Sales tax collections up slightly in Massena
MASSENA -- The village received slightly more in sales tax payments in April than they did in the same month last year.
Treasurer Kevin Felt at Tuesday's village board meeting said they received $431,501, up from $430,689 in April 2018.
Year-to-date they have taken in $1,386,308, compared to $1,342,741 for the same time period last year, up 3.2%, Felt said.
He said they are on track to receive more in sales tax than the last fiscal year.
Norwood Public Libary wins three grants
NORWOOD -- Norwood Public Library has been awarded three grants to benefit the Norwood community.
The grants include a 2019 Incentive Grant from NCLS for $500, an Outreach Grant from NCLS for $580, and a grant from the Decentralization Program for $600.
Sisters named valedictorian, salutatorian at Colton-Pierrepont Central
COLTON -- Colton-Pierrepont Central School has named its top academic achievers for 2018-19. The valedictorian of the Class of 2019 is Madeline Rousell. She is the daughter of Heather and Jeff Rousell of Colton.
Rousell has been an active student and community member during her time at Colton-Pierrepont. She has been involved with Speaking Team, Whiz Quiz, Foreign Language Club, Environmental Club, All-County Chorus, and president of Tri-M Music Honor Society and National Honor Society.
Madrid woman charged with felony DWI following personal-injury accident in Pierrepont
PIERREPONT — A Madrid woman was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated May 18 stemming from investigation of a personal-injury accident on CR 24, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.
Leslie A. Merrick, 37, was charged with felony DWI: Prior conviction, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, failure to keep right, speed not reasonable or prudent and unlawful possession of marijuana, officers said.
A passenger in her vehicle, Justyn A. Fountain, 36, was charged with consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, deputies said.
Ogdensburg Walk with a Doc event postponed
OGDENSBURG – The Walk with a Doc event from St. Lawrence County Public Health set for Saturday will be canceled due to expected rain and flooding on the Abbe Picquet Trail at Fort de La Presentation.
It will be rescheduled and the new date and time will be announced.
Canton's Williams H.S. announces Class of 2019 Academic Top 10
From left in back are Noah Longshore, Greg Mastro, Cole Caruso, Riley O’Shea; in front, Maya Goldie, Autumn Crabtree, Rachel Noble, Abrinel Seeger, Hannah Tupper, Hannah Pfotenhauer. Photo submitted by Williams H.S.
CANTON – Hugh C. Williams High School has announced the seniors comprising the Academic Top 10 in the Class of 2019.
What's Going on Sunday: Spring photography event in Massena, VFW holding gravside service in Ives Park
LOCAL EVENTS ON SUNDAY
Spring photography walk
MASSENA: Spring photography walk, free event; 10:00-11:00 a.m; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd, Massena. For more info: 315-705-5022.
AKWESASNE -- Peter “Tewasehrakeh” Clute, unexpectedly went back to the Spirit World on Thursday morning, May 23, 2019 at his home.
Friends may call at the Kanienkeh’aka Kaiennare’kowa Kanonhsesne, Akwesasne starting on Tuesday 9:00 a.m. until the time of the services on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation will follow services.
In lieu of flowers those wishing my consider donations to the Akwesasne Mohawk Ambulance Service.
Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena.
MASSENA -- Shirley A. Rogers Fetterly, 81, of Grassmere Terrace, unexpectedly passed away Tuesday evening, May 21, 2019 at the University of Vermont Medical Center.
Shirley was born June 9, 1937 in Massena, the daughter of the late Alfred and Elizabeth M. (Kanoff) Baxter. She was a graduate of Massena High School. On June 30, 1956 she married Norman Rogers. He predeceased her on April 7, 1975. She than married Theodore Fetterly on October 9, 1976, which later ended in divorce.
Spring services for James E. St. Hilaire will be held Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Visitation in Norfolk followed by burial in parish cemetery.
Arrangements are with the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop.