Pickens Hall reopens in Heuvelton

Artist Marion Bradish of Buckton visits with Heuvelton Historical Asssociation President David Kingsley prior to the dedication ceremony recognizing the reopening of the Pickens Hall opera house Saturday night. Marion's artwork is on display at Pickens Hall. Thirty percent of the proceeds of her work sold while on display at Pickens Hall benefits the Heuvelton Historical Center.

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By ANDY GARDNER St. Lawrence County heroin addicts now have access to a needle exchange program and protection from arrest while carrying syringes, even if they contain opiate or opioid residue. ACR Health, which is based out of Syracuse and has an office in Canton, runs a peer-delivered syringe exchange in the North Country because they do not have state Department of Health approval to run an... Read More >>
POTSDAM -- A Potsdam teen was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs following a personal-injury accident on Pierrepont Avenue Saturday morning, according to Potsdam police. Jack-Ian T. Byrnes, 17, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, operating a motor vehicle out of class, failure to keep right and unlawful possession of marijuana. A passenger that was riding... Read More >>
OGDENSBURG -- Spring cleanup is underway in and will continue through most of May. “We have started in the 2nd Ward and are heading west towards Proctor Ave. We will make multiple trips through each ward over the next month,” Department of Public Work’s director Scott Thornhill said. The last day for material to be put out as part of Spring Cleanup is May 22. Those placing out piles for pickup... Read More >>
By JIMMY LAWTON OGDENSBURG – Although the city is struggling to fill the Dobisky Center Concession stand, it appears food will be available in city’s “Greenbelt.” The city council called for a public hearing Monday to approve M&T Concessions’ use of city property to operate a seasonal food and beverage concession in the Greenbelt. The meeting is set for May 9 at 7 p.m. at City Hall and is... Read More >>
Low-income people in St. Lawrence County with health issues that increase during extreme hot weather can take advantage of $3 million set aside statewide for air conditioner purchases through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program beginning May 2. Cooling assistance through the Home Energy Assistance Program is only available to those households which meet the program's income guidelines... Read More >>