Ten pairs of snowshoes are decorating a barn on Austin Ridge Road, Norwood. The photo was submitted by John & Linda Sholl.
Feral cat population in St. Lawrence County growing; experts blame bad economy, apathy
By MAUREEN PICHÉ
The feral cat population in St. Lawrence County is growing, and local animal advocates suggest the problem stems from a combination of the bad economy, public apathy/misconceptions, and a quickly adapting wild population.
Bea Schermerhorn of Hammond is founder of Spay/Neuter/Now, a regional traveling animal clinic that focuses entirely on the importance of cat and dog sterilization.
Zonta Club of Canton accepting applications for 2012 scholarships
CANTON -- The Zonta Club of Canton is accepting applications for 2012 scholarships from students attending Canton, Norwood-Norfolk, Madrid-Waddington, Potsdam, Colton-Pierrepont, Parishville-Hopkinton and Edwards-Knox high schools and single parents at SUNY Canton.
Applications are available at school guidance offices or by contacting Penny Pitts at 38 Goodrich St., Canton, NY 13617, [email protected] or 379-0977.
Clarkson University receives $40,000 for ‘Local Food Efficient Food Facility’
POTSDAM -- Clarkson University has received $40,000 from the Dominion Foundation to support the University's Local Energy Efficient Food Facility (LEEFF).
The program aims to provide Clarkson students with opportunities to apply their engineering, science, and business skills to a project that addresses a real-world problem.
The grant will be used to integrate a pilot greenhouse, using the technology of aeroponics to grow plants year round utilizing a biomass-solar thermal heating system, and an anaerobic digester into a "living laboratory" facility, LEEFF.
Tai-chi for beginners to be offered in Canton beginning Jan. 10
CANTON -- Ann Heidenreich will teach a tai-chi class for beginners at the Yoga Loft in Canton from 2 to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays starting January 10 through March 13. Students will learn the principles of tai-chi ch’uan and the postures and transitions of the first section of the Yang-style short form. For more information or to register for the class, please call 379-0959.
Golden Knights resume women's hockey action in Boston to start the New Year
Winners of its last five games and eight of the last nine, the Clarkson University Women’s Hockey team closed out the first half of the schedule as one of the hottest teams in the nation. Guided by fourth-year co-head coaches Matt and Shannon Desrosiers and assistant coach Matt Kelly, the Golden Knights will look to pick up where they left off after the lengthy break when they resume action in early January playing two nationally-ranked Hockey East powerhouses in Boston.
Matt Weninger makes a shootout save on Merrimack's Shawn Bates. Photo by Wally Johnson. For more on the game, view story.
Saints, Merrimack tie 6-6, SLU advances to final in shootout
Kyle Flanagan and George Hughes combined for three goals and three assists in their return to action following injury and St. Lawrence University's men's hockey team advanced to the championship game of the Ledyard Bank Classic at Dartmouth College with a nine-round shootout win after skating to a 6-6 tie with nationally seventh-ranked Merrimack in the tournament opener Friday night.
Clarkson's third-period rally falls short against Cornell
A strong third-period rally fell short for the Clarkson University Hockey team in the consolation game of the Florida College Classic on Friday afternoon as the Golden Knights lost in non-league play to 13th-ranked Cornell, 5-3 at Germain Arena in Estero, FL.
Funeral services for Elizabeth “Betty” LeFever, 83, will be held 1 p.m. Monday, January 2, 2012 at Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg, with the Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in the spring. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. until time of the funeral. She passed away Wednesday afternoon at Riverledge Health Care Facility.