Opinion: Former Waddington mayor backs Hammond for Waddington Town Supervisor
To the Editor:
I am writing this letter in support of our Waddington Town Supervisor Alex Hammond. I had the honor of serving the Village of Waddington as your Mayor for 12 years. As with any elective office there is a learning curve, and I certainly had one being your Mayor here in Waddington. We realize it’s not “I” anymore, it’s “Us” - the whole community. One recognizes that other people have ideas
Opinion: Canton resident has questions about McAuliffe's motivation
To the Editor:
The first goal listed in Karen McAuliffe’s letter in North Country This Week highlighted her desire to return financial responsibility to the town rather than pay $60,000 for an outside bookkeeper. This strikes me as a questionable priority item.
Opinion: Please consider becoming Canton-Potsdam Hospital Guild member
To the Editor:
Our local hospitals and medical workers have done a phenomenal job in helping us with the pandemic. The Canton-Potsdam Hospital Guild’s mission to support our local hospital and patients is especially important now.
The guild would like to thank the many community members who aided with our golf tournament, lilac tour, and flower fundraisers this year. Their success allows us to help fund hospital projects, prescription assistance, and nursing scholarships.
Joel and Jennifer Bixby of Lisbon received some help from their Amish neighbors to clean up the black walnuts in their yard. Jennifer said that this year saw a record number of walnuts and the clean up is not finished yet. Photo by Jennifer Bixby.
Clarkson student from Massena awarded Physical Therapy Endowed Fellowship
POTSDAM -- Clarkson University doctor of physical therapy student Maris Brockway ‘22 has been awarded the Samuel B. Feitelberg Physical Therapy Endowed Fellowship for 2021-2022.
Brockway, of Massena, received her bachelor of science degree in exercise science from SUNY Potsdam in 2019.
Ogdensburg man accused of raping child
OGDENSBURG — City police have arrested an Ogdensburg man for allegedly raping a child.
Clifford W. Mayette, 52, of Mansion Avenue, was charged with first-degree rape, a class B felony, for having sexual intercourse with a minor younger than 11 years old. City police opened the investigation into the alleged incident on Oct. 19.
Clifford was held in Ogdensburg lock prior to arraignment, city police said.
Potsdam police officer now member of fire department
POTSDAM — Stephen C. Davis II, of State Highway 11B, was approved by the village board at their meeting Oct. 19 for membership in the Potsdam Fire Department.
Davis has passed his physical exam and received a favorable vote from the department members.
Davis is also a Potsdam police officer.
Little garden growers get green thumbs at Banford Elementary in Canton
Canton Central teacher Autumn McCarthy’s class enjoyed harvesting vegetables from their class garden this month. They grew tomatoes, peppers, cilantro, radishes, potatoes, and onions. Above are Gabby Nicholson, Taelin Sherman and Harlea Martin-Fifield.
CANTON – Some students at Banford Elementary now have green thumbs.
Canton Police Blotter Oct. 15-20
On 10/15/21 at 6 p.m. Nathanial J Griffin age 25 of Canton NY was issued an appearance ticket for trespassing at Law Lane. The ticket is returnable in Canton Town Court on 11/3/21.
On 10/15/21 at 9:54 p.m. Larissa M. Carlin age 31 of Canton NY was issued an appearance ticket for criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th and was issued UTT's for no/Inadequate lights and unlicensed operator on State St. The tickets are returnable in Canton Town Court on 11/3/21.
United Helpers scheduling open interviews via Zoom
OGDENSBURG – In addition to hosting in-person open interviews twice a month, United Helpers will now be hosting interviews via Zoom for anyone interested in working for the organization.