Saranac Lake - Oren E. Ackerman, 83, passed away Sunday, October 31, 2010 at AMC-Uihlein in Lake Placid. Mr. Ackerman was born in Syracuse on May 4, 1927, son of the late E. Ackerman and Ida Cook Ackerman. He served with the U. S. Air Force for four years in Colorado, Germany and Morocco. On September 7, 1950, he married Carol White at the Brasher Falls United Methodist Church. They celebrated their 60th anniversary last month. He worked on the building of the St. Lawrence Seaway, was employed at E.E. & C. C.
Mr. Luke “Sakorensen” Arquette, 76, of 4 Snye Road, tragically passed away early Sunday morning, October 31, 2010 at Massena Memorial Hospital, from injuries he received following a car-pedestrian accident.
Luke was born March 11, 1934 on the Arquette family farm, the eighth child of Peter “Teronhiakwon” and Mary “Tekaierenta” Skidders Arquette. He attended schools on the reservation.
Atkinson named medical director of Hospitalist Program at Canton-Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Dr. Timothy K. Atkinson has been named medical director of the Hospitalist Program at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, effective immediately.
From now until January 1, 2011, Dr. Atkinson will gradually transition to full-time status as medical director from his current position as a practitioner at Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s Family Health Center at 190 Outer Main Street.
County Board of Elections lists Tuesday's polling locations
The St. Lawrence County Board of Election is reminding voters of polling locations for all 102 precincts and 61 polling locations in the county.
In the list that follows, the first number in each line is the precinct number and the second number is the site ID.
10001 1 HELENA FIRE STATION 1175 STATE HIGHWAY 37C HELENA NY 13649
10002 2 BRASHER MUNICIPAL BUILDING 11 FACTORY ST. BRASHER FALLS NY 13613
20001 3 BOARD OF ELECTIONS TRAINING RM 5 JUDSON STREET CANTON NY 13617
St. Lawrence University presents Stoppard's play 'Arcadia' Nov. 3-6
CANTON - The play “Arcadia,” by Tom Stoppard, will be performed at St. Lawrence University Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 3-6, at 8 p.m. each evening in Gulick Theatre.
Free tickets are required for admission.
They are available at the Gulick Box Office Nov. 1-5, from 1 to 5 p.m.; phone during open hours at 229-5748.
The story told in Arcadia merges science with human concerns and ideals, examining the universe's influence in our everyday lives and ultimate fates through the relationship between past and present, order and disorder and the certainty of knowledge.
Norwood United Methodist Church starting up Youth Night
NORWOOD – A Youth Night will be held every Sunday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Norwood United Methodist Church educational building.
The night is geared toward high school (9-12th grade) students, and will include games, music, Bible study, and activities.
Morgan Johnston captured this colorful sunset in Chase Mills Friday.
Massena Chamber sponsoring annual holiday decorating contest; entry deadline Dec. 2
MASSENA – The Greater Massena Chamber will sponsor its annual Holiday Decorating Contest.
Enter your house or business by calling the chamber office (769-3525) with your name, address and phone number before noon on Thursday, Dec. 2.
Have displays lit after 5 p.m. Judging will be Dec. 5-7.
Residential contestants will be divided into two separate geographic locations. Entries north of the Grasse River and entries south of the Grasse River will be judged on originality, use of lighting design, and overall property presentation.
Potsdam Community Band inviting musicians to join in preparation for Jan. 8 concert
POTSDAM – The Potsdam Community Band is inviting area musicians to join now to prepare for its first concert of 2011 on Saturday, Jan. 8.
Under the baton of Potsdam High School band director Theresa Witmer, the repertoire will include traditional wind band music and holiday-themed tunes.
Membership in the band is open to all adults who play traditional wind band instruments: woodwinds, brasswinds and percussion.
CPH primary care physician leaving clinic, moving from area
POTSDAM – Dr. Zeeba Siddiqi, an internal medicine specialist, has announced she is moving out of the area and will leave Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s PrimeCare primary health care center Dec. 10.
Siddiqi joined CPH in 2006. Wendy Wais, a certified family nurse practitioner, will remain to provide medical care in the center, at 12 Elm St.