$1 million allocation of Small Business Revolving Loan Fund coming to county
Allocations from the State's new Small Business Revolving Loan Fund to community development financial institutions were announced Thursday, and the North Country Alliance Local Development Corporation has been selected to receive $1.75 million, for microlending of $25,000 and below, as well as larger small business lending of up to $250,000 or above, and other small business lending.
118th District Assemblywoman Addie Russell says that $1 million of that allocation is specifically for St. Lawrence and Jefferson counties, in her district.
Members of the Canton United Methodist Church display a few samples of holiday items that will be for sale at the Annual Church Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at 41 Court St. For more information, call the church office at 386-4500 or Carol Smith at 386-1767. Front row, left to right: Zakaria Moumen, Emma Crowell, Naomi Crowell, and Salma Moumen. Back row, left to right: Jane Brown, Ortha Sibbitts, Carol Linn, Alma Garner, Pat Sibbitts, Carol Johnson, Carol Smith, and Maysa Moumen
Clarkson-St. Lawrence alumni hockey game this Saturday at Cheel Arena
Past players from the Clarkson University and St. Lawrence University Men’s Hockey teams will faceoff in an Alumni Game at Cheel Arena this Saturday afternoon, November 20 prior to the Division I contest between the Golden Knights and Saints.
The Alumni game will begin at 2:00 p.m. with the Clarkson-St. Lawrence ECAC Hockey game beginning at 7:00 p.m. Admissions is free and open to the public for the Alumni Game.
Below is a tentative list of returning alumni for both teams
Kent Anderson ‘92
Josh Bartell ‘96
Chris Brekelmans ‘06
2010-11 Clarkson men's basketball preview
A trio of valuable seniors graduated from the Clarkson University Men’s Basketball program last year, leaving plenty of questions for the 2010-11 incarnation of the Golden Knights. While those questions have been answered inside the Green and Gold’s locker room and on the practice floor, it may take a long time for Clarkson’s opponents to find any solutions as the Golden Knights have enviable depth and a wide assortment of scoring options available for the upcoming season.
2010-11 Clarkson women's basketball preview
Sometimes progress can't be quantified purely by wins and losses. Such was the case of the Clarkson University Women’s Basketball team last year, when the team posted six victories for the second straight season.
However, the 2009-10 campaign saw the Golden Knights reduce their margin of defeat to its smallest amount since their last winning season of 2002-03, and a significant step forward could be in store for the Green and Gold in 2010-11.
There will be no funeral services or calling hours for 37 year old Stacey E. Cupps of 5 LaFayette Street in Norwood. Mr. Cupps died Wednesday evening, Nov. 17, at his home. Online condolences and memories can be shared with the family at www.buckfuneralhome.com. The Buck Funeral Home is serving the family of Stacey E. Cupps.
Bruce C. Potter, 66, died at his home after a brief illness on Thursday, November 18, 2010. At the deceased’s request all arrangements are private and there will be no memorial service. Also at the deceased’s request, memorial donations are requested to be made to either Canton-Potsdam Hospital Foundation or NAHEC (Northern Area Health Education Council, 105 Main St. Canton, NY 13617). Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Service in Potsdam.
Norwood Head Start kids pose with autumn decorations they created. From bottom left: Bo Pircsuk, Celeste Merriman, Emmaleigh Fregoe, Zachary Cline, Kaylee Wells. Top left: Kaiden LeRoux, Nicholas Burt, Kodda McEwen, Haljim Canovic, Logan Baxter, Aaliyah Phillips, Jessie Clark, and Kaylee Beamis.
Unemployment rate up slightly in St. Lawrence County, but up more in Franklin and Jefferson
The unemployment rate in St. Lawrence County crept up a tenth of a point in October to 9.5 percent, still the highest in the state outside of New York City.
But while the county saw a small increase in the rate of unemployment, neighboring counties saw a larger increase.
The rate for September in St. Lawrence County was 9.4 percent. In October 2009, it stood at 9.0 percent.
Aubertine finally concedes to Ritchie in 48th District election
48th District State Sen. Darrel Aubertine has finally conceded the recent election to St. Lawrence County Clerk and Senator-elect Patty Ritchie.
Thursday afternoon, Sen. Aubertine released the following statement: