Deputies seek help from public after car crashes in Canton park, two people flee scene
CANTON — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s assistance finding two people who fled the scene of a motor vehicle accident early this morning on Main Street.
Deputies said a gray Kia Sedona exited the roadway and came to rest in the park on Main Street.
Two occupants fled the scene on foot and were not able to be immediately located, officers said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact deputies at 315-379-2222.
Deputies were assisted on scene by Canton police and state police.
Clarkson University offering new program focused on climate bioethics
POTSDAM – Clarkson University’s Bioethics program is teaming up with The Hastings Center to offer a new program focused on Climate Bioethics. The program will recruit Caribbean Research Ethics Education Initiative (CREEi) program graduate students to spend a year learning about climate change and health and exploring normative ethics questions often overlooked in related research, policy, and practice.
Craft and bake fair set for Dec. 2 at LBSH Housing in Brasher Falls
BRASHER FALLS -- A craft and bake fair will be held Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at LBSH Housing, 32 South Church St., Brasher Falls.
For vendor table info contact Betty at 315-244-7415.
Greeting cards workshop set for Saturday in Waddington
WADDINGTON – The Gallery at Lake Saint Lawrence Arts presents “Greeting Cards Workshop” Dec. 2, from 1-3 p.m. at the Hepburn Library, 31 Main St. in the community room.
Kathy’s Kards specializes in handmade paper crafts including greeting cards for Christmas.
She will help you create some one-of-a-kind Christmas card.
Cost: $25 for 1-3 cards.
All materials provided.
No experience needed.
The door to the community room is on the right of the library at ground level.
Ogdensburg crafter Donna LaCombe sells gnomes at the Norwood American Legion’s Craft Fair Nov. 25. For orders for Christmas crosses and angel wings for cemeteries or gnomes, call 315-528-6179. NCNow photo
Massena village trustees, DPW officials working on plans for new spring cleanup system
BY JEFF CHUDZINSKI
North Country This Week
MASSENA -- It may be a distant thought for residents but village trustees and the Department of Public Works are working on plans for spring cleanup.
During the village board meeting held Nov. 20, DPW Superintendent Marty Miller and village trustees discussed implementing a pickup system during spring cleanup, one that has not been used in years.
Gouverneur Hospital Auxiliary holiday sale set for Dec. 1
GOUVERNEUR -- The Gouverneur Hospital Auxiliary is having a holiday sale Friday, Dec. 1, from 12-6 p.m. in the Gouverneur Hospital Community Room, 77 West Barney Street.
The sale will include decorated trees, Christmas decorations, knitted items, handmade items suitable for gift giving, gift baskets and gently used items. There is also a Lottery Christmas Tree Raffle with a chance to win $100 in lottery tickets and $100 cash.
SUNY Canton extends online hours for November 'Virtual Days' Nov. 27-30
CANTON – The SUNY Canton Admissions Office will extend their online hours in November to make connecting with the college as convenient as possible.
The Virtual Drop-in Days will be held 4 to 7 p.m. from Monday, Nov. 27 through Thursday, Nov. 30.
"We have the ability to assist anyone - no matter what stage of life they are in - with application and enrollment steps at these events," said SUNY Canton Executive Director of Enrollment Melissa J. Evans. "We can also look at prior transcripts and determine how many transfer credits they would receive."
Candle making class planned Dec. 2 at Adirondack Fragrance Farm in Potsdam
POTSDAM – A candle making class will be offered at the Adirondack Fragrance Farm, 1551 NY-72, on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Cost: $40, materials included.
Yen Maine will teach how to pour and create a one-of-a-kind candle with all-natural 100% soy wax, 100% essential oil fragrances, and botanical sprinkles.
BALMAT – William P. Whitaker, age 75, of Balmat, NY passed away on November 24, 2023 with his family by his side. Bill had been battling being sick for a long time and fought until the end.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. in the Hailesboro Cemetery. Arrangements are with French Funeral Home in Gouverneur.