Driver charged with DWI following injury accident in Colton
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 10:37 am

COLTON -- St. Lawence County sheriff deputies say they charged Matthew P. Lincoln, 35, of Waynesport Road, Macedon with driving wihle intoxicated and speed not reasonable and prudent on Saturday.

Deputies said he crashed his car on state Route 56 and was taken to Canton-Potsdam Hospital where he was treated and released.

He allegedly refused a chemical test and was released with appearance tickets, deputies said.

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Due to high demand, more bricks available for more Norwood Fountain Park
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 10:32 am

NORWOOD -- Due to an overwhelming response from the community to order more bricks for the newly developed Fountain Park in Norwood, brick orders will be taken until July 14.

Bricks can be ordered online at www.bricksrus.com/order/fountain or by using a paper brick order form found on the Save The Fountain Facebook page under "Files."

Paper brick order forms are also available at Fountain Park (where the registry book is located on the Welcome Center kiosk) or at the Norwood Municipal Building.

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Norfolk woman charged with harassment
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 10:30 am

STOCKHOLM -- St. Lawrence County sheriff depities say they charged Terri L. McGregor, 31, of Grantville Road, Norfolk with second-degree harassment on Monday.

Deputeis said she allegedly hit someone in the face in December.

They said they were unable to locate her until Monday, when she was arraigned in Hopkinton Town Court and released with orders to re-appear in Stockholm Town Court on a later date.

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An unknown soldier stopped at the Brasher Falls Park and replaced the flag pole and planted flowers around it on Saturday. It was damaged last week, after a vehicle lost control and left the scene. A neighbor, Everette Drean, who was a Marine and served in the Army Reserves, saw the soldier and what he was doing and donated a new American flag to hang. “Our flag and freedom should never be taken for granted or the soldiers who fought for you to have them,” said Sheila Daoust of Tri-Town Candid Pics who submitted the photo.

 

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War II veteran Major Glenn Dodge, 101 years old, was presented with a plaque by Sen. Patty Ritchie on his induction into the NYS Senate ‘Veterans’ Hall of Fame’ at a special ceremony in Albany. Born in Ogdensburg, Dodge got a teaching degree from Potsdam Normal School and taught in a rural schoolhouse before joining the Army in 1941. He served in many battle zones in Europe before returning to teaching in the North Country. The photo came from the NYS Senate.

 

Rehab of vacant McDonald’s, Jubilee buildings part of Canton’s proposed $10 million downtown grant
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 8:40 am

Some members of the public have suggested that Hodskin Street could be transformed into a pedestrian mall using DRI funding if Canton wins this year’s grant. Adam Atkinson NCTW photos

By ADAM ATKINSON

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Food waste to energy demonstration project discussed on ‘North Country Matters’
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 8:37 am

POTSDAM -- North Country Matters welcomes guests Jan Dewaters and Stefan Grimberg, both with Clarkson University, to talk to NCM host Donna Seymour about a food waste to energy demonstration project.

The project is being run in Canton to address one aspect of the growing food waste problem. It is a collaborative project between Clarkson, Canton Central School, and Cornell Cooperative Extension to turn waste food into energy using an anaerobic digester.

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What’s Going On: Free business training in Massena, end-of-life planning in Gouverneur, squirrel games in Massena
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 8:34 am

LOCAL EVENTS ON TUESDAY

Squirrel games

MASSENA: Squirrel games; free; 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd, Massena. For more info: 315-705-5022.

Cemetery meeting

BRASHER FALLS: Winthrop Cemetery Meeting, 4 p.m., at the home of Carolyn Wells, 1002 State Route 11C; 315-389-4519.

Free business training

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TAUNY to hold “How-To” Barn Quilt Class in June
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 8:32 am

CANTON -- TAUNY will kick off a major barn quilt tourism project this June with barn quilt classes and painting sessions led by Ruth McWilliams.

In the “How-To” Barn Quilt Class: Basics from Inspiration to Installation, participants will learn about the history of barn quilts in the United States and St. Lawrence County and learn how to make their very own 2’x2’ barn quilt from start to finish.

This 3-day class will take place at The TAUNY Center on June 6-8 and again on June 20-22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on day one, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on day two, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on day three.

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Patrick A. McDonald, 64, Massena
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 5:40 pm

MASSENA – Patrick A. McDonald, 64, of 9269 State Highway 56, peacefully passed away Saturday morning, May 25, 2019 in the comfort of his home with his loving family at his side.