Hopkinton Maple Festival, breakfast March 26
HOPKINTON -- The annual Maple Festival and Pancake Breakfast, sponsored by the Hopkinton Historical Society, will be held Saturday, March 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hopkinton Town Hall.
Price will be $6 for adults and $3 for under age five. More info: Sue Wood, 328-4321.
Michael Pavelski Alumni Challenge March 25 in Madrid
MADRID -- Alumni from eight local school districts are teaming up to fight cancer in the Michael Pavelski Alumni Challenge Saturday, March 26 from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Madrid-Waddington Central School on St. Rt. 345.
Schools sending alumni teams include Edwards-Knox, Lisbon, Ogdensburg Free Academy, Heuvelton, Potsdam, Canton, Hermon-DeKalb, plus host Madrid-Waddington.
There will also be a three-point contest with a trophy for the winner, 50/50 raffles and prize raffles.
Admission is free.
Refreshments will also be sold.
Northern New York Red Cross to offer babysitter's training program
POTSDAM -- Boys and girls ages 11 to 15 who would like to start their own babysitting business can get training from Northern New York Red Cross, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 11, and training in Infant and Child CPR/Standard First Aid from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 at the Northern New York Red Cross office, 73 Market St.
GE supports Clarkson ‘smart grid’ research with $1 million
POTSDAM -- Clarkson University has received a $1 million corporate grant from long-time partner GE Energy to support graduate students doing research on smart grid technology and GE's smart grid development and.
The GE Smart Grid Fellowship Program has two main goals: to advance research into a self-monitoring and self-regulating network of electric power, and to prepare the next generation of talented engineers and software developers to enter the energy field.
Jack Brandy enjoys tasting some sweet sap while helping gather it for the first time on Waterman Hill with his Grandpa Curtie. Photo taken by Dr. Chris Brandy.
Potsdam laxwomen fall in non-conference play
The SUNY Potsdam women’s lacrosse team was unable to overcome a slow start Tuesday, suffering a 17-7 defeat at St. Lawrence in a North Country non-conference affair in Canton, N.Y.
After falling behind 8-2 in the first half, the Bears (2-3 overall) surrendered four goals during a six-minute span to open the second as St. Lawrence took control of the contest.
Juniors Carly Richards (Niskayuna, N.Y.) and Maribeth Simmons (Clinton, Conn.), and sophomore Lizzy Penree (Cooperstown, N.Y.) scored two goals apiece to lead Potsdam, which was outshot 37-18.
Mustang laxmen down Bears in overtime, 14-13
POTSDAM, N.Y.—The Morrisville State Mustangs (3-1) rallied late and defeated the SUNY Potsdam men’s lacrosse team (3-3) in sudden-death overtime on a goal from junior Brandon Macera (Chittenango, N.Y./Chittenango). Bears’ sophomore Robbie Ashlaw (North Syracuse, N.Y./Cicero-North Syracuse) had a game-high seven points (1-goal, 6-assists), while senior Sean McAuliffe (Watertown, N.Y./Watertown) and junior Ryan Paparella (Whitesboro, N.Y./Whitesboro) each scored three goals. Macera led Morrisville with three goals and an assist.
A Mass of Resurrection for Loretta M. Lazore, 90, of Massena will be held on Friday (March 25, 2011) at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church in Massena with Rev. J. Michael Gaffney presiding.
Friends and family may be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Loretta passed away on March 22, 2011 at Massena Memorial Hospital.
Stella A. McCallops, age 76, of Oxbow, passed away unexpectedly on March 22, 2011 at the Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse.
Mrs. McCallops is the mother of Stella Crandall of Oxbow.
There will be a graveside service in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Fine, later this spring. Arrangements are with French Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
John J. Haney Jr., 53, passed away Sunday evening at the Fletcher Allen Medical Center. Arrangements are entrusted with the Hammill Funeral Home, St. Regis Falls.
John was born in Philadelphia, PA, on November 16, 1957 the son of the late John and Patricia (Coyle) Haney Sr. After moving to the area, he attended Malone Academy Schools and received his GED. He was once married to Myra Wilson; together they raised two children Allecia and Ian. At one time Mr. Haney was employed with the Hoyt Construction Company, and throughout the Tri-Lakes region.