Wanda Henderson of Potsdam recently recorded her first hole in one on the Par 3, 102-yard 7th hole at the Madrid Golf Club. The ace was witnessed by Jenary Wright. Photo submitted by Rachel Murphy.
Potsdam Streetscape, Riverwalk project to have environmental site work
BY ADAM ATKINSON
North Country This Week
POTSDAM — An environmental site assessment will be done for Fall Island Park for its inclusion into the village’s DRI-funded Downtown Streetscape and Riverwalk Trail project.
At their meeting Monday, May 15, the village board approved a proposal from KAS Environmental Science and Engineering for the preparation of a Phase 1 environmental site assessment of the park.
SUNY Canton's Automotive Technology program receives first electric car
Scott Shipley of Northern Lights Energy recently donated a 2013 Nissan Leaf, the first fully electric car, to SUNY Canton’s Automotive Technology program. From the left are Logan Burns, Kisho McDonald, Prof. Brandon Baldwin, Scott Shipley, and William Hull. Submitted Photo.
Dozens of volunteers turn out for clean up at Union Cemetery in Waddington
WADDINGTON — A clean up day was held Saturday, May 13 at the Union Cemetery in Waddington for the upcoming Patriot Marker Ceremony made possible by the William G. Pomeroy Foundation to honor 3 Revolutionary War Soldiers buried there.
Girl Scout Troop 50031 Madrid-Waddington Juniors helped clean the stone of one of these patriots.
Boy Scout Troop 9 from Heuvelton helped clean up brush, raked up fallen limbs and filled in holes with dirt.
Falls Fest set Saturday in Rensselaer Falls
RENSSELAER FALLS – A Falls Fest Fundraiser and Yard Sale will take place Saturday, May 20, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. at Pioneer Park. Family fun games will include cornhole and Texas horseshoe. Tunes will be played all day, with Jaynie Trudell at 2-5 p.m.
Food will be available from Rensselaer Falls Fire Dept. 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., and Nibbles Snackery and The Falls Festival Concessions will be 1-7 p.m.
The events will benefit the Rensselaer Falls Historical Society and The Falls Festival on Sept. 8-9.
TAUNY Folkstore in Canton to host woodcarver on Saturday
CANTON — TAUNY Folkstore will spotlight woodcarver Richard Grayson of Chipman at a reception and exhibition on Saturday, May 20 from 1-3 p.m.
Grayson’s woodworking utilizes the techniques of steam bending local hardwoods using forms, along with detail inlays and wood turning to create each of his one-of-a-kind pieces.
Southville Cemetery Association meeting Sunday
POTSDAM — The Southville Cemetery Association will be held on Sunday, May 21, at 1 p.m. at the home of Stephen Thomas on Route 11B.
J.W. Leary Junior High School in Massena honor roll announced
MASSENA – The following students at J.W. Leary Junior High School were named to the high honor roll and honor roll for the third marking period.
High Honor Roll
Opinion: Former patrol sergeant supports O'Brien for St. Lawrence County sheriff
To the Editor:
Area students on President's List at Southern New Hampshire University
Five students from St. Lawrence County were named to the Winter 2023 President's List at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) in Manchester, N.H.
They are Kenneth Taylor of Lisbon, Terri Bullock of Canton, Ronald Mclaurin of Hammond, Marion Parmeter of Heuvelton, and Christian Thompson of Hannawa Falls.