Sarah Cronk-Duquette- Organized, Dependable, Energized

NORTHERN INSURING AGENCY, INC. — SENIOR SALES EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT IN THE BUSINESS INSURANCE DIVISION Hometown: Morrisonville, NY Age: 34 Education: BA English Writing; Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) Designation; Property & Casualty Insurance License Community Involvement: Committee Member for the Alzheimer’s Walk for the Third Age Adult Day Center; Co-organizer for the annual Run to read more




Looking Up

It began with a fanciful pact between two close highschool classmates at Thousand Island Central School that they would be on the first manned mission to Mars. “Space exploration was moving fast,” explained Lisabeth Moore Kissner, Instructor and Director of the Northcountry Planetarium at SUNY Plattsburgh. “Once the U.S. went to the moon, installed satellites read more


Not Just a Hospital

Armed with an understanding that the changing landscape of healthcare requires innovation, bridge building and an unwavering commitment to patient-focused care, Michelle LeBeau, RN, MHRM, believes that both the Alice Hyde Medical Center and Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) teams have what it takes to navigate this new dynamic. President of both the Malone and read more




The Opposite of Addiction is Connection

According to the Surgeon General’s report, “Facing Addiction in America,” addiction is a chronic, but treatable, disease of the brain’s reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. It is not a moral failing. In fact, genetics and life circumstances play a major role in someone’s susceptibility to addiction. For example. those who have difficultly connecting with read more