Felicity Love of Massena took this photo of a tiger lily in her garden.
Benefit spaghetti dinner for college Potsdam students Aug. 25 in Potsdam
POTSDAM – There will be a spaghetti dinner hosted by students from Clarkson and Potsdam universities Thursday, Aug. 25, from 5:30 p.m. until all are served at the First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St.
The proceeds from this event will go to the Wounded Warrior Foundation.
The cost for the dinner is children under 5 eat free, students and senior citizens $6 dollars, and adults $10.
RSVP by Tuesday, Aug. 24 to [email protected] to get $2 taken off of each meal.
Fast response saved fallen bicyclist’s life
To the Editor:
I am Fengbin Huang, a Ph.D student from Clarkson University.
I am the guy who was in the accident “Amnesia after accident” in the newspaper.
I am writing to thank the construction people who saw me and called to police and hospital.
I would like to thank the policeman, nurses and doctor who took care of me and saved my life.
I appreciate their swift rescue and excellent job.
Besides, I want to thank my friends and schoolmates who took care of me and helped me.
Out of your minds
County legislators thinking of overriding the property tax. Where do they think all of us property owners are going to come up with the money to bail them out, with the unemployment rate and jobs what they are up here in St. Lawrence and a good percentage of us folks on a set income with no raise in our money in the near future? You people are out of your mind trying to raise our taxes even more. What do you want even more abandoned properties from one end of the county to the other?
Striking Verizon workers in St. Lawrence County set to return to work Tuesday
Striking Verizon workers in St. Lawrence County were among those expected to return to work Tuesday, according Communications Workers Local 1128 Pres. Tom Allen.
Allen said the 45,000 workers along the East Coast would return to work after 17 days off the job, agreeing to go back because they believe now that "Verizon has agreed to bargain seriously."
The CWA had sent pickets out, including workers in Potsdam, over failure to reach agreement on a contract with the telephone giant.
Potsdam High School plans freshman orientation, barbecue Aug. 25
POTSDAM – Potsdam High School invites all incoming ninth graders to attend freshman orientation Thursday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon, starting in the high school cafeteria.
Parents will need to provide transportation.
Students will receive their class schedules and locker assignments.
They can pick up a Class of 2015 T-shirt, and tour the school to find their classrooms. A free barbecue on the front lawn will start at 11:30.
Guidance counselors will be on hand until 2 p.m. to make schedule changes.
Canton Day Care Center plans Aug. 24 open house
CANTON – The Canton Day Care Center, 205 State St., will conduct an open house Wednesday, Aug. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m.
The center is accepting enrollments for fall for infants and school-age children.
The open house will be an opportunity check out the center and meet the staff.
More info: 379-1829 or www.candondaycare.org.
Cerebral Palsy Association of North Country representative chosen runner-up in state Vision of New York art contest
CANTON – Erin Anderson, representing Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country, has been chosen as one of the runner-ups by Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State (CP of NYS) in its Vision of New York 2011 Art Contest.
The contest was open to artists from CP of NYS Affiliates across the state.
Anderson’s piece, entitled “Winter Mountains”, will be featured on a limited edition poster containing all 18 pieces submitted by CP of NYS Affiliates.
Bruno likes to get up a head of steam. He's owned by Melissa Streeter of Star Lake.
Gouverneur man arrested after allegedly driving his car into rear of wife's car with two children as his passengers
GOUVERNEUR – St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Gouverneur man Sunday after he allegedly drove his car into the rear of his wife’s parked car with an 11 and 12 year old child in the vehicle with him.
Jeffrey L. Alguire, 41, 116 Park St., Gouverneur, was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and fourth-degree criminal mischief at 10:10 p.m.
He was arraigned in Town of Hermon Court and released to reappear on Aug. 30 in DeKalb Town Court.
An order of protection was issued by the court.