Cash prizes in St. Lawrence Bowfishing Championship June 17-19 in Massena
MASSENA -- Long Sault Archery will host the 31st St. Lawrence Bowfishing Championship June 17-19 at a new location, the Amvets Riverfront Campground on County Route 42, the Fregoe Road.
First place prize is $1,000 cash, second place $750 cash and third place $500 cash. Several other prizes will be awarded based on the number of registrants.
Last year’s event welcomed 208 registered bowfishing men, women and children. The winner, Chad Guay of Lancaster, Ont., landed a 40.35-pound carp.
Learn to row at Norwood Lake June 11
NORWOOD -- You can learn rowing at the Grateful Oars Rowing Club’s annual Learn to Row Day at Norwood Beach 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11. The event is free and open to anyone over the age of 14.
Improve photography, learn to draw classes in Potsdam
POTSDAM – Teens and adults are invited to learn how to draw and how to improve photography skills in classes at the St. Lawrence County Arts Council.
All classes are held at Downtown Snell Hall in Potsdam.
Contact the council to register and pre-pay for classes at 265-6860 or www.slcartscouncil.org.
This peony is from Grace Jenkins' flower garden in Beechertown, near West Stockholm. The photo was taken by Bernadette Jenkins.
Saints Pavlus, Kinsey honored by Liberty League track coaches
St. Lawrence University senior Wendy Pavlus was named Liberty League Outdoor Track Performer of the Year and Hannah Kinsey was the co-winner of the Liberty League Outdoor Track Rookie of the Year award in voting by the league's coaches.
Funeral services for Benedict M. Ruffolo, age 72, of United Helpers Nursing Home, are incomplete with Frary Funeral Home. Mr. Ruffolo passed away on June 9, 2011 at United Helpers Nursing Home.
The Heuvelton girls softball team defeated Fort Ann of Section 2 by a score of 2 to 1 on Wednesday, June 8. The game was played at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury, near Saratoga Springs. The victory over Fort Ann allows Heuvelton to advance to the New York State Public High Schools Final Four Championship. Heuvelton will play on Saturday at the Adirondack Sports Complex again. View a slideshow of the celebration.
Heuvelton dam temporarily repaired; drained pond to begin refilling
HEUVELTON -- Temporary repairs have been made to a gate in a hydroelectric dam on the Oswegatchie River at Heuvelton.
The pond behind the dam, which drained after the failure, should begin refilling, according to the company that operates and maintains the dam.
Jeff Auser, an engineer with Brookfield Renewable Power, said the company has "completed temporary repairs of the gate that experienced a mechanical failure at the Heuvelton Dam on Tuesday."
SUNY Canton to inaugurate Hall of Fame at alumni dinner Friday
CANTON -- SUNY Canton’s alumni weekend also marks the induction of the first 25 members to the college’s new Hall of Fame, to honor those who have made significant contributions to the college.
The ceremony will be at a special dinner on Friday, June 10 in Chaney Dining Center.
Alumni games in SUNY Canton’s new Roos House athletic center are set for Saturday, June 11.
Ninth biennial Quilt Show, 'Stars of My Patriotic Heart,' at Clarkson's Cheel Arena Saturday, Sunday
POTSDAM – The 9th biennial Quilt Show, Stars of My Patriotic Heart, sponsored by the Borderline Quilters Quilt Guild, will be held Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cheel Arena, Clarkson University.
There is free admission, free parking and the event is handicap accessible.
It will feature an extensive exhibit of quilts and wall hangings, a patriotic quilt raffle, a display of the guild’s community service projects, quilt camp class samples and schedule, door prizes, demonstrations, vendors, and a boutique.