Charles L. Bowman, 78, passed away Sunday, January 23, 2011 at E.J. Noble Hospital, Gouverneur. There are no calling hours or funeral services and arrangements are with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Charles was born in Fowler on January 13, 1933, the son of Theodore and Sylvia McIntosh Bowman. Charles graduated from Gouverneur High School and served in the United States Air Force from 1950 to 1954. A marriage to Jean Tripp ended in divorce. He worked a variety of jobs and enjoyed collecting coins and stamps.
Angeline Fern Sibley, age 97, of Gouverneur passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at the Kinney Nursing Home where she has resided since October of 2008.
Angeline was born on January 13, 1914 in Crysler, Ontario, Canada. She was the oldest of ten children born to the late Francis and Rosanna Fern (LaPierre) Boclair.
Ogdensburg and Lisbon Reality Check youth brainstormed ways to combat the tobacco industry in their community at a recently held BOOT Camp leadership training. 53 St. Lawrence County youth came to the Ogdensburg Dobisky Center for a seven hour training which gave them the opportunity to identify areas the tobacco industry still appeals to youth: inside retail establishments and in movies youth watch.
Left to right: Kristin Snyder, Linzilee Hurteau, Joey Grizutto from Ogdensburg. Faeanne West, Kaylee West of Lisbon and Skylar Reynolds of Ogdensburg.
$350,000 Norwood Municipal Building upgrade about 25% complete
By CRAIG FREILICH
NORWOOD – The $350,000 upgrade to the Norwood Municipal Building is about 25 percent done, according to Mayor James McFadden.
The work will improve the look, the usability, the accessibility and the efficiency of the building.
The mayor says the construction committee is working out the details of installing the new boiler and kitchen.
“The insulation is all done, so now we’re getting into items that will show,” McFadden said. “We’re working on the kitchen so the building can be used as a community center again.”
Former Colton resident publishes work of Christian fiction
Richard Coller, formally from Colton, has published "Search," a work of Christian fiction that will entice readers with various interests.
This project was inspired by a college creative writing class, incorporated adult Sunday school teaching plans, and evolved into a reflection of the effects current events could have on our nation’s future.
Adults, young and old will be challenged, inspired and entertained while contemplating the “what ifs” involving Americans and the future of our republic founded on Christian principals.
Massena Moose Lodge serving chicken barbecue on Jan. 29
MASSENA – A chicken barbecue will be served at Moose Lodge 1110, 4 Ames St., on Jan. 29 starting at 2 p.m.
Price will be $8 per person.
The meal will also include a choice of sides and dessert
Take outs will be available by calling 769-5720.
A dart tournament will also begin at 3 p.m.
Funeral services for G. Louise “Wheezie” LaFave, age 77 of the Five Mile Line Road in Lisbon will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home in Ogdensburg with Rev. Melissa Mishoe officiating. Interment will follow the service at Foxwood Memorial Park.
Calling hours will also be held on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Mrs. LaFave died unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011 at her home.
SUNY Potsdam men’s and women’s hockey games relocated; women’s start time pushed back
Potsdam, N.Y.—Yesterday's suspended SUNY Potsdam men’s hockey game against Geneseo, as well as today’s women’s contest against Cortland, will be relocated to Clarkson University’s Cheel Arena.
The men will resume their game today, Jan. 23, at 2 p.m.
The women’s game, originally scheduled for 2 p.m., will start following the men’s game at approximately 4 p.m.
The men's game last night was suspended after one period due to a problem with the ice.
Jenni Trejos, Potsdam, takes advantage of a workstation treadmill while working at Frazer Computing, Canton. The company has expanded to 24 employees and looks to add more in the future. Click here for more information about Frazer Computer.
Plans underway for $125,000 all-season lodge at Higley Flow State Park
SOUTH COLTON -- The Friends of Higley Flow State Park will kick off a $125,000 capital campaign for a new all-season lodge during their Colton Winterfest Family Day at the Park on Saturday, Jan. 29.
The aim is to raise funds to build an all-season, multipurpose Higley Trails Lodge at Higley Flow State Park. $50,000 has already been pledged toward the effort.