POTSDAM -- Doris C. (Arbogast) Frazer passed away on May 14, 2019 at the age of 95. Doris will be remembered as a very fun-loving and active woman. She was married to her outgoing husband, J. Ronald Frazer, from 1948 until 2011 when he predeceased her. She is also predeceased by both of her siblings, Robert Arbogast (Grace) and Carol (Arbogast) Forster (Jack); and many good friends. She is survived by their five children, Kathy Frazer Winsted and husband Bill, Yorktown, Patti Frazer Lock and husband Robin, Hannawa Falls, Michael J.
RICHVILLE -- Helen G. Rivers, 79, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Ogdensburg, surrounded by her family.
Graveside Services for Jane N. Hurlbut, 96, of Canton, will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 10:00 AM in Brick Chapel Cemetery, Canton.
Mrs. Hurlbut died January 29, 2019 at Maplewood Campus, Canton.
Lawrence Funeral home is serving the family of Jane N. Hurlbut.
Potsdam highway super secures better bid on paving materials as summer work begins
BY CRAIG FREILICH
North Country This Week
POTSDAM – The Town of Potsdam and the villages of Potsdam and Norwood will be getting a better price for paving materials than St. Lawrence County will pay for their projects this summer.
The town’s highway superintendent thought he might be able to get a better price on paving materials than the county got in its bid process, and he did.
Brookfield Renewable Power plan for work on Norwood Dam awaiting FERC approval
BY CRAIG FREILICH
North Country This Week
NORWOOD – Brookfield Renewable Power apparently has a plan to begin working again on Norwood Dam maintenance early next month, but the plan is awaiting approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
Norwood Mayor Tim Levison received word of the plan in a fax from Brookfield of a letter they had sent to FERC outlining the plan, and he admits he thought the plan was a “go.”
Indian Creek Nature center holding pond study May 19
CANTON – A family friendly macroinvertebrate and pond study will be held at Indian Creek Nature Center Sunday, May 19, at 10 a.m. It is free and open to the public.
Kids of all ages are welcome, with parent supervision. Meet in the parking lot to get nets, then head out to our boardwalk.
Bring boots or shoes that can get muddy.
Board Member Casey Sukeforth will be leading the investigation to discover the small wonders of our water
Sophia Shippee, Winthrop, pets the pigs at the Open House of Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm, Canton, on Saturday. The open house also featured sheep shearing, maple house tour and maple cotton candy, milking cow, seed planting, nutrition and food demonstrations, among other events. Click here for more photos. North Country Now photo by Cheryl Shumway.
Students from Canton Head Start enjoyed music, finger plays and story time with Valerie White at the Canton Free Library recently. SLCCDP Head Start is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. Call 315-386-8574 for info. Photo submitted by Sarah Boller.
What’s Going On: Lyme disease talk in Canton, poetry reading in Ogdensburg, ‘Take it or Leave it’ program at SUNY Canton
LOCAL EVENTS ON MONDAY
Lyme disease talk
CANTON: Preventing Lyme and other Tick-borne Disease, 6:30 p.m., at Cornell Cooperative Extension, Canton, with Dr. Stephen Rich; aimed to the general public, will provide an overview of the hazards and risks associated with human biting ticks; Rich will describe and explain appropriate personal protection measures that can greatly reduce risk. Handouts and tick ID tools helping with tick identification and prevention will be provided.
Take it or Leave It
Your locally brewed coffee could support Suicide Awareness Coalition of St. Lawrence
POTSDAM -- Jernabi’s Coffee House will donate a portion of sales of lattes to the United Way of NNY from May 20 to May 31.
The money will go to the Suicide Awareness Coalition of St. Lawrence.
A similar “Care-A-Latte” program in Watertown produced $600 for the suicide coalition in Jefferson County, said a press release from United Way.