Potsdam Rotarians set up Lil' Libraries

The Rotary Club of Potsdam has opened three Lil' Free Libraries with books specifically geared toward children. Left to right: Library artist Rotarian Beck Tessier, library craftsman Ted Coller, and library host Rotarian Duane Pelkey. For more, see story here. Photo submitted by Michael Griffin.


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MASSENA – Free ski lessons, guided ski tours and guided snowshoe walks are available, as well as free ski and snowshoe rentals, at Nicandri Nature Center. The groomed trails are available for use seven days a week, even when the center is not open. A kiosk at the start of the trails near the parking lot provides a map of the trails. “There are six miles of trails groomed for skiing and... Read More >>
BLACK LAKE — Black Lake Fish and Game Club Ice Fishing Derby will be hosted by the Black Lake Fish & Game Association, Inc. on Saturday, Jan. 29 from 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The event is the Fish and Game Club’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Fishermen will vie for a chance at over $4,300 in cash prizes, $1500 in tagged pike and several thousand dollars worth of other prizes including a Lake... Read More >>
OGDENSBURG – Afterschool movies will now be playing Wednesdays once a month at the Ogdensburg Public Library. The movies will be rated PG and below. January’s movie will be Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 3:30 p.m. about a family taking on dangerous machines. Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesdays 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Read More >>
OGDENSBURG – St. Lawrence Valley Sportsman’s Club is hosting a Rabbit Derby on Jan. 29 from 12-3 p.m. The derby will be held at 58 Sportsclub Road, Ogdensburg. Pre-registration is required. For more information, contact Greg Denny at 315-528-1031.   Read More >>
SOUTH COLTON – Friends of Higley Flow State Park will hold a Winter Weekend Friday through Sunday, Jan. 28-30. Happening all weekend: Community Ski Challenge! Skiers note their distance to see how far we can ski collectively. Saturday: At noon, Ermines Youth Ski Club equipment swap; 1 to 2:30 p.m. Ermines Youth Ski Club lessons; 1 to 3 p.m. Campfire near the kiosk, bring your own marshmallows and... Read More >>