CANTON -- Arleen Edwards, 81, of Binghamton, ran into the arms of Jesus on May 13, 2019.
Arleen was born September 24, 1937 in Ogdensburg, New York and graduated from Canton High School in 1955. She graduated from Canton ATC in 1957 as a registered dietician.
After receiving Jesus Christ as her savior as a teenager, she enjoyed serving the Lord, teaching children at church and sharing her faith with everyone. She was a faithful prayer warrior.
The 7th Annual Dustin Berger Memorial 4-Wheeler Ride gathered 188 ATVs with 290 riders on Saturday, May 11. A nice day was had by all, enjoying the trails from the American Legion in Norwood to Brushton-Moira Legion post. The riders returned to enjoy a buffet prepared by the Phillips family and friends. In back, from left, are Dustin Berger's mother Mary Phillips, Norwood American Legion Commander Elaine Saarinen, and Jake Clark; in front, Dustin's siblings Marayna, Gavin and Makyla.
Ogdensburg to pave 21 blocks this summer
BY JIMMY LAWTON
North Country This Week
OGDENSBURG – Ogdensburg Department of Public Works will begin paving work next week, with 21 blocks slated for work this year.
Department of Public Works Supervisor Shane M. Brown said he isn’t sure of the exact dates yet, but said work will begin on 700 Block of Montgomery Street.
“We are paving 21 blocks this year. We also are putting a new water main on Academy Place before we install the new blacktop,” Brown said.
Potsdam Central School won’t change start time for next school year
By MATT LINDSEY
North Country This Week
POTSDAM – Potsdam Central School will not make a change to its school start time for the 2019-20 school year.
The Board of Education made the decision following a pair of community forums attended by parents, staff and students.
Potsdam Library’s LIFE Adult Literacy Program hopes to grow
POTSDAM — The Potsdam Library’s LIFE Adult Literacy Program has several trained tutors available to help area adults improve their basic literacy skills or their speaking and listening skills if they are learning to use English as a new language.
The tutoring is provided free of charge to the learner, at a time convenient for the tutor and the learner. Meetings are held in a public place such as a Library or even outside when the weather permits.
What’s Going On: Blood drive in Lawrenceville, craft sale in Ogdensburg, free household items, clothing in Canton
LOCAL EVENTS ON TUESDAY
One Hour One Work
OGDENSBURG: Frederic Remington Art Museum invites public to “One Hour One Work” session featuring Apache Medicine Song; 60 minutes of focused study, conversation with curators; 11 a.m.; free with museum admission, RSVP requested: 315-393-2425.
Take it or Leave It
Ogdensburg’s annual spring student talent show now accepting entries
OGDENSBURG -- Entries are now being accepted for Ogdensburg’s annual spring student talent show scheduled for Friday, June 7 at 7 p.m. at Ogdensburg Free Academy.
Sponsored by the Ogdensburg Free Academy Key Club, the annual spring talent show will offer three divisions for elementary students, middle school and high school performers. The show begins at 7 p.m.
Admission is $3 for students and $5 for adults.
Ogdensburg man charged with aggravated DWI in Oswegatchie
OSWEGATCHIE — An Ogdensburg man was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated on CR 6 Sunday morning, according to state police.
Allen M. Smithers, 21, was charged with aggravated DWI, refusal to take a breath test, faulty lamp wiring, and operating a trailer without registration plates, officers said.
He was cited and released.
St. Lawrence Central girls' varsity softball coach Tim Brown won his 300th career game by beating Massena Central 9-5 on Saturday in Brasher Falls. Photo submitted by Sheila Daoust. For more, see story here.
St. Lawrence Central varsity softball coach earns 300th win
Photo taken by Hannah Yandoh.
BRASHER FALLS — St. Lawrence Central's varsity softball coach, Tim Brown, earned his 300th career win Saturday, May 18, at Wilkinson Field.
St. Lawrence Central defeated Massena, 9 to 5.