Red Dragons blank Potsdam, 5-0 in men's soccer
The SUNY Potsdam men’s soccer team (1-8-1, 0-3 SUNYAC) fell
to SUNY Cortland (4-5-1, 2-0) 5-0 this afternoon. Red Dragons Steve Bartkowski and Andrew Schwert each scored two goals for Cortland.
Cortland slowly built momentum in the first half until Bartkowski scored in the 22nd minute.
Bears Head Coach Adam Parker said the first goal really set the course of the match.
SUNY Canton to face SUNY Potsdam for women's soccer Boyd Jones Memorial Cup Oct. 5
CANTON--North Country rivals SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam will battle in women’s soccer on Tuesday, Oct. 5 in Canton for the right to be awarded the first Boyd Jones Memorial Cup.
Bears upend Saints volleyball in five
The SUNY Potsdam volleyball team overcame a 2-1 deficit to
defeat St. Lawrence 20-25, 26-24, 23-25, 25-19, 15-10 in non-conference action Friday night at Burkman Gymnasium.
After dominating the fourth set, the Bears (6-13) rolled to victory in the final set to take the match as freshman Annie Smith (Burke, N.Y.) put away the final kill.
"It was an intense battle between two local schools," Potsdam coach Steve Pike said. "Both teams had to earn every point tonight, which was fun to watch as a coach."
Drenching rains poured down on St. Lawrence County Thursday, flooding a number of roads and basements. Michelle Manson came upon this newly formed stream Thursday around 5:30 p.m. on the Small Road in Brasher Falls.
Aubertine, Russell laud 'great step foward' in creation of municipal electric system for St. Lawrence County
With Gov. David Paterson’s signature on the bill establishing the North Country Power Authority, Sen. Darrel Aubertine and Assemblywoman Addie Russell say this is a great step forward for the Alliance for Municipal Power in its plan to create a municipal electric system in St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties.
The North Country Power Authority will enable 24 towns to cut electricity rates for residents and businesses, with the aim of spurring development and job creation in the two counties.
Canton plans horse-drawn wagons, art show, old-time games Saturday during Remington festival
CANTON – Canton will again host a celebration of art excellence in the North Country with the Remington Arts Festival Saturday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in and around the park in downtown Canton. In the event of bad weather, all festival events will be moved to indoor locations around the park.
Sen. Aubertine planning campaign rally Saturday in Ogdensburg
OGDENSBURG – Sen, Darrel J. Aubertine will host rally at his Ogdensburg Campaign Headquarters Saturday to talk about the campaign, rally his supporters and highlight his record.
The event will take place at 3 p.m., at 103 Ford St.
Aubertine says he plans to talk about the campaign and his record of “standing up for all of us to protect the jobs we have and help attract new jobs.”
A rally in Watertown is planned earlier in the day.
Vendor spaces still available for Crary Mills Craft Show Oct. 9-10
CRARY MILLS – Crafters’ spaces are still available for the Crary Mills Craft Show, sponsored by the Crary Mills Community Center and the Presbyterian Church, to be held Saturday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the community center.
Contact Sally Hill at 386-8255 or 386-4000. Admission is $1.
County chamber takes back report of business scam in Gouverneur
GOUVERNEUR -- The St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is taking back its report of a possible scam being run on businesses in Gouverneur.
The chamber says that Steve Lyon, who has been in the area soliciting memberships for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is designated by the organization to do so.
Earlier this week there was concern that someone was working a scam, however, "all his creditials check out," according to County Chamber Associate Director Ellen Nesbitt.
County antique dealers hold annual show in Massena Saturday
MASSENA – The 20th annual antique show and sale, hosted by the St. Lawrence Valley Antique Dealers Association, will be held at the American Legion Hall, 40 E. Orvis St., on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Several area vendors will have a selection of antiques and collectibles on display, including assorted jewelry, china and porcelain, carnival ware, Fenton and other quality glassware, clocks, collectible toys, and many unusual items.
Admission is $1 per person, and there will be a 50/50 raffle.