‘Best seats’ in SUNY Canton’s Roos House named for ’49 alumnus
CANTON -- SUNY Canton alumnus John L. Halford of Gouverneur will be forever associated with some of the best seats in the new Roos House.
The 1949 graduate made a generous donation to the athletic center earlier this semester, securing the right to name the John L. Halford Sr. Alumni Suite. The exclusive elevated seating area overlooks the new ice rink and will be used to host alumni receptions and important game-day functions.
Filing deadlines announced for candidates for sheriff, county clerk, town councilor, village trustee
If you are planning to run for sheriff, county clerk, town councilor, village trustee or one of the dozens of other seats up for grabs in this November’s election, here are a few dates regarding nominations that the St. Lawrence County Board of Elections says you might keep in mind:
• Party designating petitions:
June 7, first day for circulating and signing designating petitions
July 11 to 14, file designating petitions
Union cemetery meeting May 1 in DeKalb Junction
DEKALB JUNCTION -- The Union Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m. at the Sunrise Valley Apartments. For more information call 347-3328.
Recession's effect on U.S. and Canadian economies topic for SLU talk
CANTON -- Larry Schembri, Bank of Canada's adviser to the governor, will give a talk Tuesday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of the Griffiths Arts Center at St. Lawrence University, on "The Great Recession: A Tale of Two Economies - Canada and the United States."
The event is open to the public and free.
The recent financial crisis and economic recession were less severe and the recovery stronger in Canada than in the United States.
The differing experience of the Canadian and U.S. economies provides important lessons for macroeconomic and financial sector policy.
Po enjoys cuddling with her hamster brother, Mr. Nibbles, according to owner Amanda Ames of Potsdam.
Pumpkin, furry friend of Scott Dafoe, Massena, was recently relaxing on the couch watching some TV with remote nearby.
Theta Pi Sorority, a chapter of the International Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, donated 24 Easter Baskets to Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country. The baskets were donated for the agency to give to children they work with. From left, Colleen Lynch, Christine Bookman, Robin Guyette, Karolyn Trombley, Allison Trombley and Kimberley Trombley.
Ablan’s Business Center in Gouverneur receives financing from county microenterprise program
GOUVERNEUR -- Ablan’s Business Center, 47 East Main St., has been awarded a $15,750 grant from the St. Lawrence County Local Development Corporation’s Microenterprise Grant Program for inventory and working capital.
Julie Ablan-Woodrow started a small computer repair service from her home 11 years ago after becoming disabled in a car accident. Since then she has grown Julie’s Computers into a full service business center on Main Street in Gouverneur now operating under the name of Ablan’s Business Center, Inc.
Crane School of Music to kick off year-long 125th anniversary celebration April 30
POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music will open its year-long 125th anniversary celebration with the 2011 Spring Festival, featuring internationally-renowned conductor Helmuth Rilling and showcasing many of its exceptional students, faculty and staff.
This year, the Spring Festival will be a week of educational opportunities topped with a special concert performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's "Mass in B-Minor" at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 30 in Hosmer Hall. There will be a pre-concert lecture offered at 6:30 p.m.
SUNY Canton offering 150 summer school courses; most online, some on campus
CANTON -- SUNY Canton summer registration for more than 150 courses opens Monday.
Most of those courses are offered online and many are on campus. The summer session begins May 31 and concludes Aug. 5. Five sessions offer 15-week courses condensed into smaller time frames.
"The State University of New York wants campuses to offer general education requirements year-round, something SUNY Canton has been doing for several years," said SUNY Canton President Joseph L. Kennedy.