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.
Why is it Governor Cuomo and not state lawmakers making the decisions during the pandemic? Well, it's because of a state law approved by state legislators as the pandemic began to hit, allowing the governor to suspend laws and regulations during a state of emergency.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that all SUNY (State University of New York) and CUNY (City University of New York) campuses will move to distance learning for the remainder of the spring semester.
The city of Cornwall, Ontario, just across the border from Massena, has 129 new visitors.They arrived Friday after finally leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, where all passengers were quarantined because of the novel coronavirus.
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.