Karsyn J. Kendall, 3, of Ogdensburg swims underwater in his grandparents Sheri and Jim McCarthy's pool during a recent heat wave. He is the son of son of Mychael and Nicole Kendall of Ogdensburg.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain has cut services to local municipal courts after the Legislature voted against filling a vacant assistant district attorney (ADA) position in her office. Rain says ADAs will appear in local courts only for official hearings and trials
Legislature Chairman Joseph Lightfoot says Rain’s policy will cause problems for local town justices.
Do you think the policy change was warranted due to the staff reduction?
Do you think the policy will create a backlog for local court cases?
Results will be posted Monday, Sept. 7.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
Fishing and hunting licenses went on sale earlier this month which means whitetail hunting season is right around the corner in St. Lawrence County.
If you hunt deer what is your preferred weapon?
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A hairy woodpecker takes a nibble from a hummingbird feeder in Rensselaer Falls. Photo submitted by Thomas Jones.View enlarged photo.
Maeve Murphy holds a log while Zoey Zebedee uses a hand drill for a tap as students in the pre-K class at St. Mary's School in Canton learn about tapping maples for syrup. The school is accepting registrations for the imminent school year: 386-3572.View enlarged photo.
The Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce held an Aug. 28 ribbon cutting for 2 Mama Birds, a new jewelry store located upstairs in the Booth Building at 899 1/2 Hwy 11C. They are open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 8 p.m. From left, John Ward, Ben Murtagh, owners Brittany Murtagh and Nance Arquiett, Randy Arquiett, Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce President Allen Fukes and Brasher Town Councilman Bill Demo. More info can be found here.View enlarged photo.
One of the littlest 'mudders' at the Family Rendezvous Mud & Obstacle race held at the Black Lake Fish and Game Club this past weekend was was Jeffrey Simmons, 4. Jeffrey is the son of Brett and Kristy Simmons of Morristown.View enlarged photo.
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