A funeral mass for Joyce Marie Kelso, 85, of Ogdensburg and formerly of Hogansburg, will be on May 31, 2023 with Rev. James Shurtleff officiating. Calling hours will be held from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm at Fox and Murray Funeral Home in Ogdensburg. Following the services there will be a reception for everyone who wishes to attend at the Moose Lodge in Ogdensburg. Mrs. Kelso passed away at her residence on Saturday, May 27, 2023.
Dairy Festival planned in Canton June 2-3 with parade, Big Wheels races for kids
BY PAUL MITCHELL
North Country This Week
SUNY Potsdam joins Culture of Respect Collective
POTSDAM – SUNY Potsdam has joined a group of 21 colleges and universities from across North America for the sixth cohort of NASPA's http://email.readme.readmedia.com/ss/c/EK01aZvwbK530bRKUIS7kPgE998f1YNCI..."Culture of Respect Collective program.
Wild Center open for 2023 season in Tupper Lake
TUPPER LAKE — The Wild Center is opened for the 2023 season on May 5.
The Center, which was recently voted Second Best Science Museum in the U.S. as part of a USA Today Reader’s Award, has expanded offering and activities with new exhibits and experiences, officials say.
Backyard Wilderness, a “film that captures the beauty and complexity of the natural world that exists just beyond your doorstep” is featured along with Birdly, a new state of the art virtual reality flying simulator.
Local colleges partner for Business in the Spotlight event on May 31
CANTON – The Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, Potsdam Chamber of Commerce, and Canton Chamber of Commerce are partnering to host a Business in the Spotlight event on May 31 from 5-7 p.m. at Appleton Arena at St. Lawrence University.
An optional tour of the recently renovated arena will be held at 4:30.
Chamber members can learn about market to the campus communities and workforce and career opportunities.
Refreshments, cash bar available.
Students in grades 1-5 at St. Catherine of Siena Academy in Canton have been getting outside this week to help beautify the school's butterfly garden. Along with the students are Siena teachers Andrew Carpino and Kathy Olsen along with the school's Governing Board Chair Dan Sweeney. Submitted Photo.
Members of the Potsdam Volunteer Fire Department marched in Potsdam’s Memorial Day parade Monday. Many fire and rescue squad vehicles followed. The Potsdam High School Band, Potsdam AmVets, Girl Scouts, Potsdam Lacrosse players, and other organizations also appeared in the first Potsdam Memorial Day parade in four years. NCNow photo.
Memorial Day forecast calls for sunshine, temps near 80 in St. Lawrence County
Plenty of sunshine and comfortable temperatures in the 70s today are forecast for Memorial Day in St. Lawrence County, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
Those attending parades, barbecues or other outdoor-related events will see sunny skies and a high near 80 with winds 10-13 mph, forecasters say. Overnight the low will be around 53.
Temperatures will climb back into the 80s by Tuesday and into the lower 90s by Thursday, before another cold front arrives on Friday into Saturday, NWS says.
Massena man charged with menacing in Lawrence
LAWRENCE -- A Massena man was charged with menacing Saturday following a complaint May 26, according to state police.
Marcus A. Shatraw, 33, was charged with second-degree menacing at 8:32 a.m., officers said.
He was released on his own recognizance, police said.
Emberlynn Simser, 3, Dekalb Junction, saluting the American flag on Memorial Day in remembrance of her Uncle Danny, who served in the Vietnam War. Photo submitted by Mariah Simser.