Coast Guard adds its voice to ice cautions
The U.S. Coast Guard is warning that ice conditions are expected to continue deteriorating throughout the week and making recreational ice activities more dangerous than usual throughout the St. Lawrence Seaway and Great Lakes region.
The combination of warmer temperatures and shifting winds along with expected rain will cause hazardous conditions on the ice, and the Coast Guard cautions the public about venturing out on the ice.
If you decide to go on the ice, the Coast Guard recommends these safety precautions:
Tri-Town Winter Carnival runs Feb. 17-20 with parade, fireworks, turkey bowling
By MAUREEN PICHE
BRASHER FALLS – The Tri-Town Winter Carnival will once again give three communities the chance to come together to celebrate indoor and outdoor winter fun Thursday, Feb. 17 through Sunday, Feb. 20.
A 2011 Tri-Town Winter Carnival Button will get you into all of the events, including a parade, fireworks, and turkey bowling.
Annual Polar Bear Golf Classic in the snow Feb. 16 in Canton
CANTON – The Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country’s annual benefit Polar Bear Golf Classic is Wednesday, Feb. 16 at St. Lawrence University’s golf course and at the University Inn.
Registration and golf in the snow start at 9 a.m. and run through 4 p.m. Awards and dinner are from 5 to 7 p.m.
It costs $25 for either golf or dinner, and $40 for both.
More info: 386-1156.
Golden Knights open busy week with Tuesday Game at St. Lawrence
With three games this week, the Clarkson University Hockey team will look to enhance its position as one of the top eight teams in the ECAC Hockey standings. Guided by eighth-year head coach George Roll, associate coach Greg Drechsel and assistant coach Chris Rogles, the Golden Knights play at archrival St. Lawrence on Tuesday with a 7:30 p.m. game at Appleton Arena in Canton. The Green and Gold then host Union and Rensselaer this weekend in the final regular-season home games at Cheel Arena.
Clarkson women battle St. Lawrence on Tuesday to start final week of the regular season
A busy week marks the end of the regular season for the Clarkson University Women’s Hockey team. The Golden Knights, guided by third-year co-head coaches Matt and Shannon Desrosiers, and assistant coach Matt Kelly, play three road games, beginning with Tuesday’s contest at archrival St. Lawrence University, faceoff at 3:30 p.m. at Appleton Arena in Canton, NY. The game will be broadcast live over the radio and internet by WQTK 92.7 FM.??Clarkson owns an 11-14-6 overall record and holds down sixth place in the ECAC Hockey standings with an 8-7-4 league mark.
Scanlon and Uline highlight Liberty League weekly awards for Clarkson
Though both the Clarkson University Men's and Women's Basketball teams went without wins this past week, two individuals stood out and gained Liberty League Weekly Honors. Junior Chrissy Scanlon (Queensbury, NY) was chosen as a Liberty League Performer of the Week for the women's team, while freshman Nate Uline (Gansevoort, NY) was picked as Liberty League Rookie of the Week for the third straight week.
Knights Alpine ski team sweep top spots at Skidmore Invitational
Glens Falls, NY - Seniors Meghan Cleason (Canandaigua, NY) and Clayton Reynolds (Rome, NY) closed out their regular season careers for the Clarkson University Alpine Ski team this weekend as both were among the top performers in another sweep at the Skidmore Invitational held at West Mountain.
The Clarkson men were first out of seven teams in both the giant slalom and slalom, while the women repeated the performance, finishing first out of seven teams as well.
Funeral services for 56 year old Brian C. Gall, 15 Ridge Street, Norwood, will be held Thursday at 5 p.m. at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood with Rev. Lee Sweeney presiding. Friends and family may call on Thursday from 2 p.m. until the time of the funeral at 5 pm. Mr. Gall passed away Saturday at Strong Memorial in Rochester.
Arrangements for Robert L. Burden, husband of Janet (Matthews) Burden, who died Feb. 12, 2011 in Greenville, NC, are incomplete with the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday evening at the funeral home.
Funeral services for 94 year old Eleanor B. Hayes of the St. Regis Nursing Home and formerly of 4 Rodgers Drive, Norfolk, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Visitation in Norfolk with Rev. Andrew Amyot presiding. A spring burial will be held in Visitation Cemetery, Norfolk. Friends and family may call at the Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk on Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. Mrs. Hayes passed away Sunday evening at the St. Regis Nursing Home in Massena.