Interviews

  United Helpers is hiring for variety of jobs

If you’re looking for a job, you might want to check out United Helpers in St. Lawrence County.

  ‘Experience’ raises awareness about suicide prevention

  Fitness with Jamie: core-strengthening exercises

  Suicide Prevention walk coming up this Sunday in Watertown

  Morning Checkup: allergies or COVID?

  Jefferson County teens invited to virtual summit

  JCC offers late semester courses

Continued Coverage

  Clayton Opera House hosts live-stream concert

  Fox News journalist to speak at United Way’s virtual town hall meeting

  Free webinar on women in agriculture open to public

  Morning Checkup: opioid addictions

  WPBS auction goes online

  United Way to hold virtual town hall meeting

  Why apples are so good for you

You’ve heard the old saying - an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Cathy Moore of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County says the saying is based on fact; apples are good for you.

  Time to get boats ready for winter

It’s near the end of the boating season, so it’s time to think about winterizing and storing those boats.

  Number of events coming up at Watertown’s Zoo New York

Zoo New York at Watertown’s Thompson Park is gearing up for 3 events.

  Fitness with Jamie: youth fitness during a pandemic

Many phys ed classes are going virtual this year, so fitness expert Jamie Kalk says it’s important for families to make sure their kids are getting enough exercise.

  Yellow Day raises awareness of suicide prevention

  Free movie night offered at Black River Drive-in

  Morning Checkup: prostate cancer

  Family Health Center introduces new pediatrician

  Harvest Fest & Boo at the Zoo next month

  Morning Checkup: pandemic stress

  CCE offers online parenting programming

Cornell Cooperative Extension has some solutions for people struggling with parenting.

  Still time to register for fall semester classes at JCC

Jefferson Community College wants to get the word out that there’s still time to register for fall semester classes.

  Fitness with Jamie: interval training

It combines three core exercises with a quick run to spike the heart rate – then repeat.

  Free Narcan training to be offered in St. Lawrence County

Monday, August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day and the Seaway Valley Prevention Council is observing the day by offering free Narcan, also known as naloxone, training in St. Lawrence County.

  Morning Checkup: get your flu shot

With two severe respiratory illnesses about to collide, some experts are calling it “a perfect storm.”

  Allied health pre-certification workshops offered in person

Jefferson Community College is offering in-person allied health pre-certification workshops.

  Morning Checkup: back-to-school dental care

Students will be going back to school soon and it’s a good time to make sure they’re in good health – including their dental health.

  Preserving food safely

Many people are taking advantage of having to stay at home during the pandemic to grow their own gardens.

  Young People’s Theater to perform ‘Live from the Steps of the Opera House’

The Young People’s Theater of Clayton can’t perform inside the Clayton Opera House this year, so they’re taking their performances outside.

  Morning Checkup: back-to-school vaccinations

It’s almost back-to-school time and it’s important to make sure your children’s vaccinations are up to date.

  Hospice declares ‘Stronger Together’ Day

Hospice of Jefferson County has declared August 21 as “Jefferson County: Stronger Together” Day.

  JRC Foundation to hold golf ‘un-tournament’ fundraiser

The Sue Day Memorial Golf Tournament is the JRC Foundation’s biggest fundraiser and this year the plan is to hold it safely.

  Local author discusses newly released book, ‘The Orphan Collector’

Internationally known author Ellen Marie Wiseman, who happens to live right here in the north country, appeared on 7 News at Noon on Wednesday to talk about her newly released book, ‘The Orphan Collector.’

  Morning Checkup: kids & face masks

Kids may be going back to school soon and, if they do, they’ll have to wear face masks.

  Local attorney discusses new power of attorney statute

Local attorney Marcy Robinson Dembs, a partner with the law firm of Barclay Damon, appeared on 7 News at Noon on Tuesday to talk about New York's new power of attorney statute.

  Fitness with Jamie: exercises that pack a punch

Fitness expert Jamie Kalk shows us exercises that are great when you're short on time.

  Funding available to attend JCC for active-duty military & spouses

Federal funding is available for active-duty military and their spouses who want to enroll at Jefferson Community College.

  Water plants every day, expert says

It’s not easy to maintain plants when the weather is this dry.

  Here’s what fall classes will look like at JCC

Most fall classes at Jefferson Community College will be offered remotely.

  Victims Assistance Center hosts virtual 5K

The Victims Assistance Center is hosting a virtual 5K.

  Staying hydrated in the heat

Registered dietitian Cathy Moore of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County appeared on 7 News at Noon on Thursday to talk about the importance of staying hydrated during our hot weather.

  Morning Checkup: diagnosing lung cancer

There’s new technology at Samaritan Medical Center for diagnosing lung cancer.

  Fitness with Jamie: strength-building

In the video, Jamie demonstrates a Bulgarian split squat, a decline pushup, and a way to combine the two.

