A Mass of Resurrection for Anne L. Kennedy, 94, formerly of Jefferson Avenue, Massena, will be held on Monday (November 29, 2010) 12:00 noon at St. Mary's Church with Rev. J. Michael Gaffney presiding.
Friends and family will be received from 10 a.m. Monday until 11:30 a.m. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Massena. Anne passed away on November 22, 2010 at the United Nursing Home, Ogdensburg.
Anne is survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Fred in 1990 and Nicholas in 1992; and a sister, Anastasia Batuk.
Funeral services for 80-year old Mrs. Shirley W. Clough will be held Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam with Rev. James Barnes officiating. Burial will follow in Bayside Cemetery, Potsdam.
Friends may call at Seymour Funeral Home on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Mrs. Clough died at her home in Potsdam, on November 22, 2010.
Carl E. Rivers Sr., 75, passed away Wednesday at his home under the care of family and Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley.
Calling hours are Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. with a funeral service at 3:00 p.m. at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Jesse Kozak of Potsdam runs with his nephew Zachery Frank during the West Potsdam Hobble Gobble Run-Walk last weekend. Some 632 people participated and more than $14,000 was raised to benefit the Potsdam Holiday Fund and other causes.
World in Potsdam Diversity Festival writing contest winners announced
POTSDAM -- The 2010 World in Potsdam Diversity Festival Writing Contest awarded $455 in prizes to local students recently at Clarkson University’s Student Center during the festival.
The festival congratulates the winners and applauds the 92 students and six teachers who participated.
Students responded to one of four contest themes in three age categories.
Free community Thanksgiving dinners planned in Potsdam, Massena, Ogdensburg, Gouverneur, Morristown, Lisbon
Those who are alone this Thanksgiving, or who can’t afford a meal with all the trimmings, may join others in celebration at free area community dinners.
• A Thanksgiving Day community dinner will be held at Potsdam’s Trinity Episcopal Church, Maple Street, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 25. Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing and many more traditional foods will be served. Contact person: Michele Arnold 212-9266. Donations accepted, but not expected.
Massena cable tv station expands broadcast day to 12 hours
MASSENA – WNTS television station which broadcasts on digital cable channel 1501 in Massena has expanded its broadcast hours this week and is now on from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
This new 12-hour schedule will allow them to offer more content, make them available to more viewers, and give them time for a morning news show that will begin in the near future.
Over the next few weeks, the station will be hosting a “Video Letters to Santa” series from their St. Lawrence Centre Mall Studio.
Angel Food Ministry low-cost food orders accepted through Dec. 12; delivery to Madrid, Canton and Massena
Angel Food Ministries, which has pick-up locations in Madrid, Canton and Massena, is taking food orders for December.
In addition to the usual boxes of proteins, vegetables, milk and eggs, other offerings include boxes of prepackaged meals for seniors for singles, an after-school box for children and gluten-free food selections.
December specials include a rib eye box, seafood assortment, vegetable or fruit boxes, an assortment of cheeses for entertainment, and a Christmas box including all items for a complete holiday dinner.
State officials warn of food borne illnesses, offer safe turkey preparation and cooking tips
State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker and Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, M.D. have reminded consumers to follow safe cooking and preparation tips when preparing meals during the upcoming holiday season.
Many food borne illnesses are preventable if consumers take simple measures to protect themselves and their families.
Rock-N-Skate Nov. 27 at Norfolk Arena
NORFOLK – The Norfolk-Norwood Figure Skating Club will host a rock-n-skate event on Saturday, Nov. 27 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the Norfolk arena.
Games and prizes are planned.