The Tall Ship Lynx will make its grand arrival in Ogdensburg at noon Thursday, June 9. Lynx is a 122-foot replica War of 1812 sailing vessel, which will be at 300 Riverside Ave. in downtown Ogdensburg June 9-12 offering deck tours and sailing excursions. To view the schedule and buy tickets, click here. The ship will make a return trip to Ogdensburg in September, according to its website.
Lyle P. Masters, 69, of Leroy, died June 7, 2011. Calling hours will be Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., the funeral service will follow, at the funeral home with the Reverend William Masters officiating. Burial will be in the Old DeKalb Cemetery, Old DeKalb.
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, is in care of arrangements.
A mass of resurrection for Linda J. Fiacco, 70, of Cherry St., Massena will be held on June 11, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Church of the Sacred Heart. Friends and family may call on June 10, 2011 from 4-7 p.m. at Phillips Memorial Home, 64 Andrews St. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Linda passed away on June 8, 2011 at her home.
Funeral services for James G. Stephenson, 83, of South Racquette Road, Massena, will be held on June 13, 2011, at the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena with John Kashorek, Minister of Church of Christ presiding. Friends and family may call on June 12, 2011 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, 64 Andrews St. James passed away on June 7, 2011, at his home surrounded by his family.
Mrs. Linda B. McGregor, age 65, of Potsdam, passed away on Tuesday, June 7th at her residence in the village of Potsdam. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the Garner Funeral Service with Rev. Russell Clark officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Bayside Cemetery in Potsdam. Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Service on Friday evening from 6-9 p.m.
The Traditional Arts in Upstate New York float at the St. Lawrence County Dairy Princess Parade was packed with local fiddlers and other musicians holding a "jam session" along the route. Photo by Allyn Hudson. To see a slideshow of the parade, click here.
County legislators calling on Albany for county Medicaid help if tax cap is put in place
By CRAIG FREILICH
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators has approved a resolution calling on lawmakers in Albany to take responsibility for the county's Medicaid bill if the state Legislature wants to put a property tax cap in place.
The resolution, introduced by 6th District Legislator Frederick Morrill, a Democrat from DeKalb Junction, says the amount counties are spending on Medicaid continues to rise, but counties have no say in how much or how the costs go up.
Registration deadlines near for Massena Central Class of 1981 30th reunion
MASSENA -- The Massena Central School's Class of 1981 is planning its 30th reunion and registrations so far include classmates from all corners of the country, as well as friends from other graduating classes looking to reconnect.
Reunion events start with the Mike Hazelton Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, July 1. To register to play, contact the Massena Country Club. Mike was a treasured member of the class of ‘81 and proceeds from the tournament help fund a scholarship made each year in his name.
County chamber to host Insurance Benefits Fair June 10 in Canton
CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce will host an Insurance Benefits Fair from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 10 at the chamber's office, 101 Main St.
The open house is designed for businesses and individuals alike.
Those with questions about their existing polices or who want more information about what’s available are invited to attend and explore their options with insurance industry professionals.
More info: 386-4000.
Remington Museum calling for artists for International Juried Art Exhibit
OGDENSBURG - The Frederic Remington Art Museum is holding its sixth biannual International Juried Art Exhibit, opening Sept. 24, and is seeking artists.
All artists 18 years and older living within a 100-mile radius of Ogdensburg are encouraged to submit work by Aug. 22.
Two-dimensional and three-dimensional works made within the last two years are eligible including paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, photographs, computer generated art, and mixed media.
Two-dimensional work must not exceed 36" wide by 72" high.