Cryts earns ECAC honor; watch Saints vs. Utica football live on Saturday
St. Lawrence University senior captain Ben Cryts was named the ECAC Division III North Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in the Saints' dramatic 24-21 victory over Hobart. Meanwhile, fans can watch or listen to St. Lawrence take on Utica College on the web live on Saturday!
Roo's Allen named offensive player of the week in women's soccer
CANTON--Sophomore forward Bailey Allen (Adams, N.Y.) of the women's soccer team has been named the Sunrise Conference Offensive Player of the Week.
Allen scored three goals and set up another helping the Roos shut out Vermont Technical College 9-0.
Allen is tied for the team lead in goals (5) and total (12) and is tied for 10th in the conference in both categories.
Roo's Flores named defensive player of the week in men's soccer
CANTON--Junior goalie Homero Flores (Tamaulipas, Mexico) of the men's soccer team has been named the Sunrise Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
Flores allowed just one goal in two games over the weekend. Flores stopped three shots in a 4-1 win over the College of St. Joseph and then turned aside five shots for his second career shutout as the Roos beat Vermont Technical College 1-0.
Flores has played every minute in goal this season and is second in the conference in goals-against average (1.30) and total saves (63). He also has an .840 save percentage.
Mr. John “Kahionhanoron” David, 82, of 114 Hilltop Drive, passed away on Wednesday evening, October 6, 2010 at Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Quebec after a short illness.
John was born on February 14, 1928 on St. Regis Island the son of William and Martha White David. He attended schools on St. Regis Island and CCVS in Cornwall. He later took welding courses in Toronto to become a certified welder. After his retirement, he took computer courses. On January 9, 1950, he married Mary A. Barnhart at St. Regis Catholic Church with Rev. George Brodeur, SJ, officiating.
Mrs. Jean M. Lanning, age 74, of Potsdam, passed away on Thursday, October 07, 2010 at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital where she had been a patient since September 28, 2010. There will be no calling hours or funeral service.
Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Home in Potsdam. Contributions in her memory can be made to the Potsdam Humane Society. Condolences online can be sent www.garnerfh.com.
Mrs. Louise W. “Tota” Cooke, 78, of 1068 Drum Street Road, passed away on Wednesday evening, October 6, 2010 at Fletcher-Allen Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont. She had been in failing health since June.
Geraldine (Gerry) J. Boclair, age 80, of Fowler, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at her home under the loving care of her family and St. Lawrence Valley Hospice. Services for Gerry will be private.
Donations may be made in Gerry's memory to the American Diabetes Association or St. Lawrence Valley Hospice and Palliative Care.
Arrangements are entrusted to French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Everett Larock, 75, of Canton, died October 6, 2010, at the Claxton Hepburn Medical Center, Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg, in care of arrangements. Calling hours will be Friday, October 8, 2010, 12 noon – 2 p.m., the funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial will be at Pine Hill Cemetery, Eel Weir, with the Reverend Paul Dettmer officiating.
Legislator candidate Bunstone, Canton councilman candidate Morgan on TV this weekend
The second set of North Country Matters Presents: Conversation with Candidates is on Oct. 8.
The first conversation is with Jim Bunstone, candidate for the St. Lawrence County Legislature from District 10. The second is with Canton Town Council candidate Mike Morgan.
Two one-half hour conversations a week are taped on Friday afternoons in the studios of WCKN, the public access station located at Clarkson University.
Late blight turns up again in tomato, potato plants in St. Lawrence County
Late blight, the plant disease of tomatoes and potatoes that devastated those crops last year, has just been found in St. Lawrence County again this year, according to Steve VanderMark, Senior Extension Resource Educator with Cornell Cooperative Etension of St. Lawrence County.
The infected plants were found last Friday at a farm a few miles south of Canton, and the diagnosis was confirmed a few days later by Cornell's plant pathology lab.