Arrest pot suppliers
Has anyone else noticed that most of the reports in the police blotter are possession of marijuana or underage drinking and are all teenagers or young adults? Is this all these police officers have to do? Why don’t they spend their time finding out how these people are getting the marijuana and alcohol and ticket them? Obviously they are getting it from somewhere. I feel there are too many police officers if this is all there is to ticket for in this county. This is not a high crime rate county so lets save some money.
First seed swap in Winthrop on Apr. 2
To the Editor:
I’ve recently moved with my family from Colorado Springs, Colo. to Stockholm, NY and am enjoying the hometown atmosphere. As I try to make a go of things here, I’m reminded of the great things my mother taught me where I grew up in rural Vermont.
We always had a great family vegetable garden. We worked hard at it, weeding and planting. I loved the flavor of fresh from the garden veggies and herbs.
Middle school sacred
Sacred cow, you are right, is the (Norwood-Norfolk Central) middle school (“Cut N-N Middle School,” Mar. 16-22). Cut it. A vice principal is cheaper than a principal and don’t forget the savings in the cost of a secretary. The teachers don’t support it. But there was a “survey” and forums and supposedly the community supports it. Well, when you stack the committee with your friends, they tell you what you want to hear. Next time, I hope the school does a real survey and is honest about what people say. Oh, but the school is being closed.
Canton kids donate to Ogdensburg SPCA
The first through fifth grade students in the religious education program at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Canton collected donations for the Ogdensburg SPCA. They are pictured here with Karen Cunningham, SPCA volunteer. The first and second graders made dog biscuits as part of the donations.
Ogdensburg Zonta club accepting scholarship applications from female non-traditional students
OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg Area Zonta is accepting applications for a scholarship from adult female, full time, non-traditional students at least 21 years old with at least one year of higher education and who is a permanent resident of S.t Lawrence County within 20 miles of Ogdensburg.
To request an application, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Tracie Kroeger, 912 Jay St., Ogdensburg, NY 13669.
Completed applications must be postmarked by Friday, April 22.
Assemblyman Blankenbush wants to redefine side-by-side utility vehicles so they can be used like ATVs
Legislation has been introduced into the state Assembly to redefine small utility vehicles with side-by-side seating as a kind of all-terrain vehicle so they can be used in the state like other recreational vehicles.
Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush, Republican from Black River representing the 122nd “Foothills” Assembly District, would redefine an all-terrain vehicle to include the configuration of what are called UTVs, or utility vehicles with side-by-side seating, under 1,500 pounds.
‘Healing breath journey’ workshop March 26 in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Becky Harblin, reflexologist, shamanic minister, Reiki and energy facilitator, artist, and poet, offers an all-day Healing Breath Journey Workshop Saturday, March 26.
Participants in this workshop will learn, through breathing and music, an ancient technique that will enable them to reach into their subconscious state. Ceremonies of the type used in this class exist in many native cultures.
Harblin, who works privately in West Potsdam, has participated in the ceremonies of Amazonian shamans for over 10 years.
Bear's Den Gift Shop plans signing and autograph sessions with 'Bear Fox' March 26
HOGANSBURG -- Bear’s Den Gift Shop, at the Bear’s Den Trading Post, 425 St. Rt. 37, will host signing, autograph sessions, and door busters with Bear Fox and special guests from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 26.
There will be sales on footwear and showcase jewelry. The Spring Collection is also available now and the store has a brand new look.
Attendees may enter to win a Pendleton purse. Raffle tickets are $5 each. The winner must be present to win.
Clarkson University senior Dan Mandle gave five students from Potsdam Central High School a first-hand look into the radio industry with a course about what goes on behind the scenes in radio broadcasting. Pictured, from left, Monique Cornett, Tyler Clark, Mandle, Jeremy Boldt and Cotey Fefee.
Katie M. Hayes and Scott M. Geidel were married August 28, 2010, at 1 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church, Potsdam.
Katie is the daughter of Dan and Gayle Hayes, Potsdam. Scott is the son of Henry and Rebecca Geidel, Potsdam.
Fr. Raymond J. Moreau and Msgr. John Murphy performed the ceremony.
The bride was given in marriage by her father, Dan Hayes. Lectors were Laurie Frank and Gail Constantini. Michelle Martin-Atwood was the organist and Dr. Lonel Woods was the cantor.