  Historical society offers ‘Concerts AWAY from the Waterfront’

The Sackets Harbor Historical Society is taking its traditional waterfront concerts online.

  Morning Checkup: assisted living services discount

Samaritan Medical Center is offering a discount for its assisted living services.

  JCC degree programs in high demand

People with chemical dependency and human services degrees are in high demand.

  Run for the River goes virtual

Save the River development director Bridget Wright says the event typically draws about 500 runners.

  NY Sea Grant offers decals to help make charter boating safer

The charter fishing, charter diving, and tour boat industries are fully up and running despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Morning Checkup: Children’s Miracle Network campaign

Children’s Miracle Network at Samaritan Medical Center has a campaign underway.

  North Country All-Stars celebration this week

Every year 7 News holds a reception to celebrate our student all-stars in academics, athletics, arts and career-tech.

  Fitness with Jamie: working your core

The plank is a very good way to work your core.

  Morning Checkup: swing bed services

Swing beds are a transition from an acute-care hospital stay to being discharged to go home.

  SpokerRide goes virtual this year

It turned out to be too difficult for the organizers of the annual SpokerRide to plan a traditional bicycle ride in the midst of a pandemic.

  Hospice sells ‘Jefferson County: Stronger Together’ apparel

Hospice of Jefferson County is selling apparel with a message: Jefferson County is stronger together.

  Morning Checkup: infusions at Samaritan

Infusions are often used to treat chronic illnesses and conditions. It’s a service that’s available at Samaritan Medical Center.

  Taste NY Market reopens

The Taste NY Market at the North Country Welcome Center is now open.

  JCC to hold virtual open house & registration

Jefferson Community College is having its first summer virtual open house next month.

  Juneteenth celebration organizer: Cuomo on ‘right side of history’ with holiday

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order recognizing Juneteenth, which was Friday, June 19, as a holiday for state employees. Bianca Ellis, who has organized Watertown's Juneteenth celebration for years, appeared on 7 News at Noon on Friday to share her thoughts on the governor's move.

  Comedy show to benefit Thompson Park zoo

There’s a pay-per-view comedy show coming up to benefit the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park.

  Fitness with Jamie: PiYo Live moves

Fitness expert Jamie Kalk has PiYo Live moves for us to try.

  4-H Camp Wabasso offering summer programs

Because 4-H Camp Wabasso had to cancel summer camp this year due to COVID-19, it's offering a number of summer programs.

  Morning Checkup: new to Samaritan Dermatology

Samaritan Medical Center is welcoming two new physician assistants to its dermatology department.

  Food distribution at JCC later this week

Jefferson Community College and the Food Bank of Central New York are teaming up for a drive-through food distribution event on Friday.

  Changes at Clayton Opera House

The COVID-19 pandemic means there had to be changes at the Clayton Opera House.

  Building a stronger diverse community

Our guest on 7 News at Noon on Thursday was Dr. Janice Gravely, who has a PhD in Public Policy & Administration.

  VAC notes Elder Abuse Awareness Month

Elder abuse and neglect are serious problems.

  Retired Lt. Col. discusses policy and military duties

High-ranking current and retired defense officials have criticized President Trump's threats to order military forces to quell protests. We spoke with a retired lieutenant colonel about the military and its policies.

  Morning Checkup: home health services

Not all COVID-19 patients need to be hospitalized, but many still need to be frequently monitored.

  Free online workshops at JCC

Jefferson Community College is offering free online workshops.

  Watertown’s library offers “Grab & Go” book pick up

Watertown's Flower Memorial Library reopened on Monday for “Grab & Go” book pick up.

  Watertown’s Salvation Army thrift store reopens for customers and donations

After being closed since March 18 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Salvation Army thrift store in Watertown is now reopened and accepting donations.

  Fitness with Jamie: working out at Thompson Park

After months of being cooped up, many people are ready to get out and exercise.

  Attorney discusses executive orders and the law

Whether it be President Trump or Governor Cuomo, leaders are coming under fire over their use of executive orders. Many wonder if the orders are actually legal or enforceable.

  Morning Checkup: COVID-19 antibody testing

esting positive for COVID-19 antibodies doesn’t necessarily mean what you think.

  Crafts return this week to Watertown Farm & Craft Market

Last week was the first Watertown Farm and Craft Market of the season and it’ll be back this week with a few changes.

  7 News All-Stars to receive on-air recognition

Each year 7 News honors its All-Stars with special dinner at the Hilton Garden Inn in Watertown, but the coronavirus pandemic makes that impossible.

  Watertown residents to vote June 9 on funding for Flower Memorial Library

If you live in the Watertown City School District, you’ll be voting June 9 on the school budget and something else - Proposition 1 - which will secure funding for Flower Memorial Library.

  Morning Checkup: outpatient addiction services

There’s been an uptick in overdose cases in the north country in recent weeks and Samaritan Medical Center wants people to know that help is available.