Glenn Miller Orchestra in Lake Placid on Aug. 25
LAKE PLACID – The Lake Placid Center for the Arts welcomes back the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, one of the longest running big bands in the world Wednesday, Aug. 25, at 8 p.m.
Trombonist Larry O'Brien is the orchestra's present musical director.
Tickets are $22 and can be purchased at the LPCA Box Office or by calling 518-523-2512.
The 19-member band continues to play many of the original Miller arrangements that keep exciting fans who have not heard them played for a while.
Funeral services with full military honors for Joseph Szaybel, 94, formerly of Westwood Drive, Massena, will be held Monday 12 Noon, August 23, 2010 at the Church of Sacred Heart, Massena with Rev Donald J. Manfred presiding. Friends and family may be received Sunday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home.
Joseph P. Szaybel passed away Friday evening, August 20, 2010 at the St. Regis Nursing Home where he had been a resident since November, 2009.
Funeral services for Richard “Doc” Dominie, age 61, of Belmont Courts, Ogdensburg, will be held on Wednesday, August, 25 2010 at Frary Funeral Home at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on August 25, 2010 at Frary Funeral Home from 1 - 3 p.m. Mr. Dominie passed away on August 20, 2010 at his home.
Ms. Charlotte B. Thompson, 97, a resident of the Highland Nursing Home, passed away on Friday evening, August 20, 2010 at the nursing home.
She was born April 26, 1913 in Massena, the daughter of Jonas and Mary Benedict Thompson. She attended schools in Norfolk. She worked at one time at Lockheed Aircraft in Burbank, CA and for General Electric in Syracuse.
She is survived by a daughter, Eileen Newman and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was predeceased a sister, Sadie Perkins, three brothers, Roy C., Robert Wallace, and Percy Thompson.
Edith Marie Denesha, 82, of Caroline Street, DeKalb Jct. died Thursday, August 19, 2010, surrounded by her loving family, at United Helpers Maplewood Campus where she was a resident since January.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the DeKalb Jct. United Methodist Church with Rev. William G. Hart and Rev. Robert Schirmer officiating. Calling hours will be Monday from 1 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton. Burial will be in Old DeKalb Cemetery.
The Parishville Area ATV Club and m any other individuals, organizations and businesses were involved in a very successful “Benefit ATV Ride” for Aaron Howell held recently. Howell is recovering from very serious injuries received while fighting in Afghanistan. The event organizers were delighted to present the Howell family with a check for $2048.00.
NYSDOT to hold open house meetings as work begins on Route 3 travel corridor unit management plan
The New York State Department of Transportation, state Department of Environmental Conservation and the Adirondack Park Agency have announced that a series of public information meetings as DOT kicks off the Route 3 Travel Corridor Unit Management Plan (TCUMP).
The purpose of the meetings is to receive public input regarding the planning process and the vision for possible outcomes of this effort. The meetings will include a 20- to 30-minute overview, followed by an opportunity to discuss and provide comments.
Hospital’s Leroy Street entrance closed for construction
POTSDAM -- Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s Leroy Street entrance will be closed for construction of its new consolidated cancer center beginning Monday, Aug. 23.
The entrance will closed for about a year. Patients, caregivers, visitors, vendors, and emergency services vehicles may continue to use the Grove and Cottage Street entrances.
The Leroy Street entrance is being closed to allow room for construction staging, materials, and equipment. Signage will clearly indicate the closure, and County emergency services agencies have been notified separately.
Remington Museum lends several items to gallery in Sarasota, Fla.
OGDENSBURG -- The Frederic Remington Art Museum has lent several items from its collection to the Ringling College of Art and Design’s Selby Gallery in Sarasota, Fla..
The loan includes 26 original works by Frederic Remington. The exhibit is entitled Treasures from the Frederic Remington Art Museum, consists of bronzes, paintings and drawings of the American West.
It will be on display through Sept. 11.
Student leader address to be given by 2002 SUNY Potsdam alumnus on Wednesday
POTSDAM – A 2002 SUNY Potsdam graduate will return to his alma mater to give the keynote address at the College’s annual Dr. Millard Harmon Student Leader Conference.
Tesfa N. Alexander ’02, health communication specialist from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will give a keynote address entitled “Leadership and You” from 10:45 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Aug. 25 in Kellas Hall Room 106.
He will discuss how being a student leader helped him further discover his values, talents and passions. I