This snapping turtle was laying its eggs along a roadside in Pierrepont recently. Snappers are one of several species of turtles which seek the sandy shoulders of St. Lawrence County roadways, among which are the endangered Blanding's turtles. One local professor is urging motorists’ caution to avoid hitting the creatures. North Country This Week photo by Adam Atkinson. To read more, click here.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
June 21 officially marked the beginning of summer. What part of summer are you looking forward to the most this year?
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A Potsdam Central School bus driver concerned with an uptick in vehicles passing stopped school buses helped raise enough money to buy cameras for each bus. Chambers said drivers reported to her that they are seeing more and more vehicles illegally pass stopped buses when bussing students. They noted there were several repeat offender vehicles and that obtaining a license plate number was difficult. For more, see story.
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Canton's Williams High School graduates celebrate by throwing their hats into the air at the conclusion of Friday night's ceremony. Photographer Denny Barr has more photos at twoguysandacamera.photoreflect.com.View enlarged photo.
This photo of baby ruffed grouse was taken on June 2, in South Colton by Billy Swan of Chase Mills.
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The graduating class of 2017 at Ogdensburg Academy will hold its commencement ceremony at noon Sunday, June 25 in the Golden Dome. Many area schools are holding graduation ceremonies this weekend. See our calendar for time and places. Click here for dates, times and locations of all county commencement ceremoniesView enlarged photo.
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