Arrangements for Emma D. Rose, 98, of Farmer Street are incomplete with the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton. Among her survivors are two daughters, Sue Bullock and “Peg” Healy.
Condolences may be sent online to www.lawrencefuneralhome.org.
Connie J. Boshane, age 62, passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.
Her calling hours will be held at French Funeral Home, Gouverneur on Friday, August 26, 2011 from 1 – 3 p.m. followed by her funeral service at 3:00 p.m. Burial will follow in the East Riverside Cemetery.
Funeral service for Wesley A. Dafoe Jr, 79, of Canton will be held on Friday, August 26, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at the O’Leary Funeral Home, Park St, Canton with Rev. Bill Hart, officiating. Wes died on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at home while under the care of family and St. Lawrence Valley Hospice.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, August 25, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Contributions in his memory may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley, Canton Free Library or to the Madrid Golf Course.
Workers congregate at a table at the Grove Street entrance to Canton-Potsdam Hospital as other workers march around the campus to publicize their dissatisfaction with contract terms hospital management is offering. NorthCountryNow photo by Craig Freilich. To read more about Wednesday's picketing, click here.
Cuomo ordering state officials to prepare for hurricane; winds and rain could miss St. Lawrence County
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today ordered the state's Office of Emergency Management to prepare for the potential impact of Hurricane Irene, which may hit New York State this coming Sunday.
The National Weather Service, however, is predicting only a 50 percent chance of rain for St. Lawrence County Sunday, and even less for Monday and Tuesday.
The governor has instructed the state's Emergency Operations Center in Albany to track the storm and to work with other state agencies to prepare the state's response.
SUNY Potsdam Residence Life staff to get crash course in fire safety Thursday
POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam's Residence Life staff will receive a crash-course in fire safety and crisis management through a collaboration with fire department officials and first responders Thursday, Aug. 25.
Nearly 100 resident assistants and resident directors for the college's dormitories will undergo a fire safety program from 9 a.m. to noon on the Potsdam campus.
St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club Gem and Mineral Show, Swap in Madrid Aug. 27, 28
MADRID – The St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club announces that their 45th annual Gem & Mineral Show & Swap will return to Madrid again this year at the Municipal Park and Community Center, on the banks of the Grasse River Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 & 28.
This show offers something for everyone: handcrafted jewelry made with semi-precious stones for the jewelry lover, gemstone beads, jewelry making supplies, and free lessons for the crafter, museum quality crystals, fossils, and mineral specimens for the nature lover and art collector,
Make a tie-dyed t-shirt at Massena's Windance Aug. 27
MASSENA – All ages are invited to learn how to make their own tie-dyed t-shirt Saturday, Aug. 27 from 1 to 2 p.m. and again from 3 to 4 p.m. at Windance, 345B East Orvis St.
All materials will be supplied.
Pre-registration is recommended.
The cost is $11 for a child’s sized shirt or $14 to make an adult size.
For more information and to register, visit www.windance.org or call 705-7113.
Members of United Healthcare Workers East use lunch hour to picket Canton-Potsdam Hospital
POTSDAM – Picketers from 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East marched at lunch hour Wednesday around Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
Union member Mandy Simmons of Winthrop, a worker in patient accounting at the hospital, explained that the informational picket was to bring attention to their disagreement over contract terms with hospital management.
St. Lawrence County Chamber's Woods, Water and Wilderness Show, dedicated to all things outdoors, Sept. 23, 24 in Waddington
WADDINGTON -- Outdoor and sporting goods vendors, local hunting and fishing clubs, biking, hiking, boating or recreational vehicle groups, wine and food vendors can sign up now for the biggest showcase of all things related to the great outdoors of St. Lawrence County.