Canton Pavilion opens for skating Sunday, Oct. 9
CANTON -- The Canton Pavilion will be opening for the season on Oct. 9. This season will feature more public skating and open hockey times as well as skate rentals.
Admission to all public skating and open hockey sessions is $2 for ages 6 and over while those 5 and under skate for free. Skate rentals are $3. There are also season pass options, $30 for individuals and $60 for families.
Red Cross hosting several blood drives in St. Lawrence County this month
The American Red Cross is hosting a number of blood drives in St. Lawrence County for the month of October.
The following dates, times, and locations are listed for you to donate blood:
• Wednesday, Oct. 5, St. Lawrence University, Eben Holden Dining Hall, 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, 11:30 am - 5:30 pm.
• Monday, Oct. 10, Unitarian Universalist Church, 31/2 East Main Street, Canton, 11:30 am -4:30 pm.
• Monday, Oct. 17, American Legion, 40 East Orvis Street, Massena, 12:30 -5:30 pm.
Twelve members of Clarkson University’s Potsdam Runners Team, along with runners from SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson’s Air Force ROTC, recently competed in the 15th annual USAF Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Kneeling/sitting: Lt. Col. J.C. Sorensen, Ryan Carr, Matthew Choiniere; standing: SSgt Kevin Alexander, Eric Lipsky, Brian Hume, Amanda Brewer, Nicole Brewer, Cody Stocker, Casey Lupini, Justin Harrington. Not in photograph, Timothy Sick.
Frederic Remington, St. Lawrence County's famed sculptor and illustrator, born 150 years ago today in Canton
Famed sculptor and artist Frederic Remington, who is remembered by a museum in Ogdensburg, was born 150 years ago today in Canton.
SLU groups plans halftime contests, merchandise sales to increase awareness of breast cancer
CANTON -- To increase awareness of the impact that breast cancer is having on the campus community, a group at St. Lawrence University wants to offer educational opportunities about the disease, increase the awareness of the impact it is having on society, and offer support to those who are trying to cope with this reality.
Through Oct. 8, a number of athletic events at the university will strive to bring awareness and fundraising efforts for this cause, via halftime contests, business sponsorships, and selling of merchandise. Student athletes will be wearing pink.
St. Lawrence County farmers can learn about dairy crop insurance program in webinars or at CCE in Canton
Farmers can learn about the federal Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy or LGM-Dairy crop insurance program in a webinar on several dates in October, or, in St. Lawrence County, can go to the Cooperative Extension office for a viewing with local staff.
Memorial gala in honor of former CPH CEO Potter Oct. 27 in Potsdam
POTSDAM – A memorial gala in honor of Bruce C. Potter, former president and C.E.O. of Canton-Potsdam Hospital and chairman of the NAHEC Board of Directors, will be held Thursday, Oct. 27 at Knowles Hall, SUNY Potsdam.
Friends and former colleagues are invited to attend a reception and silent auction at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m.
The cost is $75 per person.
All proceeds will benefit the Bruce C. Potter Memorial Scholarship Fund.
To R.S.V.P. or for more information, contact The Northern Area Health Education Center, Inc. at 379-7701.
'Joys and Concerns' the topic when Canton United Methodist Women meet Oct. 5
CANTON – The Canton United Methodist Women will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. in the church choir room.
The presented program is "Joys & Concerns," and Lorene Royce is the hostess for the evening.
The church is located at the corner of Chapel and Court streets.
All women are invited to attend. Any questions, call 386-4500.
SUNY Potsdam soccer player Figueroa earns Co-Player of the Week Award
POTSDAM, N.Y.- SUNY Potsdam’s Eduardo Figueroa was named State University of New York Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. The freshman split the accolade with Dan Josepher of Oneonta.
Cline leads Knights golf team at ECAC Championships
Macedon, NY - Less than ideal conditions played a big role at the ECAC Championships this weekend at Blue Heron Hills Country Club, as the tournament was limited to just one day thanks to cold and rain. The weather stifled scores, but Clarkson University Golf team member Tyler Cline (Tuxedo, NY) did his best against the elements, finishing tied for fifth with a score of 78 at the par-71 course.