Genevieve R. Solon, 91, formerly of 40 Johnstown St., Gouverneur, passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at E.J. Noble Hospital in Gouverneur. Genevieve had been a resident at Kinney Nursing Home since May of 2011.
There will be a memorial service on Saturday, December 31, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Gouverneur United Methodist Church with Rev. Beth Benham officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Arrangements are with French Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Catherine H. “Hilda” Stewart, 95, formerly of Lexington Ave., Antwerp died Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Kinney Nursing Home, Gouverneur where she had been a resident since 2007.
Born June 4, 1916 in Deposit, NY, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Theresa Ronacher Dindl and attended Antwerp High School.
She married Burl G. Hendrickson and the couple lived in Antwerp. Mr. Hendrickson died June 11, 1975. She married Donald Stewart in the late 1970’s.
Mrs. Stewart worked at Olga’s Knitting Mill in Watertown and Borden Milk Plant in Antwerp.
The sun sets over a private hunting club in Parishville. Photo taken by Zach Cox of Gouverneur.
Old yearbooks from Canton, Madrid, Potsdam, Colton, Brasher schools now online; more coming soon
Old school yearbooks from Canton, Madrid, Potsdam, Colton and St. Lawrence Central are now available online.
The St. Lawrence-Lewis School Library System (SLS) has received a $6.000 grant from the Northern new York Library Network to scan school yearbooks to make them accessible on the internet.
There are currently over 130 yearbooks from five districts on the New York Heritage digital Collections web site at http://www.newyorkheritage.org/nc-sllboces.php. The oldest yearbook is from Canton Central School 1928.
Potsdam day care center raffling off a bright orange BMX freestyle bike
POTSDAM -- Building Blocks Day Care and Building Adventures is raffling off a bright orange 18-inch Kent BMX freestyle bike.
This bike is for children 5 to 8 years old, and is valued at $100. Money raised will benefit the daycare’s “Growing With Us” campaign to build a new facility.
“Our goal with fundraising is to do child friendly fundraisers” said Director Marlene Pickering. “By raffling off a bicycle, we are supporting our interests in building a facility that reinforces our commitment to overall wellness.”
Triple A Building Center employees in Massena donate toys, food to St. Vincent DePaul Christmas program
MASSENA -- Triple “A” Building Center in Massena has continued its tradition of Christmas giving by donating toys and non-perishable foods to St. Vincent DePaul’s Christmas Program.
Employees chose to select items for specific children in the area who wouldn’t otherwise have Christmas gifts. They chose age and gender, and were given sizes for clothing.
Peak Moment TV to air soccer mom and preparedness on WCKN-TV Dec. 19, 20
POTSDAM – Peak Moment TV will present Soccer Mom Prepares for the Unexpected as its next show slated to air at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 19 and 20 on WCKN-TV.
Peak Moment TV host Janaia Donaldson talks with soccer mom and preparedness author Kathy Harrison. Kathy makes getting ready for the next big surprise like a storm, power outage, or economic downturn not only a good idea, but fun to do, as well.
Edwards teen facing numerous charges in connection with November burglaries
EDWARDS – An Edwards teen was held Saturday after being arrested in connection with burglaries reported in November, according to state police.
Caleb J. Serrano, 18, was charged with third degree illegal entry and a probation violation, both felonies, as well as criminal mischief-intent to damage property, criminal possession of stolen property fifth degree and resisting arrest in connection with a burglary in Edwards reported Nov. 6, police said.
The Norwood-Norfolk Elementary Harvest Food Drive donated food to the Norwood-Norfolk Raymondville Outreach. The outreach program prepares food baskets for local families at Christmastime. The students, faculty and community annually donate food to their community during the holidays. Pictured here: Judy Chagnon, co-chairperson for outreach program; Ronny Diederich, teacher and food drive organizer; and Tyler Baxter, Parker Blair, Hannah Tharrett, and Brendan Bombard, students at Norwood-Norfolk Elementary School.