Potsdam man charged with sexual abuse of a child under 11 jailed on $5,000 bail
POTSDAM -- Adam Maughan, 29, Potsdam, has been jailed on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond on charges of sexual abuse of a child and violating an order of protection.
The Potsdam Police Department received a complaint at 5:23 p.m. Thursday of possible sexual abuse of a female under the age of 11. Police found that there was a stay-away order of protection in effect for the victim’s mother.
Roy returns to Clarkson as an assistant hockey coach
Clarkson University Head Hockey Coach Casey Jones announced today that he has hired former Golden Knight standout defenseman Phil Roy as his top assistant.
Eagles landed in a Waddington treetop recently. Photo by Whitney Rogers of Canton.
Youth Conservation Corps clearing trails, building bridge at Lampson Falls
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Youth Conservation Corps Canton Crew has been busy at Lampson Falls and Indian Creek clearing trails, helping to build a bridge, cutting down branches, and weed-whacking.
DEC Senior Forester John Wood said he was grateful for the crew’s work at Lampson Falls.
Rep. Owens seeks input on regulation reform from North Country small business owners
Rep. Bill Owens wants to hear from small business owners about their ideas for regulation reform.
"If your small business is currently experiencing problems with what you consider burdensome regulations, I want to hear about it," the survey on the 23rd Congressional District representative's web site says.
The survey asks several questions, such as how many people are employed there, and about regulations they consider onerous, how much the regulations are costing in time and money, and any ideas they have about getting them changed.
Potsdam recreation plan water park trip on Aug. 9
POTSDAM -- Potsdam Recreation is sponsoring a trip to Enchanted Forest Water Safari on Aug. 9. The bus will leave the Pine Street Arena at 7:30 a.m. and return at about 8:30 p.m.
The cost of the trip is $40 per person, which includes the ride and the admission ticket.
To reserve a seat on the bus, call the Recreation Office at 265-4030.
Norfolk Bible school to be in session July 18-22
NORFOLK – Norfolk Wesleyan Church, 33 W. Main St., will present vacation Bible school from 6 to 8 p.m. July 18 to 22 for age three through fifth graders.
A kick-off party will precede the Bible school at 1 p.m. July 16 with free pizza from Smith’s Pizzeria and door prizes. More info: 384-4823.
Audrey Reece, Potsdam, tests the taps on the tractor trailer beer truck for the Potsdam Craft Beer Expo on Fall Island Park. There will be two sessions on Saturday at 1 to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. to sample up to 70 different craft beers. NorthCountryNow photo by Debbie Morgan. View story for more details about what will be happening on the final day of the festival.
Free ice cream sundaes at Potsdam church on July 17
POTSDAM – Free ice cream sundaes will be served at the Baptist Meeting House, 24 Leroy St., Sunday, July 17 from 2 to 3 p.m. or until the ice cream is gone.
Free barbecue at church in Brier Hill July 17
BRIER HILL – The public is invited to a free barbecue July 17 at the First Congregational Church of Morristown, Sand Street .
The meal will follow the 11 a.m. church service.
After the barbecue, music, games and fellowship are planned during the afternoon.
The public is invited to bring their family and friends. All are welcome.
For more information, call Lynette at 324-5852 or Janice at 375-4478.