SLU's Scott edges closer to NCAA bid, ninth at EISA make-up
St. Lawrence University first-year alpine skier Graham Scott vaulted himself into the mix for the 2012 NCAA Championships at Sunday's EISA Make-Up race held at Burke Mountain in East Burke, VT. The rookie posted his second ninth place finish of the season in the giant slalom race that was held because of a previous cancelation at the UNH Carnival.
John M. Maroney, 80, of the Irish Settlement Rd, died peacefully at his home on Monday, February 13, 2012, while under the care of his loving wife, family and Hospice. A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. Mary’s Church in Canton.
John was born to Milton and Bessy (Ragan) Maroney on December 23, 1931. He was predeceased by his parents and 12 brothers and sisters, Kay, Donie, Pat, Mark, Meg, Anna, Bunny, Betty, Margaret, Frank, Bobby and Chip. He served in the US Army during the Korean War after which he was honorably discharged.
Funeral services for Glenna B. Killop, 82, of Ogdensburg, will be held on Saturday (Feb 18, 2012) at 12:00 noon at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Deacon Mark Lalonde officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Ogdensburg Cemetery.
Calling hours will also be held on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Mrs. Killop died Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.
Rose A. Brown, age 80, of 1684 St. Rt. 95 Bombay, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at the Massena Memorial Hospital. Rose was born in Potsdam, on September 6, 1931 the daughter of the late Edward and Irene (Laiton) Burkum. She graduated from Potsdam High School in 1949. After School, Rose worked for the Carthage Paper Mill, Warner Bros in Massena, and retired from Tru-Stitch Slipper Factory with 20 years of dedicated services.
Due to major fire, St. Lawrence University opening lab, other facilities to SUNY Canton students
CANTON -- St. Lawrence University is opening some of its lab and other facilities to SUNY Canton students while the state college recovers from a fire in one its laboratories Friday, Feb. 11.
The fire began in a chemistry lab in Cook Hall at the center of the SUNY Canton campus, blanketing the area with smoke and forcing the evacuation of several buildings and resulting in a decision by SUNY Canton administration to close the school this week. Classes college-wide are to resume next week, but it will probably take longer to restore Cook Hall to complete functionality.
County dairy farmers could see rise in demand when state implements plans to buy local
St. Lawrence County dairy farmers should see a rise in demand for their products when the state implements plans to use more New York State farm products.
Canton Rotary Club Food-for-Food Charity Dinner March 7 at 1844 House
POTSDAM – The Canton Rotary Club will host a Food-for-Food Charity Dinner to benefit the Canton Church and Community Food Pantry Wednesday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at the 1844 House, NYS Hwy. 11.
The menu includes a choice of vichyssoise or petit organic green salad; Dijon-herb encrusted Atlantic salmon, ragout de boeuf au vin rouge en patisserie, poulet au blanquette or chevre and leek tart; and strawberries Grand Marnier or dark chocolate mousse.
The cost is $70 per person including tax and tip.
A cash bar will be available.
Potsdam Elks hold first hockey shoot Feb. 20
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Elks Lodge host their first ever Hockey Shoot at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20 at Pine Street Arena.
It is open to any youth age 13 and under.
No hockey experience is required. Shooters will be divided into groups according to age They will take five shots at a skills net.
All shots will be stationary shots (no skates will be used) and points will be awarded for level of difficulty.
Sticks, pucks and safety equipment will be provided at the rink.
Robert Shore of Norwood and friend Henry Emerson were ice fishing in Cranberry Lake and Robert caught this 15 pound 40 inch northern pike.
Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority appoints Morrill deputy executive director, CFO
OGDENSBURG – Frederick S. Morrill of DeKalb Junction has been appointed deputy executive director and chief financial officer of the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority
Morrill joined the OBPA last year as its chief financial officer. His previous financial experience from both private and public companies, including Newton Falls Fine Paper Company LLC, St. Lawrence Zinc, Corning’s Canton plant, SUNY Canton College Association, and Hoosier Magnetics.