Myrtle Mae Graves, age 86, of Hannawa Falls, passed away on Thursday, November 03, 2011 at her residence in the town of Pierrepont while under the care of her family and the Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley. Arrangements are incomplete with the Garner Funeral Service in Potsdam.
Cynthia A. Jackson, 46, of Winter Haven, FL died Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Winter Haven Hospital.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton with Pastor Donna Doig officiating. A time of food and fellowship will follow at the Best Western Inn in Canton.
Stephen W. Luther, 61, of Hermon, died, November 2, 2011, at his home, Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, in trusted with arrangements. Calling hours will be Friday, November 11, 7– 9 p.m. The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 12, 2011 at the funeral home, Father Doug Lucia officiating. Burial will follow in Hermon Cemetery, with military honors.
Funeral services for Carol L. Powell, age 67, of 7 Irish Settlement Road, Heuvelton, are incomplete with Frary Funeral Home. Mrs. Powell passed away on November 2, 2011 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.
Mr. G. Lionel Hewitson, age 84, of Hannawa Falls, passed away at his home on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 while under the care of his family and Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, November 7th at 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Potsdam. Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Service on Sunday from 1-4 p.m.
Fay H. Loop, 101, of Russell, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at his home with his family present.
There will be a graveside service at South Russell Cemetery on Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with Lay Pastor Douglas Beachard officiating.
Mr. Robert A. Weaver, 79, 142 Roosevelt Road, passed away Wednesday evening, November 2, 2011 at Massena Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient since Tuesday.
There will be no calling hours. Burial will be at Pine Grove Cemetery, Massena, at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are with Donaldson Funeral Home, where condolences may be made on line at www.donaldsonfh.com.
Community Performance Series will present Grammy Award-winning banjoist Béla Fleck and the original Flecktones Saturday, in a sold-out show Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Hosmer Concert Hall at SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music. To read more, click here.
State PEF approves contract, averts layoff of 3,500 members from NYS jobs
By a count of 27,718 to 11,645, members of the New York State Public Employees Federation (PEF) ratified a revised four-year agreement with the state that averts significant layoffs.
The union, the state's second-largest public employee bargaining unit, said the ratification of the new agreement saves the jobs of 3,496 PEF members and preserves the services members provide.
Massena Seaway staff honored in Washington for ‘exemplary’ work
WASHINGTON -- Engineering, maintenance, and procurement staff from Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation operations at Massena were honored at the 44th Annual Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary’s Award Ceremony Thursday in Washington.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood recognized employees and teams who have performed in an exemplary manner to meet the department’s goals and mission.