Bears women roll to victory over St. Michael’s in hockey
POTSDAM, N.Y. – The SUNY Potsdam women’s hockey team snapped a seven-game losing streak Friday with a 5-2 win over St. Michael’s (Vt.) at Maxcy Hall Ice Arena.
The Bears (2-7) dominated possession in the game, outshooting the Purple Knights 54-27 and winning 49-of-64 face-offs. Potsdam scored five unanswered goals to put the game out of reach.
“We played with a lot of intensity, which I’m happy with,” Potsdam coach Jay Green said. “The focus for today was needing intensity and execution … and overall I thought we did a really good job. It was a complete team effort.”
Bears men’s basketball downed in tournament opener
The SUNY Potsdam men’s basketball team surged back after falling behind early in the first half, but was unable to sustain the run in the second, falling 86-72 at King’s on Friday on the first day of the PNC/Ramada Inn Classic in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
After closing the opening half with a run to cut their deficit in half, the Bears (2-5) surrendered a 14-5 run early in the second half as the Monarchs took a commanding 56-41 lead with 12:25 to play.
Mr. Tallon and Mrs. Carr’s Multi-Occupations class at Northwest Technical Center have been busy making Musket replicas for the Children’s Muster during Founder’s Day celebration on July 23 and 24, 2011. The muskets were presented to Fort La Presentation representatives: Marsha Hough, Judy Lesperance, Joe Cosentino, Barbara O’Keefe, Mike Forrest.
Canton Garden Club honored at SLC Historical Association holiday open house
CANTON -- The Canton Garden Club was honored at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association’s Holiday Open House on Dec. 3 for their 35-plus years of service to the SLCHA.
Madrid Angel Food Ministries distribution date changed to Dec. 18
MADRID – Angel Food Ministries reminds those interested in purchasing low-cost meals that they are accepting orders until Sunday, Dec. 12.
Also, the package distribution date has changed to Saturday, Dec. 18 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Madrid Hepburn Library.
For more information, contact Sandy Moulton at 590-3037 or order online at www.angelfoodministries.com.
Lighted parade, Santa, wagon rides, treats at Norwood Holiday Festival Dec. 11
NORWOOD – Now in its third year, the Norwood Holiday Festival, Saturday, Dec. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m., sponsored by the Norwood Business Alliance, promises to be the best one yet, according to organizer and owner of the Hometown Café, Sue Fregoe.
“The lighted parade is going to be spectacular,” she said, noting the number of lit floats has nearly doubled from last year’s eight to 14. The parade will also hold a few surprises Fregoe doesn’t want to divulge. It will begin at 5 p.m.
Santa will be arriving in style, pulled down Main Street in a horse drawn wagon.
CPS to present 'Carols of Christmas' with The American Boychoir Saturday at SUNY Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Community Performance Series will present "Carols of Christmas," a special holiday event featuring The American Boychoir with The Orchestra of Northern New York on Saturday, Dec. 11. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Hosmer Concert Hall, SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music.
Details released on CSEA contract; county board to vote on Monday
The St. Lawrence County Legislature has scheduled a final vote on a proposed contract with its workers represented by CSEA.
The full board is expected to vote at 4:45 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13.
CSEA members have approved the plan by a large margin, 497 to 43.
People are invited to express their opinions on the tentative contract during the public comment section of the meeting prior to the final vote.
Details of the tentative contract, provided to us by Legislator Peter FitzRandolph, are as follows:
St. Lawrence County AND CSEA UNIT 8400
Adirondack Singers perform in Massena and Brasher Falls this weekend
The Adirondack Singers and Players will present “Voices of Christmas” in performances at Methodist churches in Massena and Brasher Falls Dec. 11 and 12.
They will perform at the Grace United Methodist Church, Rt. 37C, Massena, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11.
They will also perform at Brasher Falls United Methodist Church, Rt. 11C, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12.
'Holiday on Broadway' on Ogdensburg stage Saturday night
OGDENSBURG – Ogdensburg Command Performances will present “Holiday on Broadway” Saturday, Dec. 11 at George Hall Auditorium, Ogdensburg Free Academy.
There will be a 3 p.m. matinee as well as a 7:45 p.m. performance. Tickets are still available for both shows.
Featuring Broadway actors Diane Ketchie, Raymond Saar, Valerie Perri and Scott Harlan, “Holiday on Broadway” offers hilarious fractured carols, as well as smash hits from Broadway, film and television.