Thirteen area cowgirls and cowboys attended a western themed Kindness workshop recently held at the Heuvelton Free Library. Allison Trathen (left) and Rylee Typhair (right), both of Heuvelton, had the opportunity to create their own cowboy vests in one segment of the workshop.
Colton man charged with DWI after pushing car into Kunoco Mini Mart, then ramming pick-up into gas pump
COLTON -- A Colton man accused of driving while intoxicated Sunday reportedly hit two parked cars at a mini-mart, pushing one of them into the building, then hit a pickup truck, pushing it into a gas pump and pinning the driver between his truck and the pump.
St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Deputies said that Terry V. Paige, 48, 7 Number Nine Rd., was trying to turn around in the parking lot of the Kunoco in Colton when the chain of events occurred.
Volunteers sought in Canton by North Country Grown Cooperative
CANTON -- North Country Grown Cooperative is seeking two volunteers from mid-August to mid-October.
They are needed Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the NCGC Drop-off & Distribution Center on Route 68 near the Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm.
One will help sort and load boxes of produce weighing up to 50 pounds on pallets and check to see that orders are complete. A second volunteer is needed for data entry.
Hammond Museum to present inspirational music Aug. 24
HAMMOND – Hammond Museum will present David Sheppard and an evening of Inspirational Music at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24 at the Museum Barn, rain or shine.
Bring lawn chairs.
Refreshments are available for purchase.
The concert is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Joan Hadlock at 324-5517.
Free canning workshop in Canton Aug. 24
CANTON – A free canning workshop will be held Wednesday, Aug. 24 at Coakley Carpet One Ace Hardware, Outer West Main Street, at 6 p.m.
Topics include hot water bath canning, pressure canning, food safety and canning recipes to take home.
For more information, call 386-8161.
Raymond Spears, center, scored a hole-in-one on hole #11 during Thursday Night Men’s League play Aug. 18 at Twin Brooks Golf Course in Waddington. At left is John Dineen, president of the golf league and Larry Thomas, course owner. Photo submitted by Spencer Finnegan.
Sons of Amvets to host spaghetti dinner Aug. 24 in Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG – The Ogdensburg Sons of Amvets Post #19 is having a spaghetti dinner with homemade meatballs, tossed salad and Italian bread on Wednesday, Aug. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m.
The cost is $7.
Members and sponsored guests are invited.
Claxton-Hepburn Wii bowling tournament, donation from The Place raises $1,200 for breast cancer walk
OGDENSBURG – Earlier this summer, the staff of Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center's Richard E. Winter Cancer Treatment Center (CTC) held a Wii bowling tournament at The Place restaurant in Ogdensburg to raise money to support a local cause, the Gouverneur Business Women's (GBW) Breast Cancer Walk.
Combined with a donation from The Place, the CTC staff handed over almost $1,200 to members of the GBW board of directors.
Potsdam musem to be closed this week for roof work
POTSDAM – The Potsdam Public Museum will be closed to the public for the week of Aug. 22 to 26.
The roof will be painted and barriers will be put up for lifts to access the roof.
The staff will take the opportunity to update the collections and archives inventory.
For more information call the museum at 265-6910.
ARC making mobile simulator available Aug. 24- Sept. 23 for people wishing to improve driving skills
CANTON – St. Lawrence NYSARC will host the state Department of Transportation’s Mobile Training Simulator Aug. 24 to Sept. 23 for those interested in improving their driving skills for work or personal use.
There are also applications that could help drivers with disabilities or elderly people interested in obtaining or reapplying for a license.
“The simulator gives us the opportunity to provide additional training for our 60 CDL drivers and assist other local agencies and community members who want to test their skills,” said Daphne Pickert, Executive Director.