Brookfield Power to restock Oswegatchie River with fish at site of last spring's dam break in Heuvelton
Brookfield Renewable Power, the owner of the hydroelectric dam at Heuvelton, will restock the Oswegatchie River upstream from the village in the wake of last spring’s dam break.
State Senator Patty Ritchie made the announcement Friday after consulting with the power company.
On June 8, a gate on the dam ruptured, draining millions of gallons of water from the reservoir.
Omega Delta Phi alumni donate children's bookcase to Potsdam Public Library
POTSDAM -- The sisters of Omega Delta Phi Alumni Association kicked off its golden anniversary weekend by dedicating a new children’s bookcase at the Potsdam Public Library recently.
Association President Donnalyn Shuster presented the bookcase to Youth Services Librarian Sarah Sachs. Potsdam Village Mayor Reinhold Tischler, SUNY Potsdam Dean of Students Chip Morris, and SUNY Potsdam Student Life Assistant Director Julie Dold also were in attendance.
'Supply chain' management endowed chair created at Clarkson University
POTSDAM -- In memory of alumnus Joel Goldschein, his family, including wife Lynda and daughters Gail, Sharon and Terri, have created the Joel Goldschein ’57 Endowed Chair in Global Supply Chain Management at Clarkson University.
Goldschein is considered a supply chain management visionary long before the term “supply chain” was coined.
Basics of Letterboxing event to take place Aug. 4 in Colton during Raquette River Awareness Week
COLTON – Among the many fun outdoor events being held during Raquette River Awareness Week is the opportunity to learn about letterboxing, a century old activity with its roots in Great Britain.
Letterboxing is an outdoor treasure hunt that is gaining great popularity in North America.
On Thursday, Aug. 4, an Introduction to Letterboxing event will be held at the Raquette River Information Center on State Rt. 56 in South Colton starting at 6:30 p.m.
Family Court Judge candidate Cecily LaVigne Morris of Massena spent Saturday with family and meeting new and old friends on Ford Street in Ogdensburg watching the 51st annual Seaway Festival Parade. The parade featured dozens of floats, bands, politicians and organizations and drew thousands of spectators.
Seven volunteers from the American Red Cross of Northern New York Chapter recently traveled to the Red Cross of Central New York in Syracuse for two courses in disaster services: Disaster Frontline Supervisor and Disaster Frontline Supervisor Simulation. Pictured are (from left to right) Cassandra Hamilton, Rachael Simons, Annie Carmine, Megan Fulton, Janet Wakefield, and Jim Cayey.
If Village of Potsdam dissolves, everything including buildings, airport, trucks and paperclips goes to town
By CRAIG FREILICH
POTSDAM – If residents vote in November to dissolve the village government, everything the village owns or is responsible for will get turned over to the town a little more than a year later.
The village owns many big-ticket items including buildings such as the Civic Center, DPW garage, and water and sewage treatment facilities. Also on the list are the airport, parking lots, parks, empty house lots and big vehicles such as trucks and backhoes.
Canton, Winthrop, Potsdam, Massena, Ogdensburg viewers win North Country Now mugs
Six people will soon receive free mugs sporting the NorthCountryNow.com logo.
Nearly 1,000 NorthCountryNow.com viewers entered to win a mug during a nearly month-long online contest that ended Friday. The website is a service of North Country This Week.
The winners are Dorothy Grandaw of Canton, William E. Case of Canton, Vicki Beaudin of Winthrop, Linda Buchanan of Potsdam, Joshua Gleeson of Ogdensburg and Richard Paquin of Massena.
Museum opens exhibit of photos from archives of Potsdam Fire Department
POTSDAM – The Potsdam Public Museum has launched an online exhibit of photographs from the archives of the Potsdam Fire Department.
The exhibit consists of 105 images of downtown fires, fire equipment, parades, and annual reviews.
The museum needs help identifying the photographs.
If you have names, dates or other details of the images, give the museum a call at 265- 6910.
Tremendous performances round out Norwood Village Green Concert Series Aug. 4, 7
NORWOOD -- Several premier guitarists are scheduled to take the stage over the next few days at the Norwood Village Green Concert Series.
Guitar Legends of the North Country with Danny Gotham, Paul Meyers and Dick Stephan are sure to bring down the house Thursday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m.