Clarkson working with HP, Advanced Micro Devices on wind-, solar-powered data centers
POTSDAM -- Clarkson University, microprocessor manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), computer maker HP and other private businesses will work with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA ) to demonstrate how a network of wind- and solar-powered data centers could create a new model for data center and renewable energy operations.
This 1981 photo is one of 105 included in a Potsdam Public Museum online exhibit of photographs from the archives of the Potsdam Fire Department. The exhibit consists of images of downtown fires, fire equipment, parades, and annual reviews. The museum is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is free and open to the public. For story, click here.
Magic show coming to Canton Aug. 6
CANTON – The Magic Ace Magic Show will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Canton Pavilion.
Magician and mentalist Richard Tenace will provide family fun that has clean comedy and magical surprises.
Admission: $10 adults, $5 children ages 12 & under, $25 family rate.
Northern Lights Orchestra to perform in Morristown Aug. 6
MORRISTOWN – The Morristown Gateway Museum summer concert series will continue Aug. 6 when the the Northern Lights Orchestra performs at the museum's auditorium.
Other performances will include Sweet Adelines, Aug. 8; Jack Kelly's Little Big Band, Aug. 15; Tas Cru, Aug. 20; and Mark Mason, Aug. 22.
All concerts are held at Chapman Park from 7 to 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Bring a lawn chair. In the event of rain, they will be held at the museum.
Purisima "Aida" Morin, 68, loving wife to Roger, passed into eternal peaceful life Thursday, July 28, after a long brave fight against diabetes and kidney disease.
Aida and Roger recently moved to the Raleigh area after raising their family in Massena, for the past 42 years.
Aida is survived by her husband, Roger; and her sons, Fred, Armand and Christopher and their families. Aida is the proud grandmother to 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Friends and family may call Sunday, August 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena.
Madrid-Waddington guidance office open for new students, schedule adjustments
MADRID -- The Madrid-Waddington Central School Guidance office will be open for students in grades 6-12 to make schedule adjustments on Monday, Aug. 24 and Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Students in grades 6-12 who are new to the district can register for school on Monday, Aug. 17 and Tuesday Aug. 18, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
New students may also be enrolled at any time during August. Call the district at 322-5746 ext. 221 to schedule an appointment.
Citizens form group to restore, maintain Canton's Remington Recreational Trail at Partridge Run
CANTON – A group of concerned citizens has formed a committee to restore and maintain the Remington Recreational Trail around the Partridge Run Golf Course.
Maintenance on the trail has been deferred for several years, and the trail surface has developed cracks, heaves and crumbling pavement.
Teen cinema afternoon Aug. 5 in Canton
CANTON – A Teen Cinema afternoon will be held at Canton Free Library as part of the Teen Summer Program, Friday, Aug. 5 from 3 to 7 p.m.
Teens will watch movies related to this year’s theme, “You Are Here.”
This program is free and open to the teen public, ages 13-19.
For more information, contact Krista at 386-3712.
Massena business to offer weekly art programs for children during August
MASSENA – Windance will offer new art programs for children ages 5 through 11 Fridays in August at its 345 East Orvis St. location.
Classes will run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and all materials will be supplied.
Students are only asked to bring a lunch and drink for themselves.
No experience is necessary.
Mary Danboise, will be leading the classes. She has multiple degrees in art, including a Master of Education Degree.
Class size is limited to 10 for each program, and preregistration is highly recommended.
The fee per program is $10.
The building that housed Connie Barr’s bar and restaurant for decades in downtown Canton has been demolished to make way for a new convenience store, prompting memories of its past, including a visit from the Budweiser Clydesdales. Photo by Dennis Barr and Two Guys and a Camera. For more details, view story.