Massena Boys and Girls Club members and the club's CPO/program director volunteered their services at the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's Sept. 10 at the Partridge Run Golf and Country Club in Canton. From left are members Richard Love, Nick Snyder, Celine Stowell, Maddie Greene, and Director Debra Donatto.
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THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
Based off of news stories of testimony and closing arguments of the murder trial for Oral ‘Nick’ Hillary, who is accused of killing 12-year-old Garret Phillips of Potsdam on Oct. 24, 2011, what verdict do you think Judge Felix Catena will hand down?
Results will be posted following the verdict.
LAST 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?
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This aerial photo shows the mine pit on state Route 812 in Fowler, no longer in use and full of water. Nicole Rose of Fowler, who submitted the photo, says she was flying in a plane piloted by Pete Bogardus, who told her there is 300 feet of water in the pit.View enlarged photo.
Rhiannon Clements captured this bug's eye view of a large mushroom growing on a tree in West Potsdam.View enlarged photo.
The U.S. Veteran’s Motorcycle Club of St. Lawrence County recently hosted a motorcycle run that raised $1,300 for 'Operation Grateful Nation.' Operation Grateful Nation is a non profit organization that donates to local disabled veterans and their families. The organization has many homes across the U.S. One home in particular is located on Rt. 131 in Louisville. The entire home is for use to local disabled veterans and their families for absolutely no cost.View enlarged photo.
The Gouverneur Community Center recently cut the ribbon on their new faciliy. The building was a joint village-town project with $100,000 chipped in from the state. Those attending the ceremony included, from left, Deputy Town Supervisor Eldon Conklin, Town Supervisor Robert Ritchie, Mayor Ronald McDougall, Former Town Councilman Timothy Monroe, community center board member Rick Wood, St. Lawrence County Legislator Larry Denesha and Sen. Patty Ritchie, R-Heuvelton.View enlarged photo.
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