How to prevent and treat allergies in pets

Dr. Stephanie Young, a veterinarian and the owner of The Animal Doctors in Watertown, appeared on 7 News at Noon on Friday to discuss allergies in pets and how to prevent and treat them.

  Potsdam Elks looking for donations for ‘Sweet Treats for Soldiers’

  Hospice to present first-ever Make Every Day Matter Award

  Morning Checkup: breast care

  Young boaters can take safety certification course this weekend

  Chamber seeks Business of the Year nominations

  Watertown Lyric Theater presents ‘First Date’

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  Kickoff events planned for Relay For Life

  SPCA: Nina & a fashion show

  Sync your calendars at motorcycle meet & greet

  Setting the mood with food on Valentine’s Day

  Enjoy ‘Chocolate, Cocktails & Cannoli’ next week

  TV Dinner: Tequila Mango Flambé

  Comedy takes the stage at Clayton Opera House

The Clayton Opera House is hosting a couple of comedy shows and a Jefferson County SPCA fundraiser.

  Material sought for Carthage American Legion’s 100th birthday

The Carthage American Legion Post 789 will be celebrating its 100th anniversary and is seeking material for a book and documentary.

  Time to sign up for Miss Ireland pageant

The Miss Ireland Scholarship Pageant is only about a month away.

  Rotary Swimarathon raises money to eradicate polio

Watertown's Noon Rotary Club is hosting a Swimarathon to raise money to help wide out polio.

  Morning Checkup: stroke signs

  JCC offers late session classes

  A physician’s perspective on Hospice of Jefferson County

  SPCA: cuddly Sammy

  Local barbershop quartet offers singing Valentines again

  Children’s home to host job fair

  TV Dinner: Chicken Paprikash

It's a simple and satisfying dish Chef Chris Manning used to make when he worked at the Renaissance Restaurant in Watertown.

  Carthage Area Hospital offers smoking cessation help

Carthage Area Hospital is hosting workshops to help people stop smoking.

  Who will take home an Oscar? Craig Thornton shares his picks

The 92nd Academy Awards will be held Sunday night and 7 News arts and entertainment editor Craig Thornton has his predictions on who will take home an Oscar.

  Annual Polar Bear Dip coming soon

The 30th annual Polar Bear Dip to benefit River Hospital in Alexandria Bay is coming up at the end of the month.

  Zoo to host ‘Wine, Chocolate and the Wild’

The New York State Zoo at Thompson Park is inviting you to an event called "Wine, Chocolate and the Wild."

  Morning Checkup: safe sleep for infants

Do you know the ABCs for making sure infants sleep safely?

  Time to start planning for Camp Wabasso

Things are in full swing getting ready for the 2020 season at Camp Wabasso.

  Carthage hosts Winterfest this weekend

It's Winterfest time in Carthage.

  Gift giving and the law

There's a difference between the rules for making gifts for purposes of Medicaid and the rules under the IRS for gifting. Local attorney Marcy Robinson Dembs, a partner with Barclay Damon, appeared on 7 News at Noon on Monday to talk about the rules.

  SPCA: Marbles, a calm cat

Marbles is very chill.

  General Brown students perform ‘Beauty’ later this week

General Brown High School presents "Beauty and the Beast" this weekend.

  TV Dinner: Jambalaya

Chef Chris Manning learned how to make jambalaya when he interned for a New Orleans chef named Miss Lolita Dubois.

  ’Wine, Chocolate & the Wild’ at Thompson Park zoo

The New York State Zoo at Thompson Park is having another of its after-hours events.

  Grasse River Players to present “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”

The Grasse River Players will present "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" to help celebrate Canton's Winterfest.

  Malawi Early Literacy Team hard at work

The Malawi Early Literacy Team has several projects coming up.

  The Rock Church offering free clothing

It's called the Rock Closet and it's a place people can come to get free clothing and other items.

  Morning Checkup: dermatology clinic

Do you know the ABCDEs of skin cancer?

  Need food for ‘The Big Game’? Call the Salvation Army

If you'd like some munchies for "The Big Game" this weekend, the Watertown Salvation Army has got you covered.

  JCC’s Super Science Saturday This Weekend

Jefferson Community College will host its annual exploration of careers in mathematics and science this weekend.

  Thousand Islands Ensemble To Hold Annual Dessert Theater

The Thousand Islands Select Vocal Ensemble is holding its 22nd annual Dessert Theater next week.

  North Country Chili Cook-Off coming up Saturday

The Volunteer Transportation Center will host the 21st Annual North Country Chili Cook-Off this Saturday, February 1, at the Dulles State Office Building in Watertown.

