Madrid-Waddington guidance office open for new students, schedule adjustments
MADRID -- The Madrid-Waddington Central School Guidance office will be open for students in grades 6-12 to make schedule adjustments on Monday, Aug. 24 and Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Students in grades 6-12 who are new to the district can register for school on Monday, Aug. 17 and Tuesday Aug. 18, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
New students may also be enrolled at any time during August. Call the district at 322-5746 ext. 221 to schedule an appointment.
Citizens form group to restore, maintain Canton's Remington Recreational Trail at Partridge Run
CANTON – A group of concerned citizens has formed a committee to restore and maintain the Remington Recreational Trail around the Partridge Run Golf Course.
Maintenance on the trail has been deferred for several years, and the trail surface has developed cracks, heaves and crumbling pavement.
Teen cinema afternoon Aug. 5 in Canton
CANTON – A Teen Cinema afternoon will be held at Canton Free Library as part of the Teen Summer Program, Friday, Aug. 5 from 3 to 7 p.m.
Teens will watch movies related to this year’s theme, “You Are Here.”
This program is free and open to the teen public, ages 13-19.
For more information, contact Krista at 386-3712.
Massena business to offer weekly art programs for children during August
MASSENA – Windance will offer new art programs for children ages 5 through 11 Fridays in August at its 345 East Orvis St. location.
Classes will run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and all materials will be supplied.
Students are only asked to bring a lunch and drink for themselves.
No experience is necessary.
Mary Danboise, will be leading the classes. She has multiple degrees in art, including a Master of Education Degree.
Class size is limited to 10 for each program, and preregistration is highly recommended.
The fee per program is $10.
The building that housed Connie Barr’s bar and restaurant for decades in downtown Canton has been demolished to make way for a new convenience store, prompting memories of its past, including a visit from the Budweiser Clydesdales. Photo by Dennis Barr and Two Guys and a Camera. For more details, view story.
Waddington hosts craft, antique and flea market sale Aug. 6 during homecoming
WADDINGTON -- The annual craft, antique and flea market show will be held Saturday, Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the village square at the intersections of NYS Hwy. 37 and NYS Hwy. 345.
Nearly 100 booths are expected to offer antiques, flower arrangements, Nascar items, wooden toys, precious stones, paintings, jewelry, craft items and more.
Contact Nancy Putney at 388-5576 for more information or to sign up for a booth spot.
Two Canton teens jailed following arrest for burglary
CANTON -- Two Canton teens have been charged with burglary by St. Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies.
Tyler J. Simmons, 19, and Shauna M. Shoulette-Frisco, 17, both of 1125 Irish Settlement Rd., are charged with third-degree burglary, a felony, and petit larceny.
The two were arrested in connection with a complaint from Ronald R. Hills after the two allegedly broke into his residence through a window last Friday afternoon and stole $200 in change.
Clarkson professor receives top national Italian award for thesis in aerospace structures
POTSDAM -- Clarkson University Visiting Scholar Michele Pasquali recently received a top national Italian award for the Best M.S. Degree Thesis in Aerospace Structures.
Pasquali was honored with the prestigious Liviu Librescu Award, established by Sapienza University of Rome in the memory of the late Professor Liviu Librescu of Virginia Tech, who died in the tragedy at Virginia Tech in April 2007.
The prize was awarded in June during a formal ceremony in Rome sponsored by AgustaWestland, an Anglo-Italian helicopter company.
Nicholville church plans estate sale Aug. 5, 6
NICHOLVILLE – A special estate sale will take place at the Nicholville United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 5 and 6.
Many household items will be sold at reasonable prices.
Jefferson Lacy, 34, Gouverneur, caught this 5-pound large mouth bass out of Millers Pond, near Gouverneur recently. He was fishing for the first time with his grandfather Emerson Lacy and 6-year-old son Sampson Lacy.