Cinema 10 continues Nov. 1 with 'To the Sea' at Potsdam Roxy
Friday, October 29, 2010 - 6:25 am

POTSDAM – Cinema 10 continues its fall 2010 season on Monday, Nov. 1 with a showing of “To the Sea,” or “Alamar” a 2010 film directed by Pedro González-Rubio about 5-year-old’s developing relationship with his father.

Natan is the 5-year-old son of Jorge and Roberta who have been separated for several years.

Roberta has taken the boy back to her home in Italy, but Jorge wishes to expose his son to his native Mexico, its jungles, and Mayan ancestry.

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Agarwal Renal Center at Claxton in top 3 percent nationwide
Friday, October 29, 2010 - 6:24 am

OGDENSBURG -- The Dr. Ravinder N. Agarwal Renal Center at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center received its annual dialysis facility review from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which puts it in the top 3 percent of centers nationwide.

An annual review is made of all renal service providers and is mandated by the CMS, which oversees the care provided to all renal patients

The review establishes the Agarwal Renal Center as a top performer compared to other centers in New York State and nationwide, based on 2006-2009 mortality rate for kidney failure patients

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Official ground breaking of new Potsdam Animal Shelter Nov. 2
Friday, October 29, 2010 - 6:23 am

POTSDAM -- The official ground breaking of the new Potsdam Animal Shelter on Madrid Avenue is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2.

Government officials, local officials, and Potsdam Humane Society staff and board will be present.

Loran Construction has been awarded the contract for the building.

Site preparation began in July for the $1 million expansion and renovation project. Sheehan Construction of Potsdam donated their services for the site preparation work.

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Barbara Armata is seen here with her Border Collie “Jill.” Armata will be training dog-owner teams in a two-day workshop at Brackett's Horse Farm arena in Canton Oct. 30 and 31. Observers may attend for a fee to cover lunch. Contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County Livestock Educator Betsy Hodge at 379-9192 or [email protected] for more details.

SUNY Canton will host 2010 Sunrise Conference Cross Country Championships
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 9:18 pm

(Canton, N.Y.) - SUNY Canton will host the 2010 Sunrise Conference cross country championships on Saturday, Oct. 30.

This is the second time SUNY Canton has hosted the championships. The women's race begins at 11 a.m. and the men's race to follow at approximately 11:45. The start and finish lines will be located on the SUNY Canton athletic fields and the course will run through the woods and throughout campus.

The top three male and female runners from each race will advance to the NAIA national meet on October 20 in Vancouver, Wash.

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Robin Marie Stephenson, 47, Massena
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 6:40 pm

Ms. Robin Marie Stephenson, 47, of Elm Street, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, October 27, 2010, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after a courageous battle with Cystic Fibrosis.

Arrangements are incomplete with the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena.

Vegetable and berry specialists to hold info sessions in Canton for prospective commercial growers
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 5:19 pm

CANTON -- New York State’s vegetable and berry specialists will present information Nov. 13 for people interested in starting growing and those already involved in commercial fruit and vegetable production.

The Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations of Northern New York have organized the 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. program at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm, Rt. 68.

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Ex-N.Y. mayor Koch endorses Forsythe for Assembly
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 5:16 pm

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, who has been soliciting pledges from state legislative candidates to follow his NY Uprising reform platform, has endorsed David Forsythe, candidate for Assembly in the 118th District.

“We need to elect officials who are committed to the most important reforms,” said Koch. “David Forsythe is a Hero of Reform. Addie Russell is an Enemy of Reform -- throw the bum out.”

“Like me he agrees that real reform is needed in New York State,” Forsythe said. “I am committed to cutting taxes, reducing spending and enacting term limits.”

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Crane Horn Choir celebrates Halloween with concert of haunting music Sunday
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 5:14 pm

POTSDAM -- The Crane Horn Choir will celebrate Halloween with a free concert of haunting music at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31 in Hosmer Concert Hall at SUNY Potsdam.

Led by Kelly Drifmeyer, the student group will perform spooky works and conclude the concert by handing out "trick or treat" candy.

The public is invited to attend in costume and bring their candy buckets to hear such Halloween musical hits as "Mars" from “The Planets,” "March to the Scaffold" from "Symphonie Fantastique" and "Hall of the Mountain King" from "Peer Gynt."

 

 

 

 

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Canton First Presbyterian Church holds bazaar Oct. 30
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 5:12 pm

CANTON – First Presbyterian Church on the Park will hold its annual Fall Bazaar, Saturday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a luncheon will be served with soups, sandwiches, desserts and beverages.

Items at the sale include candy, Christmas, crafts, baked goods, plants, handmade gifts, and a white elephant table with brand new items.

For further info, call 386-4361.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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