Jarred Young, 6, of Black Lake, son of Dave & Penny Young, landed this large mouth bass all by himself while fishing in a "secret" location with his parents July 26.
Assemblywoman Russell concerned SUNY Canton president's possible departure affecting community
Assemblywoman Addie Russell says she is concerned about the uncertainty in the community over speculation that SUNY Canton President Joseph Kennedy might be leaving the college.
An announcement from the 118th Assembly ‘River’ District Democrat notes that SUNY Canton educates many North Country residents, and is a large employer and major component of the fabric of Canton and the entire St. Lawrence County community.
DeKalb pair wins Bassmasters Black Lake tournament, takes lead for Team of the Year
BLACK LAKE – The Northern New York Bassmasters recently held their fourth tournament of the season at Black Lake.
Money winners were:
1st Place - Team Fred Morrill & Jim Morgan (DeKalb Junction) - 17.67 lbs
2nd Place - Team Bill Steinrotter & Arnold (Potsdam)- 14.97 lbs
3rd Place - James Moore & Greg Nichols (Gouverneur) - 14.52 lbs
Hannawa Falls Fire Department Family Days to feature parade, music, fun for kids July 30, 31
HANNAWA FALLS – Music, a parade and entertainment for the kids will all be part of the annual Hannawa Falls Fire Department Family Days Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31 in the Hounds Haven Field.
A craft fair will be held both days from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the field. Vendors will also be selling a variety of goodies, including donuts and coffee in the morning and summer fare such as hamburgers and hot dogs throughout the day.
A parade of area fire departments will wind its way down State Rt. 56 from the Back Hannawa Road to the field beginning at noon Sunday.
'Beat the Heat' movie days at NYPA Visitors Center Mondays in August
MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will host its “Beat the Heat Summer Movie Days” on Mondays in August at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch in Massena.
The special summer campaign, which is in addition to the visitor center’s Friday matinee movie series, features a full day of free movies and popcorn every Monday during the months of August.
Family-friendly films will be shown at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the visitors center’s air-conditioned auditorium.
The schedule for August is:
North Country Savings Bank recently donated $1,000 to the 14th annual Hobble Gobble Prediction Run/Walk. Derry Loucks, the founder, (right) hopes to see 600 participants and raise at least $15,000 to benefit such organizations as The Potsdam Holiday Fund, Helping Hands, Canton/Colton/Ogdensburg/Massena Neighborhood Centers, Potsdam Rescue Squad, The Dalton Guyette Fund and many more. This year the event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the West Potsdam Bingo Hall. Pictured with Loucks is Steve Thornton, North Country Savings Bank Marketing Director (left).
Iberdrola Renewables to hold joint meeting with Hopkinton, Parishville town boards on wind farm proposal
HOPKINTON -- Representatives of the world’s largest renewable energy generating company will be back in the North Country for a joint meeting Aug. 8 of the Hopkinton and Parishville town boards on a proposed wind farm project.
People from Iberdrola Renewables will be on hand at Hopkinton Town Hall beginning at 7 p.m. to answer questions.
Iberdrola has said it is studying weather patterns before it decides whether or not to pursue construction of the towers in the towns of Hopkinton and Parishville.
Fulbright scholar from Sri Lanka to live in Canton
CANTON -- St. Lawrence University will host a Fulbright Scholar in Residence from Sri Lanka and a Fulbright Teaching Assistant in Chinese language for next academic year.
The Fulbright Scholar in Residence Program brings visiting scholars from abroad to lecture at U.S. colleges and universities for one semester or one academic year.
Antique vehicles, craft fair, fun for kids at NYPA Summer Spectacular in Massena Saturday
MASSENA – The New York Power Authority will be celebrating summer with free family fun at the second annual car cruise-in and antique truck show on July 30 at the Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch.
The Summer Spectacular will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature a car cruise in, ladies craft fair, and outdoor bounce houses for the kids. All events are free and open to the public.
Some of the area’s finest classic cars will be on display at the visitors center.
Ladies Day Out July 30 in Massena
MASSENA – A Ladies Day Out will be held Saturday, July 30 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Moose Lodge, 4 Ames St.
Vendors include Gold Canyon Candles, Thirty-One Gifts, Scentsy, Lia Sophia, Arbonne, Mary Kay, Avon, Partylite, Madison Handbags, Tender Moments Photography.
There will be a 50/50 raffle and table raffles.
Proceeds will be donated to Make A Wish Foundation.
Free admission and kid friendly.
Call 764-1650 for more information or to request a table.