Cat saved from West Potsdam fire

Emergency medical workers rescued a cat from burning building in West Potsdam on Saturday, June 22, shortly before 10 a.m. On scene were Madrid Rescue Squad, West Potsdam Volunteer Fire Department, Morley Fire Department, and the Potsdam Fire Department. Photo by Kristen Hill.

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Dozens of bills were reportedly voted on in the state Legislature in the final hours of the session Thursday night and Friday morning, and restoration of aid to municipalities for repair to roads after rough treatment over the winter will be welcomed by local highway departments. And libraries will be happy to hear about increased aid for them. State Sen. Joe Griffo, R-Rome, announced the... Read More >>
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week MASSENA -- Massena will reinstate a cross-country team program that includes modified and varsity levels for boys and girls and a junior varsity volleyball team for girls. Dak Zaza, a Massena high school teacher who also coaches track, said the cross country program would be in the fall, giving winter athletes a way to get in shape and also offering an... Read More >>
BY ANDY GARDNERNorth Country This Week MASSENA -- A proposed $50 million capital project throughout the Massena Central School District would renovate all of their buildings and change parking and drop-off locations at the junior high and elementary schools. At Thursday’s Board of Education meeting, architect Ed Bernhauer from the IBI Group told the board about their “conceptual” plans that... Read More >>
The Public Media Journalists Association, the organization representing public radio news professionals across the country, recognized Martha Foley for her more than 30-year career with North Country Public Radio. The Leo C. Lee Award is considered one of the highest honors for news achievement in the public media system, according to a press release from NCPR. "The Leo C. Lee award was created... Read More >>
POTSDAM – The Orchestra of Northern New York invites the public to join Maestro Kenneth Andrews and 62 professional musicians as they present the popular summer pops concert, Broadway On Demand, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 3 at SUNY Potsdam’s Hosmer Hall. The program opens with the national anthems of Canada and the U.S., John Williams’ Liberty FanFare. During the playing of the Armed Forces... Read More >>