Gilbert W. "Gib" Hollinger, 69, Massena
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 7:32 pm

MASSENA – Mr. Gilbert W. “Gib” Hollinger, 69, of 274 Andrews Street, peacefully passed away Monday afternoon, September 17, 2018 at his home.

At his request there will be no services. Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley or the Marine Corps League, Massena Detachment.

 

 

 

 

Hazel F. Felix, 80, Raymondville
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 7:29 pm

RAYMONDVILLE—Funeral Services for 80 year old Hazel F. Felix, a resident of 31 Grantville Road, Raymondville, are incomplete at this time with the Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk. Mrs. Felix passed away early Tuesday morning at the home of her daughter, Lois Monroe, in Massena. A complete obituary will be available when finalized. The Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk is serving the family of Hazel Felix.

 

 

St. Lawrence Seaway shipping up 4 percent: Grain leads the way
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 5:26 pm

As the fall harvest approaches for many farmers in the Midwest, grain shipments continue to be strong on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System.

According to the latest figures from the Chamber of Marine Commerce, grain shipments via the St. Lawrence Seaway from March 29 to Aug. 31 topped one million metric tons, up 31 percent over the same period last year. The majority of U.S. exports originated from the Port of Toledo and were carry-over from the 2017 grain season.

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County chamber's Craft, Food and Wine Show moving from Cheel to SUNY Potsdam
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 5:26 pm

Cheel Arena (in 2017) attracts nearly 4,000 attendees to the Annual Craft, Food and Wine Show.

POTSDAM -- The “Cheel” Craft, Food and Wine Show hosted by the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is moving the a new location for this year’s show.

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SUNY Potsdam exhibition to celebrate Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 5:20 pm

POTSDAM -- The Art Museum at SUNY Potsdam will unveil an exhibition by international artist Simon Redington next week. The show, titled "The Grand Charade," will kick off with an opening reception at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, and will be on display through Saturday, Nov. 3.

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Eco-Friendly Home workshop to be held in Canton
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 5:20 pm

CANTON -- An upcoming workshop entitled the Eco-Friendly Home Make-n-Take is one of a set of three workshops planned by the Local Living Venture. Eco-Friendly home will be held Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 6-8 p.m.

This series of hands-on workshops will share tips and techniques for natural cleaning and body care to keep your family healthy -- and save some money as well.

Attendees will leave with samples of a multi-purpose cleaner and a body butter, as well as the knowledge of how to make them at home themselves.

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Shelter in Place Drill set for SUNY Potsdam Campus Thursday
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 5:20 pm

POTSDAM -- As part of its continuous emergency planning efforts, SUNY Potsdam will hold a campuswide Shelter in Place Drill on Thursday, Sept. 20, beginning at 9:45 a.m., in an effort to familiarize the campus with steps to take in a crisis. This drill will last approximately 20 minutes.

SUNY Potsdam will send text messages and emails to signal the beginning and end of the drill, using its emergency alert system, Potsdam Rave Alert.

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Star Wars and Marvel cosplayers were among those who showed up for Nerdcon in Canton this past weekend. See slideshow for more pictures from the event. Photo submitted by North Country Crusaders.

Massena and Waddington residents earn bachelor's degres
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:26 pm

Students from Massena and Waddington received bachelor’s degrees this spring.

Megan Wells of Massena graduated from Union College with a bachelor of science degree summa cum laude, majoring in biology and theater.

Connor Maskell of Waddington graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor of science degree in media arts and technology.

 

 

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Local experimental music group with members from Canton releases album on Greek label
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 2:43 pm

Figure From Ground

CANTON -- Experimental musicians Figure From Ground, who come from Canton and Malone, have released an album with the Game of Life label in Greece.

The band is an experimental music quartet that includes Claude Aldous, Ola Aldous, Michael Hart and Ramon Vasquez.

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