Zumba party to benefit Kayla Martin in Massena April 2
MASSENA – A Zumba party to benefit Kayla Martin is at Fabulously Fit Studio, 92 Main St., 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday April 2. Doors open at 1.
Pledge sheets may be picked up at the studio, or call Ashley, 842-6032 or Rachel, 764-7427.
There will be raffles and door prizes.
NYPA's free movies shown Fridays in April
MASSENA – The New York Power Authority will feature four contemporary films which will inspire both laughter and tears during April’s Friday Matinees at the admission-free Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch.
The matinees are part of a year-movie festival at NYPA’s admission-free Hawkins Point Visitors Center that features a changing selection of movies every Friday at 1:30 p.m. in the visitors center’s auditorium. The movies and the popcorn are both free.
Potsdam's 'community garden' plots available
POTSDAM – For the 17th season, organic community garden plots are available to gardeners who are short on space but long on desire to till the earth.
Gardeners must be willing to use all-organic methods and be considerate of fellow gardeners. Picnic and campfire areas add to the attraction of the gardens as a community resource.
St. Lawrence Chocolates in Potsdam featured on new chocolate 'app'
POTSDAM – St. Lawrence Chocolates, 4 Main St., will pop up on a smartphone or iPad when people in the area are looking for a chocolate fix.
Chocomap.com has devised a new app for mobile devices running Android or Apple’s platform that can find a chocolate dealer near you from among its database of 1,800 chocolate shops around the world.
Owned by Ellen and Tom Nesbitt, with Ellen’s sister Angela Ballou as the chief chocolate maker and shop manager, the shop has always had an eye on virtual marketing since the store opened in 2006.
Music Teachers from across St. Lawrence County recently gathered at the Crane School of Music to attend a staff development day sponsered by the St. Lawrence County Music Educators Association (SLCMEA). Teachers took part in workshop offerings that varied from "Choreographing the High School Musical" and "Instrument Repair" to "Classroom Drumming" and "NYSSMA Solo Preparation." Also on hand for the day were NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association) President Dan Mosher and 2nd Vice President and Key Note speaker David Gaines.
Clarkson's men's lacrosse offense stalls in loss at Plattsburgh
Trailing by just two goals at the half, the Clarkson University Lacrosse team failed to generate any offensive production over the final 30 minutes and ended up losing 12-5 in non-conference play at Plattsburgh State on Wednesday afternoon.
The Golden Knights, who have lost three straight to fall to 3-4 overall, will look to get back on the winning track when they open Liberty League action on Saturday with a 1:00 p.m. game at Vassar College.
Bears laxwomen break Mustangs, 23-10
POTSDAM, N.Y.—The SUNY Potsdam women’s lacrosse team evened its record at 4-4 with a 23-10 victory over visiting Morrisville State (0-4) on Wednesday afternoon. Junior Carly Richards (Niskayuna, N.Y./Niskayuna) scored five goals and recorded an assist, tying her with Alisha Schaad ’08 at the top of the Bears’ all-time scoring list with 163 points.
Saints women's crew ranks #6 in National Coaches Poll
The St. Lawrence University women's crew team ranks no. 6 in the national USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Coaches poll as announced Wednesday.
The voting committee consists of ten coaches from various division III collegiate rowing programs. Williams College earned all 10 first-place votes to take the top spot in the poll. Ithaca College ranked second, followed by Bates College. Wellesley College and Trinity College rounded out the top five.
The Scarlet and Brown have the weekend off from competition and will race at Ithaca on April 9th.
Marlene Fields, 66, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on March 30th after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mary Kaye Caufield, age 73, of Syracuse, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mary Katherine Caufield was born on January 29, 1938 in Ogdensburg. She was a daughter of the late Robert James and Helen Catherine (Evans) Caufield. She grew up in Oswegatchie where she attended the Oswegatchie High School and graduated from Clifton-Fine Central School, Star Lake, NY in 1954.