Prayer services for Beverly J. Snyder, 78, of the Martin Rd, Louisville will be held Friday, September 17, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of the Sacred Heart, with Rev. Donald J. Manfred presiding.
Friends and family may be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, 64 Andrews St. Massena.
Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Brushton. Mrs. Snyder passed away Tuesday morning (September 14, 2010 ) at Fletcher Allen Medical Center where she had been a patient since Friday ( Sept 10, 2010).
Ricky A Fleming, 56, passed away Monday, September 13, 2010 at Claxton - Hepburn Hospital, Ogdensburg.
Ricky was born June 16, 1954 in Gouverneur, the son of Edwin and Eleanor Harris Fleming. Ricky attended school in Hammond and received a general equivalency diploma. He worked several years for Laborer’s Local Union #322. Ricky married Beverly Bowman on July 19, 1975.
Ricky enjoyed logging, having coffee mornings at the Brasie Corners Store, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Snowmobiles that travel at very high speeds across water and require special skills to operate returned to Norwood Saturday, Sept. 11 and Sunday, Sept. 12 when Eastern Watercross Association racers competed at Norwood Beach at the 21st annual Norwood Lake Regatta. Photo submitted by Jim McFaddin. To see a slide show of the event, click here.
State Assemblywoman Russell and Assembly candidate McGrath host open house at Canton headquarters
CANTON – 118th District Assemblywoman Addie Russell and candidate for the 122nd Assembly District Brian McGrath will host an open house and reception at their St. Lawrence County campaign headquarters in Canton at 49 ½ Main St., across from McDonald’s, from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17. All are invited to attend.
VFW reminder: Sept. 17 is POW/MIA Day
POTSDAM – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1194 and their Ladies’ Auxiliary would like to remind everyone that the third Friday in September is POW/MIA Day.
This year it is Sept. 16. This is a national day to honor those missing in action and prisoners of war from all wars and conflicts.
On this day, the black POW/MIA flag can be flown over federal facilities and cemeteries, post offices and military installations.
Environmental film festival coming to St. Lawrence University Sept. 17
CANTON – North America's largest environmental film festival is coming to St. Lawrence University Friday, Sept. 17 from 7 to 11 p.m. in Gulick Theater.
Join St. Lawrence University's student Environmental Action Organization as they host the Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival On Tour.
Ticket prices are $5 in advance and $5 at the door.
Tickets can be purchased at St. Lawrence Student Center & Brewer Bookstore, Wear on Earth, and GardenShare's stand at the Canton Farmers' Market.
'Dancers for Cancer' Zumba benefit class slated for Sept. 17 at Edwards-Knox
RUSSELL – A "Dancers for Cancer" Zumba class to benefit the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society in memory of June Clark will be held Friday, Sept. 17 at Edwards-Knox Central School in the high school gymnasium from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
A $5 donation is requested.
Snacks, prizes, and a cash bar will follow at the Wayside Tavern, Russell.
Contact Kim French for more information ([email protected]).
2010 season at Mohawk Raceway concludes with triple-header this weekend
AKWESASNE -- The 2010 racing season comes to a close this weekend at Mohawk International Raceway (MIR) with a triple-header card of racing action that will be the biggest weekend of racing ever hosted at the fast North Country clay oval.
The A&M Beverage 75 for the Mr. DIRTcar 358 Modified championship series takes place Sept. 17.
Also on the card will be the Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman championship tour, with a 50-lap main event (being made up from a June 23rd rain-out), along with a complete, full program of heats and a 20-lap feature for the Sportsman.
Clarkson ski team holding triathlon fundraiser Oct. 16
POTSDAM -- The Clarkson University Alpine Ski team is holding an Individual/Team Triathalon as a fundraiser on Saturday, October 16, 2010.
The event will require a 400-meter swim in the Fuller Pool, an 11.6 mile bike ride, and a 5-K run. Participants can compete individually or as a team.
Military Trail Scenic Byway planning meeting held Sept. 27 in Massena
MASSENA – Planning meetings for a tourist Military Trail Scenic Byway will include a meeting in Massena Monday, Sept. 27 at the New York Power Authority from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
A corridor management plan to define the future of the byway is under development. The current plan has the byway running from Rouses Point to Massena on US Rt. 11 and NY Rt. 37, and an extension west of Malone along Rt. 11 to Potsdam and Canton will be proposed for consideration during local planning.