The Gouverneur Community Center recently cut the ribbon on their new faciliy. The building was a joint village-town project with $100,000 chipped in from the state. Those attending the ceremony included, from left, Deputy Town Supervisor Eldon Conklin, Town Supervisor Robert Ritchie, Mayor Ronald McDougall, Former Town Councilman Timothy Monroe, community center board member Rick Wood, St. Lawrence County Legislator Larry Denesha and Sen. Patty Ritchie, R-Heuvelton.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
Based off of news stories of testimony and closing arguments of the murder trial for Oral ‘Nick’ Hillary, who is accused of killing 12-year-old Garret Phillips of Potsdam on Oct. 24, 2011, what verdict do you think Judge Felix Catena will hand down?
Results will be posted following the verdict.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
New York State exempts heating fuels from their four-percent sales tax, but counties can charge sales tax, and St. Lawrence County does.
Based on the financial situation of the county and its residents, do you think St. Lawrence County should charge residents with sales tax on all heating fuels even though they do not have to?
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Blue Öyster Cult performed at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino on Friday. Their set included a songs from across their discography, including some charttopping hits and lesser known numbers. From left, Eric Bloom, founding member Donald 'Buck Dharma' Roeser, Richie Castellano and Kashim Sulton. Their drummer is Jules Radino. Photo submitted by Thad Rosemeyer of Massena.View enlarged photo.
Members of the Ogdensburg Free Academy Key Club spent Saturday clearing brush from the cross country ski trail at the St. Lawrence State Park. The group includes Cody Fifield, Jonas Tabolt, Maria Pelusi, Olivia Berghaus, Tess Richardson, Annalese Dutch, Noelle Dutch, Nevaeh Lockwood, Alex LaComb, Reagan Kelly,Cameron Anderson and Alex Pinkerton. The student service organization is sponsored by the Ogdensburg Kiwanis Club.View enlarged photo.
Plaice 2 Meat, 57 Market St., had a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 21 as a part of their official grand opening with the Potsdam Chamber of Commerce. Front, from left David Moulton, Badra Rouhi, Tarik Maatallah and Fred Hanss. Middle, Jesse Holinger, Aimad Ait Maatallah, Abedelatif Ait Maatallah, and Cheyenne Holinger. Back, Marylee Ballou, Michelle Durham, Mo Hanouf, Alex Wise, Donald Gruneisen and a person identified in a news reelase as Bill from B99.3View enlarged photo.
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