There will be no funeral or calling hours for Ronald P. Frisco, 64, of Rochester, formerly of Canton.
Mr. Frisco passed away on Saturday, March 19, at St. Ann’s Palliative Care Center in Rochester.
Arrangements are in care of O’Leary Funeral Service of Canton.
Mrs. Etta Mae Jarvis, 92, went to rest on Monday, March 21, at the Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, where she had been a patient for a short time.
She was born in Norfolk on Jan. 13, 1919, the eldest of ten children of Merle and Jennie Griffin Jesmer. Her childhood was spent at Jarvis Settlement near Newton Falls. She attended Newton Falls Union School walking over a mile each way from school to home with her siblings when the road was passable. She went to work at age fourteen as a domestic in the Gouverneur area.
State Senate, Assembly restore funding for agriculture; Ritchie says farmers will not face new taxes or fees
State Senate and Assembly negotiators have restored funding to New York’s agriculture programs in the joint budget to be presented to the governor.
The Senate Agricultural Committee is chaired by Republican Patty Ritchie of Heuvelton, who represents the western half of St. Lawrence County.
SUNY Potsdam’s Bear Express card adds merchants in Canton and Potsdam
SUNY Potsdam’s Bear Express debit card has recently added Canton businesses Burger King, Gamer Craze, Hot Tamale, Carrier Taxi Service, McDonalds, Nature’s Storehouse, Spicy Iguana and The Computer Guys to the list of merchants who will accept the card for payment.
Potsdam and Canton Kinney Drugs locations were also added.
Bear Express is administered by Potsdam Auxiliary College Educational Services Inc. (PACES), a not-for-profit entity that provides services to the SUNY Potsdam campus and continues to expand its Bear Express Off-Campus program.
Musical meditation event in Canton March 28
CANTON -- The Northern Light Center, 595 Miner Street Rd., will host Clair Oaks and her band for a musical meditation event Monday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m.
Also known as a kirtan, the event will be part concert, part chanting and part celebration of the Divine. Oaks' particular version of kirtan is a mix of deep, slow melodies and faster rhythms that get your toes tapping and make your heart sing.
Tickets are $25.
In preparation for her visit, a free showing of the movie, “Eat, Pray, Love” will be shown Thursday, March 24 at 6:30 pm. All are invited.
Potsdam thrift store $2 bag sale Thursday and Friday
POTSDAM -- The C.O.R.C. Thrift Store, 8 Willow St. has its Winter Clearance Bag Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 24, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday March 25.
Customers can fill a bag with clothing, housewares, toys and books and pay $2. All new spring and summer items will be out for sale 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 26.
For more information call the store at 265-3940.
Debbie Clifford and her twin brother Dale Raymo, Massena, and their sisters and spouses, recently shared the twin’s 50th birthday at the Tampa Hard Rock casino. Joining in the celebration were Dale and Lori Raymo of Massena, David and Debbie Clifford of Florida, Marylou and Pat O'Shea of Massena, and their oldest sister, Pat Lava of Florida.
Potsdam Central School French Club plans fund-raiser at McDonald's March 24
rPOTSDAM -- Potsdam Central School's French Club we host a fundraising night at McDonalds, Outer Market Street, on March 24 from 4 to 9 p.m.
McDonalds is donating 15 percent of sales to the French Club.
Turkey and biscuit dinner March 24 at Parishville Town Hall
PARISHVILLE –A turkey and biscuit dinner will be served at Parishville Town Hall at 5 p.m. March 24.
The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children under 5 and adults over 90.
Takeouts are available.
Proceeds will benefit the Parishville-Hopkinton Central School After Prom Party.
Deadline for Angel Food Ministries food orders for low-income households is March 28
The next distribution date for Angel Food Ministries delivery in Madrid, Massenan or Canton is March 26.
Orders are due to your respective sites by the dates set online, www.angelfoodministries.com; or by calling 590,4047, 265-8026 or 769-9951.
Easter meal options include roast pork, chicken, all the sides, and dessert and will be delivered at the April distribution date.