Jeffrey Norton

March, 2016

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, in 2014, a mere 2.8% of preschool and kindergarten teachers were men. As you scan the grid, the percentage of male teachers increases in elementary and middle school (19.1%), and peaks in high school (43%). Although he is aware of the statistics, Jeffrey Norton sees nothing unusual read more


Christine Labombard

March, 2016

Christine Labombard’s mother and father both served in the Air Force, a cousin was in the Army, and an uncle worked as a sheriff ’s deputy in Texas, so it only made sense for her to become a police officer. “Law enforcement is something I’ve always been around,” she explained. “It was a natural step read more


Careful Listening Pays Off

March, 2016

The automotive industry may be an unconventional place for women, but it’s an industry in which Julie Huttig is perfectly at home. Originally from Minneapolis, MN she graduated from the College of St. Benedict with a degree in both English and Business. Finding a job in her home state after graduation proved challenging. A friend read more


Keep on Trucking

March, 2016

There is a man here looking for a handgun.” That’s not a statement most business owners hear everyday, but it has become the new normal for Rhonda Barber and Carrie LaDuke at X-PLO/E-Z STO located on the Military Turnpike in the Town of Plattsburgh. New to the retail side of guns and ammo sales, LaDuke read more


March 2016

March, 2016

Women aren’t police officers or surgeons, and men aren’t nurses or hairdressers. That was the thinking of my generation, but times have changed. We’d like to believe that career decisions today are based on skills and interests, not on gender, but we know altering stereotypes can take a long time. In this issue of Strictly read more


Planting the Seeds of Consciousness

February, 2016

When Lindamarie Hill was pregnant with her daughter in the late ‘60s she experienced heart palpitations that led her on an alternative path seeking treatment in holistic practices like yoga, meditation and healing prayer. “People call it alternative, but it’s really ancient wisdom,” said Hill, now 71 years old and vibrant as a teenager. Hill, read more


Creating Opportunities

February, 2016

Do you know anyone who needs healthcare for mental illness or addiction? Whether you realize it or not, you probably do. Statistically, between twenty and twenty-five percent of people require mental health or addiction services at one time or another. If you live in Clinton County, and have used any of our local mental health read more


A Solid Foundation

February, 2016

Kerry Haley has been the Executive Director of The Foundation of CVPH for six and a half years—but the Foundation has been serving the community for much longer than that. Since 1989, it has been working to improve the health of our community through education, programs, events, and much more. In its 27 years, the read more


Prime

February, 2016

Strong, attentive and consistent pri- mary care is one of the first lines of defense against illness and disease for every North Country citizen, as well as the first resource for treatment when defenses are broken. Primary care focuses not only on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, but also on disease prevention, patient education read more


Joanne K. Dahlen

February, 2016

Job Title: Director of Marketing and Business Development, The Development Corporation Hometown: Pound Ridge, New York Family: Husband: Kjell Dahlen Education: B.A., Hollins College Community Involvement: CVPH Medical Center Advisory Board, Saranac River Trail Greenway Board of Directors, Vice President and Treasurer of the Friends of Saranac River Trail Inc., President Elect of Sunrise Rotary read more