The Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony recently for Mountain Medical Urgent Care Services, 2 Hospital Dr., Massena. The Massena Chamber Ambassadors welcomed Mountain Medical, which is open seven days per week and provides evaluation and treatment of non-life threatening medical problems on a walk-in basis. For more information visit their website at www.mountainmedical.net or call 705-0700.
DOT urges caution, patience around snowplows
With heavy snow in the forecast and winter just beginning, The New York State Department of Transportation (is urging travelers to use caution near snowplows.
Morley Library Association to meet Jan. 6
MORLEY -- All area residents interested in the future of the Morley Library are welcome to the January meeting of the Morley Library Association, 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, at the library.
Meetings are open to the public and new members are welcome.
Call 379-9863 or email the Morley Library Association at [email protected].
Donald A. McDonald, 85, of Lisbon, died at the St. Regis Nursing Home, December 27, 2010. Calling hours will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m, Thursday, December 30 at the funeral Home. A funeral service will be at the Morley Wesleyan Church, Friday, December 31 at 10 a.m. Reverend James Bretzinger, Pastor of the Morley Wesleyan Church and Reverend David Norman officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg.
William “Bill” F. Gebo, age 60, of Star Lake, passed away on Sunday, December 26, 2010 in Syracuse with his family at his side.
Calling hours will be at French Family Funeral Home, Star Lake on Thursday, December 30, 2010 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. His funeral service will be on Friday, December 31st at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Deacon Philip Giardino officiating.
Laura Belmore, far right, honored the memory of her father, David A. Tyo Sr., who died of cancer at age 53 in 2006, by making a beautiful holiday wreath to raffle as a fundraiser for Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley. She and members of her family sold tickets and raised $225. From left are Bethany Belmore, Sidney Belmore, Kayly-Jaye Belmore, Jarron Belmore and Laura Belmore.
TAUNY to offer carving class for kids Jan. 6 in Canton
CANTON – TAUNY kicks off the 2011 First Thursday for Kids program with a carving class with Ron Riley on Thursday, Jan. 6, from 3:45 to 5:15 at 53 Main St.
Children ages 8 to 12 are invited to carve animals in bars of soap using plastic knives and popsicle sticks for tools. For beginning carvers, soap is often the first medium used because it is soft and easier to carve than wood.
The cost for the workshop is $8 for TAUNY members and $11 for non-members; all materials are provided.
Police release photos of six charged in Massena purse-snatchings
UPDATED 3:45 PM DEC. 27
MASSENA – More details have been released in connection with the Christmas Eve arrests of six people for recent purse snatchings at St. Lawrence Centre.
Four Massena residents were arrested on felony charges and jailed with bail as high as $100,000, state police said. Two others were released on appearance tickets.
Civil War NYers now online
As the nation prepares to observe the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the New York State Military History Museum and Veterans Research Center is making capsule histories of 360,000 New York Civil War Soldiers available online.
The entire roster of New Yorkers who served during the Civil War Years, 1861-1865, is now available online, as well as the five annual reports issued by the Bureau of Military Statistics from 1864 to 1868 that chronicle the accomplishments of New Yorkers in battle.
Lawrenceville monthly breakfast Jan. 2 at fire hall
LAWRENCEVILLE – The Lawrenceville Fire Department Auxiliary will hold its monthly breakfast at the fire hall Sunday, Jan. 2 from 7:30 a.m. to noon.
The cost is $6.50 for adults, $5.50 for seniors, $3.50 for under 12 years and free for under 5.
The menu includes ham, sausage, home fries, eggs, toast, pancakes, maple syrup, fruit, beverages, sausage gravy and biscuits.
Takeouts are available. For more info, contact 389-4439 or 328-4939.