GOP candidates for assemblyman, treasurer, county legislator, coroner at Potsdam event Thursday
POTSDAM – Ten Republican candidates in the November election will be in Potsdam for a "meet and greet" Thursday.
At 6 p.m. at Sergi's, 10 Market St., among the candidates expected to attend are incumbent state Sen. Joseph Griffo, Assembly candidates David Forsythe and Ken Blankenbush, county treasurer candidate Kevin Felt; county legislator candidates Kevin Acres (District 8), Scott Sutherland (7), Karl Ortmeyer (10), Dan Parker (11), and Tom Grow (13); and Joe White and Matt Denner, candidates for coroner.
Saxophonist to perform contemporary, jazz works at Oct. 1 recital in Potsdam
POTSDAM – Saxophonist Dr. David Stambler will present a guest artist recital with a mix of contemporary and jazz works at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, in Snell Music Theatre, SUNY Potsdam.
Accompanied by pianist Hannah R. Gruber, an assistant professor of keyboard at Crane, Stambler will present "Five Portraits," a 2005 piece by Jonathan Leshnoff, as well as "Distances Within Me," a 1979 work by John Anthony Lennon. The concert will continue with the world premiere of Mark Lanz Weiser's six-movement work, "Moments Musicale."
United Methodist Women serve roast beef dinner Sept. 30 in Canton
CANTON – The United Methodist Women will host a roast beef dinner at the Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St. on Thursday, Sept. 30 from 5 p.m. until all are served.
Takeouts are available at 4:30 p.m.
Suggested donations for the meal are: adults -$8.50, children-$4, and children 5 & under and those over 90 are free.
Proceeds will benefit United Methodist Women's mission projects.
Babysitter training course Oct. 16 in Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG -- Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center has a babysitter training course from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Auditorium (Mansion Street entrance) Saturday, Oct. 16. Girls and boys who will 12 by Oct. 15 are eligible to enroll.
Registration deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 12.
For registration information, call the CHMC Foundation at 393-9175, or stop by to pick up an application.
Knights finish fifth in golf at Liberty League championships
Junior Brendan LaFleur (Sandown, NH) was the top finisher for the Clarkson University Golf team at the 2010 Liberty League Championship held at the Ravenwood Golf Club in Victor, NY on Saturday and Sunday.
LaFleur shot a 77 on Sunday, to follow up his 83 on Saturday to finish tied for 23rd in the championship with a two-day score of 160 on the par-72 course.
St. Regis Falls native Artus and Durio picked for Liberty League honors again for Knights volleyball
Normally it takes a full weekend of matches to gain Liberty League Weekly notice, but Clarkson Volleyball players Sara Artus (St. Regis Falls, NY) and Lani Durio (Austin, TX) were honored once again despite playing just a single match over the past seven days.
Christopher Shannon Fay, well known North Country restaurateur, historian, and antique collector, died September 26, 2010 after a six month bout with colon and liver cancer. Mr. Fay, 66, was known not only for his restaurant Chris Fay’s in Waddington, but also for his love for St. Lawrence County, the village of Waddington, and its residents. His knowledge of the area and his great wit made him an amiable, amusing and welcoming host.
Mr. Eugene S. “Pete” Crayford, age 86 of Potsdam, passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2010 at his residence while under the care of Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley.
Calling hours will be held at the Garner Funeral Home on Friday, October 1, 2010 from 4-7 p.m. Funeral service will be held at the Garner Funeral Home on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Lee Sweeney celebrant. Burial will be October 7, 2010 at 10 a.m. at the Heuvelton Cemetery.
Claude A. Patchin, 82, passed away Monday, September 27, 2010 at E.J. Noble Hospital, Gouverneur.
A funeral service will be held Friday, October 1st at 10:00 a.m. at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur with Fr. Stephen Rocker, pastor of St. James Church, Gouverneur officiating and burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Richville. Calling hours are Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
A mass of resurrection for Ann N. Ouimet, of Massena will be held Oct. 2, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church in Massena with Rev. Michael J. Gaffney presiding. Friends may be received on Saturday from 9-10:00 a.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, 64 Andrews St. Massena. Interment will be in the Calvary Cemetery.