Chance of severe thunderstorms today, mixed weather bag through 4th of July
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 9:00 am

The National Weather Service is warning that there is a risk of severe thunderstorms developing in the North Country late today, with a mixed weather bag through the week and into the Fourth of July weekend.

If thunderstorms do develop today, it will probably be after 4 p.m., the NWS says. They put the chance of rain at 60 percent throughout the county today, with rainfalls expected to range from a tenth to a quarter of an inch, and maybe more in thunderstorms.

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Northern Lights Orchestra's first CD, 'Celtic Journey,' is out
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 8:59 am

CANTON -- The Northern Lights Orchestra, under the direction of Christian Hosmer, has announced the release of its first compact disc entitled “Celtic Journey.”

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Tae kwon do at N-N Mondays this summer
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 8:58 am

NORWOOD -- He Yee Dao Tae Kwon Do summer classes are at 6 p.m. Monday evenings behind the Norwood-Norfolk Elementary School. Participants are advised to wear sneakers, comfortable weather-appropriate clothes, a hat or sunglasses, and bring plenty of water.

Classes cost $5 each and $20 for the entire summer. Children ages 6 and up as well as adults of all skills and abilities are welcome to attend. There will be at least one and up to three black belt instructors present at each class.

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South Colton's Sunday Rock was recently named to the National Register of Historic Places. It is the only rock on the list. View story for more details.

Child seat safety video created in Ogdensburg to be distributed to all fire, rescue, police departments in county
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 6:28 am

OGDENSBURG -- The Claxton Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary, the hospital’s Community Relations Department, and the Ogdensburg Police and the Rescue Squad have created a WHALE Program car seat safety training video.

WHALE (We Have A Little Emergency) is a nationwide child car seat safety program intended to give parents the tools to help rescue efforts go more smoothly in the event of an emergency.

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Canton Goldenaires select Gouverneur student to receive scholarship
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 6:17 am

Taylor Gale has been selected by the Canton Goldenaires barbershop chorus to receive the first scholarship award given to a student from Gouverneur Central School.

In the photo, she is shown with board members of the Canton Goldenaires.

The award was given to her for her demonstrated involvement, dedication and love for music.

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Clarkson University to open 'Alumni College' seminar to public July 14, 15
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 6:15 am

POTSDAM -- Clarkson University has opened this summer’s Alumni College seminar to the public.

The university will present the two-day seminar “Innovation = Ideas + Execution” on July 14 and 15.

This year, participants will discuss innovation from the “aha” moment through commercialization.

The seminar is a place to exchange ideas and learn about concepts to “de-risk” innovation, refine for efficiency, and build support.

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Tequila tasting event July 1 in Canton
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 6:14 am

CANTON -- The Spicy Iguana, 21 Miner St., will host a tequila tasting event Friday, July 1 at 7 p.m.

Six different tequilas will be available for tasting and one tequila will be available to mix with margaritas.

Live acoustic music will be performed by Matt McKenna.

 

 

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SLU Gerard Bryant ’10 selected to U.S. Men’s National Football Team
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 5:51 am

Former St. Lawrence University First Team All-America Gerard Bryant '10 has been selected to the United States' football team for the fourth Eight-Nation World Championship in Austria this July 8-16.

Bryant, a defensive lineman who is slated to wear No. 51, is among 39 former college football standouts that will be competing in the eight-nation tournament, which has been held every four years since 1999. 

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Ruth I. Garrow, 75, Ogdensburg
Monday, June 27, 2011 - 8:52 pm

Funeral services for 75 year old Ruth I. Garrow of the United Helpers Nursing Home, Ogdensburg, and formerly of 34 Bernard Ave, Norwood, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood with Rev. Msgr. Harry Snow presiding. Burial will be held in Riverside Cemetery, Norwood. Family and friends may call at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood on Wednesday from 12 noon until the time of the funeral. Mrs. Garrow passed away Saturday morning at the Nursing Home.