We’ve all read and heard a lot about the importance of “eating local.”
Food that’s grown and raised in our backyards can often be fresher, more appealing to the eye and palate, and more nutritious than products that are shipped from hundreds—and maybe thousands of miles away.
State Senator Patty Ritchie met with area school officials Thursday to discuss Governor Cuomo’s proposals for school aid in his new state budget, and how the state’s school funding formulas shortchange St. Lawrence County’s rural school districts.
Senator Patty Ritchie is inviting nominations from veterans’ posts, family members and community leaders across Northern and Central New York for her inductee in the State Senate’s Veterans Hall of Fame.
Gov. Cuomo singled out Senator Ritchie at a recent event, saying the freshman lawmaker was "making a mark" on the capital once known for dysfunction, but now seen as getting things done for hardworking taxpayers.