CANTON — St. Lawrence County Sheriff Brooks J. Bigwarfe is reassuring members of the public that, despite rumors, the county jail is free of COVID-19 and that inmates are being given the opportunities of isolating themselves and wearing protective masks.
CANTON — At the direction of the 4th Judicial District of the New York State Unified Court System, all St. Lawrence County arraignments are expected to take place virtually by this week to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
Jennifer VanBenschoten and her husband, Tom, moved to the North Country about twenty years ago. They fell in love with the Adirondacks during college, and settled in Jay. These days, the family is spending more time together. Stay-at-home orders mean their son Colden is home from school, and Jennifer, a jewelry artist is transitioning to […]
(Feb 20, 2020) One Olympic hockey game changed Lake Placidâ€™s legacy forever, the Miracle on Ice match-up between the US and the Soviet Union. Forty years after that game most of the Olympic infrastructure from 1980 is still in use and Lake Placid and now attracts millions of visitors each year. Thatâ€™s been a big […]
(Feb 18, 2020) As we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Lake Placid Winter Olympics, we're revisiting some of the game's big moments, including what it took to prepare the ski trails. In 1980, the Olympics were coming to Lake Placid whether the weather co-operated or not. Tony Goodwin was the Venue Manager for the […]
(Feb 17, 2020) It's the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. Celebrations got underway over the weekend and there are a lot more events through the week. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise marked the occasion with a special section focused on the Olympic village and its history. [full story]
(Jan 31, 2020) A St. Lawrence County artisan is growing her own flax and spinning it into linen fabric. Ellen McCrea lives in Gouverneur and uses antique spinning wheels to spin cotton, hemp and flax into fibers for knitters and weavers. [full story]