St. Mary's School students, from nursery school through multiage second and third grade classes, brought their teddy bears for treatment of cuts and scrapes, broken bones, high blood pressure and other ailments at the Teddy Bear Clinic by physician assistant students from Clarkson University under the direction of Dawn White. In the front row are students Hallee B, Hudson R, Jason L, Josiah F, Liam S, Skye P, Maeve M, William R, Nick P, Ella L, Veronica T, Conor O, Emma L, Don H, and Abby L with the Clarkson students.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
A local developer wants to build a 227-unit trailer park off of the north and south sides of East Hatfield Street near Riverdale Apartments in Massena. Michael Wachs, who owns Harte Haven Plaza, has plans under review by the St. Lawrence County planning board and Massena Village Zoning Board.
Would you support a large-scale trailer park where you live?
Results will be posted Dec. 12.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
Many charities, both local and national, are seeking donations during this holiday season. Do you plan to donate this year?
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The Continuing Education Association of New York awarded the 2016 James C. Hall Jr. Award for Outstanding Business/Organization Collaboration to the North Country Children's Museum, the Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation at SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University. From left, North Country Children's Museum board member Sue Manory, Clarkson University Reh Center for Entrepreneurship Director Erin Draper, NCCM Executive Director Sharon Vegh Williams and SUNY Potsdam Director of Continuing Education Beth Todd.View enlarged photo.
The Norwood-Norfolk-Raymondville Outreach Food Bank Program recently received $780 in donations from Canton-Potsdam Hospital employees. On average, the program helps 125 families every year. Families that meet the income eligibility requirements arrive one day a year to pick up a box of food, can select toys for their kids, and warm clothes. The independent community service program has been in operation for 45 years, serving the community with food baskets, clothing and toys. Above is the Outreach's board of directors, from left, Mickey McKenna, Kelly Lustyik, Judy Chagnon, Pat Martin, Laurell Brault, Marcia Murray and Barb Lustyik.View enlarged photo.
A new 2017 calendar is on sale as Norwood's Save The Fountain campaign continues fundraising to restore the fountain at the old elementary school and create a park on the surrounding grounds. The calendar includes over 40 pictures of Norwood’s past and present. It is available at many local businesses and the Norwood American Legion. One can be had by mailing a check, payable to Save The Fountain, to Terri Sharlow Clemmo, 450 River Road, Norfolk, NY 13667.
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