Santa to lead the way for Canton 'Holiday of Lights' on Friday
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 5:02 pm

CANTON – Thousands of tiny twinkling white lights will mark the way as Santa Claus rolls down Main Street escorted by a Canton Police cruiser during Canton’s annual Holiday of Lights. This year’s event will be celebrated Friday, Nov. 26, on the village green.

Brad Mintener, event organizer, says the white lights have special meaning in Canton.

“We started the tradition of decorating downtown with little white lights, and now about 20 communities in the North Country do it,” he said.

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Hopkinton Congregational Church taking names for memorial tree
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 5:00 pm

HOPKINTON – The Hopkinton Congregational Church is taking names for their community memorial tree.

The cost is $l per bulb in memory of a loved one.

Contact Edith Norman at 328-4626 to make a purchase up until Dec. 24.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jim Kenney of Massena recently harvested this 8-pointer while hunting with his father-in-law (Daryl Dufrane) at his camp in Hopkinton.

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This is a 7-and-half-year-old, 10-point taken in Norfolk recently by Mike Mcfaddin. He weighed 220 live and dressed out to 175 lbs. He also scored 124" Boone and Crockett.

North Country This Week may appear on ABC News show 'What Would You Do?'
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 2:47 pm

A headline and article from North Country This Week may soon be seen on an upcoming episode of the ABC News ethical dilemma program “What Would You Do?”

Sarah Sachs of Potsdam Public Library said she was recently contacted by the show’s producers, who asked her for a scanned copy of the NCTW front-page article from Oct. 13-19, “Food Stamp Recipients in County Up 60% in Three Years” by associate editor Maureen Piché.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension hosts meeting on producing chickens for North Country
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 2:46 pm

CANTON -- Producing 20,000 chickens for the North Country marketplace is the topic of an information and organizational meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm, NYS Hwy. 68.

Those interested in sharing ideas about opportunities for the regional production, processing and sale of chicken are invited.

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Thanksgiving day community dinner to be held at Potsdam's Trinity Episcopal Church
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 2:43 pm

POTSDAM – A Thanksgiving Day community dinner will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, Maple Street, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 25.

Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing and many more traditional foods will be served.

Contact person: Michele Arnold 212-9266. Donations accepted, but not expected.

 

 

 

 

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Sienkiewycz thanks coroner’s race supporters
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 12:33 pm

To the Editor:

I wish to extend my heartfelt appreciation for all those who supported me, and voted for me Nov. 2. As the incumbent in the coroner’s race, I am honored to have the trust of the residents of St. Lawrence County to continue being their coroner for another term.

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Dean touched many veterans’ lives
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 12:32 pm

To the Editor:

This morning I woke shocked to see the passing of Warren Dean of Knapp station. For those of you that knew Warren or had the opportunity to listen to him we all share in this loss.

My first encounter with Warren was in 1984 after being injured in the military. Warren was working for St. Lawrence County Veteran’s services.

I really did not know what to expect. I was a 19-year-old reckless, hell raiser.

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Kudos to shot clinic
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 12:31 pm

In response to “Flu Shot Hassle,” (Nov. 17-23) I also attended the flu shot clinic in Canton. Those ladies were extremely busy and the amount of people that took advantage of the clinic caught them off guard. So how would you have liked to wait double the amount of time by combining steps one and two and then find out because of your allergies and/or health problems that you were not a good candidate for the flu shot and then sent home without a shot?

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