Salvation Army in Ogdensburg hosting annual Harvest Dinner and Auction
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:25 pm

OGDENSBURG -- The Salvation Army, 401 Franklin St., is inviting the community to its annual Harvest Dinner and Auction Saturday, Oct. 20.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.

Dinner proceeds will benefit new programs including:

• Loads of Love, a ministry assisting those with a simple need: clean clothes;

• MOPS, a group seeking to “build circles of moms who love each other like family;”

• Sally’s Place, a place for those needing recreation, fellowship, encouragement and support;

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Annual Norfolk Halloween Festival to kick off Oct. 25
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:24 pm

NORFOLK – The annual Norfolk Halloween Festival will be held from Oct. 25-28 with costume races, trick or treats, carnival games and other Halloween fun.

The scheduled events are as follows.

Thursday, Oct. 25

6 p.m. kick off dinner at Norfolk fire department; naming of the festival king and queen; pre-sale tickets are $8 or $10 at door, on sale at Cafe 56.

Friday, Oct. 26

6 p.m. Halloween hunt in Norfolk park; kids will hunt for bags of Halloween candy.

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What's Going On: Comedy dinner theater in Canton, Waydown Wailers concert in Heuvelton, The Met: Live in HD presents ‘Samson et Dalila’ in Potsdam
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:23 pm

LIVE ON SATURDAY

Waydown Wailers

HEUVELTON: Waydown Wailers, 7 p.m., Pickens Hall, 83 State St.; $10 advance, $12 at the door: squareup.com/store/pickensgeneral/; Canton-based band plays unique blend of blues, swamp rock and Americana.

Comedy dinner theater

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Kim Trombly | Submitted

From left, Jasmine Snow and Sophia Friess play a cardboard prototype of an arcade game they designed and engineered to promote Global Play Day at Norwood-Norfolk Middle School. Students worked in groups to plan, create, and improve their games. Then parents were invited to play their arcade games. They are sixth graders in Kim Trombly’s science class.

 

 

Supervisor salary, public comment rules, drink recall among Oct. 18 NCNow top five
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 4:02 pm

Here are the top five North Country Now stories for Thursday, Oct. 18, determined by number of page views and NCNow editorial staff:

• Man charged with possessing metal knuckles following fight at Potsdam bar

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Massena man picked up on warrant
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:02 pm

MASSENA -- Village police say they picked up Matthew R. Williams, 28, of Westwood Drive, Massena on a warrant at 9:44 p.m. Tuesday on Westwood Drive.

He was turned over to sheriff deputies, police said.

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Adirondack conservation organizations oppose a proposal by the state Deptarment of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to amend an existing agreement would allow a dozenp eople to keep private camps on Adirondack Park timberlands. The lands are part of the 18,950-acre Long Pond Conservation Easement in southern St. Lawrence County. See story here.

Massena woman cited for harassment
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:49 pm

MASSENA -- Village police say they charged Heather Addison, 33, of Danforth Place, Massena with harassment at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday on Danforth Place.

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Eight drivers charged in Massena
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:48 pm

MASSENA -- Village police say they recently charged eight drivers with traffic counts:

• Ethan P. McGee, 25, of Kent Street, Massena was charged with uninspected motor vehicle at 9:34 a.m. Wednesday on East Orvis Street.

• Sherri L. Donalis, 51, street address not available, Winthrop was charged with inadequate headlight at 9:22 p.m. Wednesday on Andrews Street.

• Sara A. Barney, 38, street address not available, Massena was charged with second-degree AUO and unlicensed operation at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday on Highland Park.

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St. Lawrence County gained 200 jobs compared to September in 2017
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:46 pm

St. Lawrence County gained 200 non-farm jobs in September compared to the same month last year, according to the Department of Labor.

There were 39,300 non-farm jobs last month and 39,100 the same month last year, DOL said.

Franklin County gained 1had 19,100 last month, up 100 over the same month last year.

Jefferson County had 42,800 last month, up from 42,600 the same month last year, DOL said.

 

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