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Library funding talk

MASSENA: Information session on “Creating stable and sustainable funding at the library: the district initiative”; info and discussion on proposal to change from a municipal Massena Public Library to a Massena School District Public Library to guarantee future library funding and services; 2 p.m.; Massena Public Library; 41 Glenn St.


Brownfield workshop

CANTON: Canton’s Economic Development Department is organizing a workshop to explore potentials for Canton’s Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA), 5:30 p.m. at The TAUNY Center, 53 Main St.; will feature a project summary to orient participants to the BOA Step 2 Nomination Study; free and open to the public; 315-386-2871 ext. 5, or [email protected].

Lead renovator training

CANTON: Lead renovator training, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., St. Lawrence County Public Health Department, 80 SH 310; 8 contact hours with classroom and hands-on activities and an examination; typical trainees are homeowners/property owners/managers, building trades, contractors and their employees, or those who would like to use the certification to obtain work in the construction industry; with instructor Arthur Wheaton, director of Western NY Labor and Environmental Programs for the Worker Institute at Cornell University; registration required: Art, 716-777-0303, [email protected].

Drug education

OGDENSBURG: Seaway Valley Prevention Council and Community Health Center of the North Country will present the training workshop “High In Plain Sight: Current Alcohol, Drug and Concealment Trends and Identifiers” with Officer Jermaine Galloway, creator of Tall Cop Says Stop program; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Gran-View on the River, 6765 State Highway 37; free and lunch will be provided; to register. Registration is limited to the first 120 people to sign-up.

Turkey craft

OGDENSBURG: Fan tailed turkey craft, 4 p.m., Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St., free, make a thanksgiving decoration, ages 5 and up.


Retirees lunch

WINTHROP: Reynolds retirees meet for lunch, 11:30 a.m., Goose Landing; order from menu, all former hourly and salaried employees welcome with spouses, guests; reservations: Pat McGrath, by Nov. 15, 315-769-5997.