One Stop Career Center employment counselors Pam Lewis and Ruth Harmer (seated) will be in the Potsdam Library's Public Computer Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to assist the unemployed, underemployed, aged and persons with disabilities and to register interested people for One Stop and Department of Labor services. Call the library at 265-7230 and make an appointment by contacting Bob Watkin, PCC Trainer or Rene Austin, PCC Director (standing).
Ritchie’s challenge to Aubertine could tip balance in state Senate
By CRAIG FREILICH
With the state Senate almost evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans, the race between Democratic incumbent Darrel Aubertine and Republican challenger Patty Ritchie could determine which party is in control of that body next year.
Aubertine was a dairy farmer for decades in his hometown of Cape Vincent before being elected to the state Assembly in 2002. He was sent to the Senate in a special election early in 2008, and re-elected in the regular election that fall.
Chuck Kelly is Ogdensburg Chamber's Citizen of the Year
The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce announced the winner of the 2010 Citizen of the Year, Charles Kelley.
Kelly has been an outspoken advocate for Ogdensburg and St. Lawrence County for his entire 56 year career with the Ogdensburg Journal/Advance News. As the publisher and editor of newspapers in Ogdensburg, Massena, Potsdam, Canton and Malone, Chuck is well known as a passionate believer in the North Country.
Canton's Phantoms in the Park set for Saturday downtown
CANTON – Hundreds of little ghosts, goblins, princesses and super heroes will be winding their way through the village Saturday, Oct. 23 at the annual Phantoms in the Park pre-Halloween celebration, sponsored by SUNY Canton and the Canton Chamber of Commerce.
The event will begin at 1 p.m. with the Trick or Treat parade from the Village Park to the downtown merchants, where children will be treated to sweets and other goodies from participating businesses.
Storyteller will spook kids at TAUNY in Canton Saturday
CANTON – Master storyteller Steve Harvester will be at TAUNY, 53 Main St., on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 3 p.m. with an afternoon of Halloween stories.
The program is free and open to families with children five years and older.
Harvester, who has been entertaining audiences since 1989, will tell traditional tales of ghosts, goblins, and spirits from around the world.
Clarkson's Yapa delivers keynote at Australian environmental science, engineering conference
Clarkson University Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. Poojitha Yapa recently delivered a keynote address on "Deepwater Oil Spills: Processes, Behavior, and Modeling" at the Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering (CESE) conference in Cairns, Australia.
More than 200 delegates from around the world attended the conference.
Clarkson Prof. Lado named Dorf Chair in Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Clarkson University School of Business Professor Augustine A. Lado has been named the Richard C. '55 and Joy M. Dorf Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Established through a generous donation by Richard C. and Joy M. Dorf of Davis, Calif., the chair will be housed in the School of Business, where Lado works in the area of entrepreneurship in developing countries and is leveraging Clarkson's expertise in engineering and technology.
Republicans mean ‘no’ vote in Congress
To the Editor:
In local elections I sometimes vote Democrat; sometimes Republican. Several years ago I sometimes voted Republican in national elections. But not now.
It seems to me that every time President Obama and the Democrats propose legislation that will be good for the country the Congressional Republicans vote an automatic and unanimous ‘no.’ They are destroying the spirit of bipartisan compromise that works to benefit all of us, and any Republican elected this November will just be one more ‘no’ vote in Congress.
Aubertine fights for jobs in county
To the Editor:
Simply put, we need to re-elect hardworking Darrel Aubertine our state senator because he has the solid successful record of fighting day and night for jobs in St. Lawrence County and all across the North Country.
Do the right thing
Re: ‘Justice system is a joke’ Soundoff (Sept. 29-Oct. 5), I am sorry for your situation; however sad and alarming, your case is not alone. You can bet by doing the right thing by your kids, you will always prevail. Those of you who lie, cheat and make your family go without will be the ones to live a miserable life. So those of you who are being screwed over by your ex’s, keep in mind, just keep doing the right thing by God and in the long run, YOU will win!