Congressman Owens to visit farm, Rod & Gun Club during visit to Massena today
MASSENA – Congressman Bill Owens will visit a farm and a hunting club when he stops in Massena today.
He is due at the Joanette Farm on the Massena-Helena Road at 11 a.m., to tour the dairy farm and discuss with the proprietor challenges that face family farms. Owens will host a Farm Bill listening forum at Clarkson University on February 25.
Canton-Potsdam Hospital offers support group for prostate patients and their loved ones
POTSDAM – Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s Cancer Treatment Center and the American Cancer Society holds a Man To Man Support Group for prostate cancer patients and their loved ones every second Tuesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s 2nd Floor, Conference Room A.
The Man To Man Support Group is a successful American Cancer Society program targeting the specific needs of prostate cancer topics and a chance for survivors, newly diagnosed patients, and others to discuss their experiences.
Registration deadline extended for SAT workshop in Canton for area high school juniors
/ and at all area high school guidance offices.CANTON -- The registration deadline has been extended to Feb. 15 for the St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES SAT Workshop for area high-school juniors who plan to take the SAT in May or June.
The Spring 2012 SAT Workshop classes will be held at the St. Lawrence Valley Educational Services Center, 30 Court St. in Canton on eight Sundays starting February 26 and ending April 29.
12 St. Lawrence County residents attending Keuka College apply classroom theory to ‘real world’
Recently, a dozen St. Lawrence County residents were among 578 students at Keuka College conducted Field Periods in 17 states and seven foreign countries including Australia, Bahamas, Costa Rica, France, Vietnam, Italy, and West Africa
At Keuka, students are required to conduct a Field Period every year to take classroom theory and apply it to the “real world.”
They spend 140 hours, typically in January, exploring career opportunities and gaining insight into what it takes to be successful after college.
William (Bill) Ensinger (“Pa”, “Wild Bill”, “Uncle Son”) - Sept 26, 1930 to Feb 10, 2012, age 81, passed away after the “long goodbye” of Alzheimer's.
He is survived by his children, Blair (Fran), Lori (Steve) Selenchik, Julie (Clay) Young and Elaine (Jim) Lemieux; their mother, Joyce (married 41 years); grandchildren Jasmin, Liz, Allyson, Bill, Andrew, CJ, Tina, Tyler and Abby; two great-grandchildren; and sisters Louise, Phyllis, Stell, and Billie.
Jeremy Lucas' sugar shack on Waterman Hill in Canton awaits the spring thaw under the setting full moon. Chris Brandy photo.
New mobile phone app to allow Clarkson hockey fans to order food from their seats
A new mobile phone app will allow fans to order food from their seats at Cheel Arena gets its first big test this weekend during the Clarkson Golden Knights men’s hockey games Friday and Saturday night.
It was developed by Clarkson University entrepreneurship students so that fans can get some food and not miss any of the game.
Fans scan the QR code on the sticker on the floor in front of their seats to have their food delivered to them.
4-H members from St. Lawrence County to attend ‘Capitol Days’ in Albany
A delegation of nearly 130, representing thousands of 4-H members in New York State, including those from St. Lawrence County clubs, will expand their knowledge of state government when they travel to Albany March 3 to 6 for the 77th annual 4-H Capitol Days.
Representing St. Lawrence County will be McKenzie Deno of Canton and Carmen Kenney of Massena. Charlene Deno will accompany the delegates.
Tech series for professionals to offer ‘Wireless Everywhere: Is Your Network Up to the Task?’ Feb 15
CANTON -- The next event in the Emerging Technology Education Series for North Country I.T. Professionals is entitled "Wireless Everywhere: Is Your Network Up to the Task?"
From 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, experts will speak about access, protocols, security, and the growth in the use of tablets, eReaders, smartphones and the wireless infrastructure they require.
Colton-Pierrepont Central School students, staff, and community members recently donated more than $500 to the Colton-Hepburn Library as part of their 100th year celebration. Randy Johnson, PreK-12 Principal (left), and Joe Kardash, Superintendent (right), presented Dennis Eickhoff with a gift basket containing several book collections and the donation, which was raised throughout the holiday season.