Vocal Skies Sacred Harp will perform Dec. 7 at TAUNY’S holiday open house, 53 Main St., Canton at 11:30 a.m. and at Pickens Hall, 83 State St., Heuvelton at 3:30 p.m. The group will give two short concerts of 18th and 19th century Christmas hymns.View enlarged photo.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
The Massena Drug Free Coalition recently issued 120 drug test kits to the Massena Central School District as part of the “Trust But Verify” initiative to promote drug abuse prevention and intervention. The kits are available to parents who wish to test their children at Rose Hill Treatment Center, the county probation office, the police department, or at the school nurses’ offices. Do you think it is appropriate for parents to drug test their children?
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LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:
Sen. Patty Ritchie has called on state Education Commissioner John King to host a Common Core community meeting in the North Country. Given the concern many parents and educators feel about the implementation of the controversial new Common Core standards, would you attend a meeting if one were held?
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Norwood-Norfolk Middle School is working to stop drug use and bullying within school and community throgh awareness. Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention program, reaching millions of Americans during the last week of October every year. Red Ribbon Week spreads awareness on the dangers of bullying, drug use, and tobacco. Pictured are, back row: Maisie Voss, Grace Furnace, Jesse Allen, Alyssia Simons, Maycee Ward, and Jenny Herrick; front row: Connor McGinnis, Fisnik Hadzovic, Phillip North, and Blake Richards. They were one of the many classes that participated in Red Ribbon Week.View enlarged photo.
Members of the new Canton Village Board of Trustees were sworn in Monday night by St. Lawrence County Court Judge Jerome Richards, center. From left are Trustee Brooke James Rouse, Trustee and Deputy Mayor Mike Dalton, Judge Richards, Mayor Mary Ann Ashley, and Trustee Carol Pynchon.
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Mackenzie Woodward and Joseph Beck worked with the recent snow in Pitcairn -- very good for snowballs and snow people -- to create this nine-foot behemoth. Cassie Woodward sent us the shot.View enlarged photo.
This horse is growing his winter coat as snow piles up in DePeyster. Photo by Donna Pray.View enlarged photo.
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