Professional fundraisers are for-profit companies that contract with charities to solicit donations by telephone or through the mail. The industry is loosely regulated and can keep as much as 100% of donated dollars.
Last week, we reported on a spike in the number of overdose deaths in Jefferson County over a short period of time. With cash bail disappearing in the new year, county officials are concerned it could reduce the incentive for drug offenders to seek treatment.
Legislation was signed last week by Governor Cuomo allowing adoptees in the state who are 18 years of age and older to access their original birth certificates. You shared your thoughts on that and other stories in the news.
Happy Hearts Memory Cafe is inviting people with dementia, Alzheimer's disease or brain injury to come to Stone Presbyterian Church at 140 Chestnut Street in Watertown on the third Tuesday of every month from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Governor Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James have filed an expanded lawsuit on behalf of New York against the International Joint Commission, the agency which regulates water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.
Former U.S. Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch opened the second day of Trump impeachment hearings Friday providing chilling detail how she felt a “big threat” after being suddenly ousted from her post.
Local shop owners who sell cigarettes are taking issue with a new state law that raises the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old. It's not that they disagree with the law; it's when and how they found out about the change.
North country congresswoman Elise Stefanik still sees no evidence of an impeachable offense by President Trump. She still views the hearings as a political attack on Trump by the Democratic majority in the House of Representatives.