Polls throughout St. Lawrence County are open for voting in this year's election. Jesse Clark, Norwood, inserts his ballot to be counted at the American Legion polling location in Norwood. NorthCountryNow.com will post local election results tonight as soon as they are counted. NorthCountryNow photo.
Carolyn Ramsdell, Nutrition Services, second from right, celebrates 40 years of service at Massena Memorial Hospital. Mark Brouillette, Senior Director Ancillary Services, Mary Mittiga, Nutrition Services Director, Ramsdell and Charles F. Fahd, II, CEO, congratulate Carolyn for her outstanding achievement.
Will Republicans gain seats in St. Lawrence County, North Country?
By tonight, the campaign ads and phone calls will be a thing of the past, and St. Lawrence County elections officials will be tallying votes to find out whether Republicans take over a number of prominent federal, state and county positions.
The St. Lawrence County Legislature, now enjoying a 10-5 advantage for the Democrats, could well swing the other way because no Democrats are running to replace Laura J. Perry and Tedra Cobb in districts 7 and 8.
Student art show Nov. 4 sponsored by Ogdensburg Education Association
OGDENSBURG – There will be a K-12 Fall Art Show at Ogdensburg Free Academy in the James F. Montpelier Gallery for the Performing and Visual Arts on Thursday, Nov. 4, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Light refreshments will be served by the Ogdensburg Education Association.
Growth in human trafficking the focus of Massena Moms group 'awareness party' Nov. 4
MASSENA – The Massena Moms group is sponsoring an "Awareness Party" to educate the community on the international growth of human trafficking and on ways to help on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Trinity Catholic School cafeteria.
There are more slaves in the world now than there were before the abolition of slavery in 1865. Today, human traffic slavery affects millions worldwide.
Forum on pollution, cancer Nov. 9 in Canton
CANTON -- Cancer Action NY is sponsoring a public forum on pollution and cancer in the McKenney Middle School cafeteria, State Street, at 7 p.m. Nov. 9.
During the past several decades, scientific research has provided a vast amount of information on the subject of exposure to chemicals as a cause of cancer, and The National Toxicology Program has released its latest “Report on Carcinogens.”
Artus and McDaniel garner Liberty League weekly honors for Golden Knights in volleyball
All season long, the Clarkson University Volleyball team was looking for a signature win, and the Golden Knights got it against UMass-Boston, one of the top teams in the East. Standout performances from junior Sara Artus (St. Regis Falls, NY) and freshman Holly McDaniel (Hacienda Heights, CA) against the Beacons earned the duo Liberty League Weekly honors on Monday.
Men's novice rowing team eight takes fourth for Saints at Head of the Fish Regatta
The St. Lawrence University men's novice 8+ posted a fourth-place finish at the Head of the Fish Regatta on Saturday.
The Saints battled against 25 other crews, negotiating the 3,300 meter course in 13:05.16 - less than two tenths of a second behind the University of Vermont. The eight bested opponents from Colgate, Rochester Institute of Technology, Marist, and UMass.
Powering the Saint's eight were coxswain Jeff O'Connor, Peter Weatherill, Andy Caswell, Ethan Buhl, Andrew Freeman, Will Standish, Thaddeus Sipe, and Sam Scheu.
Novice eight women's Saints rowing crew earns silver at the Head of the Fish Regatta
The St. Lawrence University Novice 8+ earned silver at the Head of the Fish Regatta on Saturday. The Saints battled 26 other crews to earn the second-place finish.
"The novice 8+ rowed through the head-wind and chop with relaxation and poise," said Assistant Coach Jess McAlear. "While other crews flailed at the water, our women kept their oars moving directly to the water and with length on the drive."
Saints men's soccer host Hamilton in Liberty League semis
St. Lawrence University's men's soccer team, the Liberty League regular season champion and top seed in the 2010 Liberty League tournament will host Hamilton College in a semifinal game on Sandy MacAllaster Field, Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.
The Saints, 14-2-2 overall and 6-0-1 in Liberty League play take a 14-game win streak into the tournament and are ranked second in the region and 15th nationally.
If the Saints win their Wednesday game with Hamilton, they will host the winner of the other semifinal game between second-seed Union and third-seed Rensselaer Saturday at 1 pm.