Community leader to receive Social action award at Unitarian Universalist Church Sunday
CANTON – The Social Action Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church will present the Rachel Somers Grant Social Action Award to long-time church member and community leader Peter Van de Water Sunday, June 12.
The social action award honors people who work to make ours a more humane and progressive community. The award is presented annually in memory of Rachel Somers Grant, a member of the UU Church, teacher, and activist who lived in Canton from 1977 until her death in 1990.
Jewelry-making class slated for June 12 in Potsdam
POTSDAM – A beginning wire-work jewelry class with instructor Kimberly Klatt will be held Sunday, June 12 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Misty Hollow, 22 Market St.
The class fee is $25, plus the cost of materials. To register, call 265-1660.
Services for Morris " Mickey" Levine, 94 of Prospect Ave will be held Monday, June 13, 2011 1:00 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena with Pastor Judith VanKennan officiating. Interment will follow in Adath Israel Cemetery. Mickey passed away Friday afternoon, June 10, 2011, at the Massena Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for the past two days.
Pregnant Gouverneur woman charged with aggravated DWI after fleeing the scene of domestic dispute in car
CANTON – St. Lawrence County Sheriff Deputies and Canton Village Police charged a pregnant Gouverneur woman with aggravated DWI after she allegedly fled the scene of a domestic dispute in a vehicle at the intersection of St. Hwy 11 and 310 Friday.
Katie L. Riley, 26, 106 Main St., Hailesboro Rd., Gouverneur, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
Aggravated DWI is charged when the blood alcohol level is greater than .18 percent. According to deputies, Riley's BAC was .19.
Two Akwesasne women arrested by Ogdensburg border patrol allegedly with more than 10 lbs of pot
OGDENSBURG – State police arrested two Akwesasne women at 3 p.m. Friday for allegedly attempting to cross the border with more than 10 pounds of marijuana.
Bridget M. Skidders, 34, Akwesasne, K6H 5R7, Ont., and Iaonhawinon, 21, of the same address, were charged with first-degree criminal possession of marijuana: 10 pounds, a class C felony, at U.S. Border Patrol at the Ogdensburg Port of Entry.
They were both ordered held pending further court action.
DIRTcar 358 Modifieds take center stage Friday night at Mohawk International Raceway
AKWESASNE – Mohawk International Raceway track crews spent many hours this week on the racing surface. When it came race time the track was as smooth as glass and with the Empire Super Sprints in town, it sure made for another night of great racing action Friday.
The DIRTcar 358 Modifieds took center stage on Saratoga Eagles night. Mike Perrotte and Roy Delormier led the field to Austin Swamp's green flag with 4 time track champion Perrotte getting the early advantage.
Massena Memorial Hospital's new ER electronic records management system now online
MASSENA -- Massena Memorial Hospital's new ER electronic records management system is online.
The MEDHOST Emergency Department Information System is designed to make emergency department visits, from triage to discharge, easier and more efficient.
96 wooden recorders donated to Canton’s Banford Elementary School
CANTON -- Several wooden recorders have been donated to Banford Elementary School's music program by The World Artisan shop at 1/2 Main St. in Potsdam.
Dave and Robin Crowell, owners of The World Artisan, donated 96 wooden recorders to the music program Tuesday.
The World Artisan supports the arts throughout northern New York.
Potsdam Museum to host annual meeting Sunday
POTSDAM – The Friends of the Potsdam Museum will host their annual meeting Sunday June 12 at 2 p.m. in the museum in the Civic Center.
Tom Blauvelt will present “Finding Your Family Online in the Northern New York Historical Newspapers,” a PowerPoint presentation to assist anyone doing online research, especially of historic newspapers.
The meeting will also feature a brief report from the board and strawberry shortcake served by Aramark from Clarkson University.
Arts Council to hold advanced drawing and watercolor classes on Sundays beginning June 12
POTSDAM – Artist Dave W. Ferry will teach Advanced Drawing and Watercolor classes for teens and adults Sundays from 1-4 p.m. at the St. Lawrence County Arts Council, downtown Snell Hall, June 12 through July 24.
Any students with a strong desire to develop as artists are invited to register. Pre-registration is required, and the fee is $40 per class.
Students should bring their favorite sketchbook.
Contact the council to register and pre-pay for classes at 265-6860 or www.slcartscouncil.org.