Lifesavers’ CPR recertification class at Red Cross in Potsdam March 13
POTSDAM –The American Red Cross of Northern New York offers a review class for CPR for the Professional Rescuer from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 13 at the Red Cross office, 73 Market St.
This course will recertify CPR/AED for Lifeguards or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certificate holders. The instructor is Chuckie Bishop. The cost is $40.
Borderline Quilters teach recycled shopping bags class Saturday in Canton
CANTON – Borderline Quilters will offer a recycled shopping bag class Saturday, March 5 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Miner Street.
The class is $15 for non-members and will be taught by Mardee Cooke.
To sign up or for more information, call Debbie at 265-2717.
Gouverneur 1st United Methodist hosts chicken & biscuits dinner and bake sale
GOUVERNEUR – Chicken and biscuit dinner and bake sale will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Gouverneur, 34 Grove St., Saturday, March 5 at 4 p.m.
Proceeds benefit the friday denior luncheon and camping ministries.
The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children 5 to 10 years, free for children under 5.
Pick-up and deliveries are available. For deliveries, call 287-2440.
Anyone wishing to bake for the bake sale should have goods at the church by 3 p.m. if possible.
TAUNY throwing 'sugaring-off' party March 5 in Canton
CANTON – Maple sugaring time is coming to the North Country, and as part of year-long 25th anniversary celebrations, TAUNY is throwing a traditional sugaring-off party Saturday, March 5 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Children and families are invited to The TAUNY Center to celebrate maple sugaring season as French-Canadian families would have a century or more ago. Fiddlers Gretchen Koehler and Joel Foisy will help recreate a traditional house party.
Canton Garden Club sponsoring trip to Syracuse Garden Club Show March 5
CANTON – The Canton Garden Club of the Federated Garden Clubs of New York State, Inc. and the National Garden Clubs, Inc. is planning a Saturday, March 5 trip to the Syracuse Garden Club show to hear Kerry Ann Mendez speak on Blue Ribbon annuals, perennials and shrubs.
As a garden consultant, designer, writer, teacher and lecturer, she focuses on timesaving gardening techniques and workhorse plant material as well as organic practices.
County Soil and Water Conservation District accepting tree seedling, shrub orders
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation District accepts orders for tree seedlings and shrubs through Friday, April 1.
Cassie Streit, first grade teacher at St. James in Gouverneur, sent a picture of her students celebrating their 100th day of school recently.
Ogdensburg GreenMarket preparing for season with meeting March 8
OGDENSBURG -- A meeting of the Ogdensburg farmers' market, the Ogdensburg GreenMarket, will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 in the Dobisky Visitor’s Center, 100 Riverside Ave.
As the market plans another successful season they are looking for vendors and customers to help grow the market.
Topics for discussion are the need for seasonal growers to join the market, tips and techniques for selling at a farm market, pricing, time commitment, what’s involved in being a vendor, market management, among others.
2011 Clarkson baseball preview
For the second straight season, the Clarkson University Baseball team ended up in the Liberty League Tournament’s championship round, but the Golden Knights couldn’t become the first team in six years to repeat at conference title winner. Although the Green and Gold came up short in 2010, nearly the entire pitching staff and heart of the batting order returns this season with its site set on a return to the NCAA Tournament.
Yurkiewicz is latest Clarkson great named to ECAC Hockey's All-Time Top 50
As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, ECAC Hockey has comprised a group of its Top 50 Players to recognize the storied history of the League and honor its significant players. Clarkson University Hockey All-Star goaltender Terry Yurkiewicz (1963-66) has been honored as one of the league's all-time best when the conference announced the ninth installment of honorees as part of its top 50 players of all-time.