James French, a web designer and graphic artist from Massena recently donated a website for Massena Boy Scout Troop 41 at www.massenatroop41.com. It includes information about the troop, upcoming events, merit badge information and suggested supplies for camping trips. French is at left with Scout Master Neil Cichetti. Cichetti recently received an award for Scout Leader of the Year.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
The North Country’s 21st Congressional District will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 4. If the 21st Congressional District election were held today, who would you vote for?
The 21st District includes the area from Lake Champlain down to Saratoga County across to Watertown and as far as Lake Ontario.
Results will be posted Monday, Sept. 22.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
What is your favorite radio station in St. Lawrence County?
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Traditional music jams return to the TAUNY Center, 53 Main St., the third Friday of September, October and November from 7 to 8:30 p.m. All levels of musicians, singers, and step dancers are encouraged to join in playing old time fiddle tunes. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the TAUNY Jams email list for future updates and details.View enlarged photo.
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, right, shakes hands with Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush, R-Black River, who represents the 117th Assembly District. It includes DeKalb and Hermon. Astorino met potential voters and area GOP leaders at a meet-and-greet event Sept. 17 at Between the Buns in Potsdam. For more on his visit to Potsdam, view stories on his support of SAFE Repeal Act and vows to replace Common Core standards in public schools. NorthCountryNow photo by Andy Gardner.View enlarged photo.
United Helpers Maplewood Campus, Canton, resident Ellen Johnson and her daughter Jeanne Kent posed for a photo near Johnson’s garden. The garden is in its second year and gives residents a chance to watch the birds come to the feeders and have fresh tomatoes. Johnson said she started the garden last year after she noticed sunflowers growing under the bird feeders.View enlarged photo.
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