Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) - The Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram were taken to a stronghold of the Islamist group, parents said on Wednesday, as the military confirmed that 129 students had been abducted. The girls said they ran after getting permission from the gunmen to use the bathroom and were helped back to Chibok by nomadic herdsmen from the Fulani ethnic group.
VALENCIA, Spain (AP) â Gareth Bale's late gallop and goal sealed Real Madrid its 19th Copa del Rey title on Wednesday in a thrilling 2-1 win over Barcelona, as the Welshman filled the void left by the injured Cristiano Ronaldo to claim his first career trophy.
The St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is please to announce their 6th Annual Home, Garden and Business Show; The Really Big Show! (with some food, wine and crafts, too) scheduled for April 25, noon to 8pm and April 26, 9am to 4pm at Cheel Arena in Potsdam. Once again, National Arbor Day is on the first day of our Show, making it a perfect chance for our local nurseries, garden centers and florists to kick off Spring and the planting season! Admission is $3.00 per person. For more information visit www.northcountryguide.com or call 315-386-4000.read more
The St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce details for our 6th Annuanl Home, Garden and Business Show; ( with some food, wine and crafts, too)The Really Big Show, scheduled for April 25 & 26, 2014. Once again, National Arbor Day is on the first day of our show, making it a perfect chance for our local nurseries, garden centers and florists to kick off Spring and the plainting season! Held at the Cheel Arena in Potsdam. Friday hours 12noon to 4pm, Saturday hours 9am to 4pm. Admission is $3.00. For more information call the St. Lawrence County Chamber at 386-4000.read more
John Austin, author of the book, St. Lawrence County in the War of 1812, will speak at Meetinghouse Museum in Dekalb Junction at 7pm. His lecture is free and open to the public. The museum is across from the Hermon/Dekalb School at 679 East Dekalb Rd. While compiling a list of area soldiers who fought in the war, Austin uncovered some interesting stories. He will share these with his audience. The talk is sponsored by the Dekalb Historical Association,anyone interested in joining the association is encouraged to attend the business meeting after the lecture.read more