The Daisies of Massena troop 50178 celebrate “World Thinking Day for Girl Scouts and Girl Guides.” This year’s theme was peace through partnerships. The girls traced their hands and drew symbols of peace inside them to symbolize the “peace is in your hands” message of the United Nations. In back are Jordan Dubray, Emme Delisle, Owynn Conners, Julianna Hubbard, Violet Hebert, Hannah Worthley. In front are Mackenzie Becht, Justice Temper, Emma Marsh.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
Department of public works crews from across St. Lawrence County have seen a significant increase in frozen water pipes and water main breaks caused by unusually cold temperatures this winter. There were more than 40 reports of frozen water lines in Ogdensburg and Potsdam, at least 35 in Massena and 25 in Canton.
Did your or anyone you know experience frozen pipes?
Results will be posted Monday, March 9.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
St. Lawrence County Sheriff Kevin Wells says cleanups of methamphetamine production sites are on track to surpass last year’s figures. Wells says the recent uptick in meth arrests across St. Lawrence County is due to an increase in the drug’s presence, not police finding more of what was already here.
Do you know of someone who has been affected by methamphetamine?
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The combined Canton-Potsdam Squirt travel team recently defeated Massena in the league championship game 5-1 and took home the North Country Squirt League Louie Trevino trophy. Front, from left, Gunner Mclellan, Ryan Rutley, Ian Sovie, Sydnee Francis, Scott Ahlfeld and Tyler Berkman. Back, Kennedy Emerson, Josh Aldous, Tanner Hazelton, Kaden Baxter, Bryan Jones, Daniel Mahoney, Drew Johnson and Corbin Ladison. Coaches are Rick Berkman, Paul Baxter and Pam Mahoney.View enlarged photo.
David Zufall of Lisbon captures a recent crescent moon with other celestial bodies visible.View enlarged photo.
Negative temperatures couldn’t keep this camper out of the woods. Eli Michno, and his father John Michno, both of Waddington, recently camped in Hermon. Temperatures that dropped as low as -13, but the wind chill had it feeling like -27.View enlarged photo.
"This barred owl sat ten feet away from us for about 15 minutes and gave us great opportunities to capture photos," said Matt Jones of Potsdam who submitted the photo. The owl was spotted near Barnhart Island in Massena. Photo taken by Kristin Lucas of Potsdam.View enlarged photo.
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