Saints hang on to top Nazareth, 3-2 in field hockey
The St. Lawrence University field hockey team snapped a three-game losing skid on Thursday evening, as the Saints used three second half goals to defeat Nazareth College 3-2 in Rochester, NY.
The Saints (5-6) finished with a 19-9 advantage in shots and a narrow 10-9 lead in penalty corners, but the Golden Flyers (3-7) stayed in the game thanks to a 13-save performance in net by Kelsey Evans.
Mr. Alfred L. Mitchell, 83, of 325 Wade LaFrance Road, passed away on Thursday morning, October 14, 2010, at IAK HIH SOH THA, Home for the Elderly, where he had been a resident for the past 3 weeks. He had been in failing health for the few months.
Alfred was born October 31, 1926 in Akwesasne, the son of Alex and Charlotte Swamp Mitchell. He attended school on St. Regis Island. He proudly served his country in the US Army during World War II. On November 17, 1951, he married Bessie Ransom at St. Regis Catholic Church with Rev. Michael Jacobs, officiating.
Fern J. Thompson, 91, formally Richville, died Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at United Helpers Maplewood Campus.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 3:15 p.m. at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton with Rev. Robert Schirmer officiating. Calling hours will be Saturday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery, Parishville at a later date.
One Stop Career Center employment counselors coming to Potsdam Library
POTSDAM -- One Stop Career Center employment counselors Pam Lewis and Ruth Harmer will be in the Potsdam Library's Public Computer Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to assist the unemployed, underemployed, aged and persons with disabilities and to register interested people for One Stop and Department of Labor services.
Call the library at 265-7230 and make an appointment by contacting Bob Watkin, PCC Trainer, or Rene Austin, PCC Director.
State OKs Verizon request to stop sending out ‘white pages’
The New York State Public Service Commission has granted Verizon New York Inc. permission to provide residential white page directories only to customers upon request. The commission says its position on the matter is that “to ensure that residential white page directories are only sent to those customers who want them will reduce paper waste and improve the overall environment.”
Spaghetti dinner to benefit Massena Humane Society held Oct. 17
MASSENA – A spaghetti dinner benefiting the Massena Humane Society and sponsored by SeaComm Federal Credit Union will be held Sunday, Oct. 17 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Massena VFW, W. Hatfield Street.
The menu also includes salad, bread and dessert for a donation of $7.
Kids 5 and under eat free.
Free-will soup luncheon at Norwood UMC Oct. 17
NORWOOD – The Norwood United Methodist Church, 8 Prospect St., will be hosting their monthly free-will soup luncheon on Sunday, Oct. 17 starting at 11:15am.
The menu will be corn chowder, fried dough, homemade desserts and more.
For any questions, call Chet or Linda Cota at 353-2872 or Pastor Dave Pritchard at 353-8893.
The Edward John Noble Guild of Canton-Potsdam Hospital recently completed its annual contribution to the Hospital Foundation. This year's contribution totals $43,082.40; the largest in the Guild's 59-year history. The Guild's donation includes $22,000 for pediatric probes for echocardiography, $8,000 for a defibrillator for Ambulatory Surgery, $4,000 for an e-stimulator for Canton Physical Therapy, and several smaller grants for patient services across the Hospital.
Potsdam village officials seek public comment about office building development on Lawrence Ave.
POTSDAM – Village officials are seeking public comments at meetings Oct. 15 and 18 about the proposed development of new office buildings on outer Lawrence Avenue.
Terra Development of Potsdam has petitioned the village Planning Board to re-zone roughly 14 acres at 59 Lawrence Ave. to allow for the development of new professional office buildings on the parcel, including a $1 million office for the New York State United Teachers Association (NYSUT).
E.J. Noble Guild gives C-PH largest contribution in 59-year history
CANTON -- The Edward John Noble Guild of Canton-Potsdam Hospital recently completed its annual contribution to the Hospital Foundation. This year’s contribution totals $43,082.40; the largest in the Guild’s 59-year history.