GOUVERNEUR – Donald E. Chilton, 88, of Gouverneur and St. Petersburg, Fla., passed away on July 24, 2010 in Land O’Lakes, Fla.
There will be a graveside service on Aug. 28 at the East Riverside Cemetery at 11 a.m. followed by a remembrance reception.
Griffo critical of including prisoner count measure in revenue bill
State Senator Joseph Griffo is criticizing his Albany colleagues for including into the revenue bill a change in the way New York State counts prison inmates for the purposes of drawing election boundaries.
Griffo said that both the legislation and the methods used to approve it are wrong.
GM Task Force to meet Aug. 19 in Massena
MASSENA -- The North Country Redevelopment (GM) Task Force is scheduled to meet on Thursday, Aug. 19 at 1:30 p.m. at Massena Town Hall.
The meeting is open to the public.
For more info, call 379-9806.
Stockholm Historical Organization ice cream social at municipal building Saturday
WINTHROP – Stockholm Historical Organization is having an ice cream social at the Municipal Building, Aug. 7, 1 to 3 p.m., rain or shine.
There will be an afghan raffle and grab bags for kids.
Potsdam Sandstoners Club bazaar, bake sale Saturday
POTSDAM – The Potsdam Sandstoners Club will hold its annual bazaar and bake sale on Aug. 7 at the Midtown Apartment high rise on Munson Street extension in Potsdam from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A lunch of soup and sandwiches will be served for a small fee.
Many white elephant items for sale along with different baked goods.
Doug Rougeux, a.k.a. the “Bubble Man,” will perform in the St. Lawrence Central High School auditorium at 7 p.m. tonight (Aug. 6) as part of the weekend-long Tri-Town Summer Festival. His skill with bubbles includes storytelling, arts & crafts and a Big Band with bubbles. One lucky kid will get to stand inside a bubble. The cost is $5 a person at the door.
Children invited to 'shop with a chef' at farmer's markets in Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur, Canton
This August, GardenShare invites parents of young children to “Shop with a Chef” at four farmers’ markets in St. Lawrence County.
Parents of children ages 2 to 10 will receive $10 worth of coupons that can be exchanged for fresh fruits and vegetables at the markets.
Leading the events will be Sarah Tulloch, GardenShare’s Community Projects Coordinator and a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts.
Working model railroad on display Aug. 7, 8 in Waddington
WADDINGTON – In keeping with this year’s theme “Salute to Railroads,” the 35th Annual Waddington Homecoming Committee announces that a working model railroad with landscapes and train cars will be on display in the St. Mary’s Parish Hall, corner of Lincoln and Oak streets.
The model railroad will be viewable Saturday, Aug. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 8 from noon to 4 p.m.
This is an addition to the full slate of homecoming activities.
Brier Hill Fire Departments holds annual golf tournament Aug. 7
BRIER HILL – The Brier Hill Fire Department will hold its annual golf tournament, Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Langbrook Meadows golf course in Brier Hill, with registration at 9 a.m. and a 10 a.m. shotgun start.
The cost is $65 per person, with a 4-person captain and crew.
The fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch and a steak dinner at the end.
There will be numerous prizes including a hole in one prize of a golf cart.
Lucille W. Pratt, 78, passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2010 in Gouverneur where she was under the care of her family and Pansy Cole.
Lucille was born October 6, 1931 in Ogdensburg, the daughter of Floyd and Pauline Brown Hosmer.
She graduated from Gouverneur High School in 1949 and then from the Watertown School of Commerce.