Two drivers cited in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Village police say they cited two drivers on Monday:
• Nelson Martin, 42, of Myerstown, Penn. was charged with running a stop sign at 9:36 p.m. on Elm Street.
• Raymond Jones, 19, of Queensbury was charged with driving the wrong way on a one-way street at 9:49 p.m. on Hamilton Street.
Massena, Norfolk residents accused of impaired driving
MASSENA — A Massena man was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated Tuesday night, according to state police.
Nicolas A. Lecuyer, 30, was charged with aggravated DWI: No prior at 10:25 p.m., officers said.
He was cited and released.
NORFOLK — A Norfolk man was charged with driving while impaired by drugs Wednesday morning, according to state police.
Evan P. Belair, 29, was charged with first-degree operating a motor vehicle while ability impaired by drugs at 12:16 a.m., officers said.
His arrest status was not made public.
Clarskon alumna receives Society of Women Engineers highest award
Dr. Jayshree Seth Corporate Scientist 3M’s Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division and Chief Science Advocate for 3M Company, headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, has won The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Achievement Award for her impact on SWE and the engineering profession.
Seth received masters degree and Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Clarkson in 1991 and 1993 respectively.
She will accept the award at their annual conference, held virtually this November.
Potsdam Central grad part of Stanley Cup champ team as scout
POTSDAM — A Potsdam Central graduate was a part of the Stanley Cup championship team this year as a scout.
Brian Putnam, who graduated in 1991, is a scout for the 2020 NHL champion Tampa Bay Lightning.
He is a former Section 10 hockey MVP.
Putnam attended college at the University of New Hampshire.
He was a scout for the LA Kings prior to joining the Lightning.
Law firm of Cappello & Linden splitting into two separate, independent law firms
POTSDAM — The law firm of Cappello & Linden split into two separate, independent law firms on Oct. 1.
The new law firm names, contact information, and attorneys are as follows:
• Cappello & Cappello, P.C., 76 Market Street, P.O. Box 5153 Potsdam, NY, 13676. The phone number there is 315-265-2747. The attorneys are Francis P. Cappello, Esq.; Patrick J. Cappello, Esq.; and Jacqueline M. Caswell, Esq.
• Linden Law Firm, 117 Main Street, Canton, NY, 13676. The phone number is 315-386-4595. The attorneys are Roger B. Linden, Esq. and Cathleen E. O’Horo, Esq.
Blessing of the Pets planned Sunday in Canton
CANTON -- Parishioners of St. Mary’s and community members and friends in Canton, Morley, Clay, Rensselaer Falls, DeKalb, Pyrites, Hermon, Russell and the North Country are invited to the Blessing of the Pets on the front lawn of St. Mary’s Church, 68 Court St., Sunday, Oct. 4 starting at 11 a.m.
The annual blessing of pets and other animals is celebrated each year on the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.
The public is invited to bring their furry (and not so furry) pets and animals to be blessed on the front lawn of the church.
Canton girls varsity soccer players practice drills. In rear, Coach Greg Kiah told the 25 players, 'Every day we get to play is a blessing.' He said their Section 10 is one of only 4 out of 11 sections in NYS playing this fall. NCNow photo.
ONNY offers five new digital programs
When COVID-19 struck this past March, the Orchestra of Northern New York cancelled its March, April and July concerts.
As the spring progressed and there appeared to be little abatement of the spread of coronavirus, the ONNY Board decided to cancel the August, October and December 2020 concerts out of an abundance of caution for musicians and audience members.
That’s when the Program Committee of the North Country’s only year-round professional orchestra kicked its creativity into high gear.
Three St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Tech Centers undergoing major improvements
The St. Lawrence Lewis BOCES tech sites are undergoing major improvements at the three locations in St. Lawrence County; Seaway Tech in Norwood, Northwest Tech in Ogdensburg, Southwest Tech outside of Gouverneur.
At Seaway Tech, in Norwood, there are three additions, with the foundations for the west and north additions now complete and backfilled, ready for structural steel and the south addition just starting.
Cornell Cooperative Extension, Canton, offers pressure canning class virtually Nov. 3
Pressure canning is an amazing technique to preserve low acid foods such as meat, beans, soups and vegetables than cannot be safely preserved with water bath canning.
It is a popular method to preserve venison or “tough,” cuts of meat.
Join St. Lawrence Cornell Cooperative Extension online class, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1-3 p.m. to demystify the process and see the steps in action from beginning to end.
With the right tools and knowledge, this method can be empowering, not intimidating!