The Canton Area Zonta Club announced its scholarship winners for 2016. Delora Switzer of Ogdensburg received the endowed SUNY Canton Scholarship as a single parent who has returned to college to pursue a degree in nursing. Kiersten Larrabee of Canton Central School won the Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship. Kate Derouchie of Massena Central School won the Jean M. Coons Scholarship. Jenna Fiacco of Norwood Norfolk Central School won the Gwen Putnam Scholarship. Cashlynn Jaggers of Massena Central School won the Millie Post Scholarship.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
Last summer the average price for a gallon of gas in New York was around $2.89 and the price was over $3 per gallon the four years prior to that, according to GasBuddy.com. How has the drop in gas prices to about $2.35 gallon in St. Lawrence County this summer affected your travel plans?
Results will be posted Monday, July 25.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
As many as 1,000 people might be homeless in St. Lawrence County at some point each year, but there is no official homeless shelter here. ;Nobody wants it in their neighborhood,; said Jeffrey Reifensnyder, executive director of the Massena Independent Living Center (MILC). Also, in a county as huge at St. Lawrence, if only one shelter were built, it would be too far away to benefit most of the homeless, officials say.
Do you feel a homeless shelter or shelters should be built in St. Lawrence County, and if yes, how do you feel it should be done?
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A yellow sunset takes over the sky on a recent summer night in Richville. Photo by Sharon Dafoe.View enlarged photo.
A Virginia man who is walking the perimeter of the United States to raise money to build homeless shelters across America was in Canton and Potsdam today. Leroy Bailey is pictured with Brittany Lindsey and her children Brady and Mattilynn, all of Hannawa Falls. Photo submitted by Brittany Lindsey. For more see story.
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Christine Smith of Brasher Falls recently snapped this shot of a butterfly.View enlarged photo.
As the St. Lawrence County Youth Conservation Corps kicks off its 41st summer program, the Canton-Governeur crew has stayed busy helping The Norfolk Rod and Gun Club improve their range. From left, Kiernan Charles LaFaver, Austin Ames, Dustin Hitchcock, Frederick Phelps, William Barse, assistant crew supervisor Jacob Woods and crew supervisor Natalie Robson.View enlarged photo.
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