Leota M. Scovil recently caught and released this blue frog in Scovil pond, which is between Colton and South Colton.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
A local developer wants to build a 227-unit trailer park off of the north and south sides of East Hatfield Street near Riverdale Apartments in Massena. Michael Wachs, who owns Harte Haven Plaza, has plans under review by the St. Lawrence County planning board and Massena Village Zoning Board.
Would you support a large-scale trailer park where you live?
Results will be posted Dec. 12.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
Many charities, both local and national, are seeking donations during this holiday season. Do you plan to donate this year?
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Canton-Potsdam Hospital recently received over 25 stuffed animals from two Norwood brothers. Lochlan Sweeney, left, and Earl Sweeney decided to donate the toys when Earl was cleaning out his room. He felt that young patients in the hospital might benefit from toys that he still liked, but did not need anymore, CPH said in a press release.View enlarged photo.
While the northern part of St. Lawrence County has so far been spared the lake-effect snow streaming across the southern part of the county, Star Lake is not getting off easy. 'No snow in Potsdam or surrounding areas but visibility is terrible in Star Lake this morning,' said Colleen Ayers, who took this shot. 'Thankfully the plow had been through,' she said.View enlarged photo.
The Boys and Girls Club of Massena is selling raffle tickets that will award more than $2,000 in cash prizes. First prize is $1,000, second prize is $750, third is $500 and fourth is $250. Tickets are $5 each and available at Frenchie’s Chevrolet or from any Boys and Girls Club board member. Santa is pictured above buying raffle tickets from club board member Monica Carr.View enlarged photo.
There was just enough snow on the ground for Sophia Wright, Canton, to make her first snowman of the year recently. Photo submitted by Anna Wright.View enlarged photo.
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