Kenneth A. Parmeter, 75, passed away Monday (August 6, 2012), with the love of his family and with the support of Hospice of the North Country at his side. Arrangements are with the Flint Funeral Home, Moira.
Funeral services for Ruth Fitzgerald, age 89, are incomplete with Frary Funeral Home. Ms. Fitzgerald passed away Tuesday morning, August 7, 2012 at St. Joseph's Nursing Home.
Graveside services for Lynn Thornhill will be held Friday, August 10, 2012 at Hill Crest Cemetery in Heuvelton at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating.
Vivian H. McAllister, 94, peacefully passed away Sunday, August 5, 2012 at her home surrounded by the comfort of her family. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop.
Senators Ritchie, Griffo praising new state fines, jail times for retailers selling and possessing synthetic drugs
New regulations issued today by the state Department of Health and approved by the Public Health and Planning Council will make it more difficult for manufacturers and sellers of synthetic recreational drugs to operate.
The new rules will expand the existing list of prohibited drugs and chemicals to include dozens more substances that are used to make synthetic drugs like bath salts and synthetic marijuana. The addition of these prohibited substances is aimed at making it more difficult for manufacturers to simply modify the chemicals used to make the drugs to avoid prosecution.
Ogdensburg, Potsdam teens visit Tennessee for leadership conference
Bre Anna Stevenson, of Potsdam and Jillian Hogle, of Ogdensburg, attended the Youth Leadership Initiative in Tennessee recently.
St. Lawrence County Communities that Care Coalition sent youth to attend the National Youth Leadership Initiative Conference in Nashville, Tenn., recently.
Canton Free Library hosts workshop on caring for zombies as part of teen summer program
CANTON - Teens are invited to a workshop on how to care or pet zombies at 3 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Canton Free Library.
The program is free and open to teens ages 13 to 19. More info: Krista 386-3712.
Backpack and Vera Bradley sale at Claxton-Hepburn gift shop
OGDENSBURG – Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center will host a gift shop sale Aug. 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The sale will feature backpacks and gently used Vera Bradley merchandise.
Proceeds will benefit the CHMC Auxiliary
Tim O’Grady, left, and Steve Garrabrant of Ogdensburg hold 4 of the 5 smallmouth that took them to the top of the leaderboard Saturday. Teams from Ogdensburg and Potsdam took the top two places in the Northern New York Bassmasters Team Trail contest in Henderson Harbor last Saturday. For more on the tournament see earlier story.
Ogdensburg, Massena students make St. Rose Dean's List
ALBANY -- The College of Saint Rose in Albany, today announced that the following local residents were among 794 students named to the Dean's List for the spring 2012 semester:
Cassandra Miller of Massena, Charrette Spooner of Ogdensburg, and Memoli Ward Massena.
Full-time students who complete a minimum of 12 credit hours and achieve a semester grade-point average of at least 3.5 with no grades of D, F, Incomplete or Pass/Fail are eligible for inclusion on the Dean's List.