SLU field hockey team opens season with three consecutive home games, starting Sept. 4
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence University field hockey team, which finished 12-5 last season, will once again be in the chase for a Liberty League championship in 2010 thanks to an experienced and talented roster.
The Saints, who open the season with three consecutive home games, will rely on their upperclassmen for leadership and poise. St. Lawrence will open the 2010 season on Saturday, Sept. 4 against Oneonta State at 2:30 p.m.
Norwood Village Green Concert Series awarded $5,900 state arts grant
NORWOOD -- The Norwood Village Green Concert Series has been awarded a New York State Council on the Arts Presenting Organization Program (POP) grant for its 2011 season.
The $5,900 grant go toward programs in the series’ 38th season. The award is the second of three in a three-year cycle, with the last coming next year for the 2012 season, depending on the New York State budget.
N.C. insurance professionals offer defensive driving class in Waddington Sept. 25
WADDINGTON – If you think your vehicle insurance premiums are too high, North Country Insurance Professionals offer drivers a chance to lower them with a defensive driver class Saturday, Sept. 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Parish Hall, Lincoln Avenue, Waddington.
Cost is $35 for pre-registered participants, which will guarantee a spot in the class. Walk-ins will pay $40 at the door, if seats are available.
Waddington Masonic Lodge #393 held its Ladies Night and Awards Banquet recently. Several Brothers were recognized for their years of service and dedication to the Masonic Fraternity. Present in photo left to right is Brother Burton Beswick, 55 years, RW Tom Jenison DDGM, RW Ross Snowden, Masonic Leadership Award, Brother Lawrence Sears, 35 years, RW Joe Rutherford, Grand Lodge Staff Officer, Worshipful William Porteous, 55 years, and Worshipful James Pipher, Past Master Waddington Lodge #393 2009-2010.
Cornwall checkpoint adding security gates next week
CORNWALL, Ont. -- The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will add security gates in the primary inspection lanes at their interim port of entry in Cornwall as of next Tuesday.
Chris Kealey, CBSA spokeseperson says the gates, along with previously installed speed bumps, will help with traffic control and the safety, as well as the security of officers and pedestrians in the vicinity of the checkpoint.
Potsdam Bears volleyball team young, looking to build
POTSDAM -- In his 10 years as head coach of the SUNY Potsdam volleyball team, Steve Pike has never seen anything like this.
The Bears, who enter the 2010 season with 12 of their 14 players at freshmen or sophomore eligibility, are so evenly talented across the board that Pike couldn't name a starting lineup without mentioning multiple players at each position.
Local business is focus of Peak Moment TV show Sept. 5 and 6
Peak Moment host Janaia Donaldson has a conversation with Paul and Sarah Edwards about how you can contribute your skills towards meeting real needs now and in the future, on WCKN cable channnel 30, on Sept. 5 and 6 at 7 p.m.
Scammers want to take advantage
To the Editor:
I wanted to write a short note and let folks know about a possible scam that could affect you.
I had a piece of furniture listed for sale on the under-$500 class on NorthCountryNow.com. I got an email from a person who said he was interested in buying it for his only son. This person said he was from Sweden. He asked for particulars and a picture so I replied to the email with the information and the picture.
Acres has experience, ideas for District 8
To the Editor:
My name is Kevin Acres. I am a Republican candidate for the St. Lawrence County Legislature representing District 8, which consists of the township of Madrid and major portions of the townships of Canton and Potsdam.
Park somewhere else
In response to “Dogs in Cars,”(Aug. 25-31), I think we spend too much time involving ourselves in other people’s business and it has helped over-regulate our lives through the creation of laws that should never be there in the first place. If someone wants to bring their dog to Walmart and leave it in the car they have every right to do so without someone having something to say about it. Just because a dog is jumping around like crazy doesn’t mean it’s stressed. Next time, park somewhere else.