Russell woman reportedly stole vehicle from Canton-Potsdam Hospital parking lot
POTSDAM – Village police charged Danielle M. Sawyer, 26, Russell, with grand larceny auto over $100 for allegedly stealing a vehicle from the Canton-Potsdam Hospital parking lot on March 29.
Sawyer was found in Norwood with the vehicle a short time later, police said.
She was arraigned by Judge Gardner and released to probation supervision.
Fire at hunting camp, garage in Fine not discovered until buildings destroyed
FINE – A house trailer and garage have been declared a total loss following a fire reported only after remains of the structure were discovered smoldering.
According to St. Lawrence County fire investigators, the structure on Blue Mountain Road had been used as a hunting camp and was unoccupied at the time of the fire.
The St. Lawrence County 911 center received a report of the blaze at 10:30 p.m. Saturday from Fine Code Enforcement Officer Bernard English. He said the structure had been completely destroyed and was still smoldering.
Sheriff Wells urges suppport for Sheriff's Association, which sponsors about 30 local youth at summer camp
The New York State Sheriff’s Association Institute’s honorary membership drive will begin soon, according the St. Lawrence County Sheriff Kevin Wells.
The not-for-profit tax-exempt organization provides a centralized training program and services for all sheriff’s offices statewide.
They also sponsor and run the Sheriff’s Summer Camp for economically challenged children –about 30 from St. Lawrence County attend every year -- and many other services for county law enforcement and the general public.
Unwanted gold jewelry, coins to be purchased April 6, 7 in Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG – The Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary is teaming up with The Gold Refinery for a fundraiser Wednesday and Thursday, April 6 and 7, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
People are invited to bring in necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, gold watches, gold coins, silver coins or bars, white gold, dental gold, platinum and silver jewelry to get cash for them.
The event will be in the medical center’s lobby.
Methodist women to meet April 6 in Canton
CANTON -- The Canton United Methodist Women will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 6, at 7 p.m., in the choir room of the church, at the corner of Chapel and Court Streets.
Phyllis Doane will present a program on bullying. Ortha Sibbitts is the hostess for the evening.
All women are invited. Any questions, call 386-4500
Dale Lehmer fed this brave little visitor while loading up the bird feeder on the Oswegatchie River close to Gouverneur. "Chickadees seem to open themselves to this experience very readily. Maybe some children would like to try it. It is great," he reports.
Residents of Beaver Brook Development in Ogdensburg invited to stormwater improvement project meeting April 6
OGDENSBURG -- Residents of the Beaver Brook development are invited to a meeting on the stormwater improvement project at 6 p.m. April 6 at the Dobisky Visitor’s Center, 100 Riverside Ave.
The project, to alleviate flooding and property damage concerns there, will soon be underway.
Project Engineer John LaGorga, GHD Consulting Engineers, City Manager Arthur J. Sciorra, and Department of Public Works Director Kit W. Smith will present background about the project and answer questions.
'Women's Wellness Day' to feature health screenings, presentations April 16 in Canton to
CANTON – “Women’s Wellness Day” is Saturday, April 16 at the Best Western, East Main Street.
The day of health screenings and informative presentations, sponsored by Canton-Potsdam Hospital, runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Screenings for glaucoma, glucose, balance, blood pressure, cholesterol, pulmonary function, and bone density will be held from 9 to 11 a.m.
There will be presentations on diabetes, balancing work and life, chronic pain, yoga, nutrition, physical activity over 50 years of age, and more.
Lunch will be free, and healthy snacks will be served.
Youth baseball, softball signups tonight and Tuesday in Potsdam
POTSDAM – Potsdam Youth Baseball and Softball has set house league registration at Pine Street Arena from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, April 4 and 5. Registration can also be done online at www.pybsaonline.org.
Deadline is Saturday April 9.
The league will be practicing and playing from April 25 to June 22.
'The Cultural and Political Economy of Recovery' the topic at talk in Canton tonight
CANTON - Emily Chamlee-Wright, economics professor at Beloit College, will give a talk called "The Cultural and Political Economy of Recovery" on Monday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn Hall (Room 218) at St. Lawrence University. The event, part of the economics department's visiting speaker series in political economy and the University's Contemporary Issues Forum, is open to the public, free of charge.