The NY BASS Chapter Federation held its second tournament of the season on the St. Lawrence River Sunday. Above are non-boater division winners Don Van Tassel (first place, left), Chris Johnson (second place, center) and Andre Frazer (third place, right). To read more results, click here.
State awards Gouverneur roofing company $1.78 million construction job at Gouverneur Correctional Facility
GOUVERNEUR – A Gouverneur roofing company has been award a $1.78 million bid to perform construction at the Gouverneur Correctional Facility, according to the state Office of General Services.
RSI Roofing, Inc., came in with the low bid of $1,786,873, and will be awarded the job following review and approval by the state Comptroller's Office, the OGS reports.
Under the bid, they will replace the standing seam metal and ethylene propylene diene monomer roofs Phase II-Building Nos. 1-11, 20, 21, 24 and 25 at the facility.
Colton Riverside Gazebo Performance Series continuing Aug. 3 with Slightly Twisted
COLTON – The Colton Riverside Gazebo Performance Series continues Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m. with Slightly Twisted, a unique, energetic band that plays country and classic rock.
Rain site will be Swift Field Pavilion on Sugarbush Lane in South Colton.
The performance is sponsored by the Colton Tourism and Beautification Committee.
Any donations will be dedicated to the local landmark Sunday Rock.
Quad Town Senior Citizens dinner/business meeting Aug. 2
BRASHER FALLS -- The Quad Town Senior Citizens Club will hold its next dinner-business meeting Aug. 2, starting with a covered dish dinner at 6 p.m.
The business meeting will follow at 7 p.m.
Those attending are asked to bring a dish to pass and their own table service.
Great Northern Naturals girls fastpitch softball team goes 2-2 at CanAm Shootout
The 2011 Great Northern Naturals 14U Girls Fastpitch Softball Team played its second fastpitch tournament of the season last weekend at the Can-Am Softball Shootout in Watertown.
The team, composed of girls from Franklin, St.Lawrence and Lewis counties, went 2-2 in the round robin single elimination tournament.
North Country Players actors and musicians are ready to entertain audiences with their performances of "The Music Man" Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings, 7 p.m. curtain at the Gouverneur Central Schools Auditorium. Ticket prices are $7 for adults, $5 for students and Senior Citizens. Left to right pictured are Julie Wainwright (Mrs. Paroo), Dalton Adams (Winthrop Paroo) and Jennifer Haynes (Marian Paroo) rehearsing "Gary, Indiana." Enter the school through the main high school entrance, 133 E. Barney St.
Canton-based North Country Public Radio plans $650,000 digital upgrade throughout Adirondacks
The Adirondack Community Trust (ACT) and Canton-based North Country Public Radio (NCPR) have received a $300,000 challenge grant to expand NCPR regional broadcast and digital news and information throughout the Adirondacks.
The objective of the project, 21st Century Public Media on a Rural Map, is to make all NCPR platforms part of a single, integrated resource for the people of the Adirondack region – a resource that they can increasingly play a part in imagining and shaping.
Book sale Aug. 1 - 6 in Norfolk
NORFOLK – The Friends of the Norfolk Library will hold their annual book sale Aug. 1-6 in the community room of the library.
Hours will be Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon and 2-9 pm. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.
On Friday and Saturday, shoppers can pay $1for all they can fit in a bag.
The library is now accepting books in good condition for the sale, but no condensed Reader’s Digests or old encyclopedias. More info: 384-3052.
'Big Jungle Adventure' Bible School in Edwards Aug. 1-5
EDWARDS – “Big Jungle Adventure – A Faith Journey With Jesus” is the title of this year’s Vacation Bible School at New Beginnings Assembly of God, 222 Main St.
Sessions will be offered Monday through Friday Aug. 1-5 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with registration at 8:45 each day.
Lunch will be provided from noon to 12:30 p.m. and children must be picked up by 12:30.
On Friday, a closing program is planned from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
For more information, contact Kari Muis at 287-4845 or [email protected].
Fidelis presenting health insurance info in Star Lake every Thursday through August
STAR LAKE -- Clifton-Fine Hospital and Fidelis Care, “the New York State Catholic Health Plan,” are offering health insurance open houses in Star Lake for uninsured residents of St. Lawrence County every Thursday through August.
On July 28, Aug. 4, and Aug. 11, they will run from noon to 6 p.m., and on Aug. 18 and 25, from noon to 7 p.m., at the Clifton-Fine Clinic, 1014 Oswegatchie Trail.
Fidelis would like to see former employees of Newton Falls Fine Paper who have not yet spoken with a Fidelis agent