Police seek help in identifying two suspects in South Colton general store burglary
COLTON -- State police are asking for help in solving a burglary that occurred at Boyce’s General Store on Main Street during the early morning hours of Oct, 8.
The two male suspects are identified as being between 5-feet, 8 inches tall and 6 feet tall, weighing approximately 170 – 210 pounds. One of the suspects wore a dark hooded sweatshirt, which appears to bear a “U.S.A.” logo in large lettering across the chest, police said.
Cash, checks and approximately100 single packs of Marlboro, Camel, and Winston brand cigarettes were stolen, police said.
Aubertine to unveil 'Jobs Now' plan in Ogdensburg this afternoon
OGDENSBURG -- State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine will be at the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority Monday to unveil a “Jobs Now” plan intended to promote real economic growth and opportunity in the North Country and Central New York.
The plan is “to make sure we protect the jobs we have and create new jobs now,” the announcement of his visit said.
Aubertine will meet at 1 p.m. with local business, labor and economic development leaders, and Ogdensburg community members
Colton Historical Society to meet Oct. 14
COLTON – The Colton Historical Society will hold a meeting on Thursday, Oct. 14 at the Colton Museum at 6:30 p.m.
All interested are invited to attend.
Two Potsdam teens charged after allegedly hosting underage drinking party in Higley
COLTON – Two Potsdam teens have been charged with unlawfully dealing with a child for allegedly providing alcohol to two girls who became “very intoxicated,” according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.
Ryan J. Merriman, 18, and Matthew J. Merriman, 18, both of 347A Pleasant Valley Rd., Potsdam, were both cited with two counts of the misdemeanor in connection with the Sept. 24 incident, deputies said.
Democrat Brian McGrath of Lowville spent the weekend campaigning across the 122nd state Assembly District with Republican Assemblywoman Scozzafava of Gouverneur whose seat he hopes to win. Scozzafava is not running for re-election. Scozzafava dropped out of the race for the 23rd Congressional District seat as the GOP candidate one year ago when it became clear she would not win and backed Democrat Bill Owens over Conservative Doug Hoffman. Now, McGrath is running against Republican Ken Blackenbush of Black River for the Assembly seat. The 122nd district covers the southern half of St.
Norwood-Norfolk-Raymondville Christmas Outreach Program accepting applications from needy families
NORWOOD – Applications to receive assistance through the Norwood-Norfolk-Raymondville Outreach Christmas program are available now.
The program provides new toys, clothing and food to people in the local communities.
Applications are available at Perry’s Big M., Fefee’s Market, Al Smith’s Superette, and the three post offices.
Application deadline is Nov. 18. Distribution of items will be on Dec. 17.
Donations of new or clean used toys, hats and mittens are always welcome.
More info: MaryJane Purves, 353-2707.
Arts Council offering classes for painters, crafters, cartoonists in Potsdam
POTSDAM – The SLC Arts Council is offering four arts classes for painters, crafters and cartoonists in October.
Classes will be held in the crafts studio (room 228), Downtown Snell Hall. Contact the SLC Arts Council to register and pre-pay for classes at 265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org or by stopping by 51 Market St., Potsdam.
Cabbage roll sale in Massena Oct. 13
MASSENA – A cabbage roll sale will be held at the Massena Moose Lodge 1110, 4 Ames St., on Wednesday, Oct. 13, beginning at 2 p.m.
The cost is $2.50 each.
Takeouts are available at 769-5720.
Potsdam Curves donating $25 to American Cancer Societyfor each new member who has had recent mammogram
POTSDAM -- Curves of Potsdam fitness club, 63 Market St., has waived the joining fee for new members with proof of a recent mammogram or a $25 donation to the American Cancer Society.
“Early detection saves lives,” said Keegan Brown, owner of Curves of Potsdam. “There’s so much you can do to significantly reduce your risk of getting breast cancer. These include eating a nutritious diet, getting regular exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight. And then there are annual doctor visits and monthly breast self exam.”
The St. Lawrence University women's hockey team battled back from a 2-0 deficit on Sunday afternoon, as the Saints scored a pair of third period goals to defeat the University of Connecticut by the score of 3-2 in Storrs, CT. Karell Emard '11 scored the game-tying goal against UConn on Sunday.