Clarkson's Kinney completes baseball award season with All-American honor
Junior David Kinney (Mexico, NY) became only the second player in the Clarkson University Baseball program's history to be named an ABCA/Rawlings All-American when he gained national third-team honors on Sunday.
Clifton E. Mason, age 93, passed away on Sunday evening, May 29, 2011 at the E.J. Noble Hospital, Gouverneur.
Calling hours will be at French Funeral Home, Gouverneur on Thursday,
June 2nd from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. and also on Friday from 3 until 4 p.m. His funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 4:00 p.m. followed by a reception held in the fellowship hall of the Gouverneur United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the East Riverside Cemetery.
Joyce M. Winters, age 74, of North Bangor passed away Friday, May 27, 2011 at the Franklin County Nursing Home in Malone where she had been a resident since 2006.
Born March 27, 1937 in North Bangor she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mabel Dumas LaBelle. She attended Country School in the Bangor area. She first started work for Elliott Slipper factory in Brushton and later worked for Seneca Grape in Sodus, New York. After moving back to North Bangor she was primarily a Housewife.
Motorcylist injured in collision with car on Route 812 in Oswegatchie
OSWEGATCHIE – A motorcyclist was injured today after a car allegedly pulled out from a driveway on NYS Hwy. 812, according to state police.
Police said Kari L. Terwilliger, 17, of County Route 28, Lisbon, was pulling out of a driveway onton NYS Hwy. 812 in a 2006 Chevy Impala when the vehicle was struck by a 2009 Suzuki motorcycle operated by Jeffrey A. Thibert, who was traveling north.
Thibert was transported to Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg, and treated for abrasions to the left arm and left leg, police said.
Communities throughout St. Lawrence County observances Memorial Day today with parades and special services. Here, the Gouverneur High School Wildcat Marching Band participates in Gouverneur’s Memorial Day parade. Photo by Tania Sterling.
Potsdam High School Key Club concludes busy year
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam High School Key Club, sponsored by Potsdam Kiwanis, has had a busy year and have compiled a year-end report, including photos and highlights such as their Easter egg hunt and wrapping toys for the Potsdam Holiday Fund.
Their complete report is at northcountrynow.com/key-club.
St. Lawrence County Traffic Safety Program officials warn motorists to watch for motorcycles
The St. Lawrence County Traffic Safety Program is joining with other states and local highway safety, law enforcement, and motorcycle organizations in proclaiming June as “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.”
In 2009, 4,462 motorcyclists were killed and an additional 90,000 motorcyclists were injured.
5k run-walk in Parishville to raise money for wounded Marine Howell, Wounded Warrior Project
PARISHVILLE – A 5K run-walk June 4 will raise money for wounded Marine Aaron Howell and the Wounded Warrior Project.
Cpl. Howell of Parishville was severely wounded in Afghanistan and has been recovering in the Washington, D.C. area.
Organizers of the June 4 event said that the Wounded Warrior Project has been very supportive of Howell’s recovery.
Waddington inches ahead in Ultimate Fishing Town contest; voting continues through Tuesday
Waddington is inching ahead in the World Fishing Network's Ultimate Fishing Town USA contest, which concludes Tuesday.
As of mid-morning, Waddington had racked up 237,200 votes, compared to the Sullivan County town of Roscoe, with 230,954. For several days the communities had been battling back-and-forth for first place.
The winning community will receive $25,000 for tourist promotion and a half-hour documentary on the World Fishing Network cable tv channel.