Mrs. Jean M. Lanning, age 74, of Potsdam, passed away on Thursday, October 07, 2010 at the Canton-Potsdam Hospital where she had been a patient since September 28, 2010. There will be no calling hours or funeral service.
Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Home in Potsdam. Contributions in her memory can be made to the Potsdam Humane Society. Condolences online can be sent www.garnerfh.com.
Mrs. Louise W. “Tota” Cooke, 78, of 1068 Drum Street Road, passed away on Wednesday evening, October 6, 2010 at Fletcher-Allen Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont. She had been in failing health since June.
Geraldine (Gerry) J. Boclair, age 80, of Fowler, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at her home under the loving care of her family and St. Lawrence Valley Hospice. Services for Gerry will be private.
Donations may be made in Gerry's memory to the American Diabetes Association or St. Lawrence Valley Hospice and Palliative Care.
Arrangements are entrusted to French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Everett Larock, 75, of Canton, died October 6, 2010, at the Claxton Hepburn Medical Center, Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg, in care of arrangements. Calling hours will be Friday, October 8, 2010, 12 noon – 2 p.m., the funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial will be at Pine Hill Cemetery, Eel Weir, with the Reverend Paul Dettmer officiating.
Legislator candidate Bunstone, Canton councilman candidate Morgan on TV this weekend
The second set of North Country Matters Presents: Conversation with Candidates is on Oct. 8.
The first conversation is with Jim Bunstone, candidate for the St. Lawrence County Legislature from District 10. The second is with Canton Town Council candidate Mike Morgan.
Two one-half hour conversations a week are taped on Friday afternoons in the studios of WCKN, the public access station located at Clarkson University.
Late blight turns up again in tomato, potato plants in St. Lawrence County
Late blight, the plant disease of tomatoes and potatoes that devastated those crops last year, has just been found in St. Lawrence County again this year, according to Steve VanderMark, Senior Extension Resource Educator with Cornell Cooperative Etension of St. Lawrence County.
The infected plants were found last Friday at a farm a few miles south of Canton, and the diagnosis was confirmed a few days later by Cornell's plant pathology lab.
Chicken barbecue at Hopkinton-Fort Jackson F.D. Oct. 10
HOPKINTON – The Hopkinton-Fort Jackson Fire Department will hold a chicken barbecue on Sunday, Oct. 10 at the station beginning at 11 a.m.
The menu includes: 1/2 chicken, salt potatoes, cole slaw, baked beans, rolls, beverage and dessert.
Cost is $8 adult and $4.50 children and takeouts are available.
Info: Ernie Wood at 328-4321 or fire station at 328-4682.
Adirondack Harvest 5K/10K Walk/Run Oct. 9 in Newton Falls
NEWTON FALLS – The Adirondack Harvest Run, a 5K/10K Walk/Run to benefit CareNet of Watertown, will be run Saturday, Oct. 9 from Adirondack Community Church, 918 Cty. Rt. 60 beginning at 9:30 a.m.
There is a $20 entrance fee.
Registrants will get a t-shirt for participation.
Call Marek at 848-2670 for more information.
With a new camera in hand, 10-year-old Olivia Brown of Cline Road, Heuvelton, recently found plenty of growing photo opportunities around her home. Photo submitted by proud dad, Wayne Brown
Clarkson women's hockey team takes to road for weekend games at UConn, Providence
POTSDAM -- After opening the season with a pair of tough losses to national powerhouse the University of Minnesota at Cheel Arena this past weekend, the Clarkson University Women’s Hockey team takes to the road to battle Hockey East foes the University of Connecticut and Providence College this Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
The Golden Knights play the Huskies on Saturday in Storrs, CT at 1:00 p.m. and then take on the Friars in Providence, RI on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.