Book sale planned Sept. 16 at Massena Public Library
MASSENA — A book sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9:30-1 p.m. at Massena Public Library, with new book selections and DVDs.
Members of the Friends of the Library will have early access to the book sale at 9 a.m.
Anyone can join the Friends with a $5 donation.
Canton man charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in Madrid
MADRID — A Canton man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation following a traffic stop on CR 31 Sept. 2, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.
Cody B. Blacker, 34, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and operating a motor vehicle without headlights, officers said.
Blackmer was cited and released.
Tucker and Shayla Pinkerton were among the prize winners in the Ogdensburg Public Library summer reading program. Other winning readers were Landon Grey, Mariah Wright and Temperance Cota. Submitted Photo.
Organ Concert Series continues Sept. 15 at St. Lawrence University
CANTON — St. Lawrence University’s Office of the Chaplain presents the next performance of its Organ Concert Series on Friday, Sept. 15, at 12:15 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel.
Organist Sondra Goldsmith Proctor will perform The Music for Rosh Hashanah with the Ad Hoc Singers.
Shuttle service available from Vilas parking lot.
Info: 315-229-5630, [email protected].
Groundbreaking ceremony for new DeKalb Pavilion in Pipeline Park planned Friday
DEKALB JUNCTION — There will be a groundbreaking ceremony on Sept. 15 at 9 a.m. for the new DeKalb Pavilion in Pipeline Park off Gibbons Street (behind Junction Supply) on Sept. 15 at 5 p.m.
Info: DeKalb Town Clerk Barbara Creazzo at 315 347 3331.
St. Lawrence County legislators oppose new fee, background check for ammo purchases
BY JEFF CHUDZINSKI
North Country This Week
CANTON — St. Lawrence County legislators have voiced opposition to the state’s new fee and background check scheme for ammunition purchases.
During the legislature’s full board meeting on Sept. 11, legislators voted to approve a resolution outlining the body’s opposition to the laws, which were implemented through the Concealed Carry Improvement Act (CCIA) in 2022.
The vote was a roll call vote at the request of Legislator Glenn Webster.
Hermon man accused of driving impaired by drugs, felony drug possession in Canton
CANTON -- A Hermon man is accused of driving impaired while possessing methamphetamine, according to St. Lawerence County sheriff's deputies.
Wallace f. McLaughlin, 30, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, felony, and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, felony, officers said.
He was also charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia, driving while ability impaired by drugs, no plate lights and no tail lights, officers said.
Edwards resident faces felony following alleged domestic dispute
EDWARDS — An Edwards resident was charged with a felony following an alleged domestic dispute Monday night, according to state police.
Jodie M. Hart, 47, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, felony, at 6:58 p.m., officers said.
Hart was cited and released.
HEWITTVILLE – Brenda M. Hollinger, 70, of River Road, passed away Monday morning, September 11, 2023, at her home after a lengthy illness.
Brenda was born on November 17, 1952, in Elyria, Ohio, the daughter of the late Robert and Audrey (Dumont) Pitts.
On August 31, 1976, she married Glenn W. Hollinger, Sr in Hannawa Falls.
Brenda was a cook working at Uncle Max’s Restaurant for many years until her retirement.
She enjoyed visiting with her friends.
POTSDAM - Jermaine M. Kidd "Nemi", 47, of Sissonville Road, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, September 10, 2023, at his home.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Donaldson-Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam, where friends may call on Saturday from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM, there will be no funeral services.