John is a native of St. Lawrence County and graduate of Lisbon Central.
Holding a degree in journalism from SUNY Morrisville and a degree in political science from SUNY Buffalo, John began his career at WSLB radio in Ogdensburg before moving to television and another radio position in Watertown.
A staple of Channel 50 for several years, John comes to Channel 7 with a history of North Country experiences and an wealth of local knowledge.
National Grid says it has increased weekend staffing in preparation for the storm, has pre-positioned crews in areas expected to be hardest hit, and has activated its comprehensive emergency response plan.
It's his 12th birthday Friday and a Lisbon boy never expected to spend it in a hospital bed in Syracuse. Nonetheless, there's still plenty to celebrate - not only with gifts, but also a tremendous outpouring of community support.