Saints Temgoua, Sharlow honored by League
St. Lawrence University juniors Ralph Temgoua and Garrett Sharlow were voted to 2010-11 All-League teams. Temgoua earned first team honors, while Sharlow garnered second team accolades for the Saints.
AARP Safe Driving Course March 21, 22 in Massena
MASSENA – An AARP Safe Driving Course will be held 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, March 21 and 22, at the Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St.
It is open to the public, for drivers eligible to receive a 10 percent reduction in auto insurance or points.
Registration is required: call 769-7810.
The $12 fee for AARP members, $14 for non-members, is due at the first class.
After storm tonight and tomorrow, snows taper off over weekend
Travel could be a little treacherous tonight as temperatures drop below freezing and predicted snowfall changes to freezing drizzle.
The National Weather Service says there is a 50 percent chance of precipitation in St. Lawrence County tonight, increasing as morning approaches.
Snow is the main weather feature for Friday, with possibly heavy snowfall anticipated. The high temperature will approach but not rise above freezing. North wind will blow as high as 15 to 20 mph as snow accumulates three to seven inches.
The Potsdam Central School Key Club recently held its Winter Carnival at the Lawrence Avenue gym. Members present: (from left) Kiwanis Rep Carla Ingram; Mike Hobbs; Delaney Lawrence; Kelsey Sixberry; Kate Hildreth; Hui Yang; Marianna Choong; Cassie McCormick; and Amanda Dillon. Floor level: Key Club Advisor Ms. Valarie Simmons; Erica Mason; Shanna Kay Hillary; Jake Bercume; Kaylee Peck; and Frances Clarke. Missing from the photo: Lawrence Hazen and Jimmy Buckley.
Services for Doriva "Dory" Lord, of Maple St. Massena, will be held Saturday at 7:00 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. Friends and family may be received on Sat., Feb. 26, 2011, from 4:30 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in the spring. Dory passed away on Feb. 23, 2011 at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, VT.
Sporting goods and printing business to open on Main Street, Canton
CANTON – A Main Street storefront is to be the home of a sporting goods and printing business, freeing up space at a growing lacrosse stick stringing workshop outside of town.
Just a couple of months after expanding the retail offerings at Youngs Brothers workshop at 6589 US Hwy. 11, Tim Youngs and his partners decided they needed more space and will be moving that part of the business to 103 Main St. to a store they are calling The Edge Sporting Goods and Printing.
Momentum St. Lawrence University campaign conclusion celebrated Feb. 25, 26
CANTON - The university welcomes community members at events celebrating the conclusion of the Momentum St. Lawrence campaign, held on campus Friday and Saturday, Feb. 25 and 26.
The weekend's events will culminate with a campus and community picnic on Saturday, Feb. 26, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in Sullivan Student Center.
Tall ship Lynx to visit Clayton in June for tours, excursions
CLAYTON – A War of 1812 privateer replica schooner, the Lynx, will visit Clayton in June.
The 94-foot tall ship will dock at Frink Park Tuesday, June 14 and stay through Monday, June 20.
Its arrival is sponsored by The Ship Watcher. The ship will make its presence known throughout the islands with cannon blasts as they approach the village.
Potsdam chamber looking for donations for spring silent auction
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its Spring Silent Auction and is looking for donations now so they can publish a list of items in its April/May newsletter, on its website, and in North Country Now in plenty of time for the auction.
They will take bids on the auction items until the day of the chamber's spring luncheon early in May.
The chamber asks that members tell them the item to be donated and its value. The chamber will arrange to pick up the items.
News coverage during Civil War discussed at Civil War Roundtable in Canton Sunday
CANTON – Stan Maine will discuss local news coverage during the Civil War at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association’s next Civil War Roundtable at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, 3 East Main St.
Maine is on the Board of Trustees of the St. Lawrence County Historical Association, chair of the Civil War Roundtable Committee, and also serves on the association's Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission.
This Civil War Roundtable program is part of the SLCHA's Commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, which began in 1861.