Rachel Taylor recently took this photograph of a gaggle of geese in Ives Park, Potsdam.
Heuvelton Central rocket team has blast at American Rocketry Challenge, but comes up short
Round 1 launch from pad 13 on the Robert Goddard Range. Heuvelton was in 18th place after the first round and made the championship round. Photo submitted.
BY MATT LINDSEY
North Country This Week
National Grid warns SLC customers to safeguard information, verify identity of alleged employees
National Grid reminds customers to safeguard their information and verify the identity of any representative that visits or calls their home to discuss their energy bills.
Massena Volunteer Emergency Unit hosting craft and vendor show Saturday with food, bounce houses
MASSENA — Massena Volunteer Emergency Unit will host a craft and vendor show Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 341 E. Orvis St.
There will be a bounce house, food, raffles and entertainment.
There will be fireworks later at the mall at 9 a.m.
Cost: $3 adults, $2 seniors 55 and older, $1 children (includes meal of hot dog or hamburger, chips and drink).
All proceeds will support the volunteers.
Cornhole tourney to benefit Norwood-Norfolk Class of 2023 All Night Graduation party set for June 3
NORWOOD — A cornhole tournament to benefit Norwood-Norfolk Class of 2023 All Night Graduation party will be held Saturday, June 3 at Norwood Beach Recreation Pavilion, 28 Maple St.
Registration is at 9:30 a.m. Bags fly at 10 a.m.
Two-player teams register for $50 per team.
Double elimination games to 21 points will be played.
Prizes for 1st place, best team name and dress.
There will be raffle baskets, 50/50 raffle and Big Spring/BBQ raffle.
Bring your own picnic and drinks.
Info: Danielle Lenney 315-323-2988 .
TAUNY in Canton launches funding appeal
Jill (center) and members of TAUNY’s Board of Directors recently enjoyed a daylong retreat in Colton earlier this month. Members shown: Andrew Gillcrist, Peggy Lynn, Alan Hersker, Kate Newell, Ruth McWilliams, Michale Glennon, Martha Foley Smith, Fran Moore, and Jackie Sauter. TAUNY photo.
Clifton-Fine area nonprofits can apply for Community Foundation funding
FINE — Nonprofit organizations serving residents of the Clifton-Fine region may now apply for 2023 grant support through the Clifton-Fine Community Fund of the Northern New York Community Foundation.
The Clifton-Fine Community Fund is a permanent grantmaking resource that supports projects, activities, and initiatives that enhance the quality of life in the communities of Cranberry Lake, Fine, Oswegatchie, Star Lake, Newton Falls, and Wanakena. The most successful projects and programs that garner support demonstrate clear and meaningful impact across the region.
Ogdensburg Key Club Talent Show set for June 9
OGDENSBURG — The Ogdensburg Key Club Talent Show will be Friday, June 9 at 6 p.m. at Ogdensburg Free Academy.
Sponsored by the Ogdensburg Free Academy Key Club, the annual spring talent show will offer divisions for elementary student and middle and high school performers.
Admission is $5 per person.
It will be held at the state of the art George Hall Auditorium.
Mountain Club to hike Massawepie Trails in Piercefield
PIERCEFIELD — The Laurentian Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will explore the Massawepie Trails on Saturday, June 3.
The group will traverse an esker, visit the bog overlook, see some old trees and find the source of the Grasse River.
Option to extend the hike to Pine Pond.
Approximately 4-5 miles, 250ft elevation gain. fairly easy.
Contact Marianne Hebert, [email protected] 315-265-0756.
Students at Edwards-Knox Central School eat fresh lettuce each week, all thanks to some of their classmates. Edwards-Knox Central students tend to lettuce being grown and consumed at the school each week. Read story here. Photo submitted by BOCES.