Bicknell's in Potsdam buys SummerHaven stove and pool store
By CRAIG FREILICH
POTSDAM -- The Bicknell Corporation is adding wood stoves, swimming pools and spas to their retail operations with the acquisition of SummerHaven on the Potsdam-Norwood Road.
SummerHaven owner Rick Washik says it is time for him to leave retail business and maybe put down on paper the novel he’s been working on in his head.
First Presbyterian in Potsdam plans Christmas eve and Christmas day services
POTSDAM – The First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., will hold a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Friday, Dec. 24 at 8 p.m. and a Christmas Day service Saturday, Dec. 25 at 10 a.m.
Potsdam's Emmanuel Baptist candlelight service Christmas eve
POTSDAM – A Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, 63 May Road, Friday, Dec. 24 at 6 p.m.
Jarred Young, age 6, son of David Young and Penny Watson of Macomb, and his best "pal" Remington, also age 6, are both ready for Christmas.
Lutherans in Potsdam announce Christmas Eve candlelight service
POTSDAM – The Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity will hold a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Friday, Dec. 24 at 8 p.m. at the Baptist Meeting House, 24 Leroy St.
St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Colton plans Christmas Eve service
COLTON – St. Patrick’s Catholic Church of Colton will hold Christmas Eve Masses Friday, Dec. 24 at 6 and 8 p.m.
Moira firm hired for sewage removal at NYPA power project in Massena
MASSENA – Brockway Sanitation Service of Moira has been chosen by the New York Power Authority to provide sewage removal and disposal services for the St. Lawrence-Franklin D., Roosevelt Power Project.
The contract, for up to three years, pays $85,000 and includes annual pumping of septic tanks and other holding tanks, transportation, and sewage disposal.
Funeral services for 39 year old Shelly A. Donnelly, of 105 Austin Ridge Road, Norwood, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood with Rev. Lee Sweeney presiding. Calling hours will be Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and Wednesday 12 noon until the time of the funeral at the Buck Funeral Home in Norwood. Shelly passed away Sunday at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg.
Owner of just-closed Angelo's Seafood in Potsdam takes job at Deer Valley Trails
By CRAIG FREILICH
POTSDAM – The owner of a seafood restaurant which has closed has taken a job as a chef in St. Regis Falls.
Angelo Landi, Jr., owner of Angelo’s Fresh Seafood and Takeout, 43 Maple St., which closed, last week, has taken a job as executive chef at Deer Valley Trails in St. Regis Falls .
Landi said the general economic situation and the oils spill in the Gulf of Mexico this year were factors in his decision to close the business.
“The economy has been rough over he last year,” Landi said.
Parishville, Colton United Methodist churches plan Christmas Eve services
The Parishville and Colton United Methodist Churches' Christmas Eve services are set.
On Dec. 24 at 3 p.m., a Service of Candlelight and Carols will be held at the Parishville United Methodist Church on Main Street. All ages are invited but especially young children are encouraged to attend this convenient early time for worship.
That evening at 7 p.m., a Service of Candlelight and Carols will be at the Colton United Methodist Church on the hill. All are invited to worship and enjoy the voices of the choir in this traditional service.