Betty Marie Trimboli Whittaker of Fuishear, Texas died on October 1.2010. Betty was born in South Bend, Indiana on June 6th 1938 to Patrick and Katherine Trimboli. Patrick passed in 1999 and Katherine passed in 2005. Betty was a devout Catholic, and was known to be funny, fun-loving, and devoted to her family. Betty was also a nurse and dedicated her career to working with the elderly. With her husband they lived across the United States and traveled the world, but settled outside of Houston, Texas for the final years of her life.
Clarkson men's hockey team skates to 5-2 victory over Carleton University
POTSDAM -- A reliable veteran and a promising newcomer enjoyed a productive start to the 2010-11 campaign for the Clarkson University Hockey team with four points apiece in the Golden Knights ’ 5-2 victory in exhibition action against Carleton University before 1,919 fans at Cheel Arena on Sunday afternoon.
Senior Scott Freeman (Whitby, ONT) recorded a hat trick and added one assist, while freshman linemate Allan McPherson (Kinburn, ONT) recorded three assists and came through with the winning score to lead the Green and Gold to the win in their first action of the season.
Wayne L. Moquin of Morristown proudly displays his 1933 Chevy Master Eagle. He recently purchased the vehicle at an antique car show in Pennsylvania. This is the second antique vehicle for Wayne, who also owns a 1946 Farmall Series H Tractor. Photo by Leanna Moquin
Cornell offers one-day income tax school for professional number crunchers
CANTON -- Cornell’s one-day income tax school for CPAs, accountants, tax preparers, attorneys, bookkeepers and individuals to assist in planning and filing 2010 tax returns, presented by Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County, takes place Dec. 2 at SUNY Potsdam’s student union.
Included will be examples of tax management and reporting, recommendations and instruction.
Joseph A. Bennett, CPA from Cornell University, will again lead the program. Cost is $165 per person.
The school offers CPE credits to those who qualify. Pre-registration is necessary.
Three Republicans will battle for Ogdensburg City Judge in November
OGDENSBURG – The winner and the loser of the Republican primary for Ogdensburg City Judge will both still be on the November ballot, and now a write-in candidate seems to be emerging.
Herbert Becker, CEO of the former Hacketts stores, now Ogdensburg Outlet Center, says he is being urged to run as a write-in candidate against William Small, part-time judge and winner of the GOP primary, and Mary Rain of Potsdam, who lost the primary but who will still be on the ballot lines of the Conservative, Independence and Independent Parties.
Canton-Potsdam Hospital hosts cancer awareness dinner Oct. 13
CANTON – A breast cancer awareness dinner sponsored by Canton-Potsdam Hospital will be held Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the Best Western University Inn, with information booths opening at 5 p.m. and dinner and program beginning at 6 p.m.
There is no charge for breast cancer survivors. Entrées include: pasta primavera for $15, stuffed chicken breast for $18 and prime rib for $24.
Reserve a space by Oct. 6 by contacting Jackie Dow at 261-5935 or [email protected].
Potsdam Youth Basketball announces sign-up dates
POTSDAM -- With basketball season just around the corner, the Potsdam Youth Basketball Association (PYBA) is gearing up for another season with signups 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6 in the lobby of A.A. Kingston Middle School, Lawrence Avenue.
Canton teen crashes truck, breaks utility pole trying to avoid cat; two injured
CANTON – A Canton woman who told deputies she was trying to avoid a cat in the road Sunday crashed her pickup truck, breaking a utility pole, and injuring herself and a passenger.
St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies say Briana R. Sibbitts, 17, of the Irish Settlement Road, and her passenger were taken to Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
National Grid came and reset the pole.
No tickets were issued.
St. Lawrence Valley Human Resources Management Association to meet Oct. 13 in Canton
CANTON – The St. Lawrence Valley Human Resource Management Association has a session of updates and “hot topics” for members from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 13, including a networking luncheon, at St. Lawrence University’s Sullivan Student Center.
There will be sessions on social media and contesting unemployment claims.
The fee for members is $50, non-members $60. People can register at www.bsk.com. Info: (800) 339-8897.
Science Cafe to focus on ‘Cocktail Party Problem’ Oct. 6 in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Tensors and the "Cocktail Party Problem" will be discussed by Clarkson University Mathematics Professor Carmeliza Navasca at the next Science Café at La Casbah, 6 Elm Street, Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 7:15 p.m.
Science Cafes bring together engineers, scientists and townspeople in a relaxed, informal setting, such as coffeehouses and pubs.
For information, visit www.clarkson.edu/sciencecafe.