Canton's Coakley Hardware raises $2,000 for recovering Cpl. Howell
Customers, employees, and family at Coakley Ace and Carpet One in Canton raised $2,000 in donations for the family of Aaron Howell of Parishville, who is recovering at Walter Reed Armed Forces Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
Aaron, a Marine corporal, is recovering from major combat wounds, including the loss of both legs. Both Coakleys and Evans and White Ace Hardware have been raising funds for the family to help defray transportation and other costs incurred by Aaron and the family.
Canton-Potsdam Hospital to break ground on new cancer treatment center
POTSDAM – Canton-Potsdam Hospital will break ground at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18 for a new cancer treatment center at the hospital on Leroy Street.
It is planned that the center will consolidate medical and radiation oncology services in one location.
Norfolk-Norwood figure skating club registration Aug. 12, 30
NORFOLK – The Norfolk-Norwood Figure Skating Club will hold registration for Basic Skills learn to skate through Junior/Senior levels on Thursday, Aug. 12 and Monday, Aug. 30 at the Norfolk Arena from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, contact Ronda at [email protected].
Edwards Hepburn Library holds coffee sampling Aug. 11
EDWARDS – Hepburn Library of Edwards is the place to be for coffee Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 9:30 a.m.
The public is invited to stop by to sample coffee made three different ways. There will be short talk on the history of coffee followed by refreshments and time to view the display of coffee makers used through the ages to make coffee.
Tea and hot chocolate will also be available for non-coffee drinkers.
The event is free.
For more information, call 562-3521.
Kathi Jamison of Massena recently took photos of this sun halo, which she spied while getting out of the swimming pool.
MADRID – The family and friends of Wendy Jo Taylor and Troy Allen Miller, both of 2643 St. Hwy 345, Madrid, are pleased to announce their engagement.
The bride’s parents are Roger and Barbara Taylor, Madrid.
The groom’s parents are Bruce & Lori Thompson, Canton and Allen Miller, Buffalo.
Wendy attended Madrid Waddington Central School, graduating early in January 2005 with an advanced regents diploma. She is employed by Lavalle Transportation where she works as a Receptionist and Data Entry Clerk.
Offended some political signs gone from where she put them
To the Editor:
This is to inform any and all in the 23rd NY congressional district that I for one will speak up loudly when I am offended.
At 84 years of age it is not easy to post political signs. Due to being fed up with our elected officials from town to federal and some coaxing from others I found myself involved in politics again. For many years the Dems and GOP have been putting up the worst they have for us to vote for and we find we can only vote against the worst of the worst. "We the People" want to vote FOR a candidate.
Dozens of St. Lawrence County non-profit organizations in jeopardy of losing tax-exempt status
Dozens of organizations in St. Lawrence County could lose their tax-exempt status, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
The IRS has released a list of organizations that have failed to file required tax forms three years in a row, which will automatically cause them to lose their tax-exempt status.
However, the IRS is providing a one-time relief opportunity for those organizations to help them avoid having to reapply to seek non-profit status.
Stonehoney cancels Tuesday show in Potsdam
POTSDAM – Due to unforeseen circumstances, Stonehoney is heading out of the area today and therefore won't be able to play tomorrow's scheduled show at Scoopuccino's in Potsdam.
"We are extremely thankful for everyone that came out and saw us this past week - we had an amazing time playing to my home-town crowd," said Stonehoney member Phil Hurley. "Unfortunately, we must leave earlier than anticipated and we won't be able to perform tomorrow at Scoopuccino's as we had initially hoped."
Ogdensburg Dance Center plans ribbon cutting, open house Aug. 11
OGDENSBURG – A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house will be held at Ogdensburg Dance Center on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 5 p.m.
Registration for the fall season will take place the following Monday and Wednesday, Aug. 16 and 18 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Dance center owner Jill O’Brien is a native of Ogdensburg and has been teaching dance classes for nine years. She and her husband Sean purchased the building at 1020 Ford Street and began renovations last fall.
The center offers an array of classes for children including ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and lyrical.