CANTON St. Lawrence County Court Judge Jerome J. Richards will hold a news conference today to announce whether he will seek re-election
The 5:15 p.m. event will take place in the new courthouse foyer.
Judge Richards was elected to the post in November 2004, when he ran unopposed. He succeeded Judge Eugene L. Nicandri, Massena, who retired after 19 years in the post.
Before taking the bench, Judge Richards was St. Lawrence County district attorney from 1996 to 2005.