From North of Sevey Corners
and slightly South of Canada

Greetings from Colton, NY and the
aka The North Country

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For the uninformed,   99.9% of  New York State
is NOT New York City.        North Country via Wikipedia
Huh?       Wherezat?
North of Lake Placid, 
between Lake Ontario
and Lake Champlain.
It's a long way from
New London and the ocean. 
But ya know what?
It's reeeal quiet up here.
I like it.
COLTON, NY   via
The Sweet Spot
One More Peaceful Moment
The Peace of Wild Things
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Visit the North Country Guide to St. Lawrence County "The official website of St. Lawrence County Chamber offers information on tourism in and around the St. Lawrence Seaway, local businesses, relocating to New York State’s North Country, and the latest St. Lawrence news & events. Check out everything from New York State fishing spots to St Lawrence golfing to bed and breakfasts, in Canton, Gouverneur, Massena, Ogdensburg, Potsdam, and all points in between."
Click for the official website >> Town of Colton    [ Like the image?    CLICK for fullsize ]
Click >> for more links to Colton and St. Lawrence County
Hepburn Library of Colton, New York
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CLICK for the Hepburn Library and many useful links
Enter Library HERE            (Has excellent interior images)
North Country Weather
CLICK for Colton weather CLICK for WeatherUnderground, Colton NY
Click images for Colton weather
Outage Map
National Weather Service
NewsWatch50 Watertown
AccuWeather for Colton, NY
Colton Weather via Google
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The NORTHERN LIGHTS are very visible here in the north country. And during August the skies
are full of "shooting stars" too. They are called the Tears of St. Lawrence aka Perseid Meteor Shower.
North Country of New York
Selected Local News/Media
CLICK forNorth Country Public Radio
NEWSWATCH 50 || WWTI --- Watertown
WWNY-TV --- Watertown
WPBS-TV --- Watertown
WPDM/99Hits    (Click on NEWS) --- Potsdam
WMSA  (Click on NEWS) --- Massena
The Valley, 96.1 Norwood radio St. Lawrence County News
Times Union --- Albany
Mountain Lake CH57-TV
Daily Courier_Observer
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ClickforNorthCountry Now
On-line Info for St. Lawrence County from
North Country This Week
Click forNewZJunky-Watertown NY

From Watertown New York
(LINKS from NewZJunky)

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From The Hill
Post Ice Storm '98
View of our home in Jan. 1998 - Post Ice Storm - Road was finally cleared but still no electricity
Poem: A Winter Afternoon - by Linda Kay Harrison - Dec. 2000
Saranac Lake - Ice castle - 1998   ||    Sunrise over our barn - 1998
Testaments to North Country Living
The Sweet Spot - North of Sevey Corners
Sugarin' Time in St. Lawrence County
Historical Images of Colton and South Colton
North Country Public Radio presents: Ice Storm of '98: A Retrospective
Via   The North American Ice Storm of 1998
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Who represents us?   (More or less)
NY 23rd District
US House of Representatives
William L. Owens
~ New York State Legislative Branch Contacts ~
Representing Colton are the following:
47th Senate District
Senator Joseph A. Griffo
47th Senate District map
122nd Assembly District
Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush
122nd Assembly District map
New York State and Local Government on the Net

Links to pertinent Colton area websites
Colton Fire Department
  • Tax Collector Lookup --  Colton-Pierrepont
  • Raqueteers -  Senior Citizen's Club
  • Colton NY Museum and Historical Society
  • Colton-Pierrepont Central School
  • CPCS Board of Education
  • Higley Flow
  • History of Colton, NY
  • Links -Links-Links  from NORTH COUNTRY NOW:
    Government Schools Health/Medical History
    Recreation Sports Links Organizations/Misc.
    Bands/Concerts Libraries Local Businesses

    St. Lawrence County - The largest county East of the Mississippi
    The Official Web Site for St. Lawrence County Government
    St. Lawrence County Gov. SITEMAP
    [PDF format ] Raquette River Corridor Blueway Trail Plan     [ More at SLC Gov. ]
    St. Lawrence County Board of Elections
    St. Lawrence County
    Alexandria Bay
    Lake Placid
    Saranac Lake
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    More North Country Links
    Canton-Potsdam Hospital
    Check out the CPH   My Healthy News

    Fort Drum, NY

    A strange (and true) tale from rural New York State:
    The Ward Boys of Madison County
    North Country - Museums and Art
    Winter Farm bySandra Hildreth
    Winter Farm
    A water color by Sandra Hildreth - North Country Artist

    Frederic Remington Art Museum Link 1
    Frederic Remington Art Museum Link 2
    Search the GLOBAL ART GALLERY for Remington prints
    (No affiliation with the Ogdensburg Remington Museum)
    The Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake
    North Country Folklore Online - Northern New York Folklore
    TAUNY: Traditional Arts in Upstate New York    //   ABOUT    //     Related Links
    53 Main Street,  Canton, NY 13617      (315) 386-4289 
    The Adirondacks
    Great Camps of the Adirondacks
    Adirondack Park Visitor Interpretive Centers
    The Adirondack Region of Northern New York
    North Country History, Libraries and Misc. Stats
    North Country Library System  Main   ||   Reference & Research
    NNY Library Network  Main   ||  NNY Historical Newspapers
    New York State Library
    St Lawrence County Historical Association
    St. Lawrence County Quick-Facts from the US Census Bureau
    The Town of De Kalb and the August 1940 War Maneuvers  By Bryan Thompson De Kalb Town Historian
    Sunday Rock
    South Colton, NY
    An excellent website that includes its history,
    images and maps.        Go HERE
    CLICK for  Fort LaPresentation info Links to information about  Fort La Presentation,
    its restoration and history in Ogdensburg, New York
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    To The Woods
    Nature up North

    Mission: "Nature Up North is a community-based organization whose mission is to foster a deeper sense of appreciation for, and connection to, the North Country environment and in doing so to create a bioregionally literate community that is committed to protecting the wild things and wild places that define this place we call home."
    CLICK for Adirondack Explorer
    "The Adirondack Explorer is a nonprofit magazine supported by 
    contributors, readers, and advertisers, and devoted to exploring, 
    protecting, and unifying the Adirondack Park."


    Hunting is a passion in  Northern New York State.
    If you're a hunter, check out The Hunting Trail

    Around the State
    ILUFFNYOfficial I Love New York State Tourism Guide

    Some very good and useful links to other
    New York State history/background sites.
  • Long Island: Our Story Home Page
  • New Netherland Project
  • The New Netherland Museum
  • Biography of Henry Hudson, 17th century explorer
  •   Photographer
    Lewis Wickes Hine (1874 -1940)
    The Construction of the
    Empire State Building, 1930-1931

    Okay! Okay! - Well maybe just a few more concessions to the big apple
    The Empire State Building   From Columbia University Library Subject Guides
    NYC SKYSCRAPERS      New York City - History
    Central Park      New York City - Exploring
    NYC b l u e      New York State - Documents
    NYC LINK - Official NYC Site  
    Paperless Guide to NYC
    NYC Reference
    Subway Resources

    A look back:  New York City  -  July 2001
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    U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Christian Eskelund.
    An aerial view shows a message from Sailors aboard
    USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) to the citizens of New York during Fleet Week 2001.
    Click for very large image (400KB)       Image source:
    Bonus link:    And then it all changed

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