John Beaudette, right, a member of the Morley Library Association, for the past three years has organized a Biking For Books fundraiser to benefit the library. This year’s 50K ride in the Morley area generated $1,660 that was presented to Morley Library Association President Linda Smith. The funds will be used for books, library programs and maintenance of the library building.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
New York State exempts heating fuels from their four-percent sales tax, but counties can charge sales tax, and St. Lawrence County does.
Based on the financial situation of the county and its residents, do you think St. Lawrence County should charge residents with sales tax on all heating fuels even though they do not have to?
Results will be posted Monday, Sept. 26.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
With fall just around the corner and colder temps expected through St. Lawrence County this coming week, what are you looking forward to most about autumn?
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The Parishville Town Board, in conjunction with the Daughters of the American Revolution, adopted a proclamation recognizing the week of Sept 17th through the 23rd as Constitution Week. Pictured are Madeline Pennington, Corliss Mittelstaedt, and JoAnn Richards of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Town Board Members Shirley Robinson, Melvin Sweeney, Kari Tremper and Supervisor Rodney Votra.
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Ogdensburg Education Association recently gave $200 to the Fort la Presentation Association for Living History Day, which will take place in May on Lighthouse Point. Over 330 students from Heuvelton Central School, Ogdensburg City School District and Morristown Central School will experience what life was like in the 18th century. Pictured are, from left, OEA President David Price, Fort la Presentation Board member Bill Merna and OEA member Julie Johnson. Photo from teacher Julie Madlin.View enlarged photo.
The Potsdam Public Museum's Sandstone Festival continues today and tomorrow, with tours of buildings and historical sites. At 10 a.m. today in Ogdensburg there is a tour of the buildings at what was the St. Lawrence State Hospital, seen in the photo. And at 3 p.m. at St. Lawrence University in Canton is a tour of the magnificent Herring Cole Hall. And on Sunday are the Red Sandstone Trail and Zion Episcopal Church in Colton. See details here.View enlarged photo.
Norwood-Norfolk Central School students created a giant peace sign on an athletic field on Wednesday as part of International Peace Day. Robin Charland submitted this drone picture of the event.View enlarged photo.
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