New CT scanners at C-PH and Lewis County hospital generate less radiation
POTSDAM -- Canton-Potsdam Hospital and Lewis County General Hospital have cooperated in buying new computed tomography (CT) scanners with lower doses of radiation.
The Siemens Somatom Definition 64-Slice CT with Iterative Reconstruction in Image Space (IRIS) technology delivers up to 60 percent less radiation than other scanners, with improved picture quality.
C-PH and Lewis County General were in the market for the new equipment at the same time, and so they collaborated in researching and purchasing the machines.
Clarkson on the verge of clinching home ice for ECAC hockey playoffs
Taking to the road for the final two games of the regular season, the Clarkson University Hockey team will looked to secure one of the final home-ice positions for the upcoming ECAC Hockey playoffs. Guided by eighth-year head coach George Roll, associate coach Greg Drechsel and assistant coach Chris Rogles, the Golden Knights enter the final weekend of league play tied for seventh in the conference standings with an 8-11-1 conference mark.
Knights finish regular swim season this week at UNYSCSA Championships
Though it’s been close to a month since the last competitive meet, the Clarkson University Swim team has been steadily building towards the ultimate event of the season. Starting on Wednesday, the Golden Knights will participate in the UNYSCSA Championships at the Webster Aquatic Center, hosted by Nazareth College.
SUNY Canton's Todorovic earns weekly accolades from the Sunrise Conference
(Canton, N.Y.)- Sophomore guard Ilijana Todorovic (Banja Luka, Bosnia) has been named the co-Player of the Week by the Sunrise Conference in women’s basketball.
Todorovic, who joined the team in the second half of the year, had three terrific games averaging 14.6 points and 9.0 rebounds helping the Roos close out the regular season on a seven-game winning streak.
Saints women's squash team wins Epps Consolation final at CSA Team Nationals
St. Lawrence University's women's squash team was the first upset victim of Georgetown university in the Epps Cup competition at the Women's College Squash Association National Championships at Princeton, but the Saints bounced back to win their next two matches, beating Boston College 5-4 and Colgate 7-2 in the consolation finals.
Funeral service for Miss Barbara A. Bicknell, 79, of United Helpers Maplewood Campus in Canton will be held at Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 25, 2011, Rev. Laurena Will officiating. Friends may call at the Seymour Funeral Home from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. the time of the service.
Surviving Barbara are her mother, Mrs. Winifred Bicknell, Potsdam; two sisters, Mrs. Betty Lundin of Dunkirk, and Mrs. George (Mary Lou) Davey of Black River; and many nieces and nephews.
Barbara was predeceased by her father, Mr. Frank Bicknell.
Irwin F. McQueer, 75, of St. Lawrence Avenue died Monday, February 21, 2011 at his son, David’s dairy farm on the Ireland Road.
Born August 6, 1935 in Ogdensburg, he was the son of the late Harold and Edalene Forrester McQueer. He married Sandra Howie on November 19, 1960. Sandra died April 27, 2003 after 43 years of marriage.
Funeral services for Catherine A. Hodlin, 74, of Gouverneur and Watertown, will be held on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Phillips Memorial Home, Massena with Rev. Daniel Deluca presiding.
Friends and family may be received on Friday from 12:00 noon until the time of the funeral. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Catherine passed away on Feb. 20, 2011 at Samaritan Hospital.
Brothers Bruce and Tony Dillabough got to meet basketball player DP #33 at The Harlem Wizards and Massena Central game last Friday. Photo submitted by mom, Michele Dillabough.
EPA extends Clarkson’s Great Lakes fish monitoring program with $6.5 million
POTSDAM -- Researchers from Clarkson University, SUNY Fredonia and SUNY Oswego are to receive $6.5 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to continue help monitoring Great Lakes fish.
The EPA awarded this same partnership team $1.75 million in 2006 to provide chemical analysis of Great Lakes fish tissue. The funding is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.