Nicandri Nature Center to host 'Business in the Spotlight' networking event on Wednesday
MASSENA – The Nicandri Nature Center is the host of the May Business In the Spotlight networking event, organized by the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, May 18 from 4:30-6 p.m.
The Center continues to expand programs and exhibits for kids (and some adults). Tours, networking and light refreshments are planned for St. Lawrence County Chamber members, and those interested in learning more about the benefits of the county-wide network.
Unofficial roster of candidates for office for the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe announced
AKWESASNE – The following is the unofficial roster of candidates for office for the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe.
All candidates completed and submitted their paperwork by the deadline of Wednesday, May 11. In no particular order:
Traffic Court Judge 1: Lois Terrance
Chief Judge: Carrie Garrow and Michele Mitchell
Tribal Sub-Chief: Brendan White, Derrick King, Debra Rourke, Emily Lauzon, and Shelley Jacobs
Tribal Chief: Beverly Cook, Cheryl Jacobs, Joshua Sargent, and Isaac White
Raquette River Lions Club distributes $2,400 to Hannawa Falls, Potsdam, Norwood food pantries
The Raquette River Lions Club recently distributed its $2,400 Winter Food Drive fundraising money to three area organizations.
United SteelWorkers Union and Arconic reach agreement in Massena, likely avoiding strike
BY JEFF CHUDZINSKI
North Country This Week
MASSENA — A strike has likely been averted as the United SteelWorkers Union and Arconic have reached a tentative agreement.
Officials say the agreement was reached on Saturday, May 14, just a day before the previous contract was set to expire.
The tentative agreement is fully endorsed by the bargaining committee and is set to be voted on, though specifics have not yet been released, according to officials.
St. Lawrence County Arts Council (SLC Arts) presents free professional development workshop for artists
POTSDAM — The St. Lawrence County Arts Council (SLC Arts) presents a free professional development workshop for artists, on Wednesday, May 18, 5:30 p.m. The location is the Potsdam Town Hall community room, 18 Elm St.
In this class, Jennifer McCluskey, owner of McCluskey Photography LLC, will teach participants to photograph their work using both natural light and lighting equipment.
North Country students new members of National Leadership Honor Society
Six North Country students were initiated into Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, in April.
They are Virginia Hines of Canton, a student at Sewanee - The University of the South; Fato Kerma and Kelsea Whittier, both of Canton and both students at St. Lawrence University; Rose Arquette of Hogansburg, a student at SUNY Plattsburgh, Jillian Benedict of Hogansburg, a student at the University at Albany; and Hailey Clancy of Gouverneur, a student at Elmira College.
MASSENA — Yvette May Perry, age 89, passed away peacefully, surrounded by all her loving children at the family home early Tuesday morning, February 1, 2022.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 7-9 pm at the Phillips Memorial Home 64 Andrews St. Massena.
A Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Church will be held on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 10:00 am with burial in Calvary Cemetery.
MASSENA - Cynthia Campbell, most recently of New Port Richey, Florida, passed away on April 28th, 2022 having been in failing health for several years.
Visitation and a funeral service were held on May 6, 2022 at the Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home in New Port Richey, FL.