Latest St. Lawrence County Stories

2011-05-04 00:00:28

G4S Technology LLC (formerly Adesta), a systems integrator and project management company for communication networks and electronic security systems, has been selected to design and install a 660 mile fiber optic backbone and distribution network for Slic Network Solution's fiber-to-the-home deployment in St. Lawrence County, New York. OMAHA, Neb. (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 G4S Technology LLC (formerly Adesta), a systems integrator and project management company for communication networks and...

2008-07-23 15:01:19

By Corey Fram, Watertown Daily Times, N.Y. Jul. 23--The Federal Communications Commission is paying to link north country hospitals, clinics and health centers via high-speed connections. "North country" has different definitions, however, and in this case it doesn't include Massena and Ogdensburg. Massena Memorial Hospital and Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center are too far from project hubs at Fort Drum and SUNY Plattsburgh. "It doesn't make sense to leave those two out. Right now, we...

2008-05-14 03:00:23

By Lupulescu, Marian Readers may wonder why we need an article about amphiboles in this publication. There are considerable concerns about this topic, and I want to comment briefly about two of them. With some exceptions, many mineral lovers consider the amphibole-group minerals not spectacular enough to be collected and displayed; indeed, they believe these dark minerals are significant only for professional mineralogists who like to classify them in groups and species or for the...

2008-05-14 03:00:23

By Lupulescu, Marian The principal goal of this article is to present the impor- tant minerals from the New York State iron deposits. Not all the minerals identified in these deposits can be seen by the naked eye; some are found only in thin sections, and others are not aesthetically impressive, making them of limited collector interest. In general, these will not be noted here, except for those that represent very rare occurrences; they will be mentioned along with their localities, but...

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