Norfolk man charged with burglary, resisting arrest
LOUISVILLE -- A Norfolk man is accused by state police of burglary in the town of Louisville and resisting arrest.
John P. Maxwell, 22, was arrested Thursday in connection with an alleged burglary April 4.
He is charged with a felony, third-degree burglary: illegal entry; a misdemeanor, resisting arrest; and a violation, disorderly conduct: obscene language/gestures.
Maxwell was reportedly held by state police after his arrest along Cty. Rt. 36 in Louisville.
New program with teens in the lead aims to reduce teen pregnancies in county
A new program from the Health Initiative, Inc. aims to reduce teen pregnancy in St. Lawrence County with teens taking a lead role.
They are asking teens who live in the county who can commit time and energy to Teens HELP (Helping Each other with Life’s Problems) to get involved.
They will be asked to create and sustain sexuality education, improve communication skills, increase access to health care, and encourage youth development.
They would have to commit a few hours a week to the program.
‘Mostly Schnittke’ recital at SUNY Potsdam April 11
POTSDAM -- SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music will present a chamber music recital featuring works by Russian composer Alfred Schnittke on Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Hosmer Concert Hall.
Special guest artist for the evening violinist Ariane Lajoie will perform alongside Crane faculty members Eugenia Tsarov and Paul Wyse on piano.
Bus trip to see 'Beauty and the Beast' set for May 7
OGDENSBURG – North Country Insurance Professionals are sponsoring a bus trip to Syracuse to see the Broadway musical “Beauty and the Beast” Saturday, May 7 at the Mulroy Civic Center Theater.
The bus will leave the Donut King Restaurant, Ogdensburg, at 9:45 a.m., and will stop at Borio’s Restaurant for lunch before arriving at the theater. The bus will return at approximately 7 p.m.
The all-inclusive price of $125 pays for the bus ride, lunch and theater ticket.
Call Robin Miller at 388-5574, Stella Nelson at 393-7662 or Paula Brady at 386-8595 to reserve a seat.
The first-ever Hockey Day in Potsdam, earlier this year, raised $9,460 to benefit Marine Cpl. Aaron Howell, a Parishville native who is recovering from serious wounds suffered in the line of duty last April. Above Clarkson University President Tony Collins and SUNY Potsdam President John Schwaller present checks to Aaron’s father, David Howell. For the full story, click here.
In regards to dead beat dads out there who do not pay for there children (“Dads Should Pay,” March 16-22), I would just like to say that times have changed and yes, they should pay but so should the Dead Beat Moms out there. I know first hand, being a stepmother and seeing mothers not pay for their own children. So when we want to place blame, let’s place it on both Dead Beat Fathers and Dead beat Mothers! And yes, as stated, Food stamps, HEAP, and other necessities would go down greatly. But remember, there are two parents who who should pay, not just the Dads.
The dysfunctional workings of Albany politics has come to St. Lawrence County when a guy who couldn’t win a legislative seat in his own district, not once but twice, gets appointed County Clerk. First act, fire his competition! No matter the reason, this reeks of Albany politics and makes us all look like a suburb of the Capital belt. Maybe in November the people will get the last laugh.
Three SLU profs awarded NYPA environmental research grants
CANTON - Three St. Lawrence University professors have been awarded grants by the New York Power Authority's St. Lawrence River Research and Education Fund for two projects that will begin this summer.
The fund supports environmental research and environmental education projects relating to the ecology of the St. Lawrence River watershed.
Clarkson students get high 'return on investment,' Businessweek says
POTSDAM -- A Bloomberg Businessweek online article on a student's "return on investment" at Clarkson University credits "generous financial aid" for Clarkson's high ranking.
Businessweek's ranking of Clarkson at number 7 among all colleges and universities in New York State is represented in the article by an aeronautical and mechanical engineering student who will have paid about $20,000 for her degree, valued at $200,000, "a feat achieved through a combination of tuition discounts, merit-based awards, and private scholarships awarded to her by Clarkson."
Crane School's Zvacek premieres new piece in Syracuse with jazz sax legend April 15, 16
POTSDAM -- Bret Zvacek, a professor at SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music, will premiere a new composition in concert with the Central New York Jazz Orchestra and legendary saxophonist David Liebman next week.
David Liebman, a jazz icon who shot to fame with Miles Davis in the 1970s and was awarded the 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Award, is making a rare Syracuse appearance on April 15 and 16.