Interviews

  Local food in winter? No problem!

When we think of local food, we usually think of farmers’ markets in warmer months. But there are also options available when it’s colder.

  JCC hosts nursing program info session

  VTC extends chili cook-off sign-up deadline

  Morning Checkup: maternity care recognition

  SPCA: ‘wonderfully intelligent’ Christopher

  Fitness with Jamie: staying motivated

  Another successful Lights on the River

Continued Coverage

  Morning Checkup: COVID-19 research

  It’s a good time to give, United Way says

  Stewart’s Holiday Match winding down; organizations welcome to apply

  Morning Checkup: staying healthy during the holidays

  New scholarships available at JCC

  Donate to Unity Lacrosse & maybe win a Yeti

  Donate to Credo, have it matched

Donations to the Credo Community Center in Watertown will be matched dollar for dollar this week.

  Fitness with Jamie: more for the core

Fitness expert Jamie Kalk shows us more exercises for the core that you can do inside.

  Still time to see zoo’s Winter Wonderlights

Winter Wonderlights continues at Watertown’s Zoo New York.

  Morning Checkup: Samaritan Home Health

When Samaritan Home Health workers visit patients’ homes, they’re careful to take precautions against COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

  Hospice events go virtual

  United Helpers CEO discusses COVID’s toll on nursing home residents, staff

  Chili cook-off becomes month-long competition

  Safety gift ideas for the holidays

  Taste NY Market offers gift baskets

  WPBS holds annual Holiday Gift Auction

  Morning Checkup: stroke care

There have been a lot of advances in stroke care in the 22 years Dr. Maja Lundborg-Gray has been at Samaritan Medical Center.

  Divorce Court judge offers relationship advice for the holidays

Holidays alone can be hard on relationships, but it can get even rougher during a pandemic.

  Time to enroll for JCC spring semester classes

Jefferson Community College’s spring semester starts January 25, so now is a good time to enroll.

  Time for Lisbon’s Lights on the River

Lisbon’s Lights on the River starts this weekend.

  SPCA: cuddly Stitch

Stitch wants little more than a human to cuddle with and a nice couch to sleep on.

  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.

  Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust hosts online auction

Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust is holding an online fundraising auction.

  12 Days of Christmas Giveaway: here’s how to win gift cards, merchandise

How would you like a free recliner, jewelry or a restaurant gift card? They’re just a few of the things you can win through our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

  Fitness with Jamie: working the legs

Your legs will be screaming at you by the time you’re done with these exercises.

  Help the United Way help others

The United Way of Northern New York helps support local nonprofit organizations, many of which are hurting financially because of the pandemic.

  Morning Checkup: the importance of quarantining

Quarantining is important if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19.

  Clayton Opera House presents Virtually Celtic Christmas

The Clayton Opera House can’t host any live concerts, so they’re presenting a virtual one.

  BCA’s gift drive is now to go

BCA Architects and Engineers’ 26th annual Gift Drive is switching to a “to go” event.

  SPCA: senior kitty Buttercup

Buttercup is a very sweet senior kitty.

  NCPPC’s ‘December to Remember’

The North Country Prenatal/Perinatal Council wants to make this “A December to Remember.”

  Stewart’s Shops launches annual Holiday Match

Nonprofit organizations that help children need help more than ever this year.

  Morning Checkup: COVID-19 guidelines for Thanksgiving

The safest thing to do for Thanksgiving this year is to separate.

  JCC plans virtual open house for military community

Jefferson Community College has a virtual open house coming up specifically geared toward the military community.

  SPCA: sprightly Clover

Clover might be 17 years old, but the cocker spaniel mix “doesn’t act her age at all.”

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

Young learners can get an education about the St. Lawrence river free of charge, thanks to the work of Save The River.

  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!

Plus, how photogenic is your pet? Watch the interview for details

  Credo to have online auction fundraiser

Credo Community Center is holding an online action tonight (Friday, November 13).

  Free webinar to feature discussion on farming and climate change

What is agriculture’s impact on climate change? A free webinar is coming up next week on the subject.

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

There may be a pandemic going on, but that’s not stopping the United Way of Northern New York from raising funds for its member agencies.

  Morning Checkup: 20th annual CMN Radiothon

he 20th annual Radiothon for Children’s Miracle Network at Samaritan Medical Center kicks off today.

  Victims Assistance Center to note World Prematurity Day

World Prematurity Day is November 17.

  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.