N-N Boosters softball tourney Saturday at old elementary school field
NORWOOD – The field behind the old Norwood Elementary School on Prospect Street is the site of the Norwood-Norfolk Central School Sports Booster Club Co-Ed Softball Tournament Saturday afternoon, June 11.
Registration is at 3:15 p.m.; the games start at 4 p.m. A fee of $20 includes a commemorative T-shirt. Participants must be at least 18 years old.
Spectators will be welcomed. Refreshments will be available at the field.
More info: Amy Laroe, 353-5060, or stop in at Laurie’s Casual Cuts, Main Street.
'Passion of His Love' concerts in Knapps Station Friday and Brasher Falls Sunday
The Passion of His Love, a praise and worship experience, will be performed by the Adirondack Singers and Players on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 12 in Knapps Station and Brasher Falls.
Performances will be held: Friday, June 10, 7 p.m., Knapps Station Community Church; Sunday, June 12, 2:30 p.m., Brasher Falls United Methodist Church.
Massena student named BOCES Seaway Tech May Student of the Month; students from Massena, Potsdam, Canton, Norwood, Brasher also recognized
NORWOOD – The staff and administration at Seaway Career & Technical Education Center in Norwood have announced the selection of Sarah White as the Potsdam Rotary Club/Seaway Career & Technical Education Center Student of the Month for May 2011.
Sarah, who is enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program, is also a student at Massena.
She is the daughter of David and Leanne White.
SUNY Potsdam students receive Success Through Achievement and Commitment awards
POTSDAM -- Two SUNY Potsdam students were recently recognized with Success through Achievement and Commitment awards by the College's Student Success Center (SSC).
Tamara Durant, director of the Student Success Center, presented the awards, which were established to provide financial support to encourage the recipients' persistence and continuing success. SSC staff members and other College faculty and staff made the $500 awards possible through their donations.
My name is Butchie. I am owned by the Benways in Norfolk. I love going for my buggy rides.
Violent storms passed through portions of St. Lawrence County last night, causing power outages and downed tree limbs. As of about 10 a.m. this morning, National Grid still reported 911 power outages primarily in Canton, Russell, Gouverneur and Piercefield. Chris Chapin of Potsdam caught this massive display of lightning from the safety of his window, overlooking his backyard. View another photo of severe tree damage in Canton.
This photo by Janet Robert of Canton shows severe damage to a tree in the village following Wednesday night's thunderstorms.
Research in North Country provides alternatives to dairy farmers for late planting due to wet spring
Farmers who have not been able to get their corn planted because of wet conditions this spring might be able to benefit from research in the North Country on varieties that can be planted late and still produce a good crop.
Field trials funded by the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program and conducted on farms in Canton, Chazy and Willsboro evaluated the option of planting shorter season corn hybrids -- brown midrib (BMR) corn and BMR sorghum-sudangrass (SXS) -- to adjust for late corn planting conditions.
Clarkson University's academic honors list includes many county students
POTSDAM – The following students were named Presidential Scholars or named to the Dean's List for the spring 2011 semester at Clarkson University.
Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average (GPA) and carry at least 14 credit hours.
Dean's List students must achieve a minimum 3.25 GPA and also carry at least 14 credit hours.
Patrick Dean, Presidential Scholar Freshman Chemical Engineering, 922 State Highway 68, Canton, NY 13617
Matthew J. Flynn, Dean's List Freshman Political Science, 343 County Route 35, Canton, NY 13617
Front Porch Fridays return to Scoopuccino's in Potsdam
POTSDAM – Scoopuccino’s bakery and cafe continues the tradition of live music on its summer menu from 6 to 8 p.m. every Friday June through August.
This Friday, June 10, will feature The Hazel Pearl Band with their eclectic blend of rock, folk and country.
“Front Porch Fridays” will offer a variety of musical flavors from jazz and classic rock to folk, blues, swing and Americana.
Featuring some of the North Country’s best musicians, this summer’s lineup includes:
• June 17, The Yellow Moon Trio (Swing & Folk)
• June 24, A Fine Line (Jazz)