County Office for Aging, SeaComm holding identity theft info sessions
Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 8:54 am

St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging and SeaComm Federal Credit Union plan on giving senior citizens and the general public information on identity theft in several St. Lawrence County locations over the next several weeks.

The presentation, given by SeaComm Federal Credit Union Business Development Coordinator Jerry Manor, will provide useful information to help people prevent identity theft from happening to them.

The presentations will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on these dates at these following locations

Jan. 31 -- Potsdam Nutrition Site

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Blood drive at Canton Unitarian Universalist Church Feb. 14
Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 8:42 am

CANTON -- The American Red Cross has scheduled a Canton Community Blood Drive at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 1/2 Main St., from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14.

Donuts and coffee will be served, courtesy of Dunkin Donuts.

Call Janet Stitt at 714-2253 to schedule an appointment to donate.

 

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Shape note singing workshop at SLU Sunday
Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 8:38 am

CANTON -- TAUNY is offering a free introductory workshop on shape note singing Sunday, Jan. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Herring-Cole Hall at St. Lawrence University.

Tim Hambourger will offer a history of the four-part singing tradition and participants will learn how to “sing the shapes” and perform in full harmony. Music will be provided.

Session shape note singing sessions will then be held the second Sunday of the month at the Potsdam United Methodist Church and the fourth Sunday at SLU. More

info: 386-4289 or [email protected].

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Jamie Lee Rattray is the leading scorer among the Knights' emerging freshman class - photo by Jim Meagher. For more, view story.

'Women Soldiers in the Civil War' topic at Civil War Roundtable Jan. 30 in Canton
Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 6:25 am

CANTON – Find out more about the life of secret female soldiers at the next Civil War Roundtable on Sunday, Jan. 30 at 2 p.m., when Martha Maine speaks on "Women Soldiers in the Civil War" at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House, 3 East Main St. Maine, who is a Civil War reenactor, will be dressed as a Union soldier.

This Civil War Roundtable is part of the SLCHA's Commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, which began in 1861. January also marks the 15th anniversary of the formation of the North Country Civil War Roundtable.

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St. Patrick’s-St. Paul’s Altar Rosary Society hosting pancake breakfast Jan. 30 in Colton
Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 6:24 am

COLTON – The St. Patrick’s-St. Paul’s Altar Rosary Society will serve a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Jan. 30 at Colton-Pierrepont Central School.

The menu will include pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage and beverages.

Cost will be $5 for adults, $3 for ages five to ten and free for under age five.

 

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NYSERDA awarding $250 million for renewable energy development
Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 6:23 am

The state Energy Research and Development Authority and Public Service Commission have $250 million for renewable energy development of wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, and other renewable energy generation sources.

The funds will be awarded competitively for electric generation projects using wind, hydroelectric, biomass or other clean-energy resources. Awards under the solicitation are expected to be announced in April.

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Joe Tate, of Hammond, stopped by the Reality Check table at Morristown Central School’s Coaches vs. Cancer boys basketball game. Reality Check set up a display to raise awareness of the prevalence and negative impact tobacco marketing and promotion has on youth. Tate signed a post card that supports Reality Check’s campaign in asking retailers to move tobacco products out of consumer view. 

 

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Harold M. Wagstaff, 85, Norfolk
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 8:15 pm

Funeral services for 85 year old Harold M. Wagstaff, 5 Elm Circle, Norfolk, will be held Tuesday 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. Friends may call at the Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk on Monday from 3-6 p.m.

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Joseph R. Hidy, Sr. “Joe”, 79, formerly of Ogdensburg
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 8:15 pm

Joseph R. Hidy, Sr. “Joe”, age 79, formerly of Ogdensburg, passed away January 25, 2011 at the Hospice’s Hamrick Home in Okeechobee.

A disabled American Veteran, he is survived by his wife, Elaine; and granddaughters, daughter-in-law, great grandchildren, brother and a sister.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday, February 4, 2011 at South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Okeechobee, PO Box 1548, Okeechobee, FL 34973.