‘This is a photo of an owl imprint in the snow,’ according to Billy Swan of Chase Mills, who submitted the photo. ‘It tried to land on a bird feeder and fell to the ground. Then it lifted its head and flew off.' Photo taken by Andrea Malik of Colton.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
Although Mother Nature has not cooperated so far in the North Country, the official start of spring was March 20. After being cooped up for much of the winter, what, if anything, are you most looking forward to the most this spring?
Results will be posted April 3.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
A Lisbon Central School and SUNY Canton graduate who was shocked by a border patrol agent following a dispute at a checkpoint is seeking $2 million in damages. The lawsuit claims Cooke suffered injuries to her neck, back, wrists and shoulders. It also states she suffered emotional distress, mental anxiety, humiliation, indignity and shame. The suit states Cooke was deprived of her liberty and suffered an invasion of privacy. For more see story.
Do you think Cooke has a strong case to win her lawsuit?
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A health class at A.A. Kingston Middle School in Potsdam recently staged an anti-tobacco museum to raise tobacco awareness among their fellow students, teachers and parents. Students created exhibits from choices of 16 different anti-tobacco messages, with topics like cancer, big tobacco ads that target children, cost, chemicals found in tobacco, etc. Above, Natalie Cowen and Ariana Chiarenzelli with a model of a smoker’s lung on the left and a clean lung on the right.View enlarged photo.
Two pairs of hooded mergansers on were recently spotted on the Oswegatchie in Richville. Photo submitted by Sharon Dafoe.View enlarged photo.
The Reh Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University will host its seventh annual recognition dinner on Thursday, April 6. From left to right, Reh Center for Entrepreneurship Director Erin Draper; Brooke and Charles Rouse who received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2016; Clarkson School of Business Advisory Council Member David Reh '62; Alex Whitney who accepted the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award in 2016 on behalf of his mother, Rondalyn Whitney; Theresa "Terry" A. Phalon, keynote speaker, 2016; Charlotte Hayden, Intern of the Year, 2016; Clarkson University President Tony Collins; Dean of the School of Business, Dayle Smith; and Ashley Sweeney, Assistant Director, Reh Center for Entrepreneurship. See story.View enlarged photo.
The Ogdensburg Pride and Beautification Commission plans to donate a plaque honoring the legacy of Ogdensburg Free Academy graduates and noted football standouts Pete and Charlie Gogolak to the Ogdensburg City School District. The plaque honoring the brothers and innovators of the modern "soccer-style" of field goal kicking will be placed in the district's Memorial Park. This is a rendering of the plaque the Pride and Beautification committee intends to donate, not the actual plaque. For more see story.View enlarged photo.
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