St. Lawrence University volleyball team ends two-game skid with 3-1 win over Cazenovia
CAZENOVIA -- The St. Lawrence University volleyball team ended its two-game skid with a 3-1 (25-11, 25-17, 25-27, 25-10) win over Cazenovia College (5-9) Wednesday.
The Saints improve to 12-4 on the season.
"Tonight was a good match for us in the sense that we were able to have every player contribute out on the floor," Coach Shelly Roiger said. "We set some season-highs and even though Cazenovia improved greatly throughout the match, we were able to set a new win streak."
Clarkson volleyball team back on winning track with three-set sweep of SUNY Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Junior Megan Mahon (Irvine, CA) recorded 12 kills and hit at nearly a .500 clip as the Clarkson University Volleyball team got back on the winning track with a three-set sweep of crosstown rival Potsdam State, 25-9, 25-14, 25-21, Wednesday night at Maxcy Hall.
The Golden Knights ended a brief two-game losing skid with the victory, improving to 16-4 overall on the season, while Potsdam dropped to 6-13 on the campaign.
SUNY Canton men's soccer team hands Utica College a 5-0 loss
UTICA -- Homero Flores (Tamaulipas, Mexico) had nine saves for the SUNY Canton men's soccer team as they were handed a 5-0 loss by Utica College Wednesday night in Utica.
This was the first ever matchup between the two schools. (Utica, N.Y.)- Homero Flores (Tamaulipas, Mexico) had nine saves for the SUNY Canton men's soccer team as they were handed a 5-0 loss by Utica College Wednesday night in Utica.
This was the first ever matchup between the two schools. The Roos dropped to 5-5 overall while the Pioneers improved to 8-2-1.
Clyde B. Layaw, 89, of Potsdam, died October 5, 2010, at the St. Regis Nursing Home, Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg, in care of arrangements. A graveside service will be Friday, October 15, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at Southville Cemetery, Monsignor Robert Aucoin officiating.
Memorial services for 78 year old Mary J. Emburey of the United Helpers Nursing Home in Ogdensburg and formerly of Norwood, will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Mrs. Emburey passed away early Tuesday morning, Oct. 5 at the Nursing Home.
Sixth grade teachers Alisah Todd and Kim French, both certified Zumba instructors, recently did a session with third graders at Banford Elementary in Canton. The program was organized by School Counselor Kelly Glasgow. Todd and French will be getting certified to teach Zumbatomic, a Zumba program designed for kids.
24 Clarkson 2010 grads hired by submarine manufacturer General Dynamics Electric Boat
POTSDAM -- Clarkson University's longtime relationship with General Dynamics Electric Boat, a major U.S. Navy submarine designer and manufacturer, reached a new peak this year when Electric Boat hired 24 Clarkson graduates from the class of 2010.
Democrat running for state Senate disputes Griffo's claim he is 'outpoken advocate' of upstate NY
Michael Hennessy, Democrat from Sherrill who hopes to wrest the 47th District state Senate seat from Republican Joe Griffo in November, has issued a statement that is highly critical of Griffo’s claim that he is an outspoken advocate for Upstate New Yorkers.
The same day that Griffo’s campaign released an ad attempting to tie Hennessy with downstate Democrats, Hennessy pointed to Griffo’s meeting with Long Island minority leader Dean Skelos in Utica today.
Louis Fiacco spaghetti dinner Oct. 9 at Norwood church to benefit Kiwanis
NORWOOD – The Louis Fiacco spaghetti dinner will be held at St. Andrews Church dining hall, Park Avenue, Saturday, Oct. 9 beginning at 5 p.m.
The menu includes spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad, rolls and bread, beverage, and cake.
The price is $7 adults, children under 5 free.
The event will benefit Norwood Kiwanis programs.
Grammy-nominated group to perform Mexican folk music Oct. 9 in Canton
CANTON -- Sones de México, a two-time Grammy-nominated ensemble specializing in the regional folk music of Mexico, will be in the Underground at St. Lawrence University Saturday, Oct. 9, at 8 p.m., in a performance called "Fandango! Dance Fiesta."
The group will also give a lecture and demonstration on the same day, also in the Underground (Noble Center), at 4 p.m.
Both events are open to the public, free of charge.