Paul J. Osborne, 77, formerly of Edwards passed away on May 13, 2012 in Gulf Breeze, FL.
There will be a graveside service on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Edwards with Lay Pastor Art Zehr officiating. Local arrangements are with French Funeral Home, Edwards.
Helen V. Rheome Bridgewater, 48, formerly of Ogdensburg, died, May 9, 2012, in Delaware. Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg, is entrusted with arrangements. Calling hours will be Friday, June 8th, 2012, from noon - 2 p.m. and the memorial service will follow at 2 p.m., at the funeral home, with Reverend Father James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery.
Fallen soldiers were honored in Hammond Monday, with a parade and a small ceremony, Placing the wreath is Matt Kron and raising the flag is Charles Clemons.
Doheny visits Louisville to discuss water managment plan today at 7 p.m.
LOUISVILLE – Congressional candidate Matt Doheny will attend the International Joint Commission’s public information session tonight about Plan Bv7, a proposed water management plan for the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario.
Doheny, a businessman from Jefferson County, is seeking the Republican, Independence and Conservative party lines in the 21st Congressional District, now held by Bill Owens, a Democrat from Plattsburgh who seeks to keep his seat in Congress.
Doeny said he favors the current proposal for managing flows in the waters abutting northern New York.
Red Cross offers safety tips as tornado watch remains in effect throughout St. Lawrence County
POTSDAM – As the National Weather Service is warning of severe thunderstorms and possible tornadoes or flash floods in St. Lawrence County tonight, the American Red Cross is urging residents to take steps to stay safe.
Richville Volunteer Fire Department hosts car wash June 2
RICHVILLE -- The volunteer fire department will host its annual car wash June 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hamburgers, hot dogs and concessions will be served. For more information contact Lila Youngs at 287-0067 or e-mail at [email protected]
NYPA continues Friday matinees in Massena
MASSENA – The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue its free “Friday Matinees” in June with showings of classic and contemporary movies at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project in Massena.
During the month of June, NYPA will show a selection of movies on Fridays at 1:30 p.m. in the visitors center auditorium. Free popcorn will be available for the movie showings.
The June schedule is:
Holly Michelle Whitford and Jeffrey Lynn Brown, Jr. were married May 19, at 4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Saranac Lake. Dr. Newton Greiner officiated the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Ken Whitford.
The bride is the daughter of Donna and Ken Whitford, Edwards. She graduated in 2007 from Edwards-Knox Central and attended North Country Community College in Saranac Lake. She is employed at Adirondack Medical Center as a patient access representative.
Flag flying above Best Western in Canton ‘picture perfect’ during Memorial Day weekend
CANTON – The American flag now flying above the Best Western University Inn is “picture perfect” and not the same one that appeared in a photo posted on NorthCountryNow.com on Monday.
The flag in Monday’s photo, which was taken on Feb. 27 while flying above the hotel on NYS Hwy. 11, has since been replaced. NorthCountryNow.com regrets failing to indicate the date the photo was taken.
The photo prompted comment from several viewers who were concerned because one of the edges of the flag was tattered.
Tornado watch posted for St. Lawrence County and North Country
Most of the North Country is under a tornado watch in effect through 9 p.m. tonight, posted by the National Weather Service.
A flash flood watch is also in effect through midnight tonight, as strong thunderstorms are expected to roll through the St. Lawrence Valley this afternoon and tonight.
With heavy rainfall already in some areas last night, flash floods are more likely with heavy downpours in any thunderstorms that might develop today and tonight.