The "Courthouse Steps" quilt will be raffled off Saturday, April 25, at McKenney Middle School, 99 State St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association's 25th annual Antique & Artisan Show and Sale. Pictured is a block from the "Courthouse Steps" quilt for the show.
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THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
Superintendents at Potsdam, Canton and Norwood-Norfolk schools say they won’t stop parents who want to keep their third through eighth grade children from taking Common Core assessment tests in April and May. The state Education Department said its policy is that students must take the tests. However, the New York State United Teachers challenged that, saying parents have an innate right to see after their children’s best interests.
Do you support St. Lawrence County parents having the choice to keep their children from taking the assessment tests?
Results will be posted Monday, March 30.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
Do you think Border Patrol roadblocks in St. Lawrence County that are miles away from the border are necessary and effective?
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This young doe was spotted recently by Christina Bell, who was driving near South Colton.View enlarged photo.
SUNY Potsdam postcards will be displayed in a new Potsdam Public Museum exhibit dating from 1905 to the present. It will open at the Museum, 2 Park St., today, March 28. It includes early 20th century postcards showing the original Crane School of Music.View enlarged photo.
Employees who work for Aramark in the Clarkson University Student Center all wore purple ribbons on Thursday to show their support for epilepsy patients and research. Photo submitted by Kristin Bessette.
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TRIBS swimmers recently participated in an Adirondack Silver Short Course championship. Pictured in front are Emily L., Massena and Sophia S., Canton. In the middle are Rebecca L., Massena; Barbara F., Winthrop; Paul B., Lisbon; Sheyenne H., Norfolk and Breanna A., Winthrop. In back are Hannah L., Massena; Martin S., Potsdam; Jesse B., Lisbon and Hannah B., Lisbon. Photo taken at the R.P.I. Robinson Pool by Jessica Smith. Championship results are available at www.goTRIBS.org/meets.View enlarged photo.
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