My husband is a very dedicated volunteer fireman and always has his radio with him. We recently stopped at a diner to enjoy a quick lunch and sat behind two women. After a few minutes, the women got up and moved one booth away from us because they claimed it was too noisy sitting next to us. And, yes, they were rude about it. Yes, there was talking as one of the fire departments was just called out to a house fire.
Edward I. Moses Walk/Run for Life donates to Hospice
The Edward I. Moses Walk/Run for Life recently presented Hospice and Palliative Care with an award in the amount of $10,000.
BRASHER FALLS -- The Tri-Town Minor Hockey Association awards the annual George Martin Award to an individual that exceeds volunteer expectations in any area that supports Timberwolves hockey.
This year's recipient, Marshall Berninghausen, was recognized for the time he volunteered this season at the Mite level (7 & 8 yrs. old) assisting with practices, demonstrating skills, and standing on the ice during cross-ice games in support of the team.
Berninghausen, a member of the SLC varsity hockey team, is the youngest recipient of the award.
Norwood-Norfolk to host meeting April 4 to introduce parents to pre-k and kindergarten programs
NORWOOD – Meetings to introduce parents to the universal pre-K and kindergarten programs at Norwood-Norfolk Central School are set for Monday, April 4.
An Introduction to Universal Pre-K meeting is at 5 p.m. in the elementary school cafeteria followed by registration from 5:15 to 6 p.m. To be eligible for UPK in September, a child has to be four years of age on or before Dec. 1.
New oral surgeon takes over practice in Potsdam, joins staff at CPH and Claxton-Hepburn
POTSDAM – A new oral surgeon has opened a practice in Potsdam and Ogdensburg and is on staff at Canton-Potsdam Hospital and Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center.
Lee H. Akin, DDS, oral and maxillofacial surgeon, is taking over for retiring Dr. Stephen D. Fisher, DDS, also an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Their practice is at 1 Riverview Drive. He also maintains an office at 3 Lyon Place, Suite 304, Ogdensburg.
Relay for Life event to raise funds for cancer research March 25 in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- For the seventh year in a row, the Clarkson University Physical Therapy Club will join the crusade to help fight cancer by staging a Relay for Life event on Friday, March 25, to benefit the American Cancer Society.
The fifty teams in Clarkson's 2011 Relay for Life have already raised over $13,000.
The relay is composed of three phases.
Annual Ogdensburg Boys & Girls Club Expo returns March 25 to 27 with displays, concessions, entertainment
OGDENSBURG -- The 35th annual Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club Expo returns to the Golden Dome at Ogdensburg Free Academy on State Street Friday through Sunday March 25 to 27.
The event will feature dozens of vendor displays, concessions, carnival games, a health fair and entertainment. Cars, boats, RVs, trucks, products and crafts will all be on display.
Hours will be 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Hermon-DeKalb students from Mrs. Green's 7th grade health class became Scrubby Bear leaders recently. With the help of the American Red Cross of Northern New York, the sixteen Scrubby Bear leaders learned how to teach kindergarteners how germs are spread, how to prevent the spread of disease and to properly wash their hands through numerous fun activities.
There will be no funeral or calling hours for Ronald P. Frisco, 64, of Rochester, formerly of Canton.
Mr. Frisco passed away on Saturday, March 19, at St. Ann’s Palliative Care Center in Rochester.
Arrangements are in care of O’Leary Funeral Service of Canton.
Mrs. Etta Mae Jarvis, 92, went to rest on Monday, March 21, at the Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, where she had been a patient for a short time.
She was born in Norfolk on Jan. 13, 1919, the eldest of ten children of Merle and Jennie Griffin Jesmer. Her childhood was spent at Jarvis Settlement near Newton Falls. She attended Newton Falls Union School walking over a mile each way from school to home with her siblings when the road was passable. She went to work at age fourteen as a domestic in the Gouverneur area.