DIRTcar 358 Modifieds take center stage Friday night at Mohawk International Raceway
AKWESASNE – Mohawk International Raceway track crews spent many hours this week on the racing surface. When it came race time the track was as smooth as glass and with the Empire Super Sprints in town, it sure made for another night of great racing action Friday.
The DIRTcar 358 Modifieds took center stage on Saratoga Eagles night. Mike Perrotte and Roy Delormier led the field to Austin Swamp's green flag with 4 time track champion Perrotte getting the early advantage.
Massena Memorial Hospital's new ER electronic records management system now online
MASSENA -- Massena Memorial Hospital's new ER electronic records management system is online.
The MEDHOST Emergency Department Information System is designed to make emergency department visits, from triage to discharge, easier and more efficient.
96 wooden recorders donated to Canton’s Banford Elementary School
CANTON -- Several wooden recorders have been donated to Banford Elementary School's music program by The World Artisan shop at 1/2 Main St. in Potsdam.
Dave and Robin Crowell, owners of The World Artisan, donated 96 wooden recorders to the music program Tuesday.
The World Artisan supports the arts throughout northern New York.
Potsdam Museum to host annual meeting Sunday
POTSDAM – The Friends of the Potsdam Museum will host their annual meeting Sunday June 12 at 2 p.m. in the museum in the Civic Center.
Tom Blauvelt will present “Finding Your Family Online in the Northern New York Historical Newspapers,” a PowerPoint presentation to assist anyone doing online research, especially of historic newspapers.
The meeting will also feature a brief report from the board and strawberry shortcake served by Aramark from Clarkson University.
Arts Council to hold advanced drawing and watercolor classes on Sundays beginning June 12
POTSDAM – Artist Dave W. Ferry will teach Advanced Drawing and Watercolor classes for teens and adults Sundays from 1-4 p.m. at the St. Lawrence County Arts Council, downtown Snell Hall, June 12 through July 24.
Any students with a strong desire to develop as artists are invited to register. Pre-registration is required, and the fee is $40 per class.
Students should bring their favorite sketchbook.
Contact the council to register and pre-pay for classes at 265-6860 or www.slcartscouncil.org.
Barbecue chicken dinners June 12 in Helena, Colton
Barbecue chicken dinners will be held in Helena and Colton on Sunday, June 12.
A barbecue chicken dinner to benefit cancer patient Steven Deshane, will be served at noon at the Helena Fire Station. The cost is $10.
High Falls Lodge No. 428, 85 Main St., Colton, will also hold a chicken barbecue and pie sale, beginning at 11 a.m. The cost is $8 for adults, $7.50 for seniors. Pies will be $6.
The menu is one-half a chicken, baked beans, macaroni salad, rolls, coffee, milk and lemonade. For more information, call 212-9514.
Dorothy and Fiona model the latest in cow wear--fly masks made especially for cows. The fashionable ladies live in West Potsdam. Photo submitted by Marsha Clements.
Food stamps to be accepted at farmers’ markets in Canton, Ogdensburg, Potsdam this summer
Participants in the food stamp program, can use their SNAP/EBT benefit cards to make purchases at three farmers' markets in St. Lawrence County this summer.
The "Use Your Food Stamp (EBT) Card Here!" banner is already familiar at the Canton and Ogdensburg markets, and Potsdam Market shoppers can now use that service too.
Shoppers can use SNAP/EBT benefits to buy fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, poultry, dairy, maple syrup and other maple products, honey, breads, baked goods, jams and jellies, processed foods, and even seeds and plants that produce food.
Colton-Pierrepont class of 2013 carnival Saturday
COLTON – The Colton-Pierrepont Central School Class of 2013 will host a Colton Carnival Saturday, June 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Many games and activities for children will take place on the soccer field if the weather is good.
Otherwise, games will be set up inside.
There will be prizes, face painting, craft tables, an air castle, inflatable obstacle course, slide.
Refreshments include hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, drinks, slushies, and cotton candy.
Stars of My Patriotic Heart quilt show in Potsdam Saturday
POTSDAM – The 9th biennial Quilt Show, Stars of My Patriotic Heart, sponsored by the Borderline Quilters Quilt Guild, will be held Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cheel Arena, Clarkson University.
There is free admission, free parking and the event is handicap accessible.
It will feature an extensive exhibit of quilts and wall hangings, a patriotic quilt raffle, a display of the guild’s community service projects, quilt camp class samples and schedule, door prizes, demonstrations, vendors, and a boutique.