Canton's Hair Designs Salon raising money to fight breast cancer
CANTON – Hair Designs Salon, 76 Main St., is holding a fundraiser for the month of October to raise money for the fight against breast cancer.
Donate $10 and get a free pink hair extension.
All money raised is donated to support the Gouverneur Business Women’s Greater Gouverneur Cancer Fund.
For more information, call 379-9662.
Potsdam quilter, Lisbon gunsmith to be honored by TAUNY as 'North Country Legends'
CANTON – A Potsdam quilter, a Lisbon gunsmith and a Brushton cedar oil maker will be honored at TAUNY's annual Salute to North Country Legends who are masters of local arts and traditions.
The Traditional Arts in Upstate New York celebration will be held Sunday, Oct. 16, at 2 p.m., at the Best Western University Inn in Canton.
Hermon firefighters, Cub Scouts to pass out 9-volt batteries Oct. 8 to mark Fire Prevention Week
HERMON – To mark Fire Prevention Week, the Hermon Fire Department and Hermon-DeKalb Cub Scouts will be going door-to-door in the village on Saturday, Oct. 8 passing out 9-volt batteries.
Anyone who could use a battery for a smoke detector can call Carol at 347-2487 or ask a member.
This goes for anytime during the year.
Bears golf team finish ECAC Qualifiers in 7th place tie
ROCHESTER, N.Y.- The SUNY Potsdam golf team finished in a tie for seventh place at the ECAC Qualifiers. The St. John Fisher Cardinals won the rain-shortened tournament and finished with a score of 304. The Bears ended the tournament with a score of 348.
Saints third in rain-shortened ECAC Golf Championship
St. Lawrence University's men's golf team finished third, 21 strokes off the winning pace, after the 2011 ECAC Upstate and Metro Division III Golf Championship at Blue Heron Hills near Rochester was cut to a one-day tournament due to rain on Sunday.
Riley, Saints field hockey team rally past Nazareth, 2-1
The St. Lawrence University field hockey team got two second half goals by senior captain Emily Riley on Sunday, helping the Saints rally for a 2-1 victory over Nazareth College at Hall-Leet Stadium in Canton, NY.
Edith M. Barney, age 83, of Brushton passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at the Alice Hyde Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on April 11, 1928 in Burke, NY the daughter of the late Joseph and Margarette (Jones) LaPlante. She graduated fromFranklin Academy and then went to the Malone Business School. Edith was united in marriage to Donald Barney on June 7, 1952 in St. Augustine’s Church in N. Bangor. Before becoming a homemaker, Edith worked at Malone Milling, Empsalls, D&E Farm Supply, Anne Gilbert and Sullivan Electric.
David C. Brown, age 67, of Gouverneur passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 02, 2011 at his home on the Lockie Road.
Calling hours will be at French Funeral Home, Gouverneur on Thursday, October 6, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. followed by his funeral service at 1:30 p.m. After the service, all are invited to Mullin’s Restaurant.
Funeral services for A. Dolores Cromie, 80, of Spears Street will be held on Friday, Oct. 7th at 12 Noon at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton with Rev. William G. Hart officiating. Calling hours will be Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur. Dolores died Sat., October 1, 2011 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital with her family by her side after a brief stay.
John L. LaFaver, age 78, of Russell, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg.
Calling hours will be on Tuesday, October 4th from 5:00-8:00pm at French Funeral Home in Edwards. The funeral service will be private at the LaFaver Family Cemetery with Pastor Charles Colton of the Russell Pilgrim Holiness Church officiating.
John was born on April 25, 1933 in Russell, to John E. and Florence D. (Reed) LaFaver. He graduated from Knox Memorial High School in 1951. John worked for the Town of Russell Highway Department for 47 years.