The Massena Moose Lodge recently donated $600 garnered from a fundraising event to the American Heart Association. For more, see our earlier story. Pictured is the event's organizer, Chris Phillips, at right, with Moose member Brett Derochie and officers Jay Horan, Joe Page and Vern Carr.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
Several parts of St. Lawrence County have experienced flooding recently due to the melting snow from this past Winter. Have you experienced flooding in your area?
If so, have you had any significant damage to any property?
Results will be posted Monday, April 21.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
The deadline for signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act closed last week with more than 7 million new policy subscriptions. Many in St. Lawrence County were eligible.
Did you attempt to sign up?
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Shown here is Heuvelton Teacher's Association president Sonja Johnston and Lori Kelly of the Heuvelton AMVETS with a check for money they raised for the American Heart Association.View enlarged photo.
Khloe, 5, of Massena recently adopted a cat named Precious from the Potsdam Humane Society. Khloe is the daughter of Jeffrey and Melissa Bourdon.View enlarged photo.
These young Amish men were paddling around just off the Horseshoe Road, Heuvelton recently. They would normally be in a pasture, but because of the high waters overflowing the banks of the Oswegatchie River they had to padlle instead. Photo by Natalie Aldrich, Canton.View enlarged photo.
Not just rivers were flooding recently, here is a picture of the Plum Brook on Mill Road in Norfolk. "At some places it is barely more than a trickle when not flooded," said photographer Peggy Curran. Flooding issues appear to be improving across the North Country. "It was worse a few days ago," Curran said.View enlarged photo.
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