A private memorial service will be held for Bernard F. O'Neill at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday (December 22, 2010) at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena with Father Micheal Gaffney officiating. There will no calling hours. Bernard passed away Saturday (December 18, 2010) at the Massena Memorial Hospital.
Norwood-Norfolk Elementary supported the Norfolk-Raymondville Food Pantry this month. NNCS received numerous types of food donations from students, staff, and community members to stock the shelves at a local food pantry. Mr. Diederich, teacher at NNES organized the food collection for the annual Harvest Food Drive. Front row from left: Mattew Frost, Joseph Baxter, David Rascoe, and Kaylee Bond, all 3rd grade students. Back row: Mr. Diederich, a K-4 Reading Teacher, Ron Sanborn and Harold Adams, both Norfolk-Raymondville Food Pantry volunteers. Susan Barrett ~ photo.
Managing diabetes during the holidays can be a challenge , says C-PH team
Managing diabetes during the holidays can be challenging, says the diabetes care team at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
“It can become frustrating to count carbohydrates, fiber, and sugar while others may be overindulging at the next seat,” said Elizabeth Isenberg, registered dietician at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
“Following a dietary plan is sometimes easier said than done, especially during the holidays,” she said.
DEC urges participation in annual Christmas Bird Count
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) officials are urging wildlife enthusiasts in the North Country to join thousands of volunteers throughout the United States to take part in the Audubon Society's 111th Annual Christmas Bird Count, which began Dec. 14 and runs through Jan. 5.
Colton-Pierrepont school chorus present a Christmas Carol event on Monday in Colton
COLTON – The Hideaway Café, Gulf Road, will host the Colton-Pierrepont Central School fifth and sixth grade chorus for a Christmas Carol event Monday, Dec. 20 at 10:45 a.m.
Following the carols, Bill Herman, professor from the department of psychology at SUNY Potsdam, will give a brief presentation on “The Importance of Communing with Nature for Mental Health,” as his poetry and photography are unveiled and displayed at the Hideaway.
Three injured in two-car crash in Brasher
BRASHER – Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on County Route 55, according to state police.
Brittany A. Razis, 20, of 689 County Route 51, Winthrop, was southbound about 3:20 p.m. Thursday when she lost control of her 2000 Daewood, police said. She crossed into the northbound lane into the path of a 2010 Cadillac operated by Allen J. Tower, 68, of 10799 NYS Hwy. 11, North Lawrence.
Rasiz was transported by the Tri-Town Rescue Squad to Massena Memorial Hospital for treatment of lacerations to her face and pain to her shoulder, police said.
Four arrested, two jailed for burglarizing seasonal residences in St. Regis Falls area
ST. REGIS FALLS – Four St. Regis Falls residents have been arrested for allegedly burglarizing several seasonal residences in the St. Regis Falls area, according to state police.
Two were sent to Franklin County Jail in lieu of bond. Those arrested stole Monitor heaters and other items, police said.
.• Lawrence C. Kennedy, 40, one count of burglary third degree and sent to Franklin County jail in lieu of $25,000 bail.
County not planning to clear-cut woods near Postwood Park in Hannawa Falls
By MAUREEN PICHÉ
HANNAWA FALLS – Responding to concerns by neighbors, a county forester says there are no plans to clear-cut county-owned woods enjoyed primarily by residents along the River Road adjacent to Postwood Park.
Aaron Earl, St. Lawrence County Soil & Water Conservation District Forester, said he recently received several phone calls from residents concerned that the county was in the process of clearing out the woods and planned to sell all the lumber.
Record number of runners compete for ‘Fastest Kid in the North Country’ title
CANTON -- A record number of 2- to 10-year-old runners contested races of either 55 or 200 meters for the honor of the “Fastest Kid in the North Country” as the St. Lawrence University Saints track and field program hosted the event last weekend.
A total of 86 children competed in age-appropriate races in one year age increments, with the younger 2-6 year group running 55 meters and the 7-10 year olds running 200 meters.
Very fast times were established, according to John Newman, who leads SLU's men's track and field and cross-country programs.
Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols at Zion Episcopal Church today
COLTON – The Zion Episcopal Church, Main Street, will present the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Sunday, Dec. 19 at 4 p.m.