Drenching rains poured down on St. Lawrence County Thursday, flooding a number of roads and basements. Michelle Manson came upon this newly formed stream Thursday around 5:30 p.m. on the Small Road in Brasher Falls.
Aubertine, Russell laud 'great step foward' in creation of municipal electric system for St. Lawrence County
With Gov. David Paterson’s signature on the bill establishing the North Country Power Authority, Sen. Darrel Aubertine and Assemblywoman Addie Russell say this is a great step forward for the Alliance for Municipal Power in its plan to create a municipal electric system in St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties.
The North Country Power Authority will enable 24 towns to cut electricity rates for residents and businesses, with the aim of spurring development and job creation in the two counties.
Canton plans horse-drawn wagons, art show, old-time games Saturday during Remington festival
CANTON – Canton will again host a celebration of art excellence in the North Country with the Remington Arts Festival Saturday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in and around the park in downtown Canton. In the event of bad weather, all festival events will be moved to indoor locations around the park.
Sen. Aubertine planning campaign rally Saturday in Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG – Sen, Darrel J. Aubertine will host rally at his Ogdensburg Campaign Headquarters Saturday to talk about the campaign, rally his supporters and highlight his record.
The event will take place at 3 p.m., at 103 Ford St.
Aubertine says he plans to talk about the campaign and his record of “standing up for all of us to protect the jobs we have and help attract new jobs.”
A rally in Watertown is planned earlier in the day.
Vendor spaces still available for Crary Mills Craft Show Oct. 9-10
CRARY MILLS – Crafters’ spaces are still available for the Crary Mills Craft Show, sponsored by the Crary Mills Community Center and the Presbyterian Church, to be held Saturday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the community center.
Contact Sally Hill at 386-8255 or 386-4000. Admission is $1.
County chamber takes back report of business scam in Gouverneur
GOUVERNEUR -- The St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is taking back its report of a possible scam being run on businesses in Gouverneur.
The chamber says that Steve Lyon, who has been in the area soliciting memberships for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is designated by the organization to do so.
Earlier this week there was concern that someone was working a scam, however, "all his creditials check out," according to County Chamber Associate Director Ellen Nesbitt.
County antique dealers hold annual show in Massena Saturday
MASSENA – The 20th annual antique show and sale, hosted by the St. Lawrence Valley Antique Dealers Association, will be held at the American Legion Hall, 40 E. Orvis St., on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Several area vendors will have a selection of antiques and collectibles on display, including assorted jewelry, china and porcelain, carnival ware, Fenton and other quality glassware, clocks, collectible toys, and many unusual items.
Admission is $1 per person, and there will be a 50/50 raffle.
Parishville Hilltoppers annual jamboree Oct. 3 to feature dancing, door prizes, homemade sweets
PARISHVILLE – The Parishville Hilltoppers will hold their annual jamboree Sunday, Oct. 3 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Parishville Firemen’s Hall on Rutmen Road.
Admission is $3 per person.
Classic Country band will perform with round and square dancing.
There will be door prizes, a fish pond, 50/50 and other raffles, and homemade candy and desserts.
The event will benefit the Hilltoppers Senior Citizens Club.
For more information, contact Betty at 384-4871.
Hermon Fire Department holds chicken barbecue Sunday
HERMON – A chicken barbecue will be held at the Hermon Fire Hall Sunday, Oct. 3, starting at noon.
The menu includes chicken, potatoes, veggie, roll and dessert.
The cost for dinner is $8, chicken only $5, children 3 and under are free.
A heron ventures from the Raquette River in Norwood into a side yard on Ridge Street that flooded after the heavy rains Thursday evening. NorthCountryNow.com photo by Debbie Morgan