Massena home-based Head Start took a fun and educational trip to the Massena Price Chopper. The children learned about dairy, fruits and vegetables. The staff gave them a healthy snack and the children enjoyed looking at the large lobsters.
Former Potsdam fun park converted to upscale apartments
By CRAIG FREILICH
POTSDAM – Ron Page has converted one building from his former Colonial Village Fun Park on Rt. 11B to apartments, and plans on more.
Page says six “upscale” two-bedroom apartments have been made in what was the amusement park’s banquet hall.
The apartments have all new Energy Star appliances, radiant heat in the floors, and offer amenities such as laundry facilities and storage on site, a roofed pavilion that can be used for picnics and other outdoor events, and the availability of about half an acre per tenant of garden space.
St. Lawrence County farmers encouraged to apply soon for energy grants
Assemblywoman Addie Russell is advising farmers to apply soon for energy grants because the fund is running out.
At meetings with farmers Thursday, Russell and a representative of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) explained a program that can provide up to 75 percent of the cost of energy efficiency upgrades on electrical and natural gas investments. The program includes a no-charge energy audit up to $1,500 in value; farmers need not have an energy efficiency project in mind to qualify.
European buffet and Baroque concert in Potsdam today
POTSDAM – Before attending its annual Baroque Concert on Sunday, Feb. 13 at 3 p.m., The Orchestra of Northern New York invites you to enjoy a pre-concert European buffet lunch at Potsdam’s Maxfields Restaurant, 5 Market St.
Reserve your place at Maxfields, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., by calling 267-3251, or visit www.onny.org. Tickets are $30 for adults, $20 for students, and children five and under are free.
Canton Free Library to hold open house Feb. 14
CANTON – The Trustees of the Canton Free Library invite the public to attend an open house at the library Monday, Feb. 14 from 1 to 6 p.m.
Join friends and neighbors for punch and Valentine’s Day cookies, receive the thanks of the volunteer Board of Trustees for continued and steadfast support of CFL over the years and view the creative “book” plaque honoring all donors to the recent Centennial Capital Campaign.
Clarkson doubled up by 2nd-ranked Yale, 6-3
National powerhouse Yale proved too much for the Clarkson University Hockey team to handle on Saturday night as the second-ranked Bulldogs skated to a 6-3 ECAC Hockey victory before 2,173 fans at Cheel Arena.
The Golden Knights, who stand at 13-14-2 overall, will play at archrival St. Lawrence University this Tuesday in a 7:30 p.m. game in Canton. With five regular-season game remaining, Clarkson holds down eighth place in the league standings with a 7-9-1 ECAC Hockey mark.
Brown subdues Saints 5-1
Freshmen Mark Hourihan and Garnet Hathaway each scored one goal and assisted on another as Brown University skated to a 5-1 ECAC Hockey victory at St. Lawrence on Saturday night, gaining a split of its weekend North Country series.
No. 10 Harvard women escape Saints in OT, 3-2
The St. Lawrence University women's hockey team suffered a tough 3-2 overtime loss to nationally-ranked No. 10 Harvard on "Senior Day" at Appleton Arena. Jillian Dempsey scored Saturday's game-winner with only 6.3 seconds left in the extra session, giving the Crimson two points in the ECAC Hockey standings.
St. Lawrence falls to 13-16-2 (8-11-0) on the season and lost its third consecutive game by a single goal. Meanwhile, the Crimson improve to 14-8-4 (13-4-3).
Clarkson women's unbeaten streak comes to an end with loss to Dartmouth
The lengthy unbeaten streak for the Clarkson University Women’s Hockey team came to an end at seven games (4-0-3) on Saturday afternoon as Dartmouth College defeated the Golden Knights 3-1 in ECAC Hockey action at Cheel Arena.