COPENHAGEN — If you asked anyone Saturday at the Copenhagen Fire Department why they were there, they would probably give you the same answer: because the Hebert family has always been there to help others. So they were there to help the family who had lost everything but each other.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo mentioned Fort Drum and the north country prominently in his sprawling combined State of the State address and budget message Wednesday afternoon as he touted past accomplishments and, at times, veered into more aspirational territory, holding New York state up as an example for the nation.
WASHINGTON — Carthage Central High School students Mary E. and Frances K. “Katie” McCurry attended President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address as guests of Rep. Elise M. Stefanik and said they were both humbled and energized by the experience.