Vicki Lawrence and 'Mama' coming to Ogdensburg Thursday for sold-out performance
OGDENSBURG – Emmy Award-winning comedienne Vicki Lawrence is one of the most beloved television personalities of her generation, and she is coming to Ogdensburg Command Performances in a sold-out performance on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 7:45 p.m.
The “Carol Burnett Show” and “Mama’s Family” veteran created one of the most endearing characters to date, Thelma Harper, or “Mama.”
Ms. Lawrence will take the stage first with a mixture off stand-up comedy, music and her observations about life.
Ortmeyer: best choice in three-way race
To the Editor:
I am Karl Ortmeyer and I am running for St. Lawrence County Legislator in District 10. I decided to run when no one else seemed to want to do the job and yet again Mr. J. Patrick Turbett would be elected with no challengers. I’ve learned a lot from when I decided to run for county government. I know that I have more to learn; however I am confident that I’ll know the rest in time to make informed decisions while representing you in the legislature.
Putman can make leap to county board
To the Editor,
It is with utmost pleasure that we highly recommend Steven Putman for a seat on the St. Lawrence Co. Board of Legislators.
Women are just as bad
To the Editor:
In response to the “Hands off” Soundoff, (Oct. 6-12): That’s a bunch of crap about the guys. You women are just as bad because you like to flirt with guys—usually in clothes that show cleavage or wear no bras, even shorts that show butt crack or tattoos. Maybe they should look in their own backyard first.
Also, they draw guys to go out with them until the guy goes broke and throws them out of the house. Even single women try to get guys to support their kids from another lover they had before.
What’s up with the price gouging on gas? 10 cents in a day? Come on, man!
LaFay appointed assistant professor, director of clinical education at Clarkson
POTSDAM – Vicki LaFay has been appointed clinical assistant professor of physical therapy and director of clinical education at Clarkson University.
A Norwood native, LaFay is a high school graduate of Norwood Norfolk Central School and the daughter of Francis and Susan Cota of Norwood.
Gilmour joins Remington museum staff as education specialist
OGDENSBURG – The Frederic Remington Art Museum has announced that Lauren Gilmour has joined its professional staff as Museum Education Specialist.
The Museum Education Specialist coordinates programming at Kid's Place, the children's museum, and docent training and educational programming for adults.
Gilmour holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from SUNY Potsdam and is certified in New York State to teach art for levels kindergarten through grade 12.
Griffo lambasts National Grid over rate hike request
Citing what he calls the free-spending ways of National Grid’s top executives and contrasting that to the plight of working families across the 47th District, Senator Joseph Griffo called on the state Public Service Commission to reject the utility’s request for a $296 million increase in electric rates.
The Senate Energy Committee, of which Griffo is the ranking minority member, held a hearing on the proposal. Griffo questioned National Grid executives and representatives of the PSC who were there to give testimony.
Street art gets special exhibition at SLU beginning Thursday
CANTON - An exhibition called "Contemporary Street Art as Cultural Expression and Political Resistance" will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University from Thursday, Oct. 21, through Dec. 10.
Based on a research trip undertaken by Gallery Director Catherine Tedford and students to Berlin and Munich in May and June of this year, the exhibition documents contemporary street art through photography, printed ephemera, creative writing, performance and film.
Clarkson Theatre Co. performs 'The Drowsy Chaperone' this weekend
POTSDAM – The Clarkson Theatre Company announces their fall production, “The Drowsy Chaperone,” Thursday, Oct. 21 and Friday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., at Downtown Old Snell Auditorium.
This 2006 winner of 5 Tony awards (including Best Book and Best Original Score) is a hilarious show of a musical within a comedy. An old man reminisces about his love of theatre by playing his records, including his favorite show The Drowsy Chaperone, and the show comes to life in his living room for him and the audience to enjoy.