FARM FRESH to Farmers Market : Bush Gardens family farm stays local from seed to sale

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Loren and Chris Bush pick lettuce in preparation for their Wednesday Watertown Farmer & Craft market.

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The Good Ride: Motorcycle groups hit the road to support charity

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The Jefferson County Warthogs hold a charity run that is co-sponsored by F.X Caprara Harley Davidson. Some of the members are, from left, Dave “Hef” Bulterman Sr., Lenny “Clutch” Robbins, Bob “Trouble” Towles, Sam “Hazmat” Dibble, Dave “Yukon” Bulterman Jr., Pete “Spud” Chartrand and Joe “Bogie” Bourgal.

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Commitment to the Community: WSB celebrates 125 years

COMBINED PHOTO SHOWS WATERTOWN SAVINGS BANK IN 1921 AND THE BANK TODAY, IN WATERTOWN WITH BANK PRESIDENT MARK LAVARNWAY.

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Snow is the Life for Yerdon

Carolyn Yerdon, holds sign of snow accumulation in Lewis County. 

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Breaking Misconceptions: New executive director focuses on fundraising, educating

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Heather Spezzano, Director of the Jefferson County SPCA, watches a kitten play in the kitten room at the facility.

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Learning and Leading a Sustainable Path

PHOTO PROVIDED BY TARA FREEMAN/ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY
Students take notes in their biology class on top of Whiteface Mountain as part of their required curriculum.

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Hope for the Future

PHOTO COURTESY OF ANTHONY MACHIA

Many of the north country residents interviewed for past issues of this magazine’s annual “Women in Business” edition have shared their secrets of success and offered sound advice to other women aspiring to establish their careers.

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A sibling ‘rivalry’

For three north country families, the bonds that lead to success in business began as brotherly

AMANDA MORRISON / NNY Business CAPTION Lyndaker Timber Harvest, Croghan, is run by brothers, from left, Wade, Travis, Cody, and Matt.

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Lyndaker Timber Harvest, Croghan, is run by brothers, from left, Wade, Travis, Cody, and Matt.

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August 2016 Cover Story: Telemedicine

Technology connects patients with care

The telemedicine machine utilizes a camera, top, that can be controlled remotely by a distance doctor, to analyze a patient and run tests for stroke diagnostics. The display of the doctor would be on the main computer screen, and the patient and location nurse can be seen in an inset screen, seen at bottom right. Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business.

The telemedicine machine utilizes a camera, top, that can be controlled remotely by a distance doctor, to analyze a patient and run tests for stroke diagnostics. The display of the doctor would be on the main computer screen, and the patient and location nurse can be seen in an inset screen, seen at bottom right. Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business.

Telemedicine another tool working to improve
access to specialists for rural residents

By Norah Machia, NNY Business

A patient recently came into Samaritan Medical Center’s Emergency Department presenting with symptoms of a possible stroke. Although a CT scan was done to rule out other causes, the physician treating the patient was still not completely convinced that stroke was the correct diagnosis. [Read more…]

August 2016 Feature Story: FDRHPO

A ‘mission-focused’ agency

Denise Young is the executive director for Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization. The agency, which was formed in 2005 and today employs a staff of 36 full- and part-time people, works to improve the health of the region’s residents through a variety of initiatives. Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business.

Denise Young is the executive director for Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization. The agency, which was formed in 2005 and today employs a staff of 36 full- and part-time people, works to improve the health of the region’s residents through a variety of initiatives. Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business.

FDRHPO works to fill gaps in region’s health care

By Norah Machia, NNY Business

The growth of telemedicine is just one of several goals that the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization continues to accomplish on its mission to improve the health of north country residents. [Read more…]