DJ dance party at Crary Mills Tri-Town Community Center Saturday
CRARY MILLS -- A DJ dance party will take place at the Tri-Town Community Center Saturday, April 28 from 7 p.m. on.
The event is the second annual Mud Season Boogie with DJ Mark Suede who spins the platters featuring funk, soul, hip-hop, salsa, house, techno, Balkan, and more.
To reach the Community Center, turn off NYS Hwy. 68 about four to five miles from Canton at Langdon's Corners onto County Route 35. Proceed towards Potsdam and turn at the flashing light that is less than a mile up the road. The Tri-Town facility is just up the road on the left.
Spring forest trek set for Indian Creek Nature Center April 28
RENSSELAER FALLS – Naturalist Don O’Shea leads a springtime forest trek at Indian Creek Nature Center, County Rt. 14, Saturday, April 28, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
The forest floor and canopy explode with new life at this time of year, with sights, sounds and smells.
O’Shea asks that people register in advance by calling 393-5137.
Fort La Présentation Association’s fourth annual War of 1812 Symposium in Ogdensburg April 27, 28
OGDENSBURG – The Fort La Présentation Association’s fourth annual War of 1812 Symposium Friday and Saturday, April 27-28 marks a milestone in local War of 1812 bicentennial commemorations.
Eight expert speakers equally divided between Canada and the United States are confirmed. They are coming from Chicago, Plattsburgh, Canton, Ottawa, Kingston and Niagara-on-the-Lake to present seminars on campaigns and battles, Native allies, archaeology, artifact conservation, medical practices, research challenges and more.
Quad Town seniors hosting Pedro card parties April 27, May 1 and 25 in Brasher Falls
BRASHER FALLS -- Pedro Card Parties will be held at 7 p.m. April 27, May11 and May 25 at the LBSH dining room.
Sponsored by the Quad Town Senior Citizens Club, the parties are open to the public. Admission is $1. Those attending should bring a snack to share.
The Quad Town Seniors will also hold a covered dish dinner meeting May 1 at 6 p.m. at the LBSH dining room Those attending should bring a dish to pass and a table service.
Rep. Bill Owens secures $1.7 million in benefits and tax breaks for people seeking help from his office
North Country Rep. Bill Owens claims he aided people seeking help from his office to the tune of $1.7 million.
In the first three months of 2012, Owens worked to secure $1,739,718.34 in benefits and tax breaks owed to those seeking help from his offices in New York’s 23rd Congressional District.
When constituent concerns involved questions about legislation or policy, Owens’ office responded to 12,932 pieces of correspondence in 2012 alone, according to an announcement from his office.
Canton St. Mary's School accepting registrations for 2012-13 school year
CANTON – St. Mary’s School is accepting registrations for the 2012-2013 school year.
Offering both Nursery and Pre-k programs along with grades Kindergarten through Grade 6, St. Mary’s School meets New York State Common Core Standards and provides a solid Catholic education in a safe and secure family environment.
Children are taught by New York State certified teachers.
Busing is available for Canton as well as some surrounding districts.
Visit www.stmaryscantonny.com for tuition rates and further information.
Online voting to bring a replica Super Colon to the North Country is underway as Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center and Cancer Services Program of St. Lawrence County have joined together to try to win the Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives 2012 National Challenge. Click here for story.
Knights drop doubleheader to Utica
Potsdam, NY – A cold day didn’t make for great hitting conditions in the North Country Wednesday afternoon, as the Utica Pioneers gutted out a doubleheader sweep over the Clarkson University Baseball team, 6-4 and 4-2, at Jack Phillips Stadium.
The Golden Knights saw their record reduced to 15-16 overall while Utica improved to 8-23-1 on the season. Clarkson will return to finish off the conference schedule over the next two weekends, first hosting Vassar College this weekend.
Cristaldi sets new career scoring standard for Clarkson women's lacrosse
In the last decade, the Clarkson University Women’s Lacrosse team has had its all-time scoring record change a number of times as the Golden Knights program has seen a number of talented offensive players graduate from the program. The name on the top of the leaderboard might have to be put into ink as opposed to pencil, as junior Alyssa Cristaldi (North Syracuse, NY) required just 39 games to surpass the previous all-time total compiled just two years ago.
Funeral services for Ruth A. Hance, 91, formerly of State Hwy 310, Canton, will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 2:15 p.m. at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton with Rev. Helen Beck officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Saturday at the funeral home from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m.
Ruth died Tuesday, April 24th at Highland Nursing Home, Massena.