Higley 100 Bike Ride Saturday morning from state park
SOUTH COLTON – There’s still time to register for the 7th annual Higley 100 Bike Ride on Saturday, Sept. 11. Rides start and end at Higley Flow State Park and there are 100, 50, and 20 mile options.
The cost is $30 to pre-register and $40 for same-day registration.
The "100" will start at 7:30 a.m., followed by the "50" at 9:30 a.m. and the "20" starting at 11 a.m.
Benefit for Cpl. Howell at Colton AMVETS Saturday
COLTON – The Colton AMVETs Post 262 is presenting a benefit for Aaron Howell, Saturday, Sept. 11 from 2 to 10 p.m.
The $5 admission fee includes hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage and side salads with live entertainment all day and a 50/50 raffle to help benefit the local hero.
There’s plenty of space for campers and tents. For more information, contact the post at 262-2507 and ask for Linda.
Maxine Briggs of Gouverneur, Fiscal Services Controller, has been named August’s Employee of the Month at Canton-Potsdam Hospital. Briggs’ co-workers refer to her as respectful and considerate of others. She takes the time to work with others, putting her own projects on hold. Briggs was also noted as being a strong team leader with clear communication skills.
Canton salon moves to Madrid
MADRID – Carina Sinclair Salon has moved from Miner Street in Canton to Main Street in Madrid.
“It’s a beautiful space,” Sinclair says of the new shop at 1963 St. Rt. 345.
“There will be some inconvenience for our Canton clientele, and I am sorry about that. I’m grateful for my loyal clients,” she said.
She opened her salon at 15 Miner St. in Canton in early 2007. She offered, and will continue to offer, Redken products, cuts, coloring and perms, and waxing.
For appointments, call 528-2001.
Watercolor, jewelry classes planned in Potsdam
POTSDAM – Three talented teachers will offer enriching arts classes for the St. Lawrence County Arts Council this September.
• Watercolor Workshop with Roberta Paccione, Saturday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Paccione will guide students in a creative meditation exercise and then lead them in an exploration of watercolor techniques as they create a painting. Adult students (18 and up) of all levels of experience are welcome. This class will focus on painting landscapes. Class fee: $28.
New Life Christian Fellowship plans grand opening Sept. 11
NORFOLK – New Life Christian Fellowship of Norfolk, 30 N. Main St., will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11.
Guest speakers will be Pastor Rick Sinclair of the Christian Fellowship Church in Madrid, and Ford Reynolds of the Richville Christian Fellowship in Gouverneur.
All are invited to attend. Refreshments will follow.
Regular church services are held Sundays at 10 a.m. for Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. for Sunday worship service, 6 p.m. for the upper room worship and Wednesday at 7 p.m. for Bible study and prayer.
Craft show planned during Norwood Regatta Sept. 11, 12
NORWOOD – A craft show will be held as part of the Norwood Lake Regatta Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11 and 12 on Lakeshore Drive.
There is no charge for a 10x10-foot space, but exhibitors must pay the gate price of $5 per day.
For more information, contact Elaine at 353-7321.
Orton H. Johnson longtime resident of St. Regis Falls entered into rest Wednesday September 8, 2010 at the Adirondack Medical Center, Saranac Lake.
Clarkson women's soccer team scores 3-1 win over crosstown rival SUNY Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Junior Alix Petitti (Amsterdam, NY) scored a pair of second half goals to lift the Clarkson University Women’s Soccer team to a 3-1 non-conference victory over crosstown rival Potsdam State Thursday afternoon at Clarkson Field.
The Golden Knights evened their record at 2-2-0 overall, and Clarkson will face Hilbert College on Saturday afternoon in Hamburg, NY. Potsdam lost its first game of the season, falling to 3-1 overall.
Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center’s gift shop surpasses daily sales record
OGDENSBURG – The Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary Gift Shop recently offered a one-day sale, featuring Vera Bradley items as well as Halia and Bauble Lu Beads, and took in over $5,700.
The sales represented an all-time one-day sales record for the shop since its inception back in the 1950’s.
Agnes Lightfoot, auxilian and Gift Shop co-chair, suggested two factors that may have helped boost sales.
First, customers spending $100 in total merchandise had their names entered into a drawing for a Vera Bradley Tote and matching ID case valued at $58.