These turkeys recently stopped by for breakfast at the home of John Flint in Canton.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
Although Mother Nature has not cooperated so far in the North Country, the official start of spring was March 20. After being cooped up for much of the winter, what, if anything, are you most looking forward to the most this spring?
Results will be posted April 3.
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
A Lisbon Central School and SUNY Canton graduate who was shocked by a border patrol agent following a dispute at a checkpoint is seeking $2 million in damages. The lawsuit claims Cooke suffered injuries to her neck, back, wrists and shoulders. It also states she suffered emotional distress, mental anxiety, humiliation, indignity and shame. The suit states Cooke was deprived of her liberty and suffered an invasion of privacy. For more see story.
Do you think Cooke has a strong case to win her lawsuit?
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The St. Lawrence Thunder PeeWees relayed the momentum of an overpowering start into the 2017 NYSAHA Tier II 12U championship recenty in Western New York. Coached by Darren Carr, Brian Terry and Ed Letham, the team opened reeled off five straight wins and outscored their opponents 36-8 over the course of the championship run. Team members include Ian Sovie, Evan White, Tyler Berkman, Rhett Ashley, John Marshall-Duffy, Gavin Phillips, Rhett Palmer, Ethan Carr, Daniel Mahoney, Ashton Adams, Bryan Jones, Ryan Letham, Connor Terry, Kennedy Emerson, Ryley Ashley and Crayton Cree. Tricia Terry served as the team manager.View enlarged photo.
‘This is a photo of an owl imprint in the snow,’ according to Billy Swan of Chase Mills, who submitted the photo. ‘It tried to land on a bird feeder and fell to the ground. Then it lifted its head and flew off.' Photo taken by Andrea Malik of Colton.View enlarged photo.
A health class at A.A. Kingston Middle School in Potsdam recently staged an anti-tobacco museum to raise tobacco awareness among their fellow students, teachers and parents. Students created exhibits from choices of 16 different anti-tobacco messages, with topics like cancer, big tobacco ads that target children, cost, chemicals found in tobacco, etc. Above, Natalie Cowen and Ariana Chiarenzelli with a model of a smoker’s lung on the left and a clean lung on the right.View enlarged photo.
Two pairs of hooded mergansers on were recently spotted on the Oswegatchie in Richville. Photo submitted by Sharon Dafoe.View enlarged photo.
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