RSS

help

ELIZABETHTOWN | Two North Country foundations are looking to help non-traditional adult students looking to continue their undergraduate or vocational school education. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Hannaford-Hunger-Free-VT

Photo courtesy of Caitlin Cortelyou

Hannaford Supermarket announced a $125,000 donation to Hunger Free Vermont to assist the non-profit organization’s efforts to help alleviate childhood hunger and ensure that local children have access to healthy food this summer. Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

PLATTSBURGH | Officials of Community Bank N.A. are asking for the community’s help in restocking area food shelves. Read more

News Briefs - New York

City-Police-Bike

Photo provided

PLATTSBURGH | When Tenaya Kadimi’s bicycle was stolen, and later found destroyed on local train tracks, Plattsburgh City Police officers wanted to do something to help. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Ambulance

Adobe Stock

ELIZABETHTOWN | Close to a year and nearly $1 million into a $2.27 pilot program designed to improve ambulance service, Essex County still has not received any reimbursement or even a signed contract from the state. Read more

The Sun

Mosaic Wall OTTG group

Courtesy photo

NORTH CREEK | People of all ages are welcome to help finish North Creek’s famed mosaic wall by joining weekly workshop sessions to be held over the next two months in Tannery Pond Community Center. Read more

The Sun

Newcomb cafe

Photo by Tim Rowland

NEWCOMB | Jimmy Schaeffer was passing through Newcomb when the gas lamp on his dashboard lit up, indicating he was low on fuel. Mile after mile went by with nary a pump in sight. Read more

The Sun

Honor Flight Donation 1-25-2020

Photo Provided

More than 200 local hunters recently participated in a Big Buck Contest, raising $2,117 for the North Country Honor Flight. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Craig Scholl

Photo provided

AU SABLE FORKS | The fire department will donate all proceeds from their Feb. 2 Big Breakfast Benefit to Craig Scholl as he now recovers from successful kidney surgery in Maryland and gears up for further treatment and expensive travel costs. Read more

The Sun

Lewis First, MD

Photo provided

Parents have been bringing up lots of questions about what to do when their child vomits. Let me toss out some helpful information on this topic. Read more

Community Columnists

Ti Grants - Golf Course

Photo by Tim Rowland

TICONDEROGA | Southern Essex County received a thick slab of state funding from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2019 Regional Economic Development Council grants, led by help for ongoing public works projects in Ticonderoga and Port Henry. Read more

The Sun

TACC Young Pros

Photo provided

TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) has announced the first Young Professionals meet and mingle of 2020, which will take place on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m., at TACC’s offices (94 Montcalm St.). Read more

The Sun

PLATTSBURGH | A new certificate program at Plattsburgh State’s School of Business and Economics can help those interested in furthering their human-resources career. Read more

News Briefs - New York

FEMA 2019 Halloween Flood

Photo by Tim Rowland

ESSEX COUNTY | Residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the 2019 Halloween storm will not be getting any help from the federal government after a request for emergency individual aid was denied last week. Read more

The Sun 2 Comments

Peru Pre-K Grant

Photo by Brian Happel

PERU | The Peru Central School District has what many would call a good problem to have: the staff is racing to get ready to double the size of its pre-kindergarten program starting Jan. 21. Read more

The Sun

FEMA - 2019 Halloween Strom

Photo by Tim Rowland

ELIZABETHTOWN | The federal government has declared 18 North Country counties to be a disaster area eligible for financial aid as the result of damages from the 2019 Halloween Storm, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced last week. Read more

The Sun

Joint Care Center

Photo by Brian Happel

PLATTSBURGH | UVM Health Network-Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital’s Joint Care Center, recently came together to mark five years of getting patients moving again. Read more

The Sun

Business Growth

Adobe Stock

DANNEMORA | Small business, individual success key to local development, officials say. The daily demands on entrepreneurs can be daunting, and that’s what regional business counselors are hoping to help Dannemora businesses with. Read more

The Sun

BURLINGTON | The Vermont Chamber of Commerce’s annual Vermont Economic Conference will be held on Thursday, Jan. 23, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Hotel. Read more

News Briefs - Vermont

Salvation-Army-Donations_1

Photo by Brian Happel

PLATTSBURGH | Ringing bells are a part of the holiday season. Sleighbells and “Jingle Bells” help mark the time leading up to Christmas. But, it’s the bell ringing happening at places in town that are taking on a more urgent tone this year. Read more

The Sun