Pre-K, kindergarten registration set at Massena Central School
MASSENA — Massena Central School District will hold pre-Kindergarten and kindergarten registration on Thursday, April 27.
The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Community Center, 61 Beach St.
Parents will need to bring their child’s birth certificate, immunization record, lead screening and proof of residency.
Pre-K students must be age four on or before Dec. 1, 2023. Kindergarten students must be age five on or before Dec. 1, 2023.
Todd family to perform Saturday in Heuvelton
HEUVELTON — The Ben Todd family will perform at Pickens Hall, 83 State St., Saturday, March 25, at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $12 with children under 12 admitted free.
Venue handicapped accessible.
Tickets are available at www.pickenshall.com, Pickens General Store, or at the door.
The Todd family spent time during lock down singing their favorite songs and now are willing to share them with us.
Massena Senior Citizens to hold Skillo fundraiser Saturday
MASSENA — Massena Senior Citizens’ Trip Committee is sponsoring a Skillo fundraiser Saturday, March 25, at the Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St.
Doors open at 11 a.m. Lunch is at 11:30.
Games begin at 1.
Game prizes will be gift cards and gift certificates.
Door prizes and raffles.
Open to the public.
For more info call 315-769-7810.
Latin jazz and Salsa music event Friday in Potsdam
POTSDAM –The Crane Latin Ensemble will perform classic and contemporary Latin Jazz and Salsa music Friday, March 24, from 10 p.m. - midnight at Maxfields. 7 Market St.
Cover is $5 for 21+.
The Crane Latin Ensemble is a student group at SUNY Potsdam dedicated to bringing salsa to the North Country.
Clarkson research professors published in Nature Communications
POTSDAM -- Clarkson University Research Professors Kelsey Moody and Aaron Wolfe were recently published in the peer-reviewed, open access scientific journal Nature Communications with their article titled “A generalizable nanopore sensor for highly specific protein detection at single-molecule precision.”
Moody, who is also the Founder and CEO of Ichor Life Sciences, and Wolfe, Ichor’s Chief Science Officer, worked with six other researchers on the article, which focuses on the development of highly efficient molecular diagnostics.
MASSENA – William J. Smith, 88, a resident of County Route 42, passed away Wednesday evening, March 15, 2023, at North Country Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Bill was born on August 13, 1934, in Fort Covington, the son of the late Guy H. and Geneva (Elliott) Smith, and attended school in Fort Covington. He married Rita F. Greene on June 8, 1957; the marriage later ended in divorce.
Former Canton athlete Jim Randall, know as Pastor Jim, recently captured several U.S. National Olympic Weightlifting Championships. For more, see story here. Submitted photo.
State to weigh in on Austin Ridge Road speed reduction request in Potsdam
BY ADAM ATKINSON
North Country This Week
POTSDAM — Residents along Austin Ridge Road requesting a speed reduction there will now wait to see if the state agrees to the change.
Citing safety concerns, the residents filed a petition with the town to have the speed limit on the road dropped to 45 miles per hour from 55.
Improv comedy troupe Completely Stranded to perform Friday in Brasher Falls
BRASHER FALLS — Pike's Place, 138 County Route 50, the former K of C building, will host its first ever comedy night featuring Plattsburgh's premier improv comedy troupe Completely Stranded Friday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30.
Pre-sale tickets $20, $25 at the door.
Gideon's Galley will sell appetizers.
Info, tickets: 315-212-4468.
St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging starts Caregiver Support Group for older adults
The St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging has started a Caregiver Support Group for older adults.
The Caregiver Support Group will meet the second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m.
Meetings will be held in the second floor small conference room of the Human Services Building located at 80 State Highway 310 in Canton.
Refreshments will be served.
If you can't make it in person, but still need support or would like to consider a Zoom Caregiver Support Group, reach out to the office.