Miniature Horse Association meeting Saturday at Clarkson
POTSDAM -- The next meeting of the Miniature Horse Association of Northern New York is at 3 p.m. Feb. 12 in Clarkson University’s TAC 206.
The club is intended to educate and promote the miniature horse breed.
Anyone who has an interest in the breed or has mini for a pet, breeding, or showing is encouraged to attend.
Info, directions: Jackie, 328-5141 or Vicki, 244-8436.
Make bears, penguins, bunnies at 'EmBears workshop in Potsdam Feb. 12
POTSDAM – Ellen MacMaster of 'EmBears will show children of all ages how to stuff their own critter Saturday, Feb. 12 from 9 to 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. to 12:30 or 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Potsdam Chamber of Commerce Office, 24 Market St.
Under age children must have an adult present.
Make bears, penguins or bunnies.
Register by Feb. 8 by calling 244-9733.
Teachers should contribute
To the person who wrote in on teacher’s benefits (“Teacher Benefits Needed,” Jan. 19-25), I agree with you. Teachers work far beyond a normal work day when in school. Yes, they need to have a tremendous amount of education in order to teach. However, to contribute to your medical insurance is not too much to ask. Many people have just as much education and contribute to their health plans. And please don’t say well they make more money. I myself have a bachelor’s from a very prestigious college and make less than teachers and yes contribute to my health care.
Don’t hike taxes
I sure hope Mr. Brady does not look to the taxpayers to make up Potsdam Central’s loss. Times are hard for us too, and we can’t afford any more tax hikes in the village of Potsdam. They need to find every option there is to cut back on.
Morristown resident named to dean's list at Springfield College
Springfield College has named Carrie Noble of Morristown to the dean's list for academic excellence for the fall 2010 term. Noble is a fourth-year student whose major field of study is applied exercise science.
Founded in 1885, Springfield College is world renowned as the Birthplace of Basketball, and for its guiding philosophy of humanics – education of the whole person in spirit, mind and body – for leadership in service to others.
Black smoke pours out the front windows and flames come out the back as firemen battle a house fire on Gouverneur Street, Canton, that took place early Wednesday, as show in this photo submitted by Chris Flint. For details, view this Watertown Times article.
Two snowmobilers pulled from Oswegatchie River last night
OSWEGATCHIE -- Two men were pulled from the Oswegatchie River last night after their snowmobiles went through the ice.
A group of snowmobilers was running along the trail near Eel Wier State Park and decided to take a shortcut across the river near the bridge on Spile Bridge Road.
Eric Matheson, 21, 3954CR 10, Depeyster, was the first to go through the ice, while the rest of his group of about half a dozen riders went on to keep going through the ice themselves.
Logan Gagne, 22, 803 East Rd., Heuvelton, went back to help Matheson and went through the ice himself.
Potsdam TRIAD hosting free Valentine Sweets and Treats Party for seniors Saturday
POTSDAM – TRIAD will hold a Senior Citizen Valentine Sweets and Treats Party Saturday, Feb. 12 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church Community Center.
There will be bingo with prizes, coffee, tea and desserts. Photos will be taken by Dolly.
The event is free to all senior citizens.
Those who need a ride may call 212-5531 and leave their name and phone number.
Norwood Village Green Concerts set for summer, web site updated
NORWOOD – The Norwood Village Green Concert Series website has been fully updated for the 2011 season.
With a slight change in the schedule and the finalization of the St. Lawrence County Music Educators Association Pop Choral/Stage Band Festival posted and with the activation of the links to the performing artists websites, the site is in ready to serve and inform the public of its offerings for 2011 in a most direct manner.
Chicken and biscuit dinner at Heuvelton Amvets Saturday
HEUVELTON – A chicken and biscuit dinner will be held at the Heuvelton Amvets Hall, Saturday, Feb. 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. to benefit the Heuvelton Central School alumni’s Spring into Action Walk.
The menu also includes mashed potatoes, vegetables, dessert and beverage.
The cost is $8. Takeouts are available.
For more information, contact 344-7733 or [email protected].