SUNY Canton esports to hold online invitational to raise funds for Doctors Without Borders
CANTON — A SUNY Canton Esports Management class will hold an online invitational live stream tournament to benefit Doctors Without Borders.
The "Gaming Without Borders" final tournament will be streamed at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in SUNY Canton's Kingston Theater. It will also be broadcast online through Twitch. The event is free and open to the public. The class will be accepting donations to benefit the charity.
New daycare facility in Brasher set to receive $50,000 IDA loan
BY JEFF CHUDZINSKI
North Country This Week
BRASHER — A new daycare facility in Brasher is set to receive a $50,000 loan through the St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency.
McLincoln Enterprises LLC, doing business as Tri-Town Kids Day Care Center, located at 37 Munson Road, will receive funds for renovation and construction needed to establish the business, IDA documents state.
Gingerbread House workshop planned in Canton
CANTON – TAUNY’s annual Gingerbread House Workshop led by award-winning gingerbread builder Sue Wilder will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon at TAUNY, 53 Main St.
This program will include instruction, inspiration, and all materials -including a sparkling array of candies and decorations.
Participants can work individually or in small groups (up to 4 people) and will bring home their decorated gingerbread house. There is no minimum age to participate, but children must be supervised. The cost for this workshop is $35 (per house) or $30 for TAUNY Friends.
Reindeer Dash to step off in Potsdam
POTSDAM — The fourth annual Reindeer Dash will take place Saturday, Dec. 3, with registration starting at 11 a.m.
Register at the circle parking lot near the bus garage. Donations at this event help fund the fourth grade ski trip to Titus Mountain.
Participants are encouraged to wear their ugliest holiday outfit. Prizes will be awarded. All children must be in attendance with an adult.
This family-centered event involves several activity stops along Stevie’s Trail all centered around holiday-themed challenges.
Norwood Head Start family advocate Leanne Kinne receives holiday stockings filled with “goodies” from Norwood American Legion Commander David Butterfield. Norwood Head Start current has 20 children and are currently accepting new requests. Please call Leanne at 315-353-2021 for more information. Photo Submitted by Elaine Saarinen.
Potsdam College Foundation names two new trustees
POTSDAM -- The Potsdam College Foundation Board of Trustees named two accomplished and dedicated SUNY Potsdam alu
The NYS Corrections Officers from Bare Hill Correctional Facility in Malone recently donated $500 to the Madrid-Waddington Angel Tree Project to help buy needed gifts for the community children. Pictured are Pam Dalton, Angel Tree Coordinator, and Scott Hough, correction officer. Submitted Photo.
Brewery project in Canton gets boost from St. Lawrence County IDA loan
Renovation and construction work by Bertrand’s Construction, Ogdensburg, is underway at the proposed brewery in Canton. The Bent Beam will be opening at 41 West St. at the site of the former McCarthy’s Furniture Barn. Submitted photo.
BY PAUL MITCHELL
North Country This Week
Ogdensburg Free Academy students to present Elf the Musical
Students performers practice for upcoming performances. Above, from left are Addison Reed, Olivia Sias, Tucker Reed, Dylan Sovie, Madison Knapp, Skylier Alley, and Macie Compo. Submitted Photo.
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