Molly Tishburg and Gina Lomostro accept the Swim a Mile for Hospice School Trophy, along with teammates Abbie Adams, Sebastian Grimburg and Shawn Lillie. Potsdam Central students raised $1,034 and will have this trophy displayed at their school for the next year. Schools are encouraged to enter teams in the event and complete to raise the most money.
Ogdensburg man accused of $27,063 in welfare fraud
OGDENSBURG – An Ogdensburg man has been arrested by St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Deputies for welfare fraud after allegedly illegally receiving $27,063 in food stamps and heating assistance from 2006 to 2009.
Glen A. Colby, 42, 755 Yankee St., Ogdensburg, was charged with third-degree welfare fraud and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, after investigation conducted by the Investigations Unit of the St. Lawrence County Department of Social Serivces.
Massena Chamber Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show results announced
MASSENA – The 15th Annual Massena Chamber Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show was held this past weekend, and the results of the competition are in:
• 1st Place - Production 1900-1949: Alice Grant (1924 Model T)
• 1st Place - Production 1950-1959: Gary Wright (1959 Olds '88)
• 1st Place - Production 1960-1965: Art Phelix (1964 Buick
• 2nd Place - Production 1960-1965: Wally Cornell (1965 Ford
• 1st Place - Production 1966-1970: Steve Martin (1970 Chevy
Degrasse Methodist Church spaghetti supper Aug. 25
DEGRASSE – Degrasse Methodist Church will hold a spaghetti and meatball supper at the DCSR Fire Hall in Thursday, Aug. 25.
Dinner is at 5 p.m. Takeouts starting at 4:30 p.m.
Potsdam's Trinity Church to resume community suppers Aug. 25
POTSDAM – Trinity Church, Maple Street, will resume community suppers on the fourth Thursday of the month starting Aug. 25 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
The menu will include ham, potato salad, tossed salad, rolls and dessert. All are welcome.
The suppers have been cancelled in recent months due to the parish hall construction.
Graveside services for Bernadette Boyer, age 77, of 17 Lake St., Ogdensburg, will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Notre Dame Cemetery with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating.
Arrangements are with Frary Funeral Home. Mrs. Boyer passed away on August 20, 2011 at her home residence.
Mr. Windell R. “Dudly” King Sr. “Ka Re Wah Te Ron”, 51, 191 Racquette Point Road, passed away unexpectedly Saturday August 20, 2011, at Massena Memorial Hospital after a boating accident that happened in the afternoon.
Former Ogdensburg resident writes 'Song Flashmob' he hopes entire world will sing in unison on Sept. 11
A former Ogdensburg resident has written a song he hopes the whole world will sing in unison on September 11 in what he calls the world's first Song Flashmob for Peace and A Better World.
Craig Raymo, a singer/songwriter based in Orlando whose professional name is Craymo, has penned and recorded the song One Love One World, and is now trying to get volunteers to organize flashmobs in every city to sing the song at 9 a.m. on the 10th anniversary of the attacks.
Dewalt power tool found in Ogdensburg area; sheriff's deputies seek owner
The St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office reports a Dewalt power tool was recently turned into them by someone who found it in the Ogdensburg area.
If anyone is missing a tool or knows of someone who is, they are asked to contact the office at 379-2222.
Callers must be able to name the tool and list identifiable marks.
Massena's Emmanuel Congregational Church plans spaghetti dinner Aug. 25
MASSENA -- Emmanuel Congregational UCC Church, 39 W. Orvis St., hosts a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 in the air-conditioned community room.
The charge for adults is $7, kids under 5 free, and $25 for a family of four or more.
It is handicapped-accessible, with an elevator in the rear of the church. Takeouts are available by calling 769-8523.