Potsdam teens donate $700 to St. Lawrence NYSARC’s Gallery of Arts and Learning
Jamie Richards of St. Lawrence NYSARC, Henrietta Hall of St. Lawrence NYSARC, and Read-a-Thon donors: Rachael Clements, Rhiannon Clements, and Sammie Frick.
CANTON -- Three Potsdam teens recently donated more than $700 to St. Lawrence NYSARC’s Gallery of Arts and Learning.
St Lawrence River Showdown Jamboree and Redneck Winter Games in Waddington set for Sunday, Feb. 17
WADDINGTON -- St Lawrence River Showdown Jamboree and Redneck Winter Games are set for Sunday, Feb. 17 starting at noon.
Events are set for JC's River Run Bar & Grill and at the Waddington Arena.
Olympic-style Redneck games include Turkey Bowling, Toilet Seat Horse Shoes, Toilet Paper Relay, Redneck Bull Riding, Ladies Fry Pan Toss, Hay Bale Throw and Tug of War.
Northern Ireland peacemaker speaks at SLU in Canton Wednesday
CANTON -- St. Lawrence University will host Jon McCourt for a free discussion on conflict and peace in Northern Ireland.
McCourt will discuss his role in bringing peace to his Northern Ireland community Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Griffiths Arts Center, room 123.
For more information visit www.stlawu.edu/news/jonmccourt.html.
Trivia Night at Parkview in Canton debuts Wednesday night
CANTON -- “Trivia Night” will debut at the Parkview, above the Blackbird Café, Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m.
People can answer questions on topics ranging from sports to history to current events. Individuals can play alone or team up. Prizes will be given out.
For more information contact the café at 386-8104 or www.TheBlackbirdCafe.com.
Bears' men's hockey players Talarico and Pascalli earn SUNYAC honors
POTSDAM, N.Y.—SUNY Potsdam men's hockey players Shane Talarico and Billy Pascalli have been recognized by the State University of New York Athletic Conference for their play last weekend. Talarico is the conference's Goalie of the Week and Pascalli is the Rookie of the Week.
Philip Lewis LaRue, 93, of Green Cove Springs, Florida peacefully passed away at his home on Wednesday February 6, 2013 surrounded by his loving family.
He was born September 17, 1919 at home on the family farm on the Monpetit Road (LaRue Road) Massena. He was the son of Franklin Henry and Mary Erda Carville LaRue.
Three men arrested for stealing, forging and cashing checks totalling $11,000 from Potsdam business
POTSDAM -- Three persons have been arrested for stealing checks from a local business, then forging and cashing them for a total of more than $11,000 at banks throughout St. Lawrence County.
Following a lengthy investigation, village police acting in cooperation with the county Sheriff's Department, arrested Joseph A. Rousaw, 38, Massena, and Andrew K. Garrow, 27 Norwood, for third degree burglary and third degree grand larceny on Monday.
Free sustainability lecture series on America's eating habits set for Feb. 13 at SUNY Canton
CANTON -- SUNY Canton’s Sustainability Lecture series will host Jerry J. Bartlett, learning systems manager at SUNY Canton, for a free talk on America’s eating habits Feb. 13.
Bartlett’s talk, from 6 to 7 p.m., will discuss whether expert diet recommendations are sustainable. The lecture will be in Nevaldine North, room 102.
Triple A Lumber hosting ladies’ nights of how-to repair demos Feb. 13 in Canton and Feb. 26 in Potsdam
Triple A Lumber will host two ladies’ nights of how-to repair demonstrations.
The Canton event will be held Wednesday, Feb. 13 and the Potsdam event will be held Tuesday, Feb. 26. Both will be from 6 to 8 p.m.
Attendees can learn how to install a faucet, repair drywall, replace an outlet or a light switch and fix a toilet.
Food and drinks will be served and door prizes will be given out.
For more information on the Canton night contact Mary at 386-4531. For more information on the Potsdam event contact Nichole at 265-2350.
Book group to discuss 'The Light Between Oceans' Feb. 13 in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- The book discussion group sponsored by the St. Lawrence County Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold a discussion Wednesday, Feb. 13 at noon.
The group will discuss “The Light Between Oceans” by M.L. Stedman at the Potsdam Public Library.
Stedman’s debut novel features a morally riveting story with no right answer.
A brown bag lunch is encouraged.
The next book for discussion will be “The Grace of Silence: A Memoir by Michele Norris” for the Mar. 13 meeting.