Saints men's squash team go 2-1 at Yale Round Robin
St. Lawrence University's men's squash team came close to a perfect weekend at the Yale Round Robin, but Brown University had two player rally from 2-0 down as the 14th-ranked Bears edged the 16th-ranked Saints 6-3 to hand SLU its only loss of the weekend.
The Saints bounced back from the Brown loss to beat 15th ranked Bowdoin 7-2 and rolled to a 9-0 win over Tufts, ranked 22nd nationally.
SLU women's squash team go 1-2 in Yale Round Robin matches
St. Lawrence University's women's squash team went 1-2 at the Yale Round Robin Saturday and Sunday and will host the nation's number one ranked women's team as part of the St. Lawrence Round Robin on Friday and Saturday.
Funeral service for Mildred Dafoe, 78, of Massena and formerly of Canton will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the O’Leary Funeral Home in Canton. Spring interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Canton. Mildred passed away on Monday, January 24, 2011 at the Massena Memorial Hospital.
Friends may call at the O’Leary Funeral Home in Canton on Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Contributions in memory may be made to the Massena Memorial Hospital, Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley or to your local meals on wheels service.
H. Sargent Whittier, Jr. died Sunday evening January 23, 2011. He was 75. Sarge was born September 8, 1935 in Melrose, Massachusetts. He was predeceased by his father, H. Sargent Whittier, his mother, Isabel Moir Whittier, his step-mother, Ila Peel Whittier, a step-brother, Harold Crowell, and step-sisters Ola Crowell Bradbury and Laura Crowell Fisher.
Agnes H. Dufrane age 85, of Route 95 Bombay, died peacefully on Sunday, January 23, 2011 surrounded by her loving family at Alice Hyde Medical Center where she had been a patient since December 28, 2010.
Lynn A. Denner, 63 of Canton, died January 24, at his home, Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg, in care of arrangements. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home, January 27, 1:00 p.m., Reverend William Hart officiating.
Robert J. Shepherd, Jr., age 71, of Gouverneur, passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at E.J. Noble Hospital.
Calling hours will be at French Funeral Home, Gouverneur on Thursday, January 27th from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. His memorial service will follow that evening at 7:00 p.m.
Robert was born on May 31, 1939 in Watertown. He was the son of the late Robert J. Shepherd, Sr. and Florence Bigelow Shepherd. He married Patricia M. Petrie on August 4, 1980.
The Potsdam High School Sandstoners Whiz Quiz team beat Carthage High School to become the WPBS National Champion in the recent Whiz Quiz tournament. Left to right: Sandstoner Steve (AKA: Corey Neaton) Steven Hayes, Sebastian Grimberg, Hannah Gingrich, Nathan Gingrich, Brady Turner, and David O'Neil (Advisor)
'Heat wave' of 29 degrees predicted for Tuesday
The old expression “If you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute” is fitting based on the National Weather Service’s prediction that temperatures may raise to a high near 29 degrees Tuesday.
The extreme temperature differences—a whopping -36 in parts of the county this morning—will mean the temp will have risen more than 60 degrees in just over 24 hours.
According to the NWS, snow is predicted to fall tonight, mainly after 10 p.m. The temperature will rise to around 6 degrees by 5 a.m.
Colton Winter Fest Quilt Show in four locations Saturday & Sunday
COLTON -- The Colton Winter Fest Quilt Show will be held Jan. 29-30 in the Colton Hepburn Library, Colton Town Hall, Zion Episcopal Church and Catamount Lodge.
Hours will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday.
Old, new, large and small quilts and quilted items will be on display in the town buildings. The downtown locations are and within easy walking distance of each other.