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DeKalb Fire Department holds Annual Fundraiser
May 24, 2015

DeKalb Junction Fire Department

Annual Fund Raiser

Chicken and Pork BBQ

June 6, 2015

3 p.m. till?


$9.00 a Dinner

$5.00 just meat

Dinner includes: Chicken or Pork

Pasta Salad, Baked Beans,

Rolls and Desserts

For Local Delivery

Call the Fire Hall @ 347-2298

We hope to see you all there and thank-you for

Your continued support!!!

Any questions call Naomi Drake 261-9936



We also will have a bounce house for the kids to enjoy at the fire station 10-2….



If you would like to play/participate in the Volleyball Tournament at the Fire House contact

Stacy Denesha @ 528-0168




Also, if you would like to rent a table ($10.00) in the front of the hall for the garage sale items contact Naomi Drake @ 261-9936
May 24, 2015

  PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of DeKalb, County of St. Lawrence, State of New York, will accept sealed bids for the purchase of a 2015 ten-wheeler dump truck with a 14’ box, capable of handling plow and wing.


            All sealed bids must be filed with the Town Clerk of the Town of DeKalb at the Town Hall in DeKalb Junction, New York, no later than 12:00 noon on June 10, 2015.


            Bids must be submitted in sealed envelopes.


            All bids must contain a non-collusive bidding certification.


            Bids will be opened at 3:00 p.m. on June 11, 2015 at the Town Hall in DeKalb Junction, New York.


            The detailed specifications are available at the office of the Town Clerk, Town of DeKalb, CR 17, DeKalb Junction, New York 13630.


            Please note that the Town has recently passed a standardization policy with regard to International trucks.  This policy is available from the Town Clerk, Town of DeKalb.


            The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Singer / Storyteller at the Meetinghouse Museum June 7
May 21, 2015

Tom Walsh will perform an afternoon of funny songs and stories Sunday, June 7 from 3-5 at the Meetinghouse Museum, 696 E. DeKalb Rd., DeKalb Jct. The Meetinghouse Museum is across from the Hermon/DeKalb School and parking is available at the school.  The concert is free and is entertainment for all ages. 


This one of a kind singer and storyteller lets everyone join in the fun as he sings funny songs and tells funny stories about life on the farm.  Tom is a graduate of SUNY Canton and has performed all across the country. He is especially known for his educational programs offered for school children and community groups. 


The afternoon is the first in the DeKalb Historical Association’s Performance series.  The series is made possible in part by the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and Administered by the St. Lawrence County Arts Council.


The Meetinghouse Museum is wheelchair accessible.


For more information contact Linda Batt at 344-6592 or

DeKalb Community Events the Weekend of June 6&7
May 14, 2015












Local Logo
April 28, 2015

What: Logo for the Town of DeKalb


When: June 1, 2015


Where: DeKalb Town Board


Why: The Town of DeKalb does not have a “Logo” and is looking for talent within the area to design a logo for the town.  The chosen design will be used as part of the Town’s Letterhead, as well as, on other appropriate forms.


If you have an idea for the logo, please submit it to the Town Board, no later than June 1, 2015.  The submitted design of the logo should be no larger than 8.5” x 11”. 


The final design will need to have the ability to be reduced or enlarged as necessary.


The recipient of the chosen design will receive a $50 gift certificate redeemable at any business within the Town of DeKalb.


Time is short, so start putting your ideas on paper.  Just think, your art might be on the Town of DeKalb’s letters for years to come.

The content of the design should relate to DeKalb, its past, present or future.

This contest is open to all ages and more than one idea may be submitted.


Please send your designs to:

DeKalb Town Board

PO Box 133

DeKalb Jct., NY 13630


Or you may drop them off at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:00 am – 2:00 pm or Tuesday & Thursday Noon – 6:00 pm

Let the drawing begin!!!

Photo contest for Iroquois Gas Transmission System Calendar
March 27, 2015


Iroquois produces an annual calendar featuring scenes from many of their pipeline communities.  This calendar is provided free of charge to over 17,000 residents/businesses, public officials and emergency responders in their 65 communities as part of their Public Awareness Program.


