Permaculture gardens topic of session at SLU Saturday
CANTON - Bill MacKently, owner of St. Lawrence Nurseries in Potsdam, will lead a session on permaculture gardens at St. Lawrence University at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in the Common Room of Sykes Residence Hall. It is free.
A permaculture garden is being planned at the university. A long-term goal of the project is to have the garden develop into an outdoor classroom, and have a connection to the Canton community through workshops, lectures and events held on the site.
Norwood moving ahead with township creation and expansion study
NORWOOD – Representative of the Center for Governmental Research (CGR) will be in Norwood April 19 to tour the village and meet local officials as the start of the study the village is performing to see if they can leave the Town of Potsdam, expand their boundaries, and form their own township.
CGR is the consultant group with expertise on dissolution issues that the village has engaged to aid them with the study. CGR was the consultant on Potsdam’s recent dissolution study.
Canadian Friends make $700 contribution to Fort Présentation War of 1812 lectures
The Canadian Friends of Fort de La Présentation will contribute at least $700 to support the War of 1812 lectures to be presented by the Fort La Presentation Association in Ogdensburg April 27 and 28.
A dinner for re-enactors and friends recently raised $150 that will be added to the $550 already earmarked by the Canadian Friends for the lectures.
Morristown-born artist Chapman topic of Remington's Art Highlight and Tea Series April 14
OGDENSBURG -- Joe McDonald will present a lecture on Morristown-born artist Charles S. Chapman at the Art Highlight and Tea Series Saturday, April 14 at 2 p.m. at the Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington St.
McDonald will detail the life and work of Morristown’s most famous artist, a descendant of the family that founded the town four generations before him.
Chapman was born in Morristown in 1879, graduated from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and then settled in Leonia, NJ, a town known as an art community.
'Sprout Film Festival' April 14 at SLU to highlight intellectual, developmental disabilities
CANTON -- St. Lawrence NYSARC, which works for and with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will host a “Sprout Film Festival” Saturday, April 14 in St. Lawrence University’s Gulick Theatre.
Screenings will highlight films related to intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The 2 p.m. screening will include 11 short films focusing on the politics of disabilities, rock music, and the viewpoint from fathers of children with disabilities. Four movies will be about Down Syndrome.
A group from the Adirondack Mountain Club Laurentian Chapter climbed McKenzie Mountain recently. They found overcast skies but good trail conditions with only a few wet spots. By the time they summited, visibility was down around zero, but they still feel the climb was worth the effort. Shown in the photo, from left, are Brian Baston (Massena), trip leader Dana Chudzinski (Norwood), and Bruce Brownlee (Potsdam).
Saints softball doubleheader vs. Plattsburgh postponed
The St. Lawrence University softball team's double-header against Plattsburgh State, originally scheduled to be played today, has been re-scheduled for Thursday, April 26th. The game is scheduled to begin at 3:00 in Canton, NY.
Clarkson-Rochester Doubleheaders Moved Up
Due to weather concerns late in the weekend, the Liberty League doubleheaders between the Clarkson University Baseball tean and the University of Rochester have been moved to Friday and Saturday, as opposed to Saturday and Sunday.
Friday's doubleheader between the Golden Knights and the Yellowjackets will begin at 11:00 am and Saturday's doubleheader will start at 12:00 noon.
Bears upended at Oswego, 8-6
OSWEGO, N.Y.—The SUNY Potsdam men’s lacrosse team (5-4, 1-1 SUNYAC) was defeated 8-6 in a hard fought State University of New York Athletic Conference contest at Oswego on Wednesday afternoon. Connor Khammar scored a game-high four goals to pace the Lakers and senior captain Ryan Paparella had two goals and an assist to lead the Bears.