Funeral services Doris F. Vaughan, 82, of Russell will be held on Friday, January 28, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at the O’Leary Funeral Home in Canton With Pastor William Malone, Officiating. Burial in the Jerusalem Cemetery will be in the spring. Doris went to be with her heavenly father on January 25, 2011, she was at home where she had resided since 1998.
Neil J. Tyo, 88, passed away at his home in Norfolk on Jan. 25. Neil was born on Oct. 4, 1922, in Norfolk, son of the late William and Nellie (Castle) Tyo.
Funeral Services for Florence M. Matthews, age 93, of United Helpers Nursing Home and formerly of Morristown, will be held on Saturday (Jan 29, 2011) at 11:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Morristown with Rev. William Masters officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Pine Hill Cemetery in Morristown.
Calling hours will be held on Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Ms. Matthews died Sunday (Jan 23, 2011) at the United Helpers Nursing Home where she had been a resident since 2010.
Russell says Assembly extending endangered education programs
State Assemblywoman Addie Russell says the Assembly has approved legislation extending several education programs facing disruption due to the expiration of current law.
The measure continues the state’s No Child Left Behind compliance provisions, so that schools don’t lose federal funding, Russell said.
It also allows for the payment of aid to public, school and research library systems.
High Falls Lodge to serve pancake breakfast Jan. 29
COLTON – High Falls Lodge 428, will serve a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Jan. 29 at 85 Main St., across from the Hepburn Library.
Cost will be $6.50 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and free for under age five.
The public is invited.
Clarkson University Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. Poojitha Yapa (left) received the Director's Award from the U.S. Geological survey of the Department of the Interior for exemplary service to the nation during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and fire. Here, Yapa is congratulated by Civil & Environmental Engineering Chair Stefan J. Grimberg (center) and Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering Dean Goodarz Ahmadi.
Heidi Zuhlsdorf, 152 Co. Rt. 27, Oswegatchie, and Thomas Zaluski, 118 New St., Edwards, have announced the engagement of their daughter Erica Lee Zaluski, 6232 Riverside Drive, Canton, to Derek John Brown, same address, son of Dona and Donald Brown, Rennselaer Falls.
Cache of historic documents found in late restaurant owner Chris Fay’s Waddington house
The contents of late restaurateur Chris Fay’s house in Waddington includes his antiques collection and, says Blanchard’s Auction Service, a trunk full of documents of historical interest found in the attic, some of which will be donated to local museums.
Blanchard’s Auction Service will have an auction in Potsdam on Saturday for some of Fay’s antiques.
North Country Alliance says its loans have created, saved jobs
The North Country Alliance says it has supported the creation and retention of 318 jobs and leveraged an additional $21 million in investments from other public and private sources with its loans of $1,469,960 to small businesses across the six-county North Country region in 2010.
Forty-two percent of the funded projects were new businesses, while the remaining projects were due to business growth and expansion.
Businesses included Hoosier Magnetics, Ogdensburg, which made improvements to its equipment to reduce emissions.
Art display at First Crush in Potsdam features Lammers' photography
POTSDAM – During February, as part of First Crush Bistro’s rotating art program, fine art photographer Jane Lammers is exhibiting a selection of her newest work.
The exhibit is titled “Exotic Flower Market” and includes large-format images from the Arizona – Sonora region as well as from flower markets in northern California and Ottawa.
Jane also exhibits fine art photography at Northern Interiors, The Pear Tree, The Frame Mill and original photo notecards at the St. Lawrence County Arts Council, the St. Lawrence University Bookstore and Willow Tree Florist.