Pickens Hall, 83 State St., will feature a concert by the band Uprooted performing the sound of American roots and branches music on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The band features, from left, Lenore VanderZee, Rosemary Philips, Camilla Ammirati, and Catherine Jahncke, and plays selections of folk, rock, old time and bluegrass featuring vocal harmonies and original songs. Performance intermission features refreshments for all patrons. Tickets $10 in advance, and $12 at the door.
Clarkson men's hockey looks to solidify Top Four spot in ECAC Hockey standings
With virtually no margin of error in its bid for a top four spot in the ECAC Hockey standings, Clarkson University makes its longest and final league road trip of the season. The Golden Knights travel to play at defending conference tournament champion Princeton in New Jersey on Friday and at 5/6th-ranked Quinnipiac in Hamden, CT on Saturday. Both games are 7:00 p.m. faceoffs and can be listen to on B99.3 FM and viewed livestreamed on ESPN+.
Clarkson women's hockey players Gabel & Giguere named Patty Kazmaier Top 10 finalists
The top two scorers in NCAA Women's Hockey, Clarkson University linemates Loren Gabel and Elizabeth Giguere were announced today by the USA Hockey Foundation as Top-10 finalists for the 2019 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award. The honor is bestowed annually upon the top player in NCAA Division I women's ice hockey. This year's winner will be announced at a brunch ceremony at Cascade Fine Catering in Hamden, Connecticut, on Saturday, March 23, as part of the NCAA Women's Frozen Four weekend hosted by Quinnipiac University.
Bears women's hockey to host Cortland in NEWHL Semifinal Saturday
POTSDAM, N.Y.—The second-seeded SUNY Potsdam women's hockey team (9-13-3, 6-8-2 NEWHL) will host three seed SUNY Cortland (14-8-3, 5-8-3) in the Northeast Women's Hockey League Semifinals this Saturday, Feb. 23, at 5 p.m. The Bears have qualified for the postseason in six of the last eight years.
Roo's Holliday, Jr. earns spot on D3hoops National Team of the Week
Canton, NY – Robert Holliday, Jr. has been recognized on the D3hoops.com National Team of the Week after a strong performance in the Roos North Atlantic Conference (NAC) playoff game last weekend.
N-N 8U Icemen win Ultimate Chill Tournament
Norwood-Norfolk 8U Icemen won first place in the 2019 Ultimate Chill Tournament in Saranac Lake this past weekend.
The champions Icemen are all 6 to 8 years old.
Coach Amy Haught reports that the Icemen held a first place spot after three games, then went into a crossover game and won, moving them into the championship game which they won against Saranac-Placid.
Registration is now open for North Wind Farm Day Camp at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm, 2043B State Highway 68, a hands-on, engaging, summer program available to youth ages 5 to 12. The camp runs for seven weeks in the summer offering general admission programs and specialty themed programs each week. The program runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. To register or for more information, visit stlawrence.cce.cornell.edu or call 315-379-9192 ext. 261.
More than 100 employees to be laid off at Empire State Mines in Gouverneur
GOUVERNEUR – More than 100 employees at Empire State Mine will be laid off, said the company today (Feb. 21).
In order to optimize cash flow and productivity at the operation, the workforce is being reduced, and a smaller group of miners retained to focus on zinc production and development, the company said.
Twenty-three permanent positions and 85 temporary positions are impacted by the layoffs, and a core group of 87 employees will be retained.
'Grand reveal' planned at Perry's Market in Norwood
Pictured above are owners Benjamin Hull and Richard Gilchrist.
NORWOOD — A "grand reveal" celebration will be held March 2 from 11 a.m. until -2 p.m. at Perry's Market, 58 Spring St.
Perry's Market has been completely renovated.
Canton church invites public to Alternatives to Violence Project Sunday
CANTON -- The 2019 Social Justice Initiative (SJI) of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Canton invites the public to an introduction to the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) to be held Sunday, Feb. 24, at noon in the church’s Romer Room.
Presenters Denise Mock and Sean Vitali will share their experiences with this program, which provides experiential workshops designed to help communities and individuals break down barriers to open communication, challenge racial and gender-related stereotypes, and encourage self-worth and compassion for others.