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FYI, via a press release from the school district: Canton Central School District will hold a “Town Hall” meeting to update the community on the school merger process on Wednesday, January 22nd, at 7:00 p.m. in the Canton High School...
Hi! Interesting note about the ongoing effects of this week’s terrible weather is that, at least for today, our mail is going super local here in Canton. After a note came into the St. Lawrence University email list saying there wouldn’t...
A first for the North Country, and a first for St. Lawrence County in particular: Heuvelton farmer Brian Bennett's been named Organic Farmer of the Year by NOFA NY, the Northeast Organic Farming Organization' New York branch. Bittersweet Farm,...
Gunnison Memorial Chapel’s steeple came tumbling down around 5 am this windy morning. St. Lawrence University chief facilities officer Dan Seaman says security personnel were on site through last night. He said the steeple was swaying...
A festive weekend in Canton was marred early Sunday morning by a fire that caused heavy damage to the Gunnision Chapel steeple on the St. Lawrence University campus. The fire broke out shortly after 5am, when fire crews from around the area were...
News stories tagged with "canton"
Apr 22, 2002 — New York's Democratic Party Chairman Herman "Denny" Farrell visited Canton Friday. David Sommerstein reports Farrell took aim at Governor Pataki in his brief talk with some 30 St. Lawrence county Democrats. Go to full article
Apr 10, 2002 — David Sommerstein talks with Yiddish musician and folklorist Yale Strom about klezmer, the music of central and eastern European Jews. Strom and his band, "Hot Pstromi", perform their klezmer-blues-jazz fusion Thursday at 8pm at St. Lawrence University in Canton. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Apr 05, 2002 — We preview an afternoon of Quebecois music and celebration. Frog Bridge joins Todd Moe in the studio. The North Country ensemble joins the Quebec-based group "Entourloupe" Sunday afternoon at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Canton for workshops, music and family dances. Go to full article
by Brian Mann
Mar 25, 2002 — A Catholic priest that served in small towns across the North Country has been accused of sexually abusing children. A lawsuit filed by two women in Syracuse hopes to win a damage award of seven million dollars. As Brian Mann reports, the same priest has been accused of sexually abusing girls over a period of twenty-five years—in Canton, Sackets Harbor, and St. Regis Falls. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Feb 13, 2002 — The voices of homelessness. St. Lawrence University students hear the stories of those who live in poverty and on the streets--it's not just a big city problem. Todd Moe reports. Go to full article
Feb 11, 2002 — Two North Country communities are getting help from a government grant aimed at boosting their local economies and creating jobs. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article