Capello, Saints women defeat Regis College 67-60, earn tournament Tttle
Four Saints scored in double figures as the St. Lawrence University women's basketball team defeated host Regis College, 67-60, in the championship game of the Park Lodge Tournament on Sunday afternoon.
The Saints improve to 7-1 on the season while Regis College falls to 6-3 on the season.
"I am very proud of the way we played against Regis," said Head Coach Dan Roiger. "We made adjustments to our defense and were able to take control in the second half. I thought we grew up today. We were very composed in a tough place to play and it was a great win for us."
Clarkson Golden Knights close out 2010 with 9-2 win at Sacred Heart
With its most productive offensive showing in over 11 years, the Clarkson University Hockey team enters a lengthy break full of confidence after defeating Sacred Heart University 9-2 on Sunday evening at the Milford Ice Pavilion in Milford, CT. The Golden Knights, who have won four straight and six of their last seven, have now recorded more victories than they did last year, closing out the 2010 portion of the schedule with a 10-5-2 overall mark.
Lois Margaret Caswell, 97, died December 10, 2010 at home on School Street while under the care of her family and Hospice.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. at the Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton. Funeral services will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the DeKalb Jct. United Methodist Church with Pastor Calvin Burrell of Denver, Colorado officiating. Burial will be in Beech Plains Cemetery in West Pierrepont.
Ruth A. Robar, age 70, of Racquette Road Potsdam, died at her residence December 10, 2010, under the care of her loving family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, December 15 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Potsdam with the Reverend Garry Giroux celebrant.. Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary's Cemetery, Canton.
Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Home Tuesday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Online condolences can be sent @www.garnerfh.com.
‘I’ll Be Home For Christmas’ generates $31,600 for SLU so far this year
CANTON – It’s not your imagination: if it seems like you heard the song “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” 20,000 times before December even rolled around, you might be right.
But the song’s popularity is a Christmas gift -- literally -- for St. Lawrence University, which benefits from the royalties earned by the estate of its composer, 1924 graduate J. Kimball “Kim” Gannon.
TV series on local cable Dec. 13, 14 highlights new look at bicycle shops
POTSDAM -- Peak Moment TV on Dec. 13 and 14 will feature a program on a Washington state bike repair enterprise that is part business and part educational non-profit, at 7 p.m. on Clarkson University’s WCKN, cable channel 30.
Sponsored by Potsdam And Canton Transition or PACT, program host Janaia Donaldson talks with Chauncey and Dash Tudhope-Locklear, who have turned the standard business model upside down: it’s not about bigger and more expensive gear, and making more money; they want bikes to be affordable and accessible to everybody. Many of the bikes they sell are used.
TAUNY folklorist presenting two events centered around caroling Dec. 14, 17
CANTON – TAUNY folklorist Hannah Harvester will help people get into the holiday spirit with two events centered around caroling at the TAUNY Center, 53 Main St.
First, she will speak about contemporary Christmas caroling in the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.
Harvester, whose master's degree thesis was titled "Why These Songs of Happy Cheer? Contemporary American Christmas Caroling," will discuss the evolution of caroling, the variety of forms it takes today, and what motivates people to engage in this seemingly anachronistic practice.
During the fall semester, the Clarkson University's Athletic Department collected donations of items to send to U.S. forces overseas. Items collected included hard candy, gum, Slim Jims, nuts, sunflower seeds, magazines, word search/cross word puzzles--- etc, erasable ink pens, mechanical pencils, high SPF chap stick, shampoo & conditioners, tooth brushes, tooth paste and body powder. Donations were brought to the Ladies AMVETS Auxiliary #265 of Parishville for distribution to the troops.
Norfolk man charged with fleeing state troopers in Massena
MASSENA – A Norfolk man was held Saturday after allegedly fleeing state troopers.
Derek C. Sessions, 20, was charged with fleeing an officer in a motor vehicle third degree and reckless endangerment second degree after police attempted to stop him for reckless driving at 2:48 p.m.
He was arrested at 3:35 p.m. at 43 Stephenville St., which is the entrance and parking lot of Walmart, police said.
Funeral services for Armand J. Rivers, age 66, of Elizabeth Ave., Massena, will be held on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Massena with Rev. J. Michael Gaffney officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in the spring. There will be no public calling hours. Mr. Rivers passed away Friday, December 10, 2010 at Massena Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are with Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg.