Coast Guard begins resetting Seaway navigation aids
The Ninth Coast Guard District began resetting Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway aids to navigation Monday following the re-opening of St. Lawrence Seaway Friday and the resumption of the shipping season.
Operation Spring Restore involves the reinstallation of about 1,263 navigational aids, including lighted and unlighted buoys and beacons. They expect to be done by May 28.
The aids are taken out of service during winter due to minimize damage from ice and inclement weather.
Massena DMV employees blast critics of new county clerk Regan; say others have also fired deputies
MASSENA – One retired and three current employees of the St. Lawrence County Department of Motor Vehicles Massena office are blasting critics of County Clerk Gavin Regan’s firing of a deputy clerk.
The DMV workers say that he’s only doing what other clerks have done before him.
Regan’s decision to fire first deputy clerk Republican Mary Lou Rupp and appoint Cathy Streeter in her place has drawn fire from people who claim the move was politically motivated.
Beauty and the Beast will be performed at Madrid-Waddington Central School Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 31, April 1 and 2 at 8 p.m. in the auditorium. Tickets will be available at the door for $7. Reserved seating is available for $8 to $12 by calling 322-5746 ext. 172. For another photo, click here. For more information, visit the Madrid-Waddington Central School website at www.mwcsk12.org.
SLU softball game vs. Elmira postponed until Thursday
The St. Lawrence University softball team's home opener against Elmira College, originally scheduled to be played on Wednesday, has been re-scheduled for Thursday, March 31st.
The Saints (6-6) will take on the Golden Eagles (0-0) on the Saints Softball Field in the non-conference double-header. The first game will begin at 3:00pm.
Magovney Homer helps Saints baseball team top Oswego 6-3
Freshman Brian Magovney hit a two-run homer as part of a four-run seventh inning rally to help St. Lawrence to a 6-3 win over SUNY Oswego in its 2011 home baseball opener on Tom Fay Field Tuesday afternoon.
The Saints, now 4-9, trailed 3-0 after the top of the third inning, but scored twice in the bottom of that inning and then staged the game-winning rally in the seventh to drop Oswego to 8-3 on the year. Saint relief pitchers Andrew Weitzel and Kyle Donaldson combined for six and two thirds innings of scoreless relief with Donaldson picking up his second win of the year.
Saints shut down Bears, 13-2, in men's lacrosse
CANTON, N.Y.—St. Lawrence University (2-4) used a strong second half to hand the SUNY Potsdam men’s lacrosse team (3-5) its fourth straight loss Tuesday afternoon. Junior Matt Pope and sophomore Justin Ingram each scored three times in the Saints’ 13-2 win. Junior Peter Pike (Watertown, N.Y./General Brown) and sophomore Derek Frost (Buffalo, N.Y./Williamsville East) each scored for Potsdam.
Knights laxwomen fall by one at Oswego State, 15-14
A late rally by the Clarkson University Women’s Lacrosse team came up just short as the Golden Knights fell on the road, losing 15-14 at Oswego State on Tuesday afternoon. The Green and Gold scored six of the last eight goals, but the Lakers were able to hold off Clarkson to gain the one-goal, non-conference victory.
Knights fall in overtime to Geneseo State in men's lacrosse
With three third-quarter goals, the Clarkson University Lacrosse team seemed to take control of Saturday’s non-conference game against visiting Geneseo State, but the Blue Knights rallied in the fourth quarter to send the game into overtime, and then pulled out an 8-7 come-from-behind victory at Hantz Turf Field, scoring the winning goal with 6.9 seconds left in the extra session.
Brendan Kurpis capped off the three-goal rally by scoring on shot from the left of the Clarkson goal, finishing off an assist from Ray Ryan, to give Geneseo State (3-3) the victory.
Priscilla A. Bradley, 71, of Crary Mills died unexpectedly on March 29, 2011 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
Born November 30, 1939, in Canton, she was the daughter of Gerald and Ruth (Briggs) Ames, she attended Canton Schools. She was employed as a waitress all her life retiring in 2004.
Scott Wilson, Civil War Artillery Living Historian and Captain of the 11th New York Battery of Light Artillery reenactment unit, presented Voices from the Past - A look back 150 Years Ago at the Civil War Roundtable Tuesday, at 7 p.m. at the Louisville Historical Center, near the Louisville Community Center (Arena). For more information, click here.