Funeral Services for Mrs. Ardis Irene Reed, 86, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 24, at Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam. Rev. Lee Sweeney will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Parishville.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 2 until 4 p.m. and 7 until 9 p.m. Mrs. Reed died at the Highland Nursing Home March 21. She was a former resident of Potsdam and Parishville.
Survey of county adults finds they underestimate number of tobacco ads in stores that could influence kids
An informal survey conducted in St. Lawrence County finds that adults significantly underestimate the extent of tobacco product advertising in stores that sell cigarettes, while strongly believing that such advertising influences children to smoke.
As part of the annual Kick Butts Day, the survey was conducted by St. Lawrence County Tobacco-Free Community Partnership and Reality Check to see if local consumers are aware of the targeted marketing and its impressions on youth.
The survey found:
Nurses feted at Canton-Potsdam Hospital for National Certified Nurses Day
POTSDAM -- Canton-Potsdam Hospital celebrated National Certified Nurses Day Saturday, March 19 with a dinner and reception honoring its certified nursing staff.
Comedy 'Drowsy Chaperone' on stage at Canton High Friday and Saturday
CANTON -- Canton Central School’s spring musical production this year is “The Drowsy Chaperone,” on stage in Hugh C. Williams High School auditorium Friday and Saturday, March 25 and 26, at 7:30 p.m.
Crane Latin Ensemble plays Friday in Hosmer
POTSDAM -- The Crane Latin Ensemble presents "salsero" sounds and trombonist Michael Wilkinson 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 25 in Hosmer Concert Hall at SUNY Potsdam.
The ensemble will perform an eclectic mix of merengue, cumbia and timba fusions. The group will also play original compositions by band members.
The concert is free and open to the public.
'Music of the Masters' at SLU lunch hour organ recital March 25
CANTON- - "Music of the Masters" is the theme for the next lunch-hour organ recital in St. Lawrence University's Gunnsion Memorial Chapel, featuring Musician-in-Residence Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, at 12:15 p.m. Friday, March 25.
Parking is available adjacent to the chapel. Those attending are encouraged to bring their lunch to eat while enjoying the music, which will include selections by Johann Sebastian Bach, César Franck and Wolfgang Weimar. Also in the chapel, NYSARC will present a visual art exhibit celebrating National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
St. Lawrence Central High School Spanish Club Parent Group host Zumbathon March 25
BRASHER FALLS – The St. Lawrence Central High School Spanish Club Parent Group is hosting a Zumbathon from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 25 in the middle school gym.
The event is benefiting the SLC Spanish Club’s trip to Cost Rica this April.
The cost is $6 per person. Everyone is welcome, and instructor Steph White says that no Zumba experience is required.
Canadian Seaway authorities predict 39.1 million tons in shipments as 2011 shipping season opens
The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation predicted that cargo shipments would rise by about seven percent to 39.1 million tons for 2011.
Canadian Seaway administrators marked the official opening of the 53rd navigation season Tuesday at the St. Lambert Lock at Montréal.
Madrid-Waddington accepting registration for Kindergarten
MADRID – Madrid-Waddington Elementary School is accepting names for next year’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs.
If you have a child who will be four by December 1, 2011, and would like to receive a letter regarding the program, call 322-5746, ext. 201.
If you have a child who will be five by December 1, 2011 and they don’t attend this year’s UPK, call the school to put your child’s name on the Kindergarten registration list.
Potsdam High School artists have relief prints (linoleum cut block prints) currently on display at the First Crush Bistro, Market Street, Potsdam. Pictured is one of the prints, "El Arbol de Luz," by Cecily Westall.