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.
Nicholville UMC to hold memorial tree lighting service Sunday
NICHOLVILLE – The Nicholville United Methodist Church will hold its annual memorial tree lighting service on Sunday, Nov. 28 at 6 p.m.
Hot spiced cider and donuts will be served immediately following.
The church is accepting donations of $1 per bulb in memory of a loved one.
Contact Conny Benham at 328-4386, Lois Houle at 328-4841 or Alice Stevenson at 328-4566.
Names will be published at a later date in local newspapers.
They are also accepting mittens, hats and scarves for the mitten tree.
Sculpting class offered in Ogdensburg at Remington's Kids' Place Nov. 27
OGDENSBURG – Sculpting with Lauren Gilmour will be offered Saturday, Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Kid's Place, part of the Frederic Remington Art Museum educational center.
Learn how to create a sculpture in clay and preserve it in a plaster of paris casting method, a technique similar to Remington's.
The cost is $18 members/$20 non-members.
Contact Lauren at 393-2425.
Pierrepont Volunteer Fire Department selling Christmas trees
PIERREPONT -- The Pierrepont Volunteer Fire Department will be selling seven- to eight-foot Balsam and Scotch Pine Christmas Trees Dec. 4 – 19 or until all are sold.
Trees will be sold each day at the McIntosh home in Pierrepont Center and at the Price Chopper s in Canton from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. They can also be ordered by contacting any Pierrepont fireman.
Proceeds will benefit the Pierrepont Volunteer Fire Department.
Crane professor and jazz students to perform with Wynton Marsalis Dec. 10 in New York City
POTSDAM -- Crane School of Music Professor Bret Zvacek and five Jazz Studies program students will perform with jazz legend Wynton Marsalis Dec. 10 in New York City.
Marsalis is to receive an honorary Doctor of Music degree presented by SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher at the event.
SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music nominated Marsalis for the honorary degree through SUNY to recognize his artistry and charitable work on behalf of music education.
Carl E. Rivers Sr., 75, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at home under the care of his family and Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley.
Calling hours will be Monday, November 29th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. with a funeral service at 3:00 p.m. at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur with Rev. Lee VonWald, pastor Ford Reynolds, and pastor Reggie Curtis officiating and burial with military rites in Maple Grove Cemetery, Richville.
Carl was born June 4, 1935 in Canton, the son of Allen and Blanch “Sally” Charbonneau Rivers.