Canton teen bags rack buck

Jonathon McLear, 14, Canton, poses with this 8-point 185-pound buck he shot recently with his muzzleloader during his first year of hunting. Photo submitted by his dad, Greg McLear.

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 Family story time

OGDENSBURG: Family Story Time at 10:30 a.m. in library park, 312 Washington St. or library auditorium in the event of rain; free; families will sit together on the library lawn and listen to stories, sing songs and do crafts. Register for this event by calling 315-393-4325. All participants must be registered and wear a mask during the program.


Roll for initiative

OGDENSBURG – United Helpers will hosting a New York DMV approved National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in the staff development training room at the Behavioral Health/Life Skills (formerly Mosaic) Complex, 100 Ford St. The class serves as a refresher course for drivers of all ages and includes safe driving tips and an overview of today’s vehicle... Read More >>
As part of North Country Live: Fall Series, North Country Community College will host a virtual panel discussion this Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe and Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services. Panelists will share their experiences and perspectives related to responding to this pandemic at Akwesasne. The Zoom discussion will be... Read More >>
CANTON — The Canton Village Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. to receive public comment on an application for a Use Variance at 23-25 W. Main St. According to a notice about the meeting on the town website, the applicant would like to request a use variance for a non-conforming duplex that has been vacant for more than one year. Based on Village... Read More >>
CANTON — The Canton Rotary Club is sponsoring a chicken barbecue fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 1. The barbecue meal is being prepared by Fobare’s BBQ and Catering Co. The BBQ consists of a smoked chicken half, salt potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw, dinner roll and butter. Cost is $12 per order. Orders must be placed by Tuesday, Oct. 27. To order call 315-333-2271 or order online at https://www.... Read More >>
Several American Red Cross blood drives are slated in St. Lawrence County. The events are: • Oct. 27, 1-5 p.m., Gouverneur Methodist Church, 34 Grove St.; • Oct. 30, 2-7 p.m., Brier Hill Fire Company, 2704 State Highway 37; • Oct. 30, 1-6 p.m., Grace Covenant Church, 7 Laboda Dr., Ogdensburg.   Read More >>