Potsdam laxwomen fall in non-conference play
The SUNY Potsdam women’s lacrosse team was unable to overcome a slow start Tuesday, suffering a 17-7 defeat at St. Lawrence in a North Country non-conference affair in Canton, N.Y.
After falling behind 8-2 in the first half, the Bears (2-3 overall) surrendered four goals during a six-minute span to open the second as St. Lawrence took control of the contest.
Juniors Carly Richards (Niskayuna, N.Y.) and Maribeth Simmons (Clinton, Conn.), and sophomore Lizzy Penree (Cooperstown, N.Y.) scored two goals apiece to lead Potsdam, which was outshot 37-18.
Mustang laxmen down Bears in overtime, 14-13
POTSDAM, N.Y.—The Morrisville State Mustangs (3-1) rallied late and defeated the SUNY Potsdam men’s lacrosse team (3-3) in sudden-death overtime on a goal from junior Brandon Macera (Chittenango, N.Y./Chittenango). Bears’ sophomore Robbie Ashlaw (North Syracuse, N.Y./Cicero-North Syracuse) had a game-high seven points (1-goal, 6-assists), while senior Sean McAuliffe (Watertown, N.Y./Watertown) and junior Ryan Paparella (Whitesboro, N.Y./Whitesboro) each scored three goals. Macera led Morrisville with three goals and an assist.
A Mass of Resurrection for Loretta M. Lazore, 90, of Massena will be held on Friday (March 25, 2011) at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church in Massena with Rev. J. Michael Gaffney presiding.
Friends and family may be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Loretta passed away on March 22, 2011 at Massena Memorial Hospital.
Stella A. McCallops, age 76, of Oxbow, passed away unexpectedly on March 22, 2011 at the Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse.
Mrs. McCallops is the mother of Stella Crandall of Oxbow.
There will be a graveside service in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Fine, later this spring. Arrangements are with French Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
John J. Haney Jr., 53, passed away Sunday evening at the Fletcher Allen Medical Center. Arrangements are entrusted with the Hammill Funeral Home, St. Regis Falls.
John was born in Philadelphia, PA, on November 16, 1957 the son of the late John and Patricia (Coyle) Haney Sr. After moving to the area, he attended Malone Academy Schools and received his GED. He was once married to Myra Wilson; together they raised two children Allecia and Ian. At one time Mr. Haney was employed with the Hoyt Construction Company, and throughout the Tri-Lakes region.
Results of 2010 Census for New York State, St. Lawrence County expected Thursday
Results of the 2010 federal Census for New York State and St. Lawrence County are expected to be released within the next 24 hours.
The information is important because it can affect the amount of state and federal aid counties and communities receive. Population shifts also affect political redistricting.
The Census Bureau shipped local 2010 Census data to the Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the leadership of the state legislature today.
Census Bureau officials say they expect to release the New York State results to the public around 2 p.m. Thursday.
Four grandchildren of Massena woman competing in national hockey championships
MASSENA -- A long-time resident of Massena has four nearby grandchildren competing in national hockey championships this year.
Youth hockey in the North Country has a strong tradition of excellence, and that tradition is even more evident this year with several teams winning NYS Tier II championships and now moving on to compete for national titles this spring.
Coffee house March 26 at First Congregational Church of Morristown
MORRISTOWN -- Take a break from the winter blues! Enjoy an evening of music and fellowship.
The First Congregational Church of Morristown (White Church) at 541 Sand St. in Brier Hill is hosting a Coffee House Saturday, March 26 at 7 p.m.
All are welcome to join us for an evening of worship and praise for all ages. A wide variety of Christian music will be played, featuring At Last, the worship team from the First Congregational Church, and BIC (Brothers in Christ) from Lisbon.
Refreshments will be provided. Bring your family and friends.
Community contra dance March 25 at St. Mary's School in Canton
CANTON – A community Contra Dance will be held Friday, March 25 at the St. Mary's School Gymnasium on Powers Street.
The caller for the dance will be Beth Robinson and live music will be provided by Gretchen Koehler and Friends. The dance will begin at 7:30 p.m., with a half-hour of beginner-level instruction available for newcomers prior to the dance at 7 p.m.
The dance is jointly organized by TAUNY, the Sustainable Living Project (SLP), and the students of St. Lawrence University's Greenhouse. Contra dancing features dancing in "sets" of about a dozen partners.
Members of the men's Clarkson hockey team visited Parishville-Hopkinton Central School recently. Junior players, Jake Morley of Ogdensburg, and Richie LaVeau read stories and signed autographs. This year Clarkson donated tickets as a student reward as part of the Panther Paw program at PHCS.