Friends of Jeff McCallus, Massena, wish him a happy 50+ birthday
Friends of Jeff McCallus request if you see him at Hannaford's Supermarket, Rt. 37, Massena, Friday, Oct. 1, please wish him a happy 50+ birthday.
Gouverneur gets $200K for new water line
GOUVERNEUR -- A St. Lawrence County IDA water line project in Gouverneur was awarded $200,000 for the construction of a second water main in the village.
The funding was approved Wednesday today at a meeting of the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC).
Low water pressure has hampered Kinney Drugs, based in Gouverneur, from getting receive insurance on their property. That could have led to them closing the facility. due to the lack adequate water infrastructure, the announcement from the governor’s office said.
GardenShare's Growing Community Award goes to Unitarian-Universalist Church of Canton project
GardenShare has presented its eighth annual Growing Community Award to UShare, a project of the Unitarian-Universalist Church of Canton.
Each year this award salutes organizations or individuals whose efforts strengthen food security in northern New York State.
Canton Church and Community Program begins winterwear drive
CANTON – The Church & Community Program is conducting a winter outerwear and boot collection that will be available free to low-income children in the Canton service area.
This ongoing collection will continue through February 2011.
They are seeking donations of:
Jackets and coats: children’s sizes 5 to 14, clean, working zippers/snaps, etc.
Winter shoes/boots: children’s size 10 to ladies’ size 9/men’s size 8, clean, in wearable shape.
Richville Fire Department benefit craft fdair anbd flea market Saturday
RICHVILLE – A craft fair and flea market hosted by the Richville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will be held at the fire hall Saturday, Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
There will also be a drive-by take-out chicken barbecue cooked by the firefighters. The cost is $4.50 per half chicken.
Proceeds will benefit the fire department.
NNY Audubon rep to lead bird walk through Massawepie Mire Oct. 2
COLTON – Joan Collins of Northern New York Audubon will lead a bird walk through Massawepie Mire Saturday, Oct. 2 beginning at 8 p.m. at the Boy Scout sign on Rt. 3.
Participants will hike two miles round trip on the Mountaineer Trail around Massawepie Lake to observe boreal birds and later migrants.
An optional hike on the old railroad bed (now a dirt road) through Massawepie Mire (the largest bog—actually a fen—in New York State) will follow.
In case of rain, the field trip will be held on Sunday, Oct. 3.
Apple pie contest, kids' activities highlight Hopkinton Apple Festival Oct. 2
HOPKINTON – The Friends of the Hopkinton Reading Center are having their fourth annual Apple Festival Saturday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Hopkinton Town Hall.
An apple pie contest will be held for no entry fee.
The pie submission cut-off is at 10:30 a.m., and the winner will be announced at 12:15 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded, and all pies will be served after judging.
Shows include Rachel Browning at 10:30 a.m., Jeff Boyer’s Bubble Trouble at 1 p.m., kids’ activities and bounce house.
St. Lawrence County Arts Council hosting consultations for artists Oct. 6
POTSDAM -- On Wednesday, October 6th the St. Lawrence County Arts Council will host individual consultations to help visual artists and crafts people improve their professional materials and strengthen the business side of their arts careers.
Artists can register for a half-hour consultation between 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. at 51 Market St. Artists can get feedback on their artist statement, their portfolio, their website, or get advice on finding galleries or other aspects of their arts career. The fee for each half hour is $25. The consultations will be held at the
Aubertine delivers $20,000 to Catholic Charities of Ogdensburg to help struggling families
OGDENSBURG – State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine has teamed up with Catholic Charities of Ogdensburg to help struggling working families make ends meet through a $20,000 legislative grant for the “Bridging the Gap” program in Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties.
Andrew Chichester's kindergarten class at Norwood-Norfolk Central School recently let loose a Monarch butterfly and it immediately went -- where else? -- for the flowers. The kids followed it with delight. From left, Andrew Wellings, Julien Rogles, and Wade Miller.