Lawrence Avenue Elmentary kindergarten classes recently donated a Thanksgiving dinner basket to the Potsdam Neighborhood Center. Each child contributed a food item to the basket. Students pictured are Ada Jones, Mackenzie Leashomb, Michael Saber, Dylan Ashlaw and Owen Hughs.
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There was a "beautiful Thanksgiving sunrise" in Massena, said photographer James Sovie of Massena.View enlarged photo.
Autumn Wilson holds a stuffed turkey in Eco Explorers, a nature class exploring our Adirondack Backyard, at 4-H Camp Overlook last summer. The St. Lawrence Branch of the American Association of University Women Branch (AAUW) sponsored Autumn, a student at Madrid-Waddington Central School to attend camp. She was one of 13 SLC girls who attended summer camps or national competitions thanks to AAUW's Open Windows for GirlsView enlarged photo.
Casella Waste Management of Potsdam donated turkeys to Helping Hands. Pictured is Dusty Larock, account manager for Casella, presenting one of the turkeys to volunteer chef Lynette Patnode of Helping Hands." We served 75 at the thanksgiving dinner, and will be expecting many more for our Community Christmas Dinner Wednesday December 16th at 12 noon." Activities will include an open house, and live Christmas music. The event is free and open to the public.View enlarged photo.
Potsdam's Cloud Chaser Vapor, which sells electronic cigarettes and accessories, recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting. From left, owners Emily Orologio, Gage Orologio and Mark LaFountain and Potsdam Chamber of Commerce President David Moulton.View enlarged photo.
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