Pro-Life rally in Potsdam

Several St. Lawrence county residents gathered in Potsdam Sunday, Oct. 1 to make a Pro-Life statement with picket signs on Main Street. Photo submitted by David Zufall of Lisbon.

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BY ADAM ATKINSONNorth Country This Week POTSDAM — A variety of yard haunts, decorating contests, trunk or treats and other Halloween activities are planned throughout St. Lawrence County in the month of October leading up to All Hallows Eve on Tuesday, Oct. 31. Below is a listing of some of what is planned. Haunted Hayride The Tri-Town Chamber Annual Haunted Hayride will be offered Oct. 6 and 7,... Read More >>
STAR LAKE — The state plans to auction the rights to redevelop the former Benson Mines Inc. lot to a developer to build a large-scale renewable energy facility, Governor Kathy Hochul has announced. The New York Energy Research and Development Authority is seeking a partner to transform a former mine in St. Lawrence County into one of the largest solar projects in the Adirondack Park. Today’s... Read More >>
BRASHER FALLS – A Brasher Falls woman was arrested for drunk driving after a UTV accident on County Route 53 on Oct. 1. Troopers arrested Valarie L. McGrath, 42, for driving while intoxicated and obstructing government administration 2nd. Troopers responded to a UTV accident on County Route 53 in the town of Brasher on Oct. 1 at 12:21 a.m. State police arrived on scene and observed a 2019... Read More >>
LISBON -- Residents in the Hamlet of Lisbon are under a boil water advisory following a water main break. The advisory is only for residents in the hamlet and will remain in place until further notice as repairs are underway. Read More >>
POTSDAM — Potsdam Elks Lodge 2074 is conducting a candy bar drive now through the month of November. The candy bars collected will be donated to the Fort Drum USO primarily for distribution to soldiers as they deplane at Fort Drum from overseas deployments. The USO operates the "There When They Land" snack bar at the Fort Drum airfield and has found that one of the first requests returning... Read More >>