THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:

The much-anticipated solar eclipse was to have taken place/took place Aug. 21 in St. Lawrence County. While a number of St. Lawrence County residents planned to travel to the path of totality, where the sun will be completely blocked by the moon, those who don’t were still expected to experience quite a show. It's the first total solar eclipse that will be seen in no other country but the U.S. since the nation’s birth in 1776. It is also the first one visible from the contiguous U.S. since 1979.

Do you plan to watch/did you watch the solar eclipse?

Take the NCNow Survey

Results will be posted Aug. 28.

LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:

An official with the state Unified Court System says there is a legal basis to enforce the town supervisor’s request that out-of-area drug suspects be barred from returning to Massena as part of their sentences. Several weeks ago, Town Supervisor Joseph Gray wrote the letter asking Acting County Court Judge Derek Champagne to ban three Utica residents who pleaded guilty to possessing narcotics. Lucien Chalfen, communications director for the New York State Unified Court System, says a judge would have a legal basis to enforce Gray’s request. For more, see front page story in Aug. 5-11 Massena-Ogdensburg issue of North Country This Week.

Would you like to see out-of-area drug suspects be barred from returning to St. Lawrence County?

 View survey results and comments from survey participants.

The NCNow Survey is an unscientific poll of visitors to NorthCountryNow.com who choose to participate. Please keep comments to 150 words or fewer; all are subject to editing.  Submit suggestions for future NCNow Survey questions

Norfolk-Norwood Figure Skating Club to hold signups Aug. 26, Sept. 16 and Sept. 27

New assistant coach named to Golden Knights alpine ski team in Potsdam

Seven players, one team to be inducted into SLU Hall of Fame at Sept. 15 dinner event

Massena school board gives go-ahead to name high school athletic wing after Martha Slack

New assistant softball coach named to Golden Knights team in Potsdam

One killed, another feared dead following Black Lake boating accident

Gov. Cuomo: Expand hate crime law after Charlottesville

Story from WHEC , Aug 24, 6:02 am

Church & Community Program of Canton receives $500 grant from Northern New York Community Foundation

Well-dressed birds of the North Country

Watch the July 31 & Aug. 7 Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority governance committee meeting

Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort to hold viewing of Mayweather versus McGregor bout Saturday night

Norfolk-Norwood Figure Skating Club to hold signups Aug. 26, Sept. 16 and Sept. 27

Could it be true? Seven days of clear, dry weather forecast for St. Lawrence County

Wife of Hopkinton man facing re-trial testifies about booby trap

Story from WWNY-tv , Aug 23, 6:32 pm

Camera crews arriving in North Country to film Ben Stiller-directed Dannemora prison break miniseries; some local worried

Watch the Aug. 14 Ogdensburg City Council meeting

Credit union donates $250 to Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce 'Ogtoberfest' event

Americana duo John and Orion Kribs to appear at Edwards Opera House Aug. 26

Rummage sale at St. Mary's School in Canton Aug. 24-26

Bill to allow farm distilleries in St. Lawrence County to sell beer, wine, cider signed by governor

Cranberry Lake, Five Ponds to be one of the most central viewing spots for the total eclipse in 2024 says county chamber director

Muskie Challenge on the St. Regis River in Brasher Falls to launch Aug. 25

400,000 New York residents dodged Obamacare health insurance mandate, paid combined $186 million in 2015 tax penalties

Story from Syracuse.com , Aug 23, 3:12 pm

Canton's Gardenshare plans activities in September to recognize National Hunger Action Month

Montreal Canadiens alumni to take on county residents in the softball game in Massena

Top five things to do in St. Lawrence County on Thursday

St. Lawrence County anglers can now use three rods, North Country Assembly member says

Massena Memorial Hospital Foundation seeks new member to fill vacancy

Free rabies vaccination clinics set for Aug. 26, Nov. 2 in Canton

St. Lawrence University student building 'tiny house'

Opinion: Cobb cares about ethics and children, says Canton resident

Third grade teacher in Canton learns about most southern place on earth, will share experience with students

Hammond hosting ice cream social Aug. 26

Slic completes major internet project in Massena

Burglary in progress arrests, tornado watch, police requested at wind meeting among Aug. 22 NCNow top five

Canton resident reenlists with Army National Guard

Common Core test scores inch up in New York

Potsdam faculty members complete first phase of invasive species research project

Oshier Band to play in Massena Aug. 26

Open house planned for Aug. 26 at Kingston Middle School in Canton

Tuesday storm knocks out power to over 600 across St. Lawrence County in Macomb, Gouverneur, Rossie, Hammond, Fine, DeKalb

Watch the solar eclipse in downtown Massena

Students set to return to SUNY Potsdam Aug. 25-27 during Welcome Weekend

Outdoor Heritage Family Rendezvous Saturday in Morristown includes races, contests, food, raffles and games

New assistant coach named to Golden Knights alpine ski team in Potsdam

Opinion: Benefit from wind farm will not help majority, says Potsdam resident

Step It Out Dance Studio to host fall registration days Aug. 25-26 in Potsdam

  • LOST: Maine Coon in Louisville.
  • LOST: Large Maine coon cat, Louisville near Brick Community Church.
  • Female adoptee through Catholic Charities born 9/29/1967 in Alexandria Bay looking for biological family members.
  • FOUND: Black folder, corner of CR 58 and 10.


Lotto, Mega Millions, Take 5, Win 4, Numbers, Quick Draw, Pick 10, Raffles to Riches NYS Lottery Web Site