Grossbeaks return to North Country

The red-breasted grosbeaks have returned to Canton. John Flint submitted this photo.


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Nicandri Nature Center stream

MASSENA: The Nicandri Nature Center is offering daily online activities on their facebook page; at 8 a.m. a nature or learning site is posted; at 10 a.m. a downloable activity is posted such as a coloring sheet, or puzzle, and at 1 p.m today's video is “TBA"

PARISHVILLE — There will be a free spaghetti and meatball dinner with sides today at Amvets Post 265, 5 Catherine St. The phone number to the post is 315-268-0851. Call-in orders will be taken starting at noon and the meal will be served from 1-330 p.m. or until gone. There are over 200 meals. Donations will be accepted for the PHCS Backpack Program. Read More >>
HAMMOND -- There will be a fish fry dinner at Hammond Presbyterian Church on Friday, June 26 from 4-7 p.m. The meal will cost adults $10, and children 4-12 $5. Children younger than 4 eat for free. Menu: Haddock, salt potatoes, coleslaw, roll, dessert and beverages. Pre order by calling the church at 315-324-5665. Dinner is drive-by take-out only. Read More >>
NORWOOD -- The Norwood Village Green Concert Series has postponed its entire 2020 season, said a press release from organizer Joe Liotta. Liotta cited COVID-19 virus restrictions and considerations, and the uncertainty that New York State will allow the North Country to reach Phase Three and Four of reopening allowing for larger group activities for entertainment and public gatherings as the... Read More >>
HANNAWA FALLS -- Helping Hands, St Lawrence Radiology and Chip's Place of Hannawa Falls are teaming up to help those struggling to feed their families during the coronavirus pandemic. Helping Hands will be giving out meat donated by St. Lawrence Radiology and processed by Chip's Place of Hannawa Falls on Saturday, May 23 from 9 am to noon. The Helping Hands Food Pantry serves Hannawa Falls,... Read More >>
Based on the guidance from local public health agencies, the Alzheimer’s Association has transitioned its support groups from in-person meetings to gatherings that take place remotely. Staff- and peer-led groups will meet at their regularly scheduled times, but using telephone and online meeting services. Support groups are open to all caregivers of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or... Read More >>