Atkinson Family Band next up at Waddington Concert Series
WADDINGTON -- The Waddington Concert Series 2019 will presents The Atkinson Family Band Friday, Aug. 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the pavilion, Island View Park overlooking the beautiful St. Lawrence River.
The Atkinsons are a well-established family band, rooted in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. They play a style all their own, an acoustic genre of bluegrass and Americana music, with traditional tunes and original songs which tell the stories of their lives in the northern mountains of the Adirondacks.
Grand Funk Railroad coming to Akwesasne on Aug. 23
Grand Funk Railroad will perform at the casino. Photo submitted by Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort.
HOGANSBURG -- Grand Funk Railroad is performing at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 8 p.m.
The Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort is at 873 State Route 37.
Admission ranges from $30 to $100.
Funeral services for Daniel J. Brabant, 79, of Ogdensburg, NY, will be held on Monday, August 19, 2019, at 10:00 am at St. Mary’s Cathedral with Rev. Justin Thomas officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Sunday, August 18, 2019, at Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg. Mr. Brabant passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at Rome Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Massena village police blotter
• Scott Green, 44, of Paddock Street, Massena was charged with harassment and resisting arrest at 1:26 a.m. Aug. 15 on Paddock Street.
• Bridget M. Ladison, 31, of Nation Road, Norfolk was charged with running a stop sign and third-degree AUO at 8:20 p.m. Aug. 15 on Beach Street.
• Dakota Henry-Simpson, 20, of East Orvis Street, Massena was charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident and failure to stay in lane on Aug. 15.
NORWOOD -- Family graveside services for 89-year-old Maurice K. Fullerton, a resident of the Maplewood Campus in Canton and formerly of Baldwin Acres and 342 Lakeshore Drive, Norwood, will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 10 a.m. in the Riverside Cemetery in Norwood with Rev. Judith VanKennen presiding.
Mr. Fullerton passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the United Helpers Maplewood Campus in Canton.
PARISHVILLE -- Private graveside services for Rita A. DeCarr, a resident of the Massena Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Massena and formerly of 3448 Whitehill Road, Parishville, will be held in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Colton.
Rita passed away early Thursday morning, August 15, 2019 at the Massena Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
Rita is survived by her son, Stephen and Annette Green, Parishville and her daughters, Debra and Tony Parisi, Florida and Janet Moyer, Watertown as well as her beloved eight grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.
Canadian pro Chris Johnston leads after the first day of the 2019 Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River after weighing his bass at 24 pounds, 7 ounces. Photo by Seigo Saito of B.A.S.S. See story for more details. The event continues throughout the weekend.
St. Lawrence County forecast: Chance of thunderstorms Fri.-Sat., mostly sunny Sunday
The National Weather Service says there is a chance of thunderstorms in St. Lawrence County Friday and Saturday, but Sunday is likely to be mostly sunny.
Meteorologists are calling a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms Friday during the afternoon and night, with highs around 77 and lows around 63.
On Saturday, there is a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms and then a 70 percent chance of showers, with the night predicted to bring a 60 percent chance of showers and then mostly clear. Highs are forecast around 77 and lows around 64.
Massena hospital healthcare workers among many attending Seniorama in Akwesasne
MASSENA -- Employees and Volunteers of Massena Memorial Hospital attended the 28th Annual Seniorama Health Fair at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino.
Participants were able to inquire about physicians at MMH, as well as services offered through the hospital. Numerous items were also available for those who attended, as well as free blood pressure checks and cholesterol tests. In total forty-two individuals took the opportunity to have their cholesterol checked, with over double that number opting to have their blood pressure checked.
School board meets officer who will patrol Massena Central halls this year
Massena Central school resource officer Jody Daggett introduces himself to the Board of Education on Thursday night. North Country Now photo by Andy Gardner.
BY ANDY GARDNER
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