SLU students, AAUW sponsor ‘Run For Congo Women’ April 14
CANTON -- The second annual Run For Congo Women is at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14 at the Partridge Fitness 5K Trail. The run is sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center at St. Lawrence University and the St. Lawrence County American Association of University Women. More than 100 runners participated in the inaugural event last year, with nearly $3,000 raised. Runners may register in advance, for $10, in the Sullivan Student Center at SLU weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Race-day registration will also be available. In addition, donations may be made online securely.
Splint seat workshop April 14 in Canton
CANTON -- A Splint Seat Workshop will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in the St. Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House, 3 East Main St.
Carl Stickney will be instructor. Participants should bring a chair with the old seat removed. The fee is $33 for historical association members and $43 for nonmembers. To register, send name, address, phone number, email and nonrefundable payment to St. Lawrence County Historical Association, P.O. Box 8, Canton, NY 13617.
Funeral services for 63-year-old Clayton R. “Clayt” LaRose, 16 Baldwin Ave, Norwood, will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Church in Norwood with Rev. Msgr. Harry Snow presiding. Burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery, Norwood. Family and friends may call at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood on Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. Mr. LaRose passed away Wednesday evening at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
Mrs. Ruth Steinberg, age 97 of Potsdam, passed away on April 11, 2012 at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with the Garner Funeral Service in Potsdam.
Funeral services for Debbie Abel, age 55, of Knox Street, Ogdensburg, will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at St. Mary’s Cathedral at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Morgan officiating. Mrs. Abel passed away on March 28, 2012 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Arrangements are with Frary Funeral Home.
Everyone wants good reception...as is apparently evident by this satellite dish atop of a beaver dam. Brianna Jones, Winthrop, was driving through Chateaugay when she snapped this photo. "I thought it was hilarious so had to share," said Jones.
Hermon man charged with drunk driving in Canton had blood alcohol content 3 times legal limit, deputies say
CANTON – After a complaint to authorities that a man was driving erratically, a Hermon man was charged this afternoon with driving while his blood alcohol content was at .24 percent.
A driver can be charged with driving while intoxicated if blood alcohol content stands at .08 percent or higher.
St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Bernard J. Woytus, Jr., 47, 265 Northwoods Rd., at 2 p.m. today along State Rt. 68 and charged him with DWI.
He was issued tickets calling for his appearance in Canton Town Court at a later date.
Delightful spring weather expected to remain through Friday night in St. Lawrence County; weekend showers possible
The delightful spring weather we're seeing today will stay with us through tomorrow night, before the chance of showers begins to rise through the weekend.
Skies will remain clear tonight with temperatures into the mid 20s. Another sunny day is in store tomorrow with highs near 60, and clouds will slowly move in tomorrow night with lows in the mid 30s.
It should be partly sunny Saturday with highs in the 60s, according to the National Weather Service, and then showers could build in the afternoon. Winds might gust up to 25 mph.
Massena Moose to serve chicken barbecue April 14
MASSENA – A chicken barbecue will take place at Massena Moose Lodge 1110, 4 Ames St., on Saturday, April 14 from 1 – 5 p.m.
Meals will include chicken, salt potatoes, salad, roll and dessert.
Price will be $8 per person.
Takeouts will be available by calling 769-5720.