Saints men finish 2nd in squash Liberty League Championships
St. Lawrence University's men's squash team finished second to the University of Rochester in the Liberty League Squash Championships at Vassar, going 2-1 with a pair of 9-0 victories.
The Saints, ranked 16th nationally, split their opening matches in the tournament, losing to the University of Rochester, which is ranked fourth nationally, 6-3 and blitzing Vassar 9-0. Hobart split its opening matches, beating Vassar, but losing 9-0 to Rochester. SLU came back to beat Hobart 9-0 on Sunday.
For the third year in a row, the Massena Permanent Fire Fighters have purchased two hours of free skating during the December Christmas break for the Massena Recreation Department's Annual Holiday Recreational Skate. Pictured is Massena Rec.'s Director Rich Boprey (left), and Massena Permanent Fire Fighter Aaron Hardy (right).
Norfolk man wins $10,000 a week for life, or more than $12 million, on scratch-off ticket from Fefee's Market
By MAUREEN PICHÉ
NORFOLK – A Norfolk man is undoubtedly counting his blessings this Thanksgiving after buying a winning scratch-off ticket from Fefee’s Market Thursday morning that netted him $10,000 a week for life.
The total could exceed $12 million.
Potsdam Mom's Group invites local moms to educational support group
POTSDAM -- Pregnant? Breastfeeding? Just want to learn more or meet other local moms?
The Potsdam Mom’s Group meets on the last Monday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the New Hope Church (formerly Koinonia Church) on Grant Street.
The casual group aims to support and educate the community in the art of breastfeeding.
Children are invited.
More info: Emily at 804-1724.
Potsdam Museum selling Shaker Star ornaments as holiday fundraiser
POTSDAM – The Friends of the Potsdam Museum are offering handmade Shaker Star ornaments as a fundraiser this holiday season.
The stars are displayed on the Fran Dixon Memorial Tree at the Potsdam Public Museum, and can be purchased for $2 each.
For more information call Carol Fries at 265-3412 or visit the museum at 2 Park St., Civic Center.
The museum is open Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A Memorial Mass for Harold W. “Hi” Amo, Rensselaer Avenue in Ogdensburg, will be held on Wednesday, Dec 1, at 11 a.m. at Notre Dame Church with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will follow the service at Notre Dame Cemetery.
Calling hours will also be held on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Amo died November 26at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Arrangements are with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.
Carl Burns submitted this photo of a deer shot in Fowler on Nov. 19.
Homeschooling group plans Yankee Swap, Christmas carols in Canton Dec. 14
CANTON -- Northern Lights Leah (Loving Education at Home) will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Canton Free Library, 8 Park St.
Members are planning a Yankee Swap, snacks and Christmas Carols.
Those participating in the Yankee Swap should bring a wrapped, gently used or homemade gift, or a new item costing less than $5.
Families that home-school their children, or those who want to learn more about home schooling or LEAH, are invited.
Info: 268-8839 or 268-0234.
Annual Festival of Trees in Ogdensburg to feature many events Dec. 4
OGDENSBURG – The annual Festival of the Trees, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary's biggest fundraiser of the year, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4 at the New York State Armory on Ford and Elizabeth streets.
Admission is free from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features the hollyberry sale, once loved Christmas treasures, children's activities, quilt raffles, a lottery basket guaranteed to pay the winner at least $100, and the silent bids on about 50 beautifully decorated trees and 40 gift baskets.
Up to half-foot of snow predicted for southern St. Lawrence County by Saturday afternoon
Residents in the southern portion of St. Lawrence County could receive up to half a foot of snow by Saturday afternoon.
The National Weather Service has issued a snow advisory from 7 p.m. tonight through 1 p.m. Saturday warning of lake effect snows totaling four to six inches in the Gouverneur area and five to ten inches in the Star Lake area.
In the northern part of the county, forecasters say there is a 60 percent of snow showers near Massena on Saturday. Accumulation should be one to two inches in that area, forecasters say.