Grand Lighting Ceremony to be held at Ogdensburg's Flat Iron Park tonight
OGDENSBURG – The North Pole Satellite Office will hold a Grand Lighting Ceremony Friday, Nov. 26 at 5:30 p.m. at Flat Iron Park, Main and Ogden streets.
Santa will arrive with a parade of children and live nativity.
The event is free and children are welcome to join the parade.
Visiting minister brings revival to Norfolk Sunday
NORFOLK – Visiting minister Sr. Pr. George W. Nsamba from Kampala, Uganda, Africa, will bring his revival to New Life Christian Fellowship, 30 North Main St., Sunday, Nov. 28 at 10:30 a.m.
Pr. Nsamba has been pastoring since 1986.
Recently a revival broke out in his ministry, and he has been taking it all over the world.
For more info, call 384-9977.
Rita Goldberg of Canton was honored as the 2010 Volunteer of the Year of the St. Lawrence County Historical Association at the Association’s 63rd Annual Membership Meeting at the Madrid Community Center on Nov. 6. Goldberg has volunteered in the SLCHA’s research room since 2005 and works tirelessly to connect people to their family history. She has logged over 710 volunteer hours and has also taught two classes for the SLCHA on Using the Internet for Genealogy Research.
SUNY Potsdam prof named manager of the year by National Association of Scientific Materials Managers
POTSDAM -- Janice A. Westerling, an instructional support associate in SUNY Potsdam's Department of Chemistry, has been selected 2010 Scientific Materials Manager of the Year by the National Association of Scientific Materials Managers (NAOSMM).
The award, along with a glass sculpture courtesy of the award sponsor Kimble Chase, was presented at the 37th Annual NAOSMM Conference in Norfolk, Va.
Jeff Reed of Waddington took this 10 point buck down in Yates County on Thanksgiving day. The biggest bucks that Jeff has taken have all been on Thanksgiving day, and this year was no different, he reported.
Jake VanOrnum recently shot his first buck in the Richville area.
Gavin Dominy of Colton recently shot this buck in the town of Brighton. The Adirondack 8 point gross scored 130" at the taxidermist with 4 1/2 inch bases and both main beams being over 22 inches long. Also, the buck's inside spread was 18 1/2 inches. The buck was not found until the next morning and was half-eaten by coyotes. The weight never could be taken.
Chief Master Sargeant George William Vigue, 86, passed away November 23, 2010 at Fairfield Medical Center, Junction City, Ohio.
Calling hours will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Chute-Wiley Funeral Home with Rosary at 7:45 p.m.
Clarkson University offers North Country high school students special courses this winter
POTSDAM -- Clarkson University's Project Challenge, a unique academic program for local high school students, returns this winter with a choice of nine five-week courses.
The program is designed to offer area students an opportunity to participate in classes not commonly offered in their high-school curriculum.
Clarkson faculty and administrators teach the courses on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until noon for five weeks from Jan. 15 to Feb. 12.
Ogdensburg's Winter cancer center offers free class for people living with cancer Dec. 1
OGDENSBURG -- The Richard E. Winter Cancer Center and American Cancer Society will co-sponsor a free class for people with cancer and their family and friends Wednesday, Dec. 1, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the cancer center.
The session, “A Celebration of the Victory of Life After a Cancer Diagnosis,” will be hosted by the cancer center staff.
Reservations are requested by calling 393-2314.
Oncology nurses Nancy Thompson, RN and Amber Langley, RN are facilitators for the program.