New information center opens in downtown Colton
COLTON -- A new information center opens this weekend in the Colton Museum, Main Street. The museum overlooks the Raquette River.
The new information center at Stone Valley is a cooperative venture of the town and the Colton Historical Society.
It is open June through September or any time by appointment. For more info: 262-2524.
Hermon-DeKalb to host community meeting June 11 to discuss sharing services with Heuvelton, Morristown schools
DEKALB – The Hermon-DeKalb Central School Board of Education will discuss the possibility of sharing services with other districts at a community meeting 7 p.m. Monday, June 11 in the school cafeteria.
District residents are invited to ask questions and offer suggestions about the district’s future educational options. Last year, a study of the 18 St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES districts examined ways schools could share or consolidate services to save money and offer more services for students.
Two from St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office attend week-long training program
Two employees of the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office attended the New York State Sheriffs' Association Institute recently for a week-long basic school for deputy sheriffs and civilian staff who work in sheriffs’ civil divisions.
Yoga center in Canton offering workshop on personal awareness on June 3
CANTON -- The North Country Center for Health and Yoga at 107½ Main St. offers a new workshop, Grounding and Personal Awareness with Todd Cunningham from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, June 3.
Norwood resident one of eight finalists in International Ugly Necklace Contest; online voting underway
NORWOOD – A Norwood resident is one of eight semi-finalists from around the world vying to win the “International 2012 The Ugly Necklace Contest.”
Joan Veres, whose ugly necklace features a sandal, seashells and more, is competing with seven others from the United Arab Emerates, United Kingdom and the United States.
'Mystery' cameras along North Country highways part of Border Task Force initiative to catch smugglers, aliens
By CRAIG FREILICH
Most of the “mystery” license-plate reading cameras that appeared recently on utility poles along major North Country highways were installed by law enforcement searching for drug runners and aliens.
Canton library offers e-reader classes June 5
CANTON -- Canton Free Library will offer a drop-in class on how to use a variety of e- reader devices June 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The tech experts from the North Country Library System will also provide assistance on how to access the System’s OverDrive eMedia Library, a collection of downloadable e-books and audiobooks, as well as other ways to get the most out of these exciting new gadgets.
No registration is required, but participants may call to schedule a particular time.
More info: 386-3712.
Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day June 3
OGDENSBURG -- Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center’s Richard E. Winter Cancer Center will join America's 12 million cancer survivors, and hundreds of communities worldwide to host their 14th Annual Rainbow of Hope Celebration at the OFA Golden Dome June 3.
Registration is from 3-3:45 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 393-2314.
Dinner is free to cancer survivors and $5 for family members and friends, which will be collected at the door.
Funeral services for Eileen D. Froats, 84, of Halfway House Road and most recently Massena, will be held on Tuesday, June 5, at 10 a.m. at St. Johns the Baptist Church in Madrid. Friends and family may call on Monday, June 4, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Phillips Memorial Home in Madrid.