State Senator Patty Ritchie recently met with members of SUNY Canton's Student Nurses Association. Shown are: William Hedrick of Canton, Amber Rusello of Massena, Amanda Dvorak of Gouverneur, Senator Patty Ritchie, Alex Ensby of Colton, and Chelsea Barcomb of Altona and Mary Ann Caswell of Heuvelton.
State Senator Patty Ritchie presented retired newspaper publisher and editor Charles W. Kelly with a special Resolution at the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club Expo over the weekend. Senator Ritchie introduced the resolution in the New York State Senate earlier this year to honor the longtime journalist. Kelly helped found the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club and the annual Expo. He was a journalist for 57 years. He oversaw The Journal in Ogdensburg, the Advance News, the St. Lawrence Plaindealer in Canton, the Massena Courier Observer, the Malone Telegram and the Rural News.