Miss Margaret Anne Hughes, age 77, of Ogdensburg and formerly of Potsdam, passed away on July 28, 2012 at the United Helpers Nursing Home in Ogdensburg. Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Service in Potsdam. Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Service on Wednesday, August 1st from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Mary’s Church with Msgr. Robert Aucoin celebrant. Burial will follow the service at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Potsdam. Online condolences can be sent @www.garnerfh.com.
Nancy Hewlett and her granddaughter Ava Kenefick at home in Norwood. Ava lives in Los Angeles and was visiting Norwood to see her grandparents Norman & Nancy Hewlett. Photo submitted by Lisa Kenefick.
Green Party Congressional candidate from Colton says Americans not getting enough information about pollutants
Green Party congressional candidate Donald Hassig of Colton says that Americans are not getting the information they need to make informed decisions about persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and other environmental threats in things such as the food supply and dental fillings.
To remedy the situation, Hassig endorses banning electoral campaign contributions from corporations.
From algae grown on manure to computers designing prosthetics, students to present 100 projects at Clarkson symposium
POTSDAM -- Algae grown on cow manure for biodiesel production, birds as wetland quality indicators, a waste heat energy scavenger device, and using computers to design a prosthetic leg are among the 100 research projects being presented at the 15th annual Clarkson University Summer Symposium on Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE).
Students will make presentations on a wide variety of topics on Thursday, August 2, in Clarkson University's Student Center Multi-purpose Rooms (MPR) and Educational Resources Center (ERC) atrium on the hill campus.
Ogdensburg’s model airplane club Prop Busters to hold show Sunday
OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg Maple City Prop Busters flying club hold their Mike Cutwa Fun Fly this Sunday.
The model airplane club’s show and meet runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Maple City Prop Busters field on the Canton Road.
Heuvelton Amvets hosting breakfast July 29
HEUVELTON -- The Heuvelton Amvets Post 1997 will host a breakfast buffet July 29. Cost for the meal will be $6.50.
Teen killed in truck driven by Piercefield resident died of blunt force injury, according to autopsy
An autopsy conducted Friday indicates a teen killed in a vehicle driven by a Piercefield resident that rolled over in Long Lake early Wednesday died of “severe blunt force neck injury,” according to state police.
Police said cause of the crash on NYS Hwy. 30 has been ruled accidental.
The teen, Joshua C. Peck, 20, Tupper Lake, was a front seat passenger in a 2008 Chervrolet truck driven by Jordan B. Amell, 17, Piercefield, a town in the southeast corner of St. Lawrence County.
Dunn, Evoy, Peters, Aubin and Klager earn top honors at Mohawk International Raceway
By Tim Baltz
AKWESASNE With only four weeks left in the regular season at Mohawk International Raceway the points battles are heating up, and so was the action on the race track Friday night.
Waydown Wailers an original band from Canton will be play Childstock Music Festival in Malone this Saturday July 28. From Canton, brothers Dave and Christian Parker with Michael ³Scruffy² Scriminger on drums and Connor Pelkey on bass. The band started in the spring of 2011 consisting with two veteran musicians Dave Parker and Michael Scriminger that had teamed together from a previous band.
Rep. Owens among 79 Congressmen urging vote on 2012 Farm Bill
North Country Rep. Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, has joined 79 of his Democratic and Republican colleagues in urging leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives to bring the 2012 Farm Bill to the floor for a vote.
Owens says the legislation, which renews expiring federal farm and food programs, is critical to New York agriculture, and should be voted on before Congress leaves Washington for a month-long recess starting Aug. 4.