Clarkson University bestows honors on several professors
POTSDAM — Clarkson University recently rocognized and honored several professors.
SLC Chamber honors VanderZee, SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center
Lenore VanderZee, on left, and Jennifer McCluskey accepted appreciation awards from the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce at their Annual Meeting on May 12. Submitted Photo.
Clarkson University professor Tom Langen receives Distinguished Teaching Award
Tom Langen, a professor of biology at Clarkson University, on the right, was presented the Distinguished Teaching Award from Clarkson President Tony Collins at the University’s spring commencement. Clarkson University Photo.
Opinion: Stefanik has turned into an ultra-MAGA, asserts Potsdam man
To the Editor:
Elise Stefanik rose to national prominence with her full-throated defense of President Trump in his first impeachment, so one should hardly be surprised to hear that she has embraced the label “ultra-MAGA” at a recent press event. “I’m ultra-MAGA, and I’m proud of it” she was heard saying as she left the podium.
SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran, left, and SUNY Canton Vice President for Student Affairs Courtney B. Bish, right, stand with Katlynn M. Allen from Malone, a Physical Therapist Assistant graduate and the recipient of the college's Outstanding Graduate Award at the associate degree level. The award was presented at the college's 114th Commencement Ceremony Saturday, May 14. For more, see story here. Photo submitted by SUNY Canton.
Opinion: Colton woman expresses thoughts on abortion
To the Editor:
As I left home in 1969 at the age of 18, my grandmother counseled that should one of “my friends” become pregnant unexpectedly, there was a recipe to end the pregnancy, but only if taken right away. She then proceeded to share the ingredients, one of which was turpentine.
Storms expected today in St. Lawrence County with hail, gusty winds, frequent lightning, heavy rain
Strong to severe storms are expected to develop along and ahead of a cold front this afternoon with the potential for heavy rain, frequent lightning, gusty winds, and some hail in St. Lawrence County, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
Showers and thunderstorms are expected today, mainly after 3 p.m. with some of storms possibly producing small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.
Expect a high today near 78 and an overnight low of 47, the service says.
Altercation at St. Lawrence County jail leads to charges for two inmates
CANTON — Two St. Lawrence County inmates were charged Sunday following investigation of an altercation that allegedly took place April 30, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.
Nathaniel L. Torres, 20, was charged with second-degree assault, felony, officers said.
He was arraigned by Judge Morgan in Canton court and remanded back to county jail.
Also charged as a result of the investigation was 24-year old Devin Johnson. He was charged with second-degree harassment and was cited and released on that charge, officers said.
Ogdensburg History Museum membership drive now underway
OGDENSBURG — A membership drive to support the establishment of the Ogdensburg History Museum is underway.
Membership dues categories and levels are: student, $10; individual, $20; family membership, $40; business, $60; friend, $100; supporter, $250; and sustainer, $500.
Visit the museum Facebook page for an application or email [email protected].
Massena library to host book talk and signing with Amish author on May 18
MASSENA – A book talk and signing event of “Memoir: Why I Left the Amish Community,” by local author Sam Miller, will be held Wednesday, May 18, at 6:30 p.m. at Massena Public Library.
Miller will share his experiences, both good and bad, growing up as Swartzentruber Amish, one of the strictest Amish religions, and explain his difficult decision to leave.
The book will be available for sale in paperback for $14 and hardcover for $22.
The library is located at 41 Glenn Street, Massena.