Graveside services for Gloria Chaparas, age 80, of Rensselaer Falls ICF will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday (April 27, 2012) at Rensselaer Falls Cemetery with Rev. Walter Smith officiating. Ms. Chaparas died February 14, 2012 at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center. Arrangements are with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Cynthia E. Fobare, age 62, of Rensselaer Falls are incomplete with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Mrs. Fobare died Tuesday (April 24, 2012) at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Condolences can be shared at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.
Jordan Perry, age 4, takes a walk on the Cassidy Road in Parishville on an afternoon in April. Photo submitted by Laura Perry.
St. Lawrence County unemployment rate improves slightly to 11%, but still at same level as one year ago
The unemployment picture in St. Lawrence County improved a little from February to March, but the rate sits at the same spot it did a year ago, according to the latest figures from the state Department of Labor.
While St. Lawrence County's unemployment rate dipped slightly in March, its immediate neighbors to the east and west fared about the same.
The jobless rate in St. Lawrence County decreased from 11.3 percent in February to 11.0 percent in March. It stands at the same point it did last March, 11.0 percent.
Three arrested for Lisbon jewelry theft, selling stolen items to Ogdensburg jeweler
LISBON – Three people have been arrested for allegedly stealing jewelry from a Lisbon home and selling stolen jewelry to an Ogdensburg jewelry store.
St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies charged Kenneth J. Morrow, 19, of 1069 Fulton Rd., Lisbon, with felony grand larceny third degree for allegedly stealing jewelry from the Lisbon residence. He was arraigned in Lisbon Town Court and held on $5,000 bail, deputies said.
Poetry reading to celebrate National Poetry Month April 26 in Potsdam
POTSDAM – A poetry reading hosted by SLAP (St. Lawrence Area Poets) will take place at The World Artisan, 4 Main St., at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, to celebrate National Poetry Month.
The event is open to all; those attending are encouraged to bring a friend and a poem to share.
Little Larries Soccer signups April 26, May 3 at St. Lawrence Central High School
BRASHER FALLS -- Little Larries Soccer has signups set for 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 26 and May 3 in the St. Lawrence Central High School Gym lobby.
Organizers anticipate teams for U6 House, U10 House, U12 Co-ed Travel, U14 Co-ed Travel, U17 Boys, and U17 Girls.
For more information call 705-4437.
Friends of the Massena Library Spring Books Sale April 26 - 28
MASSENA -- The annual Spring Book Sale, sponsored by The Friends of the Massena Library, will take place Thursday, April 26 to 28 at the library, 41 Glenn St..
Hours will be 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friday.
On Saturday, a bag sale will be offered from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
The sale will take place in room B in the library basement.
Many categories of books will be available, with new additions arriving on a regular basis. Donations in good condition are welcome and may be brought to the front desk at the library.
BOCES Northwest Tech in Ogdensburg graphic students donate coloring books to pediatric patients at Claxton-Hepburn
OGDENSBURG -- Recently, students from the graphic communications class at BOCES Northwest Tech in Ogdensburg donated coloring books that they designed and created in class, and crayons for pediatric patients admitted to Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center.
Every year the students develop and make the coloring books and donate them to medical center.
Lasagna dinner set for April 26 at Northwest BOCES Tech in Lisbon
LISBON – A lasagna dinner to benefit St. Philips & James Church, prepared by the culinary arts class at Northwest BOCES Tech, will be served April 26, from 4-7 p.m. in the American Legion Hall.
The menu will also include salad, Italian bread, hot and cold drinks, and homemade and store-bought pies. Price will be $7.50 for adults, $6 for ages 60 and over, $5.50 for ages 5 to 12, free for under age five and $25 for a family of five or more.
Take-outs will be available. Call 393-2090 after 2 p.m. for large orders.