Four fire departments battle Waddington hay barn blaze
WADDINGTON – Four fire departments battled a barn fire at 635 Irish Settlement Road Monday afternoon.
The Waddington Volunteer Fire Department responded at 4:39 p.m. to the hay barn owned by Tom Dalton. The Louisville, Madrid and Norfolk fire departments also arrived at the scene and the Waddington Rescue Squad responded. The Lisbon and Morley fire departments were on standby.
The Waddington department returned to the station at 5:31 p.m.
St. Lawrence County fire investigators say cause of the blaze is unknown.
The Federal St. Laurent apparently ran aground in the St. Lawrence Seaway near the Massena Country Club at approximately 8 p.m. Monday. Grant Wachob said he heard several loud bangs, then heard a commotion on the deck. They called the Border Patrol to notify them of the incident and a Boarder Patrol agent “called back and reported that the Seaway Control stated the ship ran aground,” he said. The cargo ship flies a Barbadous flag and was built in 1996. Photo by Kristina Wachob.
After quiet opening, Gouverneur fair kicks into high gear Tuesday with midway rides, Johnny Cash tribute concert
GOUVERNEUR – With nearly perfect weather, the 160th annual Gouverneur and St. Lawrence County fair kicked off quietly this morning as animals began arriving and 4-H members presented a rabbit show.
Activity at the Barney Street fairgrounds will pickup substantially Tuesday when midway rides open at 1 p.m. and a variety of animal and agricultural events take place. A Johnny Cash tribute concert is slated for Tuesday night.
Hannawa Falls man accused of child abuse after two youngsters taken to Canton-Potsdam Hospital for treatment
PIERREPONT – A Hannawa Falls man has been accused of child abuse after Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s emergency room reported the cases of five- and three-year-old children who were treated there and released.
Joshua R. Tyo, 24, of 5644 State Rt. 56, has been charged by St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies with two counts of assault in the second degree and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Tyo was arraigned in Town of Pierrepont Court and released to probation supervision on a recommendation from the District Attorney’s office and the court.
Delta Kappa Gamma plans garage sale in Ogdensburg Aug. 6
OGDENSBURG – Members of Delta Kappa Gamma is hosting a garage sale August 6 from 9 a.m .to 1 p.m. at 310 Proctor Ave.
A variety of items will be available for sale.
Louisville Summer Bash to feature parade, pig roast, bed races, fireworks Aug. 12-14
LOUISVILLE – The Louisville Summer Bash will be held Friday through Sunday, Aug. 12-14 with a parade, a pig roast, bed races and fireworks.
The weekend will kick off at 6 p.m. Friday at the Louisville Fire Station #1, CR 39 & 36, with an ice cream social and Lion’s Club duck race.
On Saturday, the parade will begin at 10 a.m. on County Rt. 39, followed by a chicken barbecue at 11 a.m., firemen’s drills at 1 p.m. and a pig roast at 5 p.m.
Craft vendors, concessions, and a bounce house will be set up.
Jennifer Gotham's niece, Morgan Aragon, of Massena, and “dog friend,” Emma, were visiting her Parishville home at the same. They hit it off well, and were much more interested in their adventures together than in hanging out with the family. Emma is owned by Jennifer's stepdaughter, Bianca Brunea, and lives in LeRoy.
Potsdam student graduates from Hartwick College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing
Jacklyn Richards of Potsdam, daughter of Marshall and Sherri Richards, has graduated from Hartwick College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.
Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains.
Hartwick's expansive curriculum emphasizes a uniquely experiential approach to the liberal arts.
Dissolution chair: move would be ‘disastrous’
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