Potsdam's Misty Hollow again seeking used toys to cheer up those in need this holiday season
POTSDAM – Once again this year, Bob Porter of Misty Hollow, 22 Market St., is asking for toys that people don’t want anymore, so he can donate them to agencies and organizations that will put them into the hands of people who will apppreciate them this coming holiday season.
Last year, Porter’s effort brought in nearly 5,000 gently used toys and stuffed animals that went to nursing homes, Neighborhood Centers, day cares, Renewal House, Rose Hill, to police and emergency medical personnel, and into hospital emergency rooms.
Crane faculty recital to feature voice, viola, piano Oct. 26 in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Visiting instructor Esme Allen-Creighton will perform a recital along with guest faculty musicians at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26 in Hosmer Concert Hall.
Mezzo-soprano Lorraine Yaros Sullivan and pianist François Germain will join Allen-Creighton for a performance of three songs for medium voice, viola and piano by Frank Bridge, including "Far From Each Other," "Where is it That our Soul Doth Go?" and "Music when Soft Voices Die."F
Strengthening and toning exercise class begins Oct. 26 in Canton
CANTON -- A new session of Strengthening & Toning Exercise Class runs Tuesday, Oct. 26 through Thursday, Dec. 16, Tuesday and Thursday at 8 a.m. in the St. Lawrence University fitness center multi-purpose room.
It is taught by certified fitness instructor Teresa Stone.
The weight-bearing exercises are designed to strengthen muscles, create definition and tone, improve bone density and help balance and stability by focusing on core muscles. While the class is not geared to be a cardiovascular workout, participants will elevate heart rate and increase circulation.
House under renovation suffers minor damage from Sunday fire in West Potsdam
WEST POTSDAM – Minor damage was reported after a fire broke out at a house under renovation Sunday, according to St. Lawrence County fire investigators.
The West Potsdam Volunteer Fire Department responded at 10:23 a.m. to a house owned by William Kayea at 2954 County Route 14. There were no occupants in the building, officials said.
Mutual aid was provided by the Waddington, Madrid, Morley and Norwood fire departments. The Madrid Rescue Squad and National Grid also responded.
Louisville Minor Hockey Association has begun its 40th year. To commemorate the landmark year, Dee Rogers created this new design for center ice. Louisville Hockey will be hosting the Thomas J. Carroll Memorial Tournament Nov. 19-21. Photo submitted by Amy Moore
‘Anatomy of Hate: Dialogue for Hope' tonight in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam’s SOCI Forum is partnering with the Sociology Club to present the film “The Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue for Hope” at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1 in Kellas Hall Room 105.
Following the screening, SUNY Potsdam faculty members Dr. David Bugg, Dr. John Youngblood and Dr. Jeremy van Blommestein will lead a workshop to discuss nonviolent strategies for dealing with conflict.
Adult synchronized skating team forming in Potsdam
POTSDAM – Those interested in joining an adult synchronized skating team are asked to contact Lisa Cardinal at 265-3254 or [email protected].
Practices will be Sunday evenings starting in November.
Previous synchronized skating experience is preferred but not necessary.
Children's Halloween party to feature puppet show, movie, cookie decorating at Canton-Potsdam Hospital Oct. 26
POTSDAM – A children’s Halloween Party will be held Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, second floor.
Children may come in costume. Events include coloring, a puppet show, a Halloween movie, cookie decorating, story time and refreshments.
For more information, contact Jackie Scanlon 261-5957 or Lyndsay Macagg 261-5413.
Breastfeeeding support group meeting in Potsdam today
POTSDAM – A breastfeeding support group meets 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the last Monday of each month at New Hope Church, 33 Grant St., meeting this month on Oct. 25, for information, encouragement, laughs and support.
Some refreshments are usually provided and the gathering is very casual.
Attendees may feel free to bring a friend and your little ones.
Call Emily for more information: 804-1724.
Roos skate past Cortland State 10-6
(Cortland, N.Y.)- The SUNY Canton men's ice hockey team earned their third straight win on Sunday as they won a shootout with Cortland State 10-6 in Cortland.
The Roos, ranked 20th in the latest ACHA Division I rankings, improved to 8-1 and are off this week until they head to New England next weekend for games at Assumption College on Friday, Southern New Hampshire University on Saturday and Daniel Webster College on Sunday.
A majority of the scoring came in the first two periods as both teams combined for 13 goals over the first 40 minutes.