Lisbon's Lights on the River brightens riverside Saturday
Friday, December 14, 2012 - 11:58 am

The Lights on the River display will return to Lisbon for the third year this Saturday. Pictured here is the display by the Jules of Life Foundation.

LISBON -- The Lights on the River display will officially open to the public this Saturday, Dec. 15. The light displays are set up around Lisbon Beach, Route 37, and will be viewable until Sunday, Dec. 23 from 5 to 9 p.m. each night.

The event, in its third year, will feature 78 displays by local organizations and businesses and Santa may be glimpsed.

While admission is free, donations of money or non-perishable food items will be accepted to benefit North Country food pantries. The first two years of the event donated over $16,000 in cash along with food to local pantries.

Lighting displays by the following businesses will be featured:

• Alternative Energy Class

• Bishop General Construction

• Blevins Brothers

• Camp Mandaville

• Clear Pond Hunting Club

• Community Bank

• Community Broadcasters (Ogdensburg)Santa checks his favorite news website,, at the Lights on the River event.Santa checks his favorite news website,, at the Lights on the River event.

• Cub Scouts (Heuvelton)

• Cub Scouts Pack 2 (Lisbon)

• DeFelsko Corporation

• First Congregational Church of Lisbon (White Church)

• First Presbyterian Church of Ogdensburg

• Frazer Computing

• Gary & Aileen’s

• Grace Presbyterian

• Hand to Hand

• Hepburn Library of Lisbon

• JDRF The-Curiers

• Jules Of Life Foundation

• Julie’s Dance Studio

• Linda Backus

• Lisbon 89ers

• Lisbon Lion’s

• Lisbon National Honor Society

• Lisbon Post Office

• Lisbon Town Rec

• LP Thompson Insurance Agency Ltd

• Macs Sweets

• Miller’s Swap Shop

• NAPA Auto Parts (Gillies)

• New Horizons Wireless

• North Pole Satellite Office


• Northern Physical Therapy


• Odd Fellows – Seaway Lodge #41

• Off the Hook B&B

• Ogdensburg Command Performances

• Ogdensburg Correctional Facility

• Ogdensburg Journal

• Parkway Polaris

• Pepsi Cola Ogdensburg Bottlers

• PJs 4 Xmas

• Potsdam BOCES – Dave Smith’s Class

• Q Country 102.9/96.7 YES-FM/PAC 98.7

• Ray Burns & Sons Trucking

• Reintree Stables

• Salon 1020

• Salvation Army

• Seaway Smokehouse

• Senior/Ambassador Girl Scout Troop 50200 of Heuvelton

• Small Fry Academy

• St. Marguerite D’Youville Academy

• Sons of American Legion – Lisbon

• Source Capital Group, Inc.

• Ss Philip & James Church

• St Lawrence Federal Credit Union

• St. Lawrence Reality Check

• Stephens Media Group (Massena)

• Stepping Stones Children Therapy

• The Brander Family Generations

• The Dirty Gringo

• The Joanette Family

• The King, Hall & Hooper Families

• The Wilhelm Family (Hank & Geryl-Jo)

• United Helpers – ICF – Heuvelton

• United Helpers – ICF – Lisbon & Rens Falls

• Walmart (Ogdensburg)

• Wesleyan Church Young Adults

Proceeds will benefit these local food pantries:

• Canton Church & Community Program

• Canton Neighborhood Center

• Hammond Neighborhood Center

• Heuvelton Food Pantry

• Lisbon Food Pantry

• Madrid’s Christian Fellowship Center – Alms of Love Pantry

• Ogdensburg Neighborhood Center

• Ogdensburg Salvation Army

• Waddington Neighborhood Center

The 3rd annual Lights on the River is sponsored in part by Ogdensburg Kiwanis, Fidelis Care and the Ogdensburg Elks. For more information visit