Charlotte Haught, 3, Madrid, patiently watched and waited for her new butterfly friend to learn to fly. Photo by Megan Finnegan.
Massena village police blotter
• Douglas C. Kerr, 62, of county Route 36, Norfolk was charged with inadequate headlight at 8:15 p.m. Sept. 16 on Center Street.
• Arrow A. Tiggelaar, 26, of East Hatfield Street, Massena was charged with broken windshield at 8:40 p.m. Sept. 16 on West Orvis Street.
• Matthew L. Gardner, 52, of Liberty Avenue, Massena was charged with unsafe backing and leaving the scene of a property damage accident at 1 a.m. Sept. 15 at Soft Tail's Tavern, East Orvis Street.
The Zufall farm hosted a hayride and bonfire Saturday night for young adults and college students from all four campuses. Close to 100 students came out for a hayride, bonfire and drink fresh hot apple cider under the full moon. Photo taken by David Zufall of Lisbon.
Nominations now open for St. Lawrence County Chamber awards
CANTON – Nominations are now open for St. Lawrence County Chamber awards, including Business of the Year, Customer Service Excellence, and Local Producer of the Year.
Nominations can be made online at http://bit.ly/STLCAwards19.
Anyone may submit the name of a St. Lawrence County Chamber Member business they believe has shown a positive impact, provided quality service or raised awareness of local products for business and people of St. Lawrence County.
Chamber Members can be found by going online to SLCchamber.org.
Sex offender jailed without bail after allegedly exposing himself to children in Massena
MASSENA -- A paroled sex offender was jailed without bail after he allegedly exposed himself to two children in public.
Robert L. Pitts, 60, of 259 Center St. Apt. 5, Massena is charged with two counts each of exposure and child endangerment.
He allegedly exposed himself to two children on East Hatfield Street along the shores of the Grasse River, police said.
St. Larry's Bar and Grill now open on Elm Street in Potsdam
POTSDAM – St. Larry’s Bar and Grill is now open at 6 Elm Street at the location formerly occupied by Between the Buns.
The restaurant serves American comfort food including steak, burgers, pulled-pork sandwiches, fried fish and more. St. Larry’s will be open six days a week, but will typically be closed on Tuesdays.
St. Larry's puts a strong focus on sourcing products as locally as possibile.
The bar features 23 New York beers on tap and will soon feature three draft wines.
Potsdam man charged with driving while intoxicated after fleeing scene of property-damage accident
POTSDAM -- A Potsdam man was charged with driving while intoxicated Tuesday morning on Main Street after leaving the scene of a property-damage accident, according to Potsdam police.
Jase A. Page, 34, was charged at 12:04 a.m. with aggravated DWI, leaving the scene of a property-damage accident and operating a motor vehicle while using a portable electronic device, officers said.
Page was located on South Street a short time after accident by SUNY Potsdam police, officers said.
Three-day fishing tournament in Massena will feature Fleetwood Mac tribute band, fireworks
MASSENA – A three-day fishing tournament, along with a Fleetwood Mac tribute band, fireworks and a free kids’ fishing derby, will take place Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 19-21.
Anglers participating in the Fishing League Worldwide Costa Series will launch at 7:00 a.m. Thursday at the Massena Intake boat launch. The anglers can be views at shorelines up and down the St. Lawrence near Massena.
On Saturday, a kid’s derby for ages 5-12 will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Wilson Hill Causeway. Almost 200 children ages 5-12 have already registered.
What's going on Thursday: Museum talk in Canton, Norfolk-Norwood Minor Hockey registration, Ogdensburg art study
Canton resident charged with drug possession in Oswegatchie
OSWEGATCHIE — A Canton man was charged with drug possession following a traffic stop on CR 15 on Monday, according to state police.
Zeb J. Thomson, 28, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation at 2:35 p.m., officers said.
He was cited and released.