The graduating class of 2017 at Ogdensburg Academy will hold its commencement ceremony at noon Sunday, June 25 in the Golden Dome. Many area schools are holding graduation ceremonies this weekend. See our calendar for time and places. Click here for dates, times and locations of all county commencement ceremoniesView enlarged photo.
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A Potsdam Central School bus driver concerned with an uptick in vehicles passing stopped school buses helped raise enough money to buy cameras for each bus. Chambers said drivers reported to her that they are seeing more and more vehicles illegally pass stopped buses when bussing students. They noted there were several repeat offender vehicles and that obtaining a license plate number was difficult. For more, see story.
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High school seniors throughout St. Lawrence County will be graduating this weekend. The Canton Hugh C. Williams High School Class of 2017 posed for photographer Denny Barr in a graduation practice group photo prior to the official ceremony tonight in St. Lawrence University's Appleton Arena. Click here for dates, times and locations of all county commencement ceremonies. Barr will have more photos at https://twoguysandacamera.com/View enlarged photo.
Canton’s own Uprooted String Band will be the next featured performer at the Edwards Opera House concert series on June 24 at 7 p.m. The band, featuring Millie Ammirati, CJ Jahncke, Rosemary Philips and Lenore VanderZee plays 'Americana roots and branches' including flavors of folk, rock, old time and bluegrass. Uprooted has played venues throughout the Northern New York area, bringing a new flavor of old time music sounds to the stage. Tickets are $10 at the door. More info: https://www.facebook.com/UprootedStringBand/ or edwardsartscouncil.org.
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Potsdam Central School will graduate 70 students tonight in Hosmer Hall at SUNY Potsdam. Jason Jemison was named the valedictorian for 2017 and Garrett Mattimore was named salutatorian. Emma Kroll is the class president. The commencement speaker will be Jodie Tiernan and PCS Superintendent Joanna Chambers will also speak.
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