Growth in human trafficking the focus of Massena Moms group 'awareness party' Nov. 4
MASSENA – The Massena Moms group is sponsoring an "Awareness Party" to educate the community on the international growth of human trafficking and on ways to help on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Trinity Catholic School cafeteria.
There are more slaves in the world now than there were before the abolition of slavery in 1865. Today, human traffic slavery affects millions worldwide.
Forum on pollution, cancer Nov. 9 in Canton
CANTON -- Cancer Action NY is sponsoring a public forum on pollution and cancer in the McKenney Middle School cafeteria, State Street, at 7 p.m. Nov. 9.
During the past several decades, scientific research has provided a vast amount of information on the subject of exposure to chemicals as a cause of cancer, and The National Toxicology Program has released its latest “Report on Carcinogens.”
Artus and McDaniel garner Liberty League weekly honors for Golden Knights in volleyball
All season long, the Clarkson University Volleyball team was looking for a signature win, and the Golden Knights got it against UMass-Boston, one of the top teams in the East. Standout performances from junior Sara Artus (St. Regis Falls, NY) and freshman Holly McDaniel (Hacienda Heights, CA) against the Beacons earned the duo Liberty League Weekly honors on Monday.
Men's novice rowing team eight takes fourth for Saints at Head of the Fish Regatta
The St. Lawrence University men's novice 8+ posted a fourth-place finish at the Head of the Fish Regatta on Saturday.
The Saints battled against 25 other crews, negotiating the 3,300 meter course in 13:05.16 - less than two tenths of a second behind the University of Vermont. The eight bested opponents from Colgate, Rochester Institute of Technology, Marist, and UMass.
Powering the Saint's eight were coxswain Jeff O'Connor, Peter Weatherill, Andy Caswell, Ethan Buhl, Andrew Freeman, Will Standish, Thaddeus Sipe, and Sam Scheu.
Novice eight women's Saints rowing crew earns silver at the Head of the Fish Regatta
The St. Lawrence University Novice 8+ earned silver at the Head of the Fish Regatta on Saturday. The Saints battled 26 other crews to earn the second-place finish.
"The novice 8+ rowed through the head-wind and chop with relaxation and poise," said Assistant Coach Jess McAlear. "While other crews flailed at the water, our women kept their oars moving directly to the water and with length on the drive."
Saints men's soccer host Hamilton in Liberty League semis
St. Lawrence University's men's soccer team, the Liberty League regular season champion and top seed in the 2010 Liberty League tournament will host Hamilton College in a semifinal game on Sandy MacAllaster Field, Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.
The Saints, 14-2-2 overall and 6-0-1 in Liberty League play take a 14-game win streak into the tournament and are ranked second in the region and 15th nationally.
If the Saints win their Wednesday game with Hamilton, they will host the winner of the other semifinal game between second-seed Union and third-seed Rensselaer Saturday at 1 pm.
Ms. Marika E. Papp, 46, of 22 North Main Street, passed away on Sunday evening, October 31, 2010 at her home, after a courageous year long battle with cancer.
Funeral services for Mrs. Sandy-Jane Ramsay, 43, of Potsdam, will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at 8:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam. Rev. Msgr. Robert Aucoin will officiate. Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 until time of the service at 8:00 p.m. Mrs. Ramsay died at her home on Saturday, October 30, 2010.
Saranac Lake - Oren E. Ackerman, 83, passed away Sunday, October 31, 2010 at AMC-Uihlein in Lake Placid. Mr. Ackerman was born in Syracuse on May 4, 1927, son of the late E. Ackerman and Ida Cook Ackerman. He served with the U. S. Air Force for four years in Colorado, Germany and Morocco. On September 7, 1950, he married Carol White at the Brasher Falls United Methodist Church. They celebrated their 60th anniversary last month. He worked on the building of the St. Lawrence Seaway, was employed at E.E. & C. C.
Mr. Luke “Sakorensen” Arquette, 76, of 4 Snye Road, tragically passed away early Sunday morning, October 31, 2010 at Massena Memorial Hospital, from injuries he received following a car-pedestrian accident.
Luke was born March 11, 1934 on the Arquette family farm, the eighth child of Peter “Teronhiakwon” and Mary “Tekaierenta” Skidders Arquette. He attended schools on the reservation.