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Blue Öyster Cult in Akwesasne

Blue Öyster Cult performed at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino on Friday. Their set included a songs from across their discography, including some charttopping hits and lesser known numbers. From left, Eric Bloom, founding member Donald 'Buck Dharma' Roeser, Richie Castellano and Kashim Sulton. Their drummer is Jules Radino. Photo submitted by Thad Rosemeyer of Massena.

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Community Events

SCIENCE CAFÉ, Pub 56, St. Lawrence University Campus, Canton, 7:15 p.m.; Conservation in Protected Areas: From Central Africa to the North Country; SUNY Potsdam Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Jessica Rogers; info:

POTSDAM VOLUNTEER RESCUE SQUAD SCRAP METAL FUNDRAISER, Drop donations of any metals off to parking lot, 29 Elm St.; accepted through Sept. 30; info: Tim at 212-6751.

Above, firefighters battle a mock blaze at a previous similar event. CANTON -- The SUNY Canton Office of Environmental Health and Safety will conduct a controlled fire exhibition within a model residence hall room at noon Thursday, Sept. 29, at the college’s Roselle Academic Plaza. The live burn is the highlight of the Fire Safety Day, which runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the same location. This... Read More >>
POTSDAM -- Weight Watchers has updated their regularly weekly meeting schedule for various locations in St. Lawrence County. The amended schedule is as follows: Tuesdays, 5 p.m. weigh-in, 5:30 p.m. meeting; Ogdensburg United Methodist Church, 627 Caroline St.. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. weigh-in, 7 p.m. meeting; Clifton-Fine Hospital, 1014 Oswegatchie Trail Road, Star Lake. Thursdays, 11:45 a.m. weigh... Read More >>
POTSDAM -- The Crane School of Music and The Roxy Theater in downtown Potsdam have teamed up to present "The Met: Live in HD " for the 2016-17 season. The sixth season of "The Met: Live in HD" will feature ten Metropolitan Opera productions in high definition and digital surround sound, beginning with Wagner's "Tristan and Isolde" at noon on Saturday, Oct. 8. All operas with feature shortened... Read More >>
Stewart’s Shops are offering free hot or iced coffee to customers from noon until closing on National Coffee Day, Thursday, Sept. 29. This includes any size coffee in any flavor, including French vanilla, hazelnut, richer roast, and their seasonal pumpkin coffee. In St. Lawrence County, the are Stewart's Shops in Massena, Potsdam, Canton, Ogdensburg, Heuvelton, Winthrop and Gouverneur. Read More >>
Here are the top five things happening in St. Lawrence County on Tuesday, as chosen by the North editorial staff: • Local food dinner planned at SUNY Potsdam • Science Café to present ‘Conservation in Protected Areas: From Central Africa to the North Country’ in Canton • Craft sale featuring seasonal items planned in Ogdensburg • Hawaii and Australia/New Zealand upcoming trips... Read More >>