For 200 years, music has played a prominent role at Potsdam’s First Presbyterian Church. The choir at the church in 1863 included F. H. Wilcox, Mrs. Henry, Mrs. Best, W. L. Knowles, Lottie Fling Howe, J. H. Chandler, Mr. Slosson, Mrs. Whitemore, Jasper Barnum, Ira Chandler, Mrs. George Bonney, George Bonney, Mr. Perro, and Herbert Barnum. Click here for more details.
State bar association president to speak in Canton March 30
CANTON -- New York State Bar Association President Stephen P. Younger speaks Wednesday, March 30, at a St. Lawrence County Bar Association dinner.
At the dinner, being held at St. Lawrence University, the county association will recognize the 2011 recipient of the Ross E. Brown Award, honoring one of its members for promoting justice and understanding of the law.
The association will also recognize its individual members for their respective years of commitment and service to the legal profession."
Parishville, Hopkinton landowners would get up to $10,000 annually for each turbine if wind farm goes foward
By CRAIG FREILICH
If a large wind turbine farm is constructed in Hopkinton and Parishville, property owners would receive $8,000 to $10,000 per year for each wind turbine placed on their land.
Representatives of Iberdrola Renewables, the world’s largest renewable power generation company, said each two-megawatt turbine atop a 100 meter tower would provide landowners with annual income.
The announcement was made Saturday during a public meeting at the Parishville Fire Hall to which a number of landowners in the area were invited.
Community free lunch at First Presbyterian Church in Ogdensburg March 30
OGDENSBURG -- The First Presbyterian Church in Ogdensburg will host a Community Free Lunch
on Saturday, March 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
All are welcome.
Heuvelton school garden project meeting March 30
HEUVELTON – The Heuvelton School Garden Project meets at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, Mar. 30 in Mary Hebert’s room, 208 upstairs.
Anyone who is interested in becoming involved in the project in any capacity is welcome.
Suggestions are always welcome and many hands are needed to get this project going. All HCS staff and Heuvelton community members are welcome.
If you are interested, but unable to attend, contact Kathy Fuller, Mary Hebert, Paul Pierce or Mary Rasmussen at Heuvelton Central, 344-2414
Tia Ashley Lincoln Williams and Stephen Allen Bush, 72 Allens Fall Rd., Potsdam, are engaged to be married Fall 2012.
Tia is the daughter of Cheryl L. Williams, Canton, and Wayne Lincoln, Massena. She graduated from high school in 2009 and is a homemaker and stay-at-home mother to their beautiful daughter, Kylee Alexa Lynn Bush.
Stephen is the son of Michelle Cox, Potsdam, and the late George A. Bush. He is a 2007 graduate of Parishville-Hopkinton and is employed at Scotts Auto Center in the service department.
DEC wants hunters to submit recommendations for fall 2011 duck hunting season
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation wants interested hunters to submit recommendations to regional Waterfowl Hunter Task Forces on the dates of the fall 2011 duck hunting seasons.
DEC will evaluate the task force recommendations in setting waterfowl seasons, which must comply with federal rules.
Waterfowl hunters can participate by providing duck season suggestions to any task force member on or before April 15.
Investigators still seeking cause of fire that destroyed Colton home
COLTON – The St. Lawrence County Fire Investigation Team has not yet determined the cause of a fire that destroyed a house in Colton early Sunday morning.
The owner of the house was taken for treatment for smoke inhalation. One firefighter sustained a leg injury.
The fire to the house, at 4788 St. Rt. 56 and owned by Kathleen Valentine, was called in at 4:36 a.m. She was the sole occupant, investigators said.
Colton Fire and Rescue units went right out, supported by Pierrepont Fire, Parishville Fire and Rescue, Hannawa Falls Fire, and Potsdam Rescue.
Chicken and biscuit dinner in West Stockholm March 30
WEST STOCKHOLM – West Stockholm fire station, County Rd. 9, will host a benefit for their Ladies Auxiliary on Wednesday, March 30, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Dinner will include chicken and biscuit, potatoes, vegetable and dessert.
Cost is $8 for adults, $4.50 for children ages 5-12, and children under age 5 free. Eat in or take out.
Reserve take-outs by calling 265-7550. Dinners must be picked up by 5:30 p.m.
Adirondack biodiversity 'family-friendly' workshop planned in Potdsam March 31
POTSDAM -- The Adirondack All-Taxa Biodiversity Inventory offers family-friendly workshops exploring amphibious animals of New York, led by Dr. Glenn Johnson, chair of the Department of Biology at SUNY Potsdam.
Workshops will be held in Paul Smiths and Potsdam.
The first workshop is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 29 at Paul Smith's College.
A second workshop is at SUNY Potsdam from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31 in Stowell 211.