Yard/bake sale at W. Stockholm UM Church Friday and Saturday
WEST STOCKHOLM – The West Stockholm United Methodist Church is having an indoor yard and bake sale in the church basement Friday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday June 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Coffee will be available.
SUNY Canton College Council presents Ogdensburg resident with Excellence in College Service Award
CANTON -- SUNY Canton's College Council has presented Director of Counseling Melinda Miller with the 2011 Excellence in College Service Award, recognizing her dedication to the College's students and campus community.
Health Services of Northern New York nurses attend advanced wound V.A.C. training
POTSDAM – The Registered Nursing staff at Health Services of Northern New York (HSNNY) recently attended extended specialized advanced wound V.A.C. training.
“All of our nursing staff is trained on general wound V.A.C. techniques, but it is very important to us that we provide continuing education training for our clinical staff using the most up-to-date technology,” stated Matthew O’Bryan, Administrator. “This training will allow our staff to handle even more complex cases.”
Lisbon resident named to dean's list at Nazareth College
ROCHESTER -- Nazareth College is proud to announce that Brittany Bishop of Lisbon has been named to the dean's list for the Spring 2011 semester. Bishop is a senior studying Physical Therapy at Nazareth.
A student's grade point average must be at least 3.5 or above, and they must complete 12 credit hours of graded work that semester in order to be included on the dean's list at Nazareth.
Sweet Pea is normally bouncing off the walls but sometimes she just needs to relax. She took a flying leap and landed here. Doesn't she look comfy! She is owned by Darcy & Brian Sharpe, Helena.
Gigi, who likes to use the cat door, is owned by Bev Gauthier of Canton.
Wind gusts up to 50 mph yesterday brought down trees, tore off roof tiles and caused other damage throughout the county. Power outages and cable and Internet outages were also reported. Large branches from two 100-year-old maples just missed falling on this house on Andrews Street in Massena. NorthCountryNow.com photo by Maureen Piché
Red Cross of Northern New York trying to make up for blood drives canceled by bad weather; clinic Tuesday in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- The American Red Cross of Northern New York is asking blood donors to help make up for blood drives that had to be canceled in recent months because of bad weather.
Bad weather caused blood drives to be canceled and more than 18,000 expected Red Cross blood donations nationwide went uncollected while hospitals' needs for blood went up.
A drive at the Potsdam Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., is set for Tuesday, June 7 from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Double Red Cell donation available at this drive. All donors in June will receive a Best Buy coupon.
Massena Artists Association announces spring exhibit's People’s Choice Awards
MASSENA – The Massena Artists Association has announced the winners of People’s Choice Awards in their annual Spring Art Exhibit.
First Place was awarded to Marjorie Decker, North Bangor, for her three oil paintings, “Times Gone By,” “Time is a River,” and “Adirondack Winter.”
Second Place went to Catherine LaPointe, Massena, for her oil painting, “Oh Captain, My Captain” and her acrylic painting on shoes, “Leaves and Feathers.”
Norfolk Fire Department's annual auction & chicken BBQ Saturday
NORFOLK – The Norfolk Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction and chicken barbecue Saturday, June 4. T
he barbecue begins at 11 a.m. and the auction will begin at noon at the station on Furnace Street. The cost is $7.50 and includes side dishes. Eat in and takeout are available.
Norfolk firefighters will deliver meals to the two senior citizen homes on High Street and will take orders that morning.
Paul Paige will be auctioneer. Local merchants and residents have donated items including two round-trip tickets from Cape Air.