Blood drive set for Friday in Winthrop
WINTHROP — American Legion Post 514 will host a blood drive on Friday, March 24, 12-5 p.m., 675 State Highway 11C.
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Clarkson PA program planned March 24
DEKALB JUNCTION — A spaghetti dinner to raise funds for Clarkson University’s Physician Assistant Outreach Program will be offered Friday, March 24, from 4:30-6:30 p.m at the Methodist Church.
Cost is a donation.
Opinion: Morristown man says suburbia is the worst of everything
To the Editor:
I have lived in a big city, and I now live in a rural town, and while I think big cities are the best, both big cities and rural towns are way better than the suburbs. I’ll give two major reasons: (1) driving and (2) food.
Opinion: Fort La Presentation board says thanks
To the Editor:
The Fort La Presentation Association would like to thank all who attended the 18th Century Maple Sugar Demonstration on March 18, 2023, at Van Rensselaer Point in Ogdensburg New York.
A special thank you to P. J. Miller, John Miller and Lynn Miller, the principle presenters of the program. Also on hand were reenactors from Forsyth’s Rifles. Most importantly to the visitors who braved the cold temperatures and snow to take part in the learning of the techniques our ancestors performed for survival and profit.
Opinion: Maybe some opinions don't count, says Massena woman
To the Editor:
Everyone has a “right” to their opinion. Or so people say.
TnK’s mini mart Tim Phippen (right) and his wife Kristie recently opened TnK's Mini Mart in West Stockholm, just outside of Potsdam. The mini mart offers a wide range of services, including fuel, home care products, deli meats and a wide range of food offerings. Opened in December 2022 after a total remodel, TnK's is now open seven days per week. For more info, see previous story here. North Country Now photo by Jeff Chudzinski.
Community Choice Aggregation in Canton in stretch run
BY PAUL MITCHELL
North Country This Week
CANTON – Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) in Canton is in the stretch run.
Village officials have been presented an Energy Supply Agreement (ESA) from Joule Community Power with a timeline in place.
Village Trustee Klaus Proemm has noted that in June, a letter will be mailed to village residents explaining options offered by Joule Community Power with a goal to begin receiving power from a renewable source in August.
Harrisville students have winning experiment for Clarkson NASA mission
Maia Bernard, left, of Diana, and Nadia Atkinson, right, of Pitcairn, work on their experiment involving fruit fly life cycles that will be carried into space on a NASA mission later this spring. Clarkson photo.
SLCHA hosting Brown Bag seminar March 23 to celebrate Women’s History Month
CANTON — The St. Lawrence County Historical Association is hosting a Brown Bag seminar on Thursday, March 23, at noon to celebrate Women’s History Month.
The program is about the Rev. Olympia Brown and Universalist Women in History & the Suffrage Movement.
The presenter is Dr. Eileen Raymond who leads the UU Church’s History Learning Circle.
The program is free to the public with a suggested donation of $5.
The location is 3 E. Main St. info: (315) 386-8133.
St. Lawrence County Chamber annual membership breakfast meeting planned Thursday
CANTON — The 2023 St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Breakfast Meeting will be held Thursday, March 23, from 8:30-10 a.m.
Agenda items include reappointment of directors, officer elections, president's report, executive director's report, director of tourism report, Chamber Appreciation Award and “Chamber of Commerce Day" Award.
The $25 “country breakfast" includes cinnamon French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, coffee, tea and juice.
Info, RSVP: 315-386-4000.
Register: https://bit.ly/3JAC9nD .