Submitting photos taken in all four seasons may increase the chance of selection; however, only one photograph will be selected per community.  If your photo is selected for inclusion, a $250 donation will be made to your community’s recreation or beautification program.


Guidelines for photo submission:

*    Photo must be of an outdoor scene and not feature individuals or businesses a primary subject

*    High-resolution (300 dpi minimum)

*    Horizontal 8.5 x 11” format only

*    Photo should not be more than 3 years old

*    Submitter agrees to provide Iroquois the right to publish the photo and represents that they have all the rights necessary to grant such license

*    Submissions must be received by July 31, 2015


Submit digital file via US mail or email to:

Ruth Parkins

Manager, Public Affairs

One Corporate Drive, Suite 600

Shelton, CT 06484



Submission should include:




Daytime Phone

Location of photo

Town Cleanup Days
March 19, 2015

The Town of DeKalb Highway Department offers a spring drop off of rubbish at the Town Barn located at 2810 SH 812 DeKalb, as well as, a spring and fall curbside pick-up.


The drop off days will be the last Thursday in March and the first Saturday in April.  Thursday’s time is 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.  Saturday’s drop off time is 8:00 am – 12 noon.  Items that will be accepted are as follows: trash, household furnishings, appliances, etc. (no household garbage)

Only two tires off the rims will be accepted from each house hold.


In the spring, the Highway Department picks up on the North Side of Route 11 and the South Side of Route 11 in the fall.


During the Memorial Day week in May, the Highway Department will pick up all curb/roadside trash, household furnishings, appliances, etc. (no household garbage) at all Town of DeKalb homes located on the North Side of Route 11.  Residents are encouraged to use the weekend to assemble items they wish to discard.  All items must be at the curb/roadside by 6:00 AM and pick up will begin on Tuesday.  Trucks will only make one pass for each street/road. No exceptions.


For the fall pickup, the Department will use the week of Columbus Day on Tuesday.  The Highway Department will pick up all curb/roadside trash, household furnishings, appliances, etc. (no household garbage) at all Town of DeKalb homes located on the South Side of Route 11. Again, residents are encouraged to use the weekend to assemble items for pickup, as all items must be curb/roadside by 6:00 AM and pick up will begin on Tuesday. Trucks will only make one pass for each street/road. No exceptions.


North side is any property along Route 11 towards the Oswegatchie River and beyond.  The South side is any property along Route 11 towards Bigelow and to the Hermon Town Line.  In the hamlet of DeKalb Junction, it is in the direction of Hermon.


If you have any questions, please call the Town Barn at 347-3323 or the Town Clerk’s Office at 347-3331.

Rabies Clinics
February 24, 2015

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St. Lawrence County

Public Health Department

Rabies Control Program


Public Health


Date          Location          Time          Site

Feb 5th           Canton                  5-8 PM          Cornell Coop Ext. Farm

May 14th        Canton                  1-4 PM          Human Services Center

Sept 10th         Canton                  5-8 PM          Human Services Center

Oct 8th            Canton                  5-8 PM          Human Services Center




Local Municipalities in the DeKalb Area


Date          Location          Time          Site

June 25th                Russell            6-8 PM          Russell Fire Department

July 9th           Gouverneur            6-8 PM          Gouverneur Town Barn

Town of DeKalb 2013 Annual Financial Report
March 19, 2014



NOTICE is hereby given that the Annual Financial Report document for the year 2013 for the Town of DeKalb is now on file in the office of the Town Clerk. The 2013 Annual Financial Report is available for public inspection by any and all interested persons at all reasonable hours at the Town Hall, DeKalb Junction, NY.


Debra A Osborn


Town Clerk


Town of DeKalb


2014 Rabies Clinics
March 18, 2014

The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department has published the schedule of rabies clinics to be held at various locations throughout the year. 

Click  2014 Rabies Clinic Schedule - SLC Public Health Dept for the complete schedule.


December 18, 2013


Click DeKalb Tobacco-Free Policy for details.


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