  SPCA: kissin’ Kaden

Kaden is full of kisses.

  JCC offering allied health information sessions

Jefferson Community College will hold two information sessions for its pre-certification allied health programs.

  TV Dinner: Maple Mustard Sauce

Chef Chris Manning's Maple Mustard Sauce is simple and easy to make.

  Fitness: working the upper body

Beth was wearing a dress Thursday, so fitness expert Jamie Kalk tailored an upper-body workout just for her.

  The Arc of Jefferson-St. Lawrence has jobs on Fort Drum

The Arc of Jefferson-St. Lawrence has employment opportunities on Fort Drum for individuals with disabilities.

  Morning Checkup: Children’s Miracle Network

Kai Diggs is a Children's Miracle Network champion. That's because he's a fighter.

  Data Privacy Day Summit planned

Westelcom and Runningboards Marketing are teaming up to present a summit for people concerned about cybersecurity.

  Chamber hosts annual economic forecast

It's a look ahead into the north country's economy in 2020.

  Alexandria brass band hosts fundraiser

The Alexandria Central brass band wants to go to New Orleans for Mardi Gras in April and to do that, they need to raise money.

  ‘Healthy Kitchen, Healthy Living’ classes offered

It's a series of classes to help people learn how to eliminate any roadblocks they have to eating healthy.

  SPCA: Starr, a senior dog

Star is a senior dog, but you'd hardly know it.

  Relay walk to raise awareness of rare disease

There’s an event coming up in a few months to help raise awareness of a rare, incurable disease.

  TV Dinner: Maryland Hot Crab Dip

If you're hosting a football game-watching party, this dish would be a sure crowd pleaser.

  New diabetes self-management class offered

If you have diabetes, you might benefit from Samaritan Medical Center's Healthy Lifestyles program.

  Alex Bay fishing derby this weekend

The Alexandria Bay Fire Departments’ annual ice fishing derby is this weekend.

  Fundraiser this weekend for Love Michaela Foundation

There's a fundraiser this weekend for a foundation named for a woman who died from leukemia two months ago.

  Morning Checkup: graduate medical education program

You might not know it, but Samaritan Medical Center is a teaching hospital.

  7 News morning interview: apply yourself!

Jefferson Community College’s spring semester begins next Tuesday, January 21. There is still time to register for class.

  SPCA: Chub-Chub

Chub-Chub is still full of kitten-like energy.

  Emerald Ash Borer is Here - Now What?

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County is offering a program, “Emerald Ash Borer is Here- Now What?” on Saturday, January 18 from 10 am to 12 pm at the extension offices, 203 North Hamilton St. in Watertown.

  TV Dinner: Amatriciana

It's called Amatriciana and it originates from Amatrice in central Italy northeast of Rome.

  Wear blue for human trafficking awareness

New York state is fourth in the nation for human trafficking. January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

  Fitness: working the shoulders

It's time to work those shoulders.

  Morning Checkup: ortho surgery

You don't have to go further than Samaritan Medical Center for orthopaedic surgery.

  Comedy shows coming up at Clayton Opera House

Comedy is on stage at the Clayton Opera House.

  Local lawyer discusses SECURE Act

Local lawyer Marcy Robinson Dembs, a partner with Barclay Damon, appeared on 7 News at Noon on Monday to talk about the SECURE Act, which was just signed into law and changes retirement plans significantly.

  SPCA: Moonra, the curious cat

Beth Hall had to come to the rescue to corral Moonra.

  Grants awarded to help make schools safer

Eleven schools received $16,000 in grants from the Northern New York Community Foundation's Safe Schools Endeavor.

  TV Dinner: loaded potato pancakes

It’s a tasty and hearty way to start the New Year.

  Dairy Day coming up soon

Cornell Cooperative Extension is inviting people in the dairy industry to attend its upcoming Dairy Day.

  Enrollment made easy at JCC Instant Admit

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

  7th Annual Black Lake Challenge coming up

It's an annual ice fishing derby that's growing bigger each year.

  Be ‘SMART’ this New Year

It's a good idea to be SMART while setting goals for the New Year.

  SPCA: Levi & Dawson

Levi and Dawson are pretty chill for kittens.

  Watertown Urban Mission can help with critical needs

The critical needs program at the Watertown Urban Mission can help people with anything from diapers and formula to car insurance payments and rental arrears.

  TV Dinner: Beef Cacciatore

Most people have heard of Chicken Cacciatore, but Chef Chris Manning introduces us to the less-renowned Beef Cacciatore.

  Donegal Beard Contest starts next week

Ready, set, shave! It's almost time for the start of 2020's Donegal Beard Contest.