Pepsi-Cola Ogdensburg Bottlers recently awarded $1,500 to the Canton-Potsdam Hospital Foundation. Their grant will be used for supplies for the Hospital’s Volunteer Services Department. Shown here from left: Pepsi Cola Ogdensburg Bottlers Supervisor Mike Wright presents their grant to Hospital Volunteer and Events Coordinator Lyndsay Macagg.
Tony's Canvas in Massena keeps customer service at top of business, developers say
MASSENA – Tony O’Geen can tell you the story of the Special Ops soldier just back from Afghanistan who showed up at his shop one day to have a custom rifle sling made.
He’ll also tell you about the Florida lacrosse coach who called to have his team outfitted with bags after he saw a player from another school with one of O’Geen’s creations.
For O’Geen, each customer is as individual as the job they ask him to complete.
Rep. Owens’ staff to meet with constituents in Heuvelton, Hammond on July 26
Members of Congressman Bill Owens’ staff will hold meetings with constituents in Heuvelton and Hammond on Tuesday, July 26.
The 23rd District Democrat is sending staff to the Heuvelton Free Library from 2 to 5 p.m. and to the Hammond Village Hall from 6 to 8 p.m., to hear constituent concerns.
Glenn Miller Orchestra to appear in Lake Placid July 28
LAKE PLACID – The Glenn Miller Orchestra will appear at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on Thursday, July 28 at 8 p.m.
The big band is best known for “In the Mood.” Tickets are $22 and can be purchased by calling 518-523-2512.
For more information, visit LakePlacidArts.org.
Many opportunities for North Country artists this Fall at the Arts Council in Potsdam
The St. Lawrence County Arts Council has several opportunities for North Country artists coming up this fall, including the annual Artists’ Studio Tour in November and the Art Show and Sale in September.
Applications are available for artists who would like to show and sell their work during these events. The Council is also working on the fall schedule of classes and invites artists to offer classes in music, dance, art, and all areas of craftwork.
Lucille “Lucy” Ward, 59, 92 Christine Lane, Akwesasne, passed away Saturday Morning, July 23, 2011 at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends by her side.
Lucy was born September 23, 1951 in Akwesasne, the daughter of the late Angus and Mildred Ransom Bero. She graduated from Salmon River School in 1970. After graduation, she attended the Business School of Massena.
On June 1, 1985, she married Robert T. Ward Sr. in Rochester.
The Grey Ghost make its third appearance Saturday at the third annual Cranberry Lake Cardboard Boat Race. Captain Ernie Giraud, of Wanakena and Cranberry Lake, and first mate Ron Capone of Wanakena, seem to be enjoying participating in the event, which drew 13 entries. This year’s race included music by the band “Giant and the Green Foam.” Adirondack Lake and Trails Outfitters of Saranac Lake displayed canoes, kayaks and boats all afternoon for viewing, test-driving and purchase. The Cranberry Lake Lodge provided a concession stand for refreshments. Photo submitted by Suzanne Liberty.
Not everyone completed the third annual Cranberry Lake Cardboard Boat Race on Saturday. Here, the boat used by Brianna Strader and Dana McCormick of Cranberry Lake falls apart. A total of 13 entries participated in the race, which also included music by “Giant and the Green Foam,” concessions, and kayak, canoe and boat displays. Photo submitted by Suzanne Liberty.
Codie and Jodie Soltau hold the first place trophy for the youth division Saturday following the third annual Cranberry Lake Cardboard Boat Race. They paddled the U.S.S. Cranberry to the win with a time of one minute, 48 seconds. A total of 13 entries participated in the event. Photo submitted by Suzanne Liberty.
St. Lawrence County Reality Check and the Heuvelton Leos recently presented a “Champion Award” to the Heuvelton Deli during a Community Ice Cream Social event. Heuvelton Deli is the only retailer in St. Lawrence County that has taken steps to eliminate youth exposure to tobacco marketing. Presenting the award from left to right: St. Lawrence County Dairy Princess Ambassador Natalie Chambers, Heuvelton Deli owner Penny McKeever, Heuvelton Leos Club President Megan Hamiliton and St. Lawrence County Reality Check member Fayeanne West.