Blood drives in Massena Sept. 18, Ogdensburg Sept. 19
MASSENA -- The Massena Memorial Hospital Blood Drive will be held Sept. 18 in the Community Education Room, Lower Level of the hospital, from 11a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Refreshments will be available.
To donate blood donors must be at least 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good health and feeling well the day of the donation, and must not have had a tattoo or body piercing within the last year.
For more information, please call the Massena Memorial Hospital Public Relations Office at 769-4262.
Norfolk Library to hold free story time beginning Sept. 18
NORFOLK -- Preschool children aged three to five can attend free story time at the Norfolk Library, 1 Hepburn St., beginning Sept. 18 at 9:30 a.m.
Children will spend about one hour listening to stories, learning songs, poems, doing crafts, and more.
Snacks will be provided.
Story hour is presented every Wednesday morning and follows the same calendar and closing schedule as the school.
Norwood-Norfolk PTSA to host first meeting of 2013-2014 school year Sept. 18
NORWOOD -- Norwood-Norfolk PTSA will be holding its first meeting of the 2013-2014 school year Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. in the family room in the High School building.
Children are always welcome.
September is "Membership Month".
For additional information contact Jessica Newtown at 384-3218 or email [email protected].
Harriet G. Hyde, 91, of Lisbon, died on September 16, 2013, at St. Regis Nursing Home, Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg, is entrusted with arrangements. Calling hours will be on, Friday, September 20, 2013, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. with a prayer service at 8:00 p.m. The funeral service will be on Saturday, September 21, 10:00 a.m., at the funeral home with Father Kevin O’Brien officiating. Burial will be in White Church Cemetery, Lisbon.
Martha passed away surrounded by family after a prolonged illness in Tulsa, OK where she has been living with her daughter Katherine for the past year.
She is survived by daughters, Katherine and Nicole; sons Scott, Marshal, Mitchell and Michael; her brother, Ed; and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her son, Doug; sister Lois; and brothers Charles and Robert.
Ronald J. McDonald, 86 of Talcott St, Massena died Thursday morning (September 12, 2013) at the Massena Memorial Hospital with his loving family at his side. There will be no public calling hours. A Mass of Resurrection be held for Ronald and his wife Geraldine, held 11:00 a.m. Saturday (September 21, 2013) at St. Joseph’s Church with Rev. Jack Downs presiding, Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
The friends and patients of Obstetrician José L. Lizardi have created a gift program in honor of Lizardi’s wife, Gina, who passed away in 2012 from complications due to diabetes. The “Gina’s Gift Memorial Fund” is collecting donations to provide each of the nearly 400 babies delivered at Canton-Potsdam Hospital each year with a copy of “Wherever You Are My Love Will Find You,” by Nancy Tillman.
Slots still open for free disaster health services volunteer workshop Thursday in Canton
CANTON -- Registration is still open for a free health services response workshop from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 19 on the second floor of the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department, 80 State Highway 310.
The instructor-led, basic level course, hosted by the American Red Cross of Northern New York, is designed to orient licensed health-care professionals to the roles and responsibilities of health services in a disaster.
Ogdensburg man injured after his motorcycle collides with vehicle
OSWEGATCHIE -- An Ogdensburg man was injured after he collided with another vehicle while operating a motorcycle at 9:40 p.m. Sunday on State Highway 68.
Joseph A. Peets, 30, was traveling west on State Highway 37, in the town of Oswegatchie. As he entered the intersection with State Highway 68, a vehicle driven by Patricia L. Pierce, 28 of Richville, made a left turn in front of Peets, causing Peets to collide with Pierce’s car.
Peets was ejected from his bike.
He was transported by ambulance to Claxton Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg with multiple injuries.
Massena school board accepts resignations from principal, teacher
By ANDY GARDNER
MASSENA -- The Board of Education unanimously accepted a resignation Monday from Nightengale Elementary principal Shannon Jordan effective Oct. 13.
Interim Superintendent William Crist said the board will be searching for a replacement and may need to hire an interim. Jordan was appointed to her post in August 2009.
The board also accepted high school French teacher Jonathan Lomaki’s resignation which was effective Aug. 27. He had been recalled to the position earlier in the month.