Strong winds Tuesday toppled this tree onto Sara Tassie of Massena’s Pontiac. “The limb was caught on a power line,” she said. Massena Electric Department responded to the scene on Kennedy Court. Small outages were reported throughout the county as a result of high winds.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
A Canadian farming company is teaming with Akwesasne, Ont.-based consultants to possibly grow medical marijuana in Bombay. New York in 18 months will allow medical marijuana on a very tight basis under the Compassionate Care Act. They will license five growers that can each operate four dispensaries. Growing must be done indoors in a secured facility.
Would you support a medical marijuana plant coming to St. Lawrence County?
Results will be posted Monday, Dec 1.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
St. Lawrence County is among the top nine counties in New York with the highest lung cancer rate, according to a Surgeon General’s report. St. Lawrence County has a rate of approximately 88 cases of lung cancer per 100,000 people. The average across the state is about 64 cases per 100,000 people, the report shows.
Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with lung cancer?
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Jacob Clow Sr. and staff in front of his photography tent at the Potsdam Fair, date unknown. The old fairgrounds were located near the Potsdam High School field and track. The Clow family moved to Potsdam in 1893, setting up a photography business in 1897. Between 1910 and 1918 the studio employed over 25 men doing portraits and photographic enlargements. Photo courtesy of the Potsdam Public Museum. The picture is part of an upcoming exhibit at the museum, which opens Dec. 5. They will host a holiday open house on Dec. 7 at 2 p.m.View enlarged photo.
Tim Ahlfeld hands a plaque to Jim Hidy who attended his last meeting as mayor of Massena recently. Hidy was defeated in the mayoral race by Massena Police Chief Tim Currier. Outgoing Mayor Hidy and Trustee Patricia Wilson got a tip of the hat from the Board of Trustees before closing out the final meeting of their terms on Tuesday. Trustee Tim Ahlfeld gave them commemorative plaques and said a few words. “Jim has always given 100 percent of his efforts to the residents,” he said. “The people of Massena were his number one priority.” “I’ve never worked with more finer people than the people on this board and the people of Massena,” Hidy said.
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A rare double rainbow appeared in Massena Monday afternoon. Photo submitted by Joe Snyder.View enlarged photo.
Angelina Domena of Canton and Emily Hurlbut of Massena share a sportsmanlike moment at the recent sectionals at Maxcy pool, SUNY Potsdam.View enlarged photo.
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