Waddington town board to meet
WADDINGTON — The regular Waddington Town Board meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. in the municipal building.
Blood drive to be held at Hermon-DeKalb
DEKALB JUNCTION — A Red Cross blood drive is to be held Oct. 2 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hermon-DeKalb Central School, 709 East DeKalb Road.
Register at RedCrossBlood.org.
This photo of the Northern Lights was captured by Angela Mossow at 12:45 a.m. on Monday Sept. 25, on the St. Lawrence River in Louisville.
Potsdam civic center closed today at noon
POTSDAM — Due to technical problems, the Village of Potsdam Civic Center was forced to close today (Friday, Sept. 29) at noon.
Residents with bill payments can put them in the drop box for the rest of the day.
Normal hours of operation will resume Monday, Oct. 2.
OGDENSBURG- Karen A. Morley Harris, 64, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at her home.
A Graveside Service for close family members and friends will be held on Saturday, September, 30th, 2023, at 11:00 am in the Ogdensburg Cemetery where she will be laid to rest alongside her parents.
Arrangements are under the direction of the LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home, located at 324 New York Avenue, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.
To express online condolences for Karen, you can visit the guestbook at www.LaRuePitcher.com.
LOUISVILLE – Eva M. Sherwood, 88, of Arena Drive, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
Eva was born on January 10, 1935, in Massena, the daughter of the late Nathan and Zella (Shaver) Cherry.
She attended Massena Central Schools, where she graduated. A marriage to John Sherwood ended in divorce.
Eva worked as a nurse’s aide for many years in Massena, Syracuse, and Texas before moving back to the North Country. After returning to the North Country, she worked for Cornell’s Dry Cleaning and EZ Duz-It Laundry.
This deer was spotted on the side of the road on the South Racquette Road, Massena, by Terry Knepp.
Major bridge, highway projects planned in St. Lawrence County with federal funding
BY JEFF CHUDZINSKI
North Country This Week
CANTON — St. Lawrence County is moving forward with two major bridge and highway projects after receiving significant funding through the 2022 Bridge NY Project.
According to County Highway Superintendent Don Chambers, two projects were recently approved for funding that will see 95% of project costs covered through federal funding that will pass through the state.
The remaining 5% of project costs will come from the county, he said.
Public comment open for Akwesasne Election and Referendum Ordinance Amendments
AKWESASNE -- The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) is notifying tribal members that a 30-Day Comment Period is being provided for the Election and Referendum Ordinance Amendments.
This comment period is for individuals to review and provide feedback on changes that have been incorporated at the request of tribal members. The deadline to provide additional comments prior to taking final action to adopt the ordinance amendments is Kenténha/Oct. 21.
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults meetings planned Oct 1, 15, 22 in Potsdam
POTSDAM — Initial inquiry sessions about the upcoming discussion series The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, about joining the Catholic faith, will be held at St. Mary’s rectory, 17 Lawrence Ave., on Oct. 1, 15 and 22 from 12:30-2 p.m.
The RCIA is the Church's process to prepare adults for admission into full communion with the
Roman Catholic Church.
It is designed for non-baptized persons and those who were baptized into another faith tradition and would like to seek full communion with the Roman Catholic Church.