12th annual 'Fastest Kid in the North Country' competition planned Dec. 14 in Canton
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 9:26 am

CANTON – The St. Lawrence University Cross Country and Track & Field Program hosts the 12th annual “Fastest Kid in the North Country” competition Saturday, Dec. 14 at Newell Field House.

Track races will be held for ages 2-6 (60 Meter Dash) and 7-10 (200 Meter Dash).

Participants may register for the competition from 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. that morning. The races are scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m.

A cash donation or a non-perishable food item is requested from each participant. All proceeds will benefit the Canton Church and Community Programs.

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What's Going On: Kids Christmas party in Norwood, memory tree lighting in Potsdam, baking fest in Potsdam
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 9:26 am

LOCAL EVENTS ON SUNDAY

Baking fest, auction

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During the recent Taste and Talents Show at the St. Lawrence Centre, Amanda and Travis Kench, Malone, brought their daughter Ariya to shop for their friends and family from more than 70 vendors. North Country Now photo by Ellen Nesbitt.

Potsdam police blotter, Dec. 12
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 8:26 am

0752 Records Check at 3 8 Main Street

0809 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call

0845 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call

0946 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call

0946 Assist Rescue on Munson Street

1047 Potsdam Fire dispatched to a call

1132 MHL Pickup on Market Street

1209 Assist Citizen at 38 Main Street

1357 Burglary on Depot Street

1408 Larceny on Market Street

1440 Equipment Inspection at 38 Main Street

1457 Records Check at 3 8 Main Street

1510 Assist Citizen at 3 8 Main Street

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Ogdensburg police blotter, Dec. 12
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 6:11 am

• Tara L. Lawton was cited for third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation at 2:55 p.m.

• Report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident on Main Street at 1:53 p.m. Incident report filed.

• Susanne L. Sayeau was issued a city summons at 9:38 a.m. on Elizabeth Street for violating municipal code for proper maintenance related to storage of junk, garbage and refuse.

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Madrid-Waddington School District residents to vote on $5 million project Tuesday
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 5:58 am

MADRID -- Madrid-Waddington Central School residents will head to the polls Tuesday, Dec. 17 to vote on a proposed $5 million capital project.

Voting will take place in the school auditorium from 1 to 8 p.m.

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Queen of Hearts raffle at Canton VFW grows to $5,500
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 5:58 am

CANTON -- VFW Post 1231, 34 Gouverneur St., welcomes the public to participate in its Queen of Hearts raffle every Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.

Tickets at a cost of $1 dollar each are on sale during normal business hours 11 a.m.-9 p.m. weekly.

On Tuesdays the public is welcome between 4 p.m. and the drawing at 7 p.m.

The Auxiliary will be selling food.

Currently the jackpot is in excess of $5,5000.

 

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'Dr. Jim’s Chemistry Magic Show' on Saturday to benefit Potsdam Holiday Fund
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 5:58 am

Clarkson University Professor Jim Peploski will bring his exciting experiments, known as “Dr. Jim’s Chemistry Magic Show,” to the community on Saturday, Dec. 14. Photo submitted by Clarkson University.

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What's Going On: Santa's Circus presented in Ogdensburg, Christmas choir show in Massena
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 5:58 am

LIVE ON SUNDAY

Santa’s Circus

OGDENSBURG: Santa’s Circus, a magical world where dreams come true, will be presented by Ogdensburg Command Performances, 4 p.m., George Hall Auditorium, Ogdensburg Free Academy; tickets $19-$43; 315-393-2625, www.ILoveTheatre.org.

Choir show

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The grand prize winner in the photo contest organized by the Laurentian Chapter was Potsdam photographer Amanda Oldacre for her picture 'New Secret Spot.' For more, see story here. Photo submitted by John Barron.