On this edition of AM Chat with Shawn Cunningham, we feature an AM Chat on the tough topic of suicide...Its a chronic health problem that's been in the forefront lately because of the recent suicide deaths of public people Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade. But apparently, the numbers of everyday people committing suicide is going up. AMHC licenced clinical social worker Christina Wall guests.
Tomorrow's the big day - we've been telling you about Relay for Life for the last two weeks and the event will be happening tomorrow starting at 11 a.m. and running until 11 p.m. Organizers were out on the track preparing this afternoon. News Source 8's Katie Zarrilli brings us our final piece of the series.
The splash pad at Riverside Park will open to the public tomorrow. Chris Beaulieu, director of Recreation and Parks, says it will be run on a limited basis as they continue to work to bring the system online.
School consolidation, once mandated by the state, is coming to an end for some County schools. Kathy McCarty met with school officials in RSU 50 and newly-formed RSU 89 about why residents say it just doesn't work for them.
Farmers in the County are extremely thankful for today's weather. They say it's just what this year's recently planted potato crop needs.
Local National Guard members have been busy in the County, taking part in annual training sessions. Kathy McCarty talked with the commander of the 185th Engineering Company and has more on what they've been up to.