Robin Beaulieu snapped a picture of a St. Regis Falls. The way the clouds were forming, it almost looked like the ocean or looking out to sea," said Beaulieu. For more scenic sunrises and sunsets, click here.
Police to step up ticketing of motorists passing stopped school buses to warn St. Lawrence County drivers of dangers
The threat of injury to school children getting on and off school buses is a continuing concern, and to help address that, the annual school bus safety program “Operation Safe Stop” will take place in St. Lawrence County on Wednesday, April 18.
Police agencies will dedicate enforcement patrols to monitor trouble spots along bus routes and areas near school zones. They are ready to issue tickets to drivers who pass stopped school buses (Section 1174 of the Vehicle & Traffic Law), or who commit other traffic violations.
Potsdam Taxpayers Association to offer tutorial for property owners seeking assessment reduction
POTSDAM – The Town of Potsdam Taxpayers Association, TOPTA, sponsors a tutorial for property owners who might wish to seek an assessment reduction at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 in the Community Room in the Potsdam Civic Center.
They will present a tutorial for property owners on the process for grieving assessments.
The program is open to all residents throughout the area, regardless of township.
Youth group rummage sale to be held in Canton April 20, 21
CANTON -- The First Presbyterian Church of Canton will hold its annual spring rummage sale Friday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A bag sale begins at noon on Saturday.
Featured will be unique and household items and clothing. Those wishing to make donations are asked to bring them to the church beginning April 16. Electronics are not being accepted.
Craft party for youth in Morristown slated for April 21
MORRISTOWN -- Morristown Public Library, 200 Main St., is holding a craft party for youth on Saturday, April 21, at 10 a.m.
They will be making a globe decoration, and have a few surprise projects. Refreshments will be served.
This event is free and open to the public. As always, children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Call the library during business hours at 375-8833 for more information or visit www.morristownpubliclibrary.org.
Robert “Bob” L. Smith, Sr., age 72, of Russell, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at home under the loving care of his family and Hospice.
Bob was born on January 17, 1940 in Gouverneur to the late James Henry and Marion Florence (Moore) Smith. He had attended schools in St. Lawrence County and served in the U.S. Army from 1957 until his honorable discharge from the Reserves in 1966.
Under the directions of Lawrence Avenue Elementary music teacher, Ms. Deb Nikkari, the 3rd and 4th grade chorus presented their Spring concert for family and friends.
Potsdam tattoo artist hoping for shot on national TV show, to audition in New York City
By CRAIG FREILICH
POTSDAM – A local tattoo artist will soon audition in New York City to see if he’s good enough to compete for a $100,000 prize on a national TV show.
Scott Dafoe, who has been creating tattoo art for seven years, will audition next week for the second season of SpikeTV’s “Ink Master.”
Potsdam dentist comes out of retirement, joins local practice
POTSDAM – Dentist Dr. Edmond Ormond has come out of retirement to join Dr. Jamal Kussad at North Woods Dental, PC in SeaComm Plaza at 145½ Market St.
Ormond practiced in the Potsdam area from 1985 through his retirement in 2009.
Ormond said he missed dentistry and working with people.
People may make appointments by calling 268-8600.
Cinema 10 to show critically acclaimed ‘Weekend’ in Potsdam April 16
POTSDAM – Cinema 10 continues its Spring 2012 season 7:15 p.m. Monday, April 16 with a showing of “Weekend,” called “one of the truest, most beautiful movies ever made about two strangers” by the Boston Globe.
Said Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times, “Weekend moves from a one night stand when Russell picks up Glen, to something more. With beautifully presented and deeply developed characters, Weekend will keep you under the spell of this “smart, sensitive, perceptive film.”