Rep. Stefanik supports package of bills to address energy crisis
Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has supported a package of bills to address the energy crisis and drive down skyrocketing prices by unleashing domestic energy production.
'Let’s Feed Lisbon; 5K Fun Run set for Aug. 20
LISBON — The 8th annual “Let’s Feed Lisbon” 5K Fun Run will be held Saturday, Aug. 20, with registration open at 7:15 a.m.
The event begins and ends at the firemen’s field on Pray Road.
Walker’s begin at 8 a.m., runners at 8:15 p.m. and the 1-mile fun run starts at 8:18 a.m.
The cost is $20 per person, $10 for kids, and an immediate family cap of $75.
The first 100 people registered for the 5K will receive a t-shirt and the first 30 youth registrants will also get a t-shirt.
‘End of Summer Luau’ set for Saturday at Freight House in Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG — An ‘End of Summer Luau’ will be held at the Freight House Aug. 20 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Organizer Angela Rodriguez said the event is aimed at kids ages 12-18 and will feature live music from teenage band Total 9 featuring bassist Christopher Rodriguez, Web Rodriguez on drums, William Demers on lead guitar, Jackson Dupery on rhythm guitar, Evelyn Davis on vocals and Macy Murdock on sax and keys. Logan Moran will open the show.
Rodriguez said the event is being held for kids in Ogdensburg and surrounding communities due to the lack of activities for them.
Safe driving course planned Aug. 20 in Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG – United Helpers will be hosting a New York DMV approved National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, in the large staff development classroom at the former United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care (RiverLedge), 8101 State Highway 68, Ogdensburg.
The class serves as a refresher course for drivers of all ages and includes safe driving tips and an overview of today’s vehicle and traffic laws.
GOUVERNEUR - Lawrence "Woody" Woodrow, 86, passed away on Friday at his home.
Calling hours are on Tuesday, August 16, 10-11 am with a funeral service at 11 am at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
ANTWERP - Fern Hamilton, 88, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022 at Gouverneur Hospital.
Funeral services and burial in East Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur are private with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Fern was born on April 29, 1934, the daughter of Clifford and Margaret (Peck) Wells.
She attended Little Bow country school and graduated from Gouverneur High School in 1951.
Fern married Archie Hamilton on January 12, 1952.
The couple owned and operated a dairy farm on the Delphi Hall Road in Antwerp.
St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Spotlight on Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Grasse River Hemp, 6900 County Route 27, Canton, from 5 to 7 p.m. There is a $5 admission at the door, with door prizes, food and networking. For more info: (315) 386-4000. Here, Joe and Madison, of Grasse River Hemp, show off their hemp plants and tractor at Northern Limits Farm in Canton. STLC photo
Massena Film Academy has openings for fall classes
BY JEFF CHUDZINSKI
North Country This Week
MASSENA — The Massena Film Academy still has a handful of openings for its fall classes and time is running out to sign up.
“We do have eight openings left but folks need to sign up before our Aug. 30 deadline,” Academy Director Elijah Winfrey said.
Winfrey also stressed that the academy is not just for Massena residents.
Law enforcement cracking down on speeders in St. Lawrence County Aug. 14-21
A state-wide crackdown on drivers who speed will be in effect in St. Lawrence County Aug. 14-21 as part of Speed Awareness Week.
Governor Kathy Hochul announced that law enforcement agencies throughout the state will increase patrols to target speeding. Speed Awareness week is a high-visibility enforcement campaign supported by the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee to stop speeding and prevent avoidable crashes caused by unsafe speed.
Clarkson University to receive $200,000 from National Science Foundation for research
Clarkson University will receive $200,000 from the National Science Foundation.
This grant will support a research project to develop a holistic quantum-inspired framework to address the cyber risks and operational challenges for decentralized power grids, according to Congresswoman Elise Stefanik.