read more here. Photo submitted.


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BY JIMMY LAWTONNorth Country This Week OGDENSBURG — Ogdensburg City Manager Stephen Jellie will leave his post Nov. 4 after the city agreed to alter an earlier agreement in which Jellie was set to leave Nov. 30. The news followed a brief executive session. The original buyout included $50,000 and health insurance for Jellie until the end of 2023. The new agreement extends the insurance only until... Read More >>
CANTON – An Ogdensburg Police Lieutenant charged with driving while intoxicated Saturday night is no longer the coach of the varsity boy’s football team at Canton Central School. Corey J. Maxner, 36, of Waddington, faces a DWI following a one-vehicle crash this past weekend. “Coach Corey Maxner was placed on leave from his coaching duties with our football program due to being charged with... Read More >>
OGDENSBURG - The Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington St., announced the Public’s Choice Award from the 2022 Members’ Juried Art Exhibit, which was on display from May 13 through Sept. 11 in the Museum’s Richard E. Winter Gallery and Torrey Family Gallery, and online at The 2022 Public’s Choice Award went to Paul N. Pedersen of Hermon for his 2022 oil painting... Read More >>
BY JEFF CHUDZINSKINorth Country This Week CANTON — The St. Lawrence County Emergency Services Department received a big boost in funding during the County Legislature’s Operations Committee meeting on Sept. 19. Officials signed off on a resolution to accept over $1.6 million in grant funding through the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services. Officials say the funding will be... Read More >>
Helping Hands has been awarded $25,000 to purchase food from The Food Bank of Central New York. Pictured are Central New York Food Bank Executive Director Karen Belcher with Tom Chappell, Helping Hands executive director. Submitted Photo. HANNAWA FALLS – Helping Hands has been awarded $25,000 to purchase food from The Food Bank of Central New York. Following an initial grant of $7,000, the New... Read More >>