Daily Archives: September 27, 2012

Obituary – Roy W. St. John

Roy W. St. John, age 87, of Gabriels, died Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Plattsburgh, New York on May 29, 1925, he was the son of William and Lillian (Depo) St. John.  Roy married Jeanne Gauvin in Newcomb, New York in 1953. She predeceased him on September…

Obituary- Jeanne M. St. John

Jeanne M. St. John, age 90, of Gabriels, died Monday, September 10, 2012 at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Lamecque, New Brunswick, Canada on March 30, 1922, she was the daughter of Joseph and Alma (Chaisson) Gauvin.  She married Roy St. John in Newcomb, NY in 1953. Jeanne had been employed at…

Legislators call on USDA to Support Dairy Farmers

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND CALL FOR USDA SUPPORT FOR NEW YORK’S DAIRY FARMS   Washington, D.C. – Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, joined a bipartisan group of senators from leading dairy states asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to review the floor price for unprocessed milk. Schumer says…

Congressman Owens Pushes for Updates to Family Farm Relief Act H-2A

Washington, DC – Congressman Bill Owens joins with a bipartisan group of New York Congressmen to introduce the “Family Farm Relief Act,”  Owens is an original co-sponsor of the bill to improve the H-2A visa program used by family farms inNew YorkState.  The bill would transfer oversight of the current farm worker program from the…

Safe Routes to Schools

A Safe Route to Schools is on the list of priorities for the North Country Economic Regional Development Council and a broad group inFranklinCountyhas put together an application for the current round of funding…  The idea behind this initiative – is to help the community get together with the school districts, the Village Boards, and…

K&J SHOW – Kevin Lynch – Chief Information Officer at Clarkson University

We’re speaking with Kevin Lynch, Chief Information Officer at Clarkson University about their upcoming “Forever Wired” Conference –  Friday’s Event begins with a lunch at 11:30 followed by the Keynote Address from Clarkson President Anthony Collins, co chair of the North Country Regional Economic Development Council.. The Forever Wired Conference gives us the opportunity to…

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Flying Lead: The Unfriendly Skies of New York

Aviation Gas Endangers Airports’ Neighbors NEW YORK – They got the lead out of automobile gas decades ago, but three-quarters of the nation’s piston-driven airplanes – some 167,000 – burn leaded aviation fuel, or “avgas,” making them the largest source of dangerous lead emissions in the nation. The effect of the lead spewed by the…

2012 St. Regis Canoe Classic – Race Results

2012 St. Regis Canoe Classic – Race Results  Thirty-three paddlers participated in the St. Regis Canoe Classic held Sunday on the Paul Smith’s College campus with a total of nineteen canoes and kayaks entered in the event. There was plenty of opportunity for winners, with over thirty categories. Those placing in the top three received…