Laura A. Jennings Scinta, 41, of Baldwinsville, formerly of Gouverneur, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse.
A funeral Mass will be said 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at St. Cyril’s Roman Catholic Church, Alexandria Bay.
Burial will be at St. Cyril’s Cemetery.
Born Dec. 26, 1968, in Gouverneur, the daughter of Phillip, Sr. and Jean Cassaw Jennings, of Alexandria Bay, she graduated from Alexandria Central School.
She worked several different jobs and was a stay at home mom for the past few years.
County GOP opens campaign headquarters in Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG -- State Senate 48th District candidate Patty Ritchie, treasurer candidate Kevin Felt and more than 100 local supporters and other Republican candidates for state and local offices attended the opening ceremony for the St. Lawrence County Republican Committee’s campaign office in Ogdensburg.
More than a dozen candidates for state and local office turned out, which was presided over by county Republican Chairwoman Nancy K. Martin and Ogdensburg Mayor Bill Nelson.
The headquarters, at 1011 Linden St., just off Route 37, will be open from 10-8 daily.
Black powder shoot at Waddington Fish & Game Club Saturday and Sunday
WADDINGTON – The Waddington Fish and Game Club will hold a black powder shoot Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11 and 12.
The shoot will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, with a pot luck supper following. It continues on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a total of 32 different matches and 12 relays of one-half hour each.
Free camping is available.
For more information, contact 388-4251.
Higley 100 Bike Ride Saturday morning from state park
SOUTH COLTON – There’s still time to register for the 7th annual Higley 100 Bike Ride on Saturday, Sept. 11. Rides start and end at Higley Flow State Park and there are 100, 50, and 20 mile options.
The cost is $30 to pre-register and $40 for same-day registration.
The "100" will start at 7:30 a.m., followed by the "50" at 9:30 a.m. and the "20" starting at 11 a.m.
Benefit for Cpl. Howell at Colton AMVETS Saturday
COLTON – The Colton AMVETs Post 262 is presenting a benefit for Aaron Howell, Saturday, Sept. 11 from 2 to 10 p.m.
The $5 admission fee includes hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage and side salads with live entertainment all day and a 50/50 raffle to help benefit the local hero.
There’s plenty of space for campers and tents. For more information, contact the post at 262-2507 and ask for Linda.
Maxine Briggs of Gouverneur, Fiscal Services Controller, has been named August’s Employee of the Month at Canton-Potsdam Hospital. Briggs’ co-workers refer to her as respectful and considerate of others. She takes the time to work with others, putting her own projects on hold. Briggs was also noted as being a strong team leader with clear communication skills.
Canton salon moves to Madrid
MADRID – Carina Sinclair Salon has moved from Miner Street in Canton to Main Street in Madrid.
“It’s a beautiful space,” Sinclair says of the new shop at 1963 St. Rt. 345.
“There will be some inconvenience for our Canton clientele, and I am sorry about that. I’m grateful for my loyal clients,” she said.
She opened her salon at 15 Miner St. in Canton in early 2007. She offered, and will continue to offer, Redken products, cuts, coloring and perms, and waxing.
For appointments, call 528-2001.
Watercolor, jewelry classes planned in Potsdam
POTSDAM – Three talented teachers will offer enriching arts classes for the St. Lawrence County Arts Council this September.
• Watercolor Workshop with Roberta Paccione, Saturday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Paccione will guide students in a creative meditation exercise and then lead them in an exploration of watercolor techniques as they create a painting. Adult students (18 and up) of all levels of experience are welcome. This class will focus on painting landscapes. Class fee: $28.
New Life Christian Fellowship plans grand opening Sept. 11
NORFOLK – New Life Christian Fellowship of Norfolk, 30 N. Main St., will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11.
Guest speakers will be Pastor Rick Sinclair of the Christian Fellowship Church in Madrid, and Ford Reynolds of the Richville Christian Fellowship in Gouverneur.
All are invited to attend. Refreshments will follow.
Regular church services are held Sundays at 10 a.m. for Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. for Sunday worship service, 6 p.m. for the upper room worship and Wednesday at 7 p.m. for Bible study and prayer.
Craft show planned during Norwood Regatta Sept. 11, 12
NORWOOD – A craft show will be held as part of the Norwood Lake Regatta Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11 and 12 on Lakeshore Drive.
There is no charge for a 10x10-foot space, but exhibitors must pay the gate price of $5 per day.
For more information, contact Elaine at 353-7321.