Canton Central class of 2018

Hundreds of high school students in St. Lawrence County will receive their diplomas this weekend. Above, the Canton Central School Class of 2018 poses inside their gymnasium for their class photo.

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Workshops, programs

Arts grant workshop

POTSDAM: Free art funding workshop for artists, municipalities, public libraries and non-profits, through the St. Lawrence County Arts Council; 2-3 p.m., St. Lawrence County Arts Council, 41 Elm St., Room 125; register:, [email protected].

Sales & bazaars

OGDENSBURG -- A day in the Park with the North Country Crusaders will be held Tuesday, June 26, from 1-3 p.m. at the Library Park. Wonder Woman, Batman, Batgirl and Captain Marvel cosplayers will give a children’s presentation about being super every day, covering topics like honesty, responsibility, empathy and bullying and the right way to handle those things. Wonder Woman will offer Amazon... Read More >>
MADRID – The Madrid Dam Music Series kicks off Wednesday, June 27, from 6-8 p.m. with a bluegrass performance by the band Reed Family Generation Gap in Madrid Park. Generation Gap is a family band that has been playing music together for over 40 years. The original family band consisted of husband and wife, Alice (bass guitar, keyboard, and vocals) and Steve (rhythm guitar and vocals), and Steve... Read More >>
WATERTOWN -- Mark Walczyk, who is challenging Assemblywoman Addie Jenne for the 116th District, will host a fundraiser to kick off his campaign on June 25. It will be in Watertown at the Paddock Club, 1 Public Square, from 4 to 7 p.m. Admission is $25 or $40 per couple. Jenne is a Democrat and Walczyk is a former staffer for Sen. Patty Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, and current Watertown City Council... Read More >>
CANTON – The Canton Town Board will hold a special meeting on June 27 at 5:30 p.m. to set a public hearing regarding a moratorium for solar energy development. The public is invited to attend.   Read More >>
WADDINGTON: Tuesday, $10.80 1-4 p.m., The Gallery, 2 Main St.; continuation of bead weaving; $10.80 (or $15.80 at the door);, 315-308-4410 to preregister and prepay. Studio lighting workshop POTSDAM: Tuesday, ‘Exploring Studio Lighting’ with photographer Greg Kie, 9-11 a.m., Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St.; free, but registration required: 315-265-7230 or [email protected] Read More >>