07/09/15 11:58am
07/09/2015 11:58 AM
Jeff Heidtmann and Robert Frey see each other for the first time after a dramatic water rescue behind their homes. This photo earned Katharine Schroeder a third-place award from the National Newspaper Association Thursday.

Jeff Heidtmann and Robert Frey see each other for the first time after a dramatic water rescue behind their homes. This photo earned Katharine Schroeder a third-place award from the National Newspaper Association Thursday.

The Suffolk Times was named a finalist Thursday for the National Newspaper Association Award for General Excellence.

The winner will be announced Oct. 3 at a reception in St. Charles, Mo., though the paper is guaranteed at least a third place finish in its circulation category.

The award was one of seven given to Times Review Media Group when the NNA announced the winners of its 2015 Better Newspaper Contest Thursday morning.  (more…)