Potsdam Elks hold first hockey shoot Feb. 20
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Elks Lodge host their first ever Hockey Shoot at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20 at Pine Street Arena.
It is open to any youth age 13 and under.
No hockey experience is required. Shooters will be divided into groups according to age They will take five shots at a skills net.
All shots will be stationary shots (no skates will be used) and points will be awarded for level of difficulty.
Sticks, pucks and safety equipment will be provided at the rink.
Robert Shore of Norwood and friend Henry Emerson were ice fishing in Cranberry Lake and Robert caught this 15 pound 40 inch northern pike.
Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority appoints Morrill deputy executive director, CFO
OGDENSBURG – Frederick S. Morrill of DeKalb Junction has been appointed deputy executive director and chief financial officer of the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority
Morrill joined the OBPA last year as its chief financial officer. His previous financial experience from both private and public companies, including Newton Falls Fine Paper Company LLC, St. Lawrence Zinc, Corning’s Canton plant, SUNY Canton College Association, and Hoosier Magnetics.
Potsdam mayor asking village residents to fill out, return community survey
POTSDAM --- Potsdam Mayor Steve Yurgartis is asking village residents to fill out and return the community survey mailed to them earlier this month.
Yurgartis said the SUNY Potsdam Institute for Applied Research, which will process the surveys, would like to have all of the surveys mailed to them by March 1.
The survey will be used to gauge residents’ opinions and attitudes on issues in preparation for a new comprehensive plan for the village. Local volunteers will devise a draft plan to help guide the village’s land use and other policy decisions over the next decade.
Cinema 10 to present 'Road, Movie' in Potsdam Feb. 20
POTSDAM – Cinema 10 continues its Spring 2012 season Monday, Feb. 20 with a showing of Road, Movie, a 2009 film about a transforming journey across Rajasthan.
Films are shown on Mondays at 7:15 p.m. in the Roxy Theater, Main St.
Tickets are $4.50 general/$35 season or $3.50 student/senior/$25 season.
Cranberry Lake Mountaineers Snowmobile Club ride-in event Feb. 18
CLIFTON – The Cranberry Lake Mountaineers Snowmobile Club has a ride in event on Saturday, Feb. 18, noon to 4 p.m.
There will be raffles, free hot dogs, a bonfire, and club items for sale.
The company of Mrs. Snyder's fifth grade class at Canton Middle School presented "The Incredible Westward Movement" Thursday morning. The production was directed by Mrs. Robin McNamara and featured Mrs. Synder's class. Soloist included Riley O'Shea, Daysia Wagner, Catya Temkin, Stan Liabikhov, Carly Mattice, Arlo Catanzaro, Hannah Pfotenhauer, Kaitlin Rayburn, Allison Shoulette and Greg Mastro. Other members of the company were Delilah Evelyn, Mackenzie Wood, Kristyn Carpenter, Drew Caruso, Hannah Stevenson, Alex Forsythe, Cole Caruso, Emma Kerrigan and Maya Goldie.
Robinson jamboree thanks supporters for success
To the Editor:
On behalf of VFW Post 1231 and its Ladies’ and Men’s Auxiliaries, we wish to thank everyone who came to the post and helped to make the Jamboree for Shammie Warren Robinson the huge success that it turned out to be.
No school regionalization
Norwood-Norfolk Community forum was once again the site of where only one side of the issue was reported. In a local paper it was reported that the attendees were in favor of regional high schools. It was more like half in favor and half opposed, but I suppose when you have a group of BOCES employees sprinkled throughout the crowd, the results can be manipulated to support your agenda.
School budget bloated
School budgets/expenses are bloated! Now Superintendents are using scare tactics so when voters vote on the school budgets they will be blind sheep being led to a financial slaughter and gratefully approve a 5 percent tax increase. Let’s get back to basics! A taxpayer funded BASIC education is appropriate; if parents want frills let them pay for it by donating to their schools.