New surgeon added to Claxton-Hepburn staff
OGDENSBURG -- Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center has added an orthopedic surgeon to its medical staff.
Dr. Richard D. Tombler joins Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center most recently from Cornwall Community Hospital where he served as the chief of staff from 2004-2009.
Canton Daisies collect PJs for holiday gifts
CANTON – Daisy Troop 165 in Canton celebrated the holidays with a PJ party.
They were able to collect over 20 pairs of PJs for PJs 4 Xmas.
Quad Town Seniors dinner in Brasher Jan. 3
BRASHER FALLS – The Quad Town Senior Citizens Club will hold its next Dinner/Business meeting Tuesday, Jan. 3 at the LBSH dining room.
The covered dish dinner will start at 6 p.m. with the business meeting to follow at 7 p.m. Bring a dish to pass and your own table service.
Clarkson mens hockey enjoys break before Florida tournament
Enjoying an 18-day break, the Clarkson University Hockey team returns to action in late December when it travels to southwest Florida to participate in the 2011 Florida College Classic in Estero. The Golden Knights will face off against Maine in first-round action on Thursday, December 29 in a 4:05 p.m. contest at Germain Arena. UMass and Cornell will follow, playing at 7:35 p.m. The next night, the first day’s two winners will meet in the championship game at 7:35 p.m., while the two losing teams will play in the consolation contest at 4:05 p.m.
Deane '74 of SUNY Potsdam selected for N.Y.S. Basketball Hall of Fame
GLENS FALLS, N.Y.—The Basketball Coaches Association of New York has announced that former SUNY Potsdam All-American basketball player Mike Deane ’74 has been selected for induction into the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame. Deane will be inducted with nine other members of the 2012 class on March 18.
Winthrop's Rufa's Store closing, family seeking memories
WINTHROP – A community mainstay run by a beloved grocer and his family for 50 years is closing its doors on Dec. 31.
Proprietor Peggy Cook has announced she will lock the doors for the last time at Rufa's Store, 633 State Rt. 11C, Winthrop, which she ran with her father, local institution Frankie Rufa.
Ogdensburg Zonta presents check to Renewal House
Ogdensburg Area Zonta Club recently presented a check to Renewal House at their Christmas party.
Zontian Colleen Anderson accepted it on behalf of Renewal House, as a member of the Renewal House Board of Directors.
Ogdensburg Area Zonta Club works hard throughout the year to advance the status of women worldwide.
NNCS Class of 2012 All Night Party Committee to meet Jan. 3
NORWOOD – The next meeting of the Norwood-Norfolk Class of 2012 All Night Party Committee is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3 in the high school cafeteria.
The Committee will continue to meet on the first Tuesday of each month.
Interested people can stay updated by joining their Facebook group.
Frenchie's Ford General Manager Scott Coupal hands the keys to the new truck to winner Brenda Hewlett, Massena, who won it Friday by making an amazing hole in one with a hockey puck at an Akwesasne Warriors game at Massena Arena. To the left of Coupal are Warriors owner Darby Oakes, left wing Paul Shantz and another Warriors player, team GM Steve Thomas Sr., and coach Steve Thomas Jr.
Funeral services for 91 year old Nettie Mae Green, 667 County Route 48, Norwood, will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Knapps Station Community Church with Rev. Lee Sweeney presiding. Burial will be held in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lawrenceville. Family and friends may call at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood on Friday from 4-7 p.m. Nettie passed away Wednesday evening at home.
Nettie is survived by her sister, Aletha, Norwood; and several nieces and nephews.