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Davalene Layng, 75, Ogdensburg
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 7:31 pm

Davalene Layng, 75, of Ogdensburg, passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.

St. Lawrence County colleges get top ranks from U.S. News & World Report
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:30 pm

St. Lawrence County’s four universities have all received praise in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 rankings of “Best Colleges.”

Clarkson University ranks in the top 125 institutions and leads in the publisher’s new Social Mobility Ranking by being among the top 60 universities in the country for graduation rates and success of students awarded Pell grants.

Clarkson ranks high in Faculty Resource Measure, and is again on the “Great Schools, Great Prices” list, and “Best Colleges for Veterans.”

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Norwood Kiwanis inducts new member
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:28 pm

From left, Norwood Kiwanis President Gabrielle Martineau, newest member Lilia Arrocha-Gettmann and St. Lawrence Division Lt. Governor Patricia Dean. Photo submitted by Lilia Arrocha-Gettmann.

NORWOOD -- Norwood Kiwanis inducted Lilia Arrocha-Gettmann as their newest member at their Oct. 7 dinner meeting at the Lobster House.

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'On the Farm' is theme for TAUNY gingerbread contest
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:22 pm

CANTON -- The theme for TAUNY’s 2019 Sugar & Spice Gingerbread House Contest is “On the Farm.”

Entries may reflect any aspect of a farm and activity on farms.

Guidelines for submissions are available on TAUNY’s website (tauny.org).

Entries for this year’s competition may be delivered to The TAUNY Center starting Nov. 29, and must be delivered no later than Dec. 3.

Winners of the competition in several categories will be announced at TAUNY’s Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 7 and all entries will remain on display through Dec. 21.

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Ice now in at the Jimmy Howard Rink in Ogdensburg
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:21 pm

OGDENSBURG – The ice is in and people can now rent the ice at the Jimmy Howard Rink in Richard G. Lockwood Arena, 141 West River St.

Cost is:

• Resident Youth Groups, $71.50 per hour

• Non-Resident Youth Groups, $96.50 per hour

• Resident Adult Groups, $81.50 per hour

• Non-Resident Adult Groups, $106.50 per hour

• Birthday Parties, $71.50 per hour

• Non-Prime Hours, $60 per hour Monday through Friday before 3 p.m. excluding holidays and school breaks.

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Cousins Margaret, Zakary and Hunter Zahler enjoyed the beautiful weather Sunday in Parishville. Photo taken by Carrie Zahler.

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Folks in the North Country enjoyed a lovely day yesterday and a pleasant evening last night, and one of them was Rob Irish, who photographed this view in South Colton and sent it to us.

Massena's St. Vincent de Paul not serving Thanksgiving dinner this year
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:38 pm

MASSENA -- The St. Vincent de Paul Society of Massena will not be hosting a Thanksgiving Day dinner this year.

The society “apologizes for any inconveniences,” an email said.

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St. Lawrence County forecast: Showers Monday, sunny and cooler Tuesday
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:37 pm

A weak front moves through the North Country today accompanied by some clouds and a few spotty light showers, but tomorrow is expected to be sunny although a little cooler, according to the National Weather Service.

Highs today will be in the mid 50s with west winds 10 to 15 mph.

Skies will clear tonight with lows in the low to mid 30s, with west winds diminishing slightly, forecasters say.

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Potsdam hydro dams may soon be running all four generators
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:32 pm

BY CRAIG FREILICH
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POTSDAM -- The village has hopes all four generators at the two hydropower installations can be up and running within six months.

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