Steelworkers endorse Aubertine, Russell, county candidates
MASSENA – United Steelworkers Local 450-A has announced the slate of candidates it is backing in the November election, including Andrew Cuomo for governor, Darrel Aubertine in the 48th Senate District, and several county Board of Legislators candidates.
Local President David LaClair, Jr. and PAC Committee Chair Tim Hanna, reminding people to vote on Nov. 2, sent out this list of favored candidates in races for state and county offices:
Governor – Andrew Cuomo
47th Senate seat – no endorsement
48th Senate seat – Darrel Aubertine
Fashion Kraze opens in new spot in Gouverneur
GOUVERNEUR—Fashion Kraze has opened a new store in Gouverneur, but in a different location.
They are now in the former Ames/WiseBuys location at 471 E. Main St. They had been at 67 E. Main.
Aside from their selection of famous-maker clothing, they now also offer a wide selection of family footwear of shoes, boots, sneakers, and more.
They have also added a furniture department with couches, recliners, beds, and many other items.
Owner Rich Greenspan says “there is always something on sale, always.”
Campaign of 1860 discussion at Civil War Roundtable in Canton Sunday
CANTON – Can't get enough of politics this time of year? Think that divisive political views are a 20th & 21st century curiosity? Whatever your political persuasion, you will not want to miss the topic of the next Civil War Roundtable, “Road to the White House: Campaign of 1860,” Sunday, Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association, 3 E. Main St.
Film 'Beyond Our Differences' shown at Potsdam UM Church Sunday
POTSDAM – The Ministerial Association of Potsdam will host a viewing of the award-winning documentary film “Beyond Our Differences” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17 at the Potsdam United Methodist Church, 26 Main St.
The film explores the positive role of faith in the world today by featuring key religious leaders, politicians, and luminaries in their fields who are tackling the toughest and most complex issues in the modern age.
The event is free and open to all members of the public.
A discussion about the film will follow.
Canton Library seeking gently used children's books through Nov. 4
CANTON – The Canton Free Library is asking for donations of gently used children’s books between now and Nov. 4.
Books may be dropped off at the children’s room desk in the library at 8 Park Street during library hours. Those hours are Monday and Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-3.p.m.
Children bringing in books to donate may ask for a voucher to be used toward books at the Kids Only! Book Sale, which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Hopkinton Congregational Church hosting guest soloist Oct. 17
HOPKINTON – The Hopkinton Congregational Church is having David MacMillan as a guest soloist for the church service on Sunday, Oct. 17 at 10:30 a.m.
He will entertain the congregation with the old familiar hymns following the church service.
Refreshments will be served. The community is invited.
Parishville Area ATV Club announces raffle winners
PARISHVILLE -- The Parishville Area ATV Club Raffle was recently at the Parishville Town Hall.
The winning tickets were drawn by club member Kirk McGlaughlin. The winning tickets he drew were: 1st place-$300. winner from Brushton, 2nd place-$150. winner from Heuvelton, 3rd place-$75. winner from Parishville, 4th place-$50. from Massena.
“Thanks to everyone who purchased tickets from our club. We appreciate your participation,” a statement from the club said.
Owens campaign claims Doheny interested in lower taxes for wealthy
Bill Owens’ campaign office says the congressman’s opponent, Matt Doheny of Watertown, is more interested in lowering taxes for the wealthy than for anyone else.
In a statement to the press, the Owens campaign said that Doheny “supports the flat tax, a system of taxation that favors the wealthy while instituting a disproportionate income tax on middle-class families.”
In the Issues section of his campaign web site, http://www.dohenyforcongress.com/, Doheny says he does favor a flat tax.
Norwood-Norfolk Elementary School recently announced its September students of the month. First row: Principal, Mrs. Bigwarfe, Joshua Jarvis, Thomas Hopsicker, Gabrielle North, Riley Mulvaney, Cohen Young, and Lucie Burns. Second row: Braeden Bethel, Danielle Aumell, Hailey Murray, Kayla Jarvis and Sydnie Barkley. Third row: Reese Grant, Brianna LaBar, Madison Planty, and ClaraMarie Nash.
Knights battle St. Lawrence in home-and-home weekend series in women's hockey
With a home-and-home weekend series in non-conference action against its archrival, the Clarkson University Women’s Hockey team will look to generate momentum and gain some confidence as the 2010-11 campaign begins to hit full stride. Clarkson hosts St. Lawrence University on Friday in a 3:30 p.m. faceoff at Cheel Arena and then travels down Route 11 on Saturday afternoon to take on the Saints at Appleton Arena in Canton, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Saturday's game at St. Lawrence will be broadcast on the radio and over the internet by WQTK 92.7 FM. Can't make it to the game?