‘When Pigs Fly’ barbecue dinner in Hammond on Saturday
HAMMOND – A ‘When Pigs Fly’ barbecue dinner will be held Saturday, Oct. 23 beginning at noon at the Hammond Fire Hall.
The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 10 and under.
The meal includes pork barbecue, salt potatoes, beans, roll, beverage and dessert.
A 50/50 raffle and basket raffle will be held.
Proceeds support Seaway Youth for Christ Ministry.
'Magic: The Gathering' tournament in Norwood on Oct. 23
NORWOOD – A DCI Sanctioned Standard 'Magic: The Gathering' tournament will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Norwood Municipal Building. An entry fee of $7 will be collected at the door. For information, call Jeff Whittaker at 393-5251.
Faith L. Schulz and Madison K. Losey of Madrid help with a trial run of cider in preparation for the Madrid Historical Society's 4th annual Fall Fun Day which will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Walker House Museum, Madrid, on Saturday, Oct. 23. Photo by Sara Schulz
Clarkson women battle hockey east foes on the road
Six games into the 2010-11 campaign and the hard work finally paid off for the Clarkson University Women’s Hockey team, which picked up its first win of the season with a come-from-behind victory over its archrival in the final minutes of regulation this past Saturday afternoon.
Sean Scott lifts Saints mens soccer team past Plattsburgh in OT
Junior Sean Scott scored 4:56 into the second overtime as St. Lawrence University's men's soccer team ran its unbeaten streak to a dozen games with a 2-1 win at Plattsburgh State Wednesday afternoon.
The Saints, ranked fifth in the East region by the National Collegiate Soccer Coaches Association edged the 7th-ranked Cardinals in a key non-league matchup for both teams. The Saints have gone 9-0-2 since a early September loss at Geneseo and face a big Liberty League weekend set at Hobart and Hamilton on Saturday and Sunday.
Potsdam volleyball reflects on Costa Rica trip heading into big weekend; preseason tour helped team bond, gain perspective
POTSDAM, N.Y. (10/21/2010)(readMedia)-- As the SUNY Potsdam volleyball team heads into its second-to-last weekend of regular season competition, players and coaches won't soon forget where it all started just over two months ago.
The Bears, who host this weekend's State University of New York Athletic Conference Pool Play event, began preseason training in Costa Rica on Aug. 4. It was the first international trip of any kind in the program's history.
Mrs. Beatrice M. Faus, North Racquette River Road, formerly of Lynn, MA, daughter of the late John E. and Beatrice M. Drover Byrne of Lynn, MA, passed away on Wednesday evening, October 20, 2010 at her home.
Mrs. Faus attended schools in Lynn and graduated from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. She spent 50 wonderful years as a practicing pharmacist retiring in 2004. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Massena.
Northern N.Y. Community Foundation approves $100,000 in grants for St. Lawrence, Jefferson, Lewis counties
WATERTOWN -- Rande S. Richardson, executive director of the Northern New York Community Foundation, announced grants were approved this week totaling over $100,000 in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties.
For St. Lawrence County organizations, grants totaled $45,000, including $25,000 for the Frederic Remington Art Museum in Ogdensburg, in support of their centennial campaign, and $20,000 in support of Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s “Constructing Healthier Communities” campaign and the expansion of cancer treatment services.
St. Lawrence County’s unemployment rate drops again, but still highest of all counties in state outside of NYC
The jobless rate in St. Lawrence County dropped by half a percent from August to September, but that still leaves the county with highest jobless rate among counties in the state outside of New York City, according to figures released this afternoon by the New York State Department of Labor.
In Jefferson County, the rate went up slightly.
The proportion of unemployed workers on benefits in St. Lawrence County stood at 9.4 percent in September, down from 9.9 percent in August. In September 2009, the rate in the county was 8.9 percent.
N-N Figure Skating Club hosts Halloween rock-n-skate Oct. 23
NORFOLK -- Norfolk-Norwood Figure Skating Club hosts a Halloween rock-n-skate 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Norfolk arena.
Wear a costume and be eligible for prizes.
There will also be a bake sale and more.