Lieutenant governor discusses COVID vaccine, testing delays, PPE costs

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul appeared on 7 News at Noon on Friday to discuss a variety of topics related to COVID-19.

  Fitness with Jamie: working the legs

  Help the United Way help others

  Morning Checkup: the importance of quarantining

  Clayton Opera House presents Virtually Celtic Christmas

  BCA’s gift drive is now to go

  SPCA: senior kitty Buttercup

Continued Coverage

  NCPPC’s ‘December to Remember’

  Stewart’s Shops launches annual Holiday Match

  Morning Checkup: COVID-19 guidelines for Thanksgiving

  JCC plans virtual open house for military community

  SPCA: sprightly Clover

Friday interview: help for learning, in school, at home

  United Way’s ‘No Show Gala’ starts today

Since we can’t dress up this holiday season for charity balls, the “No Show Gala” is a way to give money to the United Way, and have a littler fun in the process.

  Fitness with Jamie: helping your core

Our resident fitness expert. Jamie Kalk, has a low impact routine to help your core using Pilates.

  Morning interview: plan for COVID this winter

If you're going to spend time outdoors, dress for safety, wear a mask and carry hand sanitizer.

  Supporting local business and helping the NCPPC

NCPPC wants to make it a "December to Remember"

  Checking in with the SPCA: Meet Georgie!

  Credo to have online auction fundraiser

  Free webinar to feature discussion on farming and climate change

  WWNY United Way promotes ‘No Show Gala’ and fundraising campaign

  Morning Checkup: 20th annual CMN Radiothon

  Victims Assistance Center to note World Prematurity Day

  Academic All-Star: Sofia Gray

Our first Academic All-Star of the season is Sofia Gray, a senior at Sackets Harbor Central School.

  Virtual academic info sessions at JCC

There’s a way to find out more about the academic programs offered at Jefferson Community College.

  Zoo New York: ready for winter

Zoo New York at Thompson Park in Watertown has new hours for the winter.

  SPCA: vaccine clinic, pet photo contest & pet of the week

Flint is strong, playful, very sweet, and this week’s featured pet at the Jefferson County SPCA.

  Help available for navigating health insurance marketplace

North Country Prenatal/Perinatal Council is again helping people navigate the complicated health insurance marketplace.

  Program helps soldiers find agriculture careers

Military service members learn a lot of skills that set them up nicely for a career in agriculture.

  Fitness with Jamie: work the lower body & core

Fitness expert Jamie Kalk shows us Pilates moves to work our lower body and core.

  United Way offers Board Member Boot Camp

United Way of Northern New York is offering a boot camp for leaders of nonprofit organizations.

  Morning Checkup: 2020 Festival of Trees

The 2020 Festival of Trees is coming up at the end of the month.

  Youth Giving Challenge underway

Students in seventh and eighth grade have a chance to express what “community” means to them.

  SPCA: Peaches & a calendar contest

Peaches might not be a kitten anymore, but she has plenty of spunk.

  YMCA’s Turkey-Rock Run is two events in one

The Watertown Family YMCA is combining its Turkey Day Run and the Shamrock Run it had to cancel at the beginning of the pandemic.

  Canton CCP Giving Tree going to vouchers this year

The annual Giving Tree run by Canton’s Church and Community Program will look different this year.

  Morning Checkup: plastic surgery

Samaritan Medical Center offers plastic surgery beyond post-mastectomy reconstruction.

  JCC offers Instant Admit Days

Instant Admit is a quick and easy way to enroll for classes at Jefferson Community College.

  Attend virtually: United Way’s ‘No Show Gala’

You can attend a gala sitting on your couch and wearing sweatpants.

  SPCA: Trunk or Treat, vaccine clinics & Shanty

Shanty is very muscular and very sweet.

  YMCA offers Election Day child care

Need someone to watch the kids while you vote?

  JCC offering virtual wine tastings

Jefferson Community College is calling all wine enthusiasts to register now for upcoming wine tastings in November and December.

  Malawi Early Literacy Team update

The Malawi Early Literacy Team’s library was destroyed during a political protest in that country in July 2019.

  Fitness with Jamie: working your legs

Fitness expert Jamie Kalk shows us moves to help work the legs.

  North Star Food Hub to accept EBT payments

The North Star Food Hub will soon be able to accept EBT payments from SNAP recipients.

  Morning Checkup: Samaritan Home Health

When people are sent home from the hospital, sometimes they’re not quite ready to care for themselves completely.

  Pasta for CASA is still on, but differently

The 29th annual Pasta for CASA is still happening, but not as usual.

  Turkey Bowl banquet going takeout this year

The Carthage Turkey Bowl’s annual banquet can’t happen this year.

  SPCA: Sammy the cat & Trunk or Treat

The Jefferson County SPCA is back on 7 News This Morning!

  Nominations sought for Watertown Hall of Achievement

The Watertown City School District is looking for nominations to its Distinguished Alumni Hall of Achievement.

  Morning Checkup: Festival of Trees

“You can’t cancel Christmas” was the driving force behind the committee organizing the 2020 North Country Festival of Trees.

  JCC offers virtual open houses

JCC admissions director Chelsea Marra says there will be two in October, two in November, and a military-specific one in December.

  ’Boo at the Zoo’ starts this weekend

Kids can don their Halloween costumes for Boo at the Zoo starting this weekend.

  JRC Foundation’s Scarecrow Scuttle goes virtual

It takes more than a pandemic to scuttle the Scarecrow Scuttle.

  Benefits of fall and winter vegetables

Registered dietitian Cathy Moore of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County appeared on 7 News at Noon on Friday to talk about the vegetables' nutritional benefits.

  Fitness with Jamie: 3 new exercises

Fitness expert Jamie Kalk shows us new moves she’s trying out to help work her triceps, shoulders, and core.

  Salvation Army hosts Wings & Fries Sale

There’s a fundraiser this weekend for the Watertown Salvation Army.

  Morning Checkup: allergy patch testing

Samaritan Medical Center is offering an extended version of its allergy patch testing.

  WorkPlace offers youth employment program

If you’re between 16 and 24 and not in high school or college, you may be eligible for a special employment program.

  Zoo New York lines up events

Zoo executive director Larry Sorel gave us the rundown during an interview for 7 News This Morning.

  Morning Checkup: addiction services

One of the worse things you can tell someone recovering from addiction is to socially isolate.

  Cooperative Extension has plans for National 4-H Week

October 4-10 is National 4-H Week.

  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.

  Victims Assistance Center to observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County is using the month to let you know they can help.

  JCC to host virtural forum on racism

“What is Racism?” That’s the subject of a public forum coming up at Jefferson Community College next month.

  ‘Experience’ raises awareness about suicide prevention

There’s an event this weekend to raise awareness about suicide prevention.

  Fitness with Jamie: core-strengthening exercises

Fitness expert Jamie Kalk says core strength is important not only for looks, but for balance and daily movement.

  Suicide Prevention walk coming up this Sunday in Watertown

Suicide touches one in five American families. An event planned for this weekend will help bring awareness to suicide prevention. It’s the Watertown Out of the Darkness Experience.

  Morning Checkup: allergies or COVID?

When you develop sniffles and a cough, how can you tell if it’s allergies or something more serious, like CODIV-19?

  Jefferson County teens invited to virtual summit

Money management, community involvement, and motivation are just some of the subjects that will be discussed during a a virtual teen summit for the youth of Jefferson County.

  JCC offers late semester courses

Admissions director Chelsea Marra explains that the classes condense a semester’s worth of learning into eight weeks.

  Clayton Opera House hosts live-stream concert

Executive director Julie Garnsey explained how it works in an interview for 7 News This Morning.

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

The United Way of Northern New York will hold a virtual town hall meeting next week on justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

  Free webinar on women in agriculture open to public

A webinar on successful women in agriculture is coming up this month. Jefferson County Agricultural Coordinator Jay Matteson appeared on 7 News at Noon on Wednesday to discuss the event.

  Morning Checkup: opioid addictions

This year may be Jefferson County’s worst year for fatal overdoses and it’s a problem that’s increasing nationwide.

  WPBS auction goes online

A 50-year tradition at WPBS-TV is going virtual this year.

  United Way to hold virtual town hall meeting

United Way of Northern New York is holding a virtual town hall meeting next week on justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

  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.