Legends of Massena on display

Actor Hal Smith, a former Massena resident, was one of several dozen celebrities featured in “Legends of Massena” exhibit on display Aug. 5-7 during Massena’s mega reunion of Massena graduates of the 1980s. Smith is most famous as Otis, the town drunk, in the Andy Griffin Show, said event organizer Mariann Witkop. The exhibit was held in the Mercantile building, 2 Water St. NCNow photo



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MASSENA – The public is invited to a special “Loving NY” event Friday, Aug. 12, from 3-6 p.m., hosted by Massena Police Activities League (PAL). The event will be held at Massena PAL, 30 Bayley Road., with a greeting, followed by an in-house cornhole tournament, silent auction and networking. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served. The event’s purpose is to bring together businesses and leaders... Read More >>
DEPEYSTER — A chicken BBQ will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, at 4 p.m. at the Masonic Hall. The meal is take-out only. The cost is $12 for dinner and includes a half chicken, macaroni salad, baked beans, roll and pie. A child’s portion or half chicken only is $8.   Read More >>
OGDENSBURG — Several local churches are hosting the “Love Ogdensburg” event at the Dobisky Center lawn on Aug. 13 from 12-3 p.m. This is a completely free event to the community. There will be free hotdogs, chips, water, popcorn, cotton candy, face painting, bouncy houses give-aways and other activities. There is also a 3-on-3 basketball tournament for youth planned.   Read More >>
HOPKINTON — The Hopkinton Food Pantry, located inside the town hall on church street, will stage a food distribution Friday, Aug. 12, from 10:30 a.m.-noon. Distributions are held every second Friday of the month.   Read More >>
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Election Board is planning on presenting its draft of the updated Election and Referendum Ordinance. Some of the proposed changes include the creation of an Appeal Panel to hear appeals of Election Board decisions, a new process for write-in candidates, and lengthening the election season by changing the date of the caucus. The meeting is scheduled for Aug. 11 at 5:... Read More >>