NEWTON FALLS -- Shirley L. Pomerville, 78, of Newton Falls, who passed away on February 28, 2019.
Her burial will be on Saturday, May 31, 2019 at 12:00p.m. at Cranberry Lake Cemetery.
Arrangements are with French Family Funeral Home, Star Lake.
101-year-old WWII veteran, an Ogdensburg native, honored by NYS Senate
Sen. Ritchie presents World War II veteran Major Glenn Dodge with a plaque commemorating his induction into the NYS Senate ‘Veterans’ Hall of Fame’ at a special ceremony in Albany. The photo was submitted by NYS Senate.
Norwood Head Start students took a field trip to the Potsdam DPW on Friday May 10. The children learned about a CASE brand grader with employee Brendan Tischler. Norwood Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year! Photos submitted by Head Start lead teacher Taylor Hall.
Sales tax collections up slightly in Massena
MASSENA -- The village received slightly more in sales tax payments in April than they did in the same month last year.
Treasurer Kevin Felt at Tuesday's village board meeting said they received $431,501, up from $430,689 in April 2018.
Year-to-date they have taken in $1,386,308, compared to $1,342,741 for the same time period last year, up 3.2%, Felt said.
He said they are on track to receive more in sales tax than the last fiscal year.
Norwood Public Libary wins three grants
NORWOOD -- Norwood Public Library has been awarded three grants to benefit the Norwood community.
The grants include a 2019 Incentive Grant from NCLS for $500, an Outreach Grant from NCLS for $580, and a grant from the Decentralization Program for $600.
Sisters named valedictorian, salutatorian at Colton-Pierrepont Central
COLTON -- Colton-Pierrepont Central School has named its top academic achievers for 2018-19. The valedictorian of the Class of 2019 is Madeline Rousell. She is the daughter of Heather and Jeff Rousell of Colton.
Rousell has been an active student and community member during her time at Colton-Pierrepont. She has been involved with Speaking Team, Whiz Quiz, Foreign Language Club, Environmental Club, All-County Chorus, and president of Tri-M Music Honor Society and National Honor Society.
Madrid woman charged with felony DWI following personal-injury accident in Pierrepont
PIERREPONT — A Madrid woman was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated May 18 stemming from investigation of a personal-injury accident on CR 24, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.
Leslie A. Merrick, 37, was charged with felony DWI: Prior conviction, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, failure to keep right, speed not reasonable or prudent and unlawful possession of marijuana, officers said.
A passenger in her vehicle, Justyn A. Fountain, 36, was charged with consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, deputies said.
Ogdensburg Walk with a Doc event postponed
OGDENSBURG – The Walk with a Doc event from St. Lawrence County Public Health set for Saturday will be canceled due to expected rain and flooding on the Abbe Picquet Trail at Fort de La Presentation.
It will be rescheduled and the new date and time will be announced.
Canton's Williams H.S. announces Class of 2019 Academic Top 10
From left in back are Noah Longshore, Greg Mastro, Cole Caruso, Riley O’Shea; in front, Maya Goldie, Autumn Crabtree, Rachel Noble, Abrinel Seeger, Hannah Tupper, Hannah Pfotenhauer. Photo submitted by Williams H.S.
CANTON – Hugh C. Williams High School has announced the seniors comprising the Academic Top 10 in the Class of 2019.
What's Going on Sunday: Spring photography event in Massena, VFW holding gravside service in Ives Park
LOCAL EVENTS ON SUNDAY
Spring photography walk
MASSENA: Spring photography walk, free event; 10:00-11:00 a.m; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd, Massena. For more info: 315-705-5022.