Annual turkey dinner at Madrid United Church Saturday
MADRID – The United Church of Madrid will hold its annual turkey dinner on Saturday, Nov. 5 in the Madrid-Waddington High School cafeteria.
Serving begins at 4:30 p.m. Price will be $8 for adults, $4 for ages 5 to 12 and free for under age five.
Take-outs will be available. For deliveries, call 322-5746 starting at 4 p.m. on Nov. 5.
Two members of St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department attend state training conference
Two members of the St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Department attended the New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute's 14th Annual Road Patrol and Law Enforcement Supervisors’ Training Conference in Saratoga Springs.
Shown above are Brandon Storie, left, and Ryan Shelly, right, accepting their certification of achievement from Rensselaer County Sheriff Jack Mahar.
South Colton Fish & Game Club rifle range closed after shots fired through portable toilet
SOUTH COLTON – Holes shot through a portable toilet near the Racquettte Valley Fish and Game Club's shooting range are prompting the club to close its rifle range as of Thursday.
“It is very possible that somebody could have been in that building when it was shot at,” said club treasurer Mary Long. “It could have been a town employee, a hunter, or anyone that was using the facility. That person could have been killed or seriously hurt.”
The incident has been reported to police authorities, Long said.
Arts Council offering jewelry classes in Potsdam in November
POTSDAM – The St. Lawrence County Arts Council is offering a variety of jewelry classes this November.
All classes are held at Downtown Snell Hall.
Register and pre-pay for classes at 265-6860 or www.slcartscouncil.org.
Volunteers sought for trail work day at Higley Flow State Park Nov. 5
COLTON – A trail work day at Higley Flow State Park is set for Saturday, Nov. 5 beginning at 9 a.m.
The Friends of Higley Flow State Park are asking volunteers for the trail work to sign in at the park office. There are no tolls to enter the park during this time of year.
Members of the St. Lawrence University and Clarkson University cross-country ski teams will be there to help. Everyone is welcome to help prepare the trails for winter, and enjoy a pleasant walk through the woods.
Massena Home Base Head Start recently took a field trip to Cape Air at Massena's Richards Field Airport. The children were able to explore the metal detectors and the inside of the plane that travels daily from Massena to Albany.
Boston Bruin Rich Peverley ’04 autograph signing on Friday
CANTON - Boston Bruin forward and former St. Lawrence University hockey standout Rich Peverley '04 will be signing autographs tomorrow, November 4 from 4:45pm - 5:30pm in the lobby of Appleton Arena in correlation with Homecoming Weekend.
Knights men's soccer players Blackwell and Duff named Liberty League All-Stars
Freshman Trevor Blackwell (Pittsford, NY) and sophomore Jacob Duff (Lebanon, CT) of the Clarkson University Men's Soccer team were each named to the Liberty League All-Star team on Thursday.
Blackwell, a freshman back, was one of the top young players in the conference and picked as a Liberty League Honorable Mention all-star. He scored a pair of goals on just four shots on goal with both figuring as game-winning goals. He started all 17 games for the Knights as a freshman.
Clarkson's Petitti and Walsh named Conference All-Stars, Raymond earns Coach of the Year honors
Thanks to standout performances in 2011, seniors Alix Petitti (Amsterdam, NY) and Andrea Walsh (Underhill Center, VT) of the Clarkson University Women's Soccer team were named to the Liberty League All-Star team on Thursday, helping first-year head coach Sarah Raymond and assistant coach Rachael Sushner gain Liberty League Coaching Staff of the Year honors.
Sam DeMello is 2011 Liberty League Player of the Year. Photo by Tara Freeman. For more on the game, view story.