Potsdam Public Library Computer Center announces new slate of computer training classes for August
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 11:39 am

POTSDAM – The Potsdam Public Library Computer Center has announced its lineup of computer training classes for August.

• Aug 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31: Open Lab, 9 – 11 a.m. Let the center help you to discover the range of free educational and self-improvement opportunities your library has to offer. Whether you’re trying to snag one of those scarce jobs, or just want to explore a new area, they’re here to help you.

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Talk on Horwood Stained Glass Windows Aug. 3 at Hammond Museum
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 11:38 am

HAMMOND – The Hammond Museum will present a PowerPoint talk by David Martin, on Horwood Stained Glass Windows on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Hammond Presbyterian Church.

Everyone is invited to the free program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A robin built a nest in a hanging basket on Tom and Geri Rausch's front porch in Waddington, and the first egg recently hatched. Photo by Geri's sister, Ellen Torabi.

Potsdam student named to Brockport State Dean's List
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 9:29 am

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, recently honored students who excelled academically by naming them to the Dean's List for the spring 2011 semester.

Kathryn Chambers of Potsdam was named to the Dean's List.

To achieve the honor of being on the President's List, a student must earn a GPA of 4.0.

Students who earn a GPA of 3.70–3.99 are named to the Dean's List with Honors, while students who achieve a 3.40–3.69 are named to the Dean's List.

 

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Aaron Murray Flynn of Massena went to visit his grandparents Murray and Elizabeth Belknap at their home and shared a treat with Chico their black lab. Photo submitted by Krystal Flynn.

Man arrested after crashing into telephone pole, fleeing the scene in Madrid
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 9:18 am

MADRID – A Fayetteville man has been charged with drunk driving and several other charges after crashing into a telephone pole and fleeing the scene, according to state police.

Police charged Evan P. Koster, 43, with aggravated driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, failure to keep right and unsafe speed.

The incident occurred shortly before 5:11 p.m. Wednesday after the 2004 Volvo Koster was driving south on NYS Hwy. 345 failed to negotiate a curve and struck the telephone pole.

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Just hours remain to enter to win NorthCountryNow.com mugs
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 9:18 am

Just hours remain to enter to win one of six new NorthCountryNow.com mugs.

The mug sports the NorthCountryNow.com logo on the front and lists 56 towns, villages, hamlets and the one city in St. Lawrence County. The white mugs are imprinted in dark purple and forest green, two of the colors featured on the website.

Six names will be drawn from all entries received by 3 p.m. Friday, July 29.

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SLC Arts Council to offer tin whistle classes, Cellorama in August
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 9:16 am

POTSDAM – Create beautiful music at the St. Lawrence County Arts Council.

All classes are held at Downtown Snell Hall in Potsdam.

Contact the SLC Arts Council to register and pre-pay for classes at 265-6860 or www.slcartscouncil.org.

• Beginning Tin Whistle for Ages 6-12 with Kelly Francom - Mondays, Aug. 1, 8, 15 5:30-6:15 p.m. Children will have fun learning to read music and play simple Irish tunes on the Tin Whistle. $25 + $20 materials fee.

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Douglas Lynn Shirley, 42, formerly of Ogdensburg
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 9:16 am

Douglas Lynn Shirley, Rochester and formerly of Ogdensburg, died unexpectedly Monday, July 25, at age 42 at his home.

He was born on June 17, 1969, in Oswego, and attended schools in St. Lawrence County and in Mexico, NY, and graduated from Mater Dei College.

He was a counselor with Creative Wellness Coalition, Rochester.

Doug was gentle, compassionate, and always thought about others first. He enjoyed spending time with his pet dove, Romeo, and fishing.

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Gwendolyn K. Waln, 94, St. Joseph's Home
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 9:14 am

Gwendolyn K. Waln, 94, of St. Joseph's Home are incomplete with Frary Funeral Home.

Mrs. Waln passed away on July 27, 2011 at St. Joseph's Home.