Sandy Cook
Chuck Poirier
Dave Williams
Jim Bohannon


December 5th - 31st


Launeuville Groceries & Bottle - 301 E Orvis St, Massena, NY 13662 is hosting a bottle drive for our non-profit Horse Rehabilitation Center, A Little Bit of Heaven, Inc., People wanting to donate their bottles and help us care for our 30 horses can bring in their bottles and donate their return receipts. All proceed go directly to the horses.

December 12th – 31st

Orlando Chiropractic Centerof Massena will be taking donations of Peanut Butter and Jelly throughout the month of December to help replenish the shelves of the MassenaNeighborhoodCenterin January.  We are located at 14 Romeo Drivein Massena and for every jar that you donate, your name will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $100.00 Smith's Hardware gift card.

December 16th


Andrea Montgomery from the Office of the Aging will be speaking at the American Legion Post #74 on the Potsdam-Madrid road sponsored by the AARP.  Lunch at 12noon followed by the talk.  Anyone wishing to attend the luncheon please call Linda Wilkinson at 315-265-4464, or Janet Kelly 315-393-1197 by 12/9/14.


Land Use Training - A land use training session that was postponed due to stormy weather and poor road conditions has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 16th in Room 123 at St. Lawrence University’s GriffithsArtCenter.  Staff from the State Department of Environmental Conservation and the St. Lawrence County Planning Office will provide an overview of the New York Mined Lands Reclamation Law; explain how local boards are involved in the issuance of a DEC mining permit; and end with a review of two case studies from St. Lawrence County.  This year-end training session is intended to help satisfy part of the annual four hour training requirement for members of planning boards and zoning boards of appeals.

December 17th

The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency, the IDA Local Development Corporation, the IDA Civic Development Corporation and the St. Lawrence County Local Development Corporationwill meet on Wednesday, December 17, 2014at 3:00 PMat the IDA offices, 19 Commerce Lane, Canton.

Emmanuel Congregational UCCwill hold a "Blue Christmas Service" on Wednesday, December 17th.   We are located at 39 West Orvis St., Massena, NY.  The time of the service will be at 7:30 p.m. 

You ask why blue?  Certainly you have experienced what some call the "blues" at one time or another in your life.  Christmas time is a season when not everyone feels cheerful or even joyful.  Coping with the death of a loved one, facing your first holiday season after a recent divorce or loss of a job, living with chronic illness or pain, clinical depression or battling a disease such as cancer all make holiday parties and festivities painful for many in our congregation and surrounding communities. 

We invite you to join us in a time of worship to recognize those parts of our lives that make Christmas a bittersweet time of year.  This worship offers a time to remember both persons and events that have been a part of our lives in the past, but are now changed or gone.  Join us in a time of remembering, sharing our hurting places with God, and preparing our hearts for the coming of Christ.  Please come.

December 18th

Christmas in Song presents "The Glory of the Lord"a Christmas musical composed and performed by Mike Herron along with musicians and vocalists from Massena and surrounding communities. 


Mike Herron has performed in concerts in over 60 nations of the world. He is a composer and recording artist with Integrity music. 'The Glory of the Lord' is his most recent musical and features an orchestra to celebrate the birth of the Messiah, Jesus Christ. He is an author and speaker ministering in many denominations and churches. He has recently returned from a meeting in Italywith Pope Francis promoting Christian fellowship between the various churches in Christianity.


The performance will be held at New Testament Church in Massena on December 18th at 7:00 pm.  This is a free event.  A free-will offering received that evening to benefit the local Massena food pantries.


December 19th


The Congregational Church of Hopkintonis now accepting names for their Annual Memory Tree. For a $1.00 donation, a light will be lit in memory of a loved one. To have a light added for your loved ones please contact Edith Norman at 315-265-8954 or write her at 1069 Santamont Road, Potsdam, NY13676. We will accept names and donations until December 19.  Thank you!

First United MethodistChurch, Massena

189 Main Street


Annual Christmas Cantata Concert to benefit the



Free Community Dinner, scalloped potato and ham casserole, at the BrasherFallsUnitedMethodistChurchfrom 5pmto 6pm.


December 19th & 20th


Bethlehem Inn Dinner Theater at CooksCornersWesleyanChurchat 6pm.  Call Marilyn Gravelle at 358-2230 for reservations, $10 per person.


December 20th


Breakfast & Fun with Frosty the Snowman at the Massena Elks Lodge, 20 Bowers Street, starting at 8amand going until 12noon.  Cost is $5 for kids up to the age of 12, $7 for adults and $20 for an entire family!


Kids Night Out, Benefit for Sandy Cook, from 6-9pmat the MassenaHigh schoolgym.  The pool will be open, basketball, badminton, whiffleball, dodgeball plus music all night!  Pizza, chips, soda, and candy will be sold, $5 per student, only for grades 4-7.


Norfolk-Norwood Figure Skating Clubwill be having a Rock N' Skate at the DominicZappiaCommunity Centeron Saturday, December 20, from 6-7:30 p.m.There will be a bake sale, games, prizes, and fun! Admission is $3.00.

Advebt Serviceat Trinity Chapel, Morley, New Yorkon Saturday, December 20th at 4:00P. M



December 23rd

Christmas Craft at the Massena Public Library from 10to 11:30am.  No registration required.  All youth are invited!


December 26th


Pedro Card Partieswill be held at 7:00 P.M.on December 26th. January 9th.  and January 23rd. at the LBSH dining room in BrasherFalls.  These Card Parties are sponsored by the Quad Town Senior Citizens Club and are opened to the public.  Admission $1.00.  Please bring a snack to pass.


December 30th


New Years Craft at the Massena Public Library from 10to 11:30am.  No registration required.  All youth are invited!


December 31st


News Year’s Eve Celebration, Dec. 31st from 8-1AM, Massena Moose Lodge 1110, 4 Ames St.  DJ/Karaoke, Come have a great time with the Moose!

January 6th


The Quad Town Senior Citizenswill hold its next Dinner/Business meeting on January 6th at the LBSH dining room in BrasherFalls.  The covered dish will start at 6:00 P.M.with the Business meeting to follow at 7:00 P.M.Please bring a dish to pass and your own table service